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NoahMP roughness length values

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I'm wondering what surface parameter table the NoahMP land surface model uses in WRF simulations. Is it the MPTABLE.TBL, VEGPARM.TBL or LANDUSE.TBL?

It should be MPTABLE.TBL, which I also see in the respective code for NoahMP in /phys, but I have read some papers that state different values for roughness length for specific land use types, which reflect values of the VEGPARM.TBL.


Gert-Jan Duine
You are correct - the MPTABLE.TBL is used with the NoahMP scheme. Perhaps the authors made some modifications in their work?