vegetation table

Hello,

what kinds of vegetation stand for numbers in the vegetation table used by GFS/FV3 (16 types), thanks

I think IGBP classification is used. The table is given at page 6:

https://unstats.un.org/unsd/envaccounting/ceea/meetings/twelfth_meeting/UNCEEA_FAO_LandCover.pdf

Thanks,

Linlin

Thanks Linlin, it looks like the IGBP-MODIS is the correct table for FV3GFS. I found a presentation confirming that at

https://vlab.ncep.noaa.gov/documents/2381028/4283918/11-JesseMeng-2018-06-14-fv3-land.pdf/33d3d300-6106-85b3-5ef4-652fa5c79918