Table 2: Summary of the numerical experiments.

ExperimentLand useTopographyInitial and boundary conditions

CNTLGlobCover 2009Realistic terrainIdealized conditions
FLATGlobCover 2009Flat terrainIdealized conditions
RURAL Change urban grids to cropland gridsRealistic terrainIdealized conditions
REALGlobCover 2009Realistic terrainRealistic conditions