Timeline & Meetings

Timeline | Meetings

  • 2013 Summer: Concept
  • 2013 Fall: CMIP Proposal, WGCM Briefing
  • 2014 Spring: GLP Meeting, Workshop 1
  • 2014 July: LUMIP meetings/planning at GEWEX (July 17-18) and in Hamburg (July 21-22)
  • 2014 August: Aspen CMIP6 Workshop, joint with ScenarioMIP and AerChemMIP (August 4-8)
  • 2014 September 15: Initial proposal for LUMIP experimental design due to CMIP leadership
  • 2015 January: Prototype Land-use dataset released (v0.1)
  • 2015 July: CMIP6 Endorsement
  • 2015 October: WGCM/CMIP6/LandMIP workshops
  • 2016 January: Historic land-use dataset released (LUH2_v1.0)
  • 2016 March: GMD papers submitted
  • 2016 September: GMD paper published
  • 2016 October: LUH2_v2.0h released
  • 2016 October 26: LUMIP Kickoff Webinar 
  • 2016 (autumn) through 2018: Model simulations
  • Ideally, groups would run land-only simulation first and benchmark simulated/imposed land cover time series
  • Also preferred that groups run the idealized deforestation expt early in cycle
  • 2016 December: LUH2 harmonized datasets for SSPs released ???
  • 2017 Begin analysis (coordination through LUMIP SSG)
  • 2017 Land-use change impacts metrics/benchmarks synthesis papers
  • 2018 Spring: possible joint LUMIP, C4MIP, LS3MIP meeting
  • 2018 Summer: possible LUMIP meeting to present/discuss papers/analysis
  • 2021 IPCC AR6?


LUMIP overview (versions of which have been presented at WGCM, GLP, CESM LMWG)

LUMIP | Primary Contacts

LUMIP | SSC Members

Almut Arneth (KIT), Victor Brovkin (Max Planck), Kate Calvin (PNNL),  Andrew Jones (LBNL), Chris Jones (Hadley Centre), Peter Lawrence (NCAR), Nathalie de Noblet Ducoudré (IPSL), Julia Pongratz (Max Planck), Sonia Seneviratne (ETH-Zurich), Elena Shevliakova (GFDL)


Human land-use activities have resulted in large changes to the biogeochemical and biophysical properties of the Earth surface, with resulting implications for climate. In the future, land-use activities are likely to expand and/or intensify further to meet growing demands for food, fiber, and energy. The goal of LUMIP is to address the major science questions related to land-use in the most organized and effective way possible.