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Benchmark [-] 48.4
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 56.2 55.7 48.3 0.0297 0.126 0.597 0.624 0.897 0.760
CanESM5 [-] 56.6 53.1 48.4 0.0286 0.522 0.511 0.774 0.642
CESM2 [-] 73.9 73.2 48.3 0.0531 0.0978 1.86 0.577 0.782 0.679
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 21.0 21.0 48.4 0.00994 0.0858 -1.86 0.529 0.548 0.539
MeanCMIP6 [-] 52.1 53.6 48.4 0.0411 0.523 0.646 0.895 0.771
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 57.1 53.6 48.4 0.0474 0.00139 0.465 0.569 0.790 0.679
NorESM2-LM [-] 66.1 63.8 48.4 0.0247 1.42 0.575 0.792 0.683
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 58.0 56.3 48.4 0.0775 0.0813 0.811 0.617 0.784 0.701
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Benchmark [-] 364.
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 386. 379. 362. 6.48 1.90 0.320 0.654 0.898 0.776
CanESM5 [-] 509. 485. 364. 15.9 1.71 0.556 0.809 0.683
CESM2 [-] 485. 476. 362. 7.03 2.19 1.40 0.573 0.787 0.680
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 350. 342. 362. 6.61 2.07 0.191 0.638 0.881 0.759
MeanCMIP6 [-] 460. 450. 364. 9.70 1.21 0.673 0.916 0.794
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 520. 489. 364. 20.0 0.411 1.55 0.603 0.839 0.721
NorESM2-LM [-] 463. 444. 364. 12.9 1.35 0.579 0.794 0.687
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 545. 531. 362. 10.9 2.52 2.05 0.607 0.799 0.703
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Benchmark [-] 2.80
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 10.6 10.1 2.73 1.19 0.0758 0.492 0.481 0.486 0.483
CanESM5 [-] 24.1 21.3 2.80 1.89 1.30 0.289 0.161 0.225
CESM2 [-] 6.23 5.06 2.73 0.660 0.0754 0.180 0.488 0.613 0.550
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 15.8 11.9 2.75 0.718 0.0487 0.603 0.382 0.269 0.326
MeanCMIP6 [-] 12.7 11.5 2.80 0.893 0.615 0.418 0.352 0.385
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 17.3 16.3 2.78 0.534 0.0275 0.949 0.306 0.0796 0.193
NorESM2-LM [-] 6.82 5.01 2.80 0.592 0.184 0.462 0.470 0.466
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 11.6 11.0 2.75 0.572 0.0536 0.662 0.304 0.0600 0.182
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Benchmark [-] 1.35
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 4.74 3.93 1.35 0.695 0.000872 0.437 0.500 0.596 0.548
CanESM5 [-] 4.68 4.97 1.35 0.355 0.769 0.420 0.332 0.376
CESM2 [-] 3.22 2.74 1.35 0.320 0.00234 0.270 0.461 0.647 0.554
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 3.65 3.16 1.35 0.0816 0.00665 0.318 0.421 0.557 0.489
MeanCMIP6 [-] 4.72 3.89 1.35 0.393 0.467 0.485 0.639 0.562
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 3.94 3.44 1.35 0.462 7.72e-06 0.469 0.377 0.267 0.322
NorESM2-LM [-] 3.50 2.54 1.35 0.317 0.245 0.448 0.555 0.501
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 4.50 4.69 1.35 0.444 0.000971 0.654 0.415 0.155 0.285
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Benchmark [-] 3.92
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 4.07 3.78 3.87 0.0506 0.925 0.569 0.860 0.715
CanESM5 [-] 3.54 2.69 3.92 1.46 0.588 0.849 0.718
CESM2 [-] 4.64 4.02 3.70 0.217 2.87 0.588 0.871 0.730
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 2.61 1.73 3.71 0.213 -2.15 0.541 0.657 0.599
MeanCMIP6 [-] 3.96 3.22 3.92 1.01 0.630 0.708 0.669
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 3.50 2.96 3.91 0.00976 0.00132 0.618 0.867 0.743
NorESM2-LM [-] 7.04 3.84 3.92 3.40 0.585 0.854 0.719
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 3.37 3.70 3.68 0.243 2.55 0.612 0.660 0.636
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 60.2
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 66.1 66.9 59.6 0.116 0.595 0.790 0.615 0.880 0.747
CanESM5 [-] 83.4 82.5 60.2 0.595 2.35 0.521 0.840 0.680
CESM2 [-] 65.0 64.3 59.8 0.0885 0.445 1.02 0.559 0.800 0.679
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 35.9 35.4 59.4 0.0244 0.839 -1.16 0.607 0.701 0.654
MeanCMIP6 [-] 65.3 64.2 60.2 0.143 0.941 0.650 0.824 0.737
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 75.4 74.6 60.2 0.212 0.0353 1.46 0.576 0.859 0.717
NorESM2-LM [-] 59.0 62.5 60.2 0.118 1.30 0.558 0.809 0.684
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 63.2 66.2 59.2 0.106 1.01 1.20 0.616 0.857 0.737
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Benchmark [-] 50.9
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 45.2 44.1 50.1 0.774 -0.557 0.744 0.946 0.845
CanESM5 [-] 45.3 44.1 50.9 0.00 1.68 0.701 0.925 0.813
CESM2 [-] 81.4 80.4 49.8 1.07 8.67 0.526 0.926 0.726
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 45.4 48.2 50.1 0.764 1.43 0.750 0.940 0.845
MeanCMIP6 [-] 52.9 54.9 50.9 0.00 2.91 0.782 0.904 0.843
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 35.7 35.4 50.8 0.0747 -1.06 0.686 0.699 0.693
NorESM2-LM [-] 76.8 72.1 50.9 0.00 7.42 0.579 0.930 0.754
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 59.4 60.1 50.0 0.846 4.67 0.734 0.760 0.747
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Benchmark [-] 156.
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 152. 150. 154. 0.0236 1.34 0.158 0.672 0.904 0.788
CanESM5 [-] 226. 225. 156. 0.143 3.07 0.542 0.826 0.684
CESM2 [-] 202. 202. 153. 0.0782 2.33 2.06 0.588 0.817 0.702
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 195. 192. 154. 0.0920 1.53 1.74 0.691 0.929 0.810
MeanCMIP6 [-] 213. 212. 156. 0.0737 2.39 0.677 0.922 0.800
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 238. 233. 155. 0.226 0.615 3.16 0.618 0.852 0.735
NorESM2-LM [-] 194. 194. 156. 0.0861 2.14 0.595 0.826 0.711
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 291. 284. 154. 0.107 1.63 4.76 0.589 0.850 0.720
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Benchmark [-] 22.0
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 14.3 14.6 22.0 0.0361 0.00679 -0.595 0.619 0.814 0.716
CanESM5 [-] 11.9 12.3 22.0 0.0178 -0.785 0.568 0.562 0.565
CESM2 [-] 21.5 21.7 22.0 0.0507 0.00951 0.00696 0.631 0.900 0.765
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 5.63 5.69 22.0 0.0471 0.0132 -1.35 0.447 0.147 0.297
MeanCMIP6 [-] 13.0 13.6 22.0 0.0349 -0.672 0.604 0.540 0.572
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 14.7 15.0 22.0 0.0601 0.000422 -0.573 0.609 0.558 0.584
NorESM2-LM [-] 13.5 14.6 22.0 0.0340 -0.579 0.567 0.756 0.662
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 9.87 9.75 22.0 0.00843 0.00774 -0.977 0.500 0.517 0.509
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Benchmark [-] 22.0
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 28.6 28.0 21.7 0.0668 0.262 0.422 0.557 0.801 0.679
CanESM5 [-] 35.2 35.5 22.0 0.0929 1.18 0.517 0.786 0.652
CESM2 [-] 20.3 19.9 21.9 0.0577 0.140 0.0349 0.554 0.807 0.681
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 21.9 20.8 21.8 0.0364 0.223 0.0751 0.564 0.800 0.682
MeanCMIP6 [-] 30.9 30.3 22.0 0.0534 0.728 0.602 0.835 0.719
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 48.9 51.8 21.9 0.167 0.0571 2.24 0.483 0.638 0.560
NorESM2-LM [-] 24.2 21.9 22.0 0.0546 0.170 0.534 0.783 0.659
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 35.8 33.5 21.7 0.0421 0.327 0.984 0.535 0.747 0.641

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Data Information

  Title:
Global forest live biomass carbon version 5.1

  Version:
5.1

  Institutions:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

  Source:
A combination of data in situ inventory plots and satellite light detection and ranging (Lidar) samples

  History:
2017-10-31: downloaded source from https://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Saatchi
2019-03-14: convert original tif files to netcdf data using gdal_translate
2019-11-06: converted to ILAMB required netCDF with https://github.com/mmu2019/Datasets/blob/master/read-biomass-GlobalCarbon.py

  References:
Saatchi, S.S., N.L. Harris, S. Brown, M. Lefsky, E.T. Mitchard, W. Salas, B.R. Zutta, W. Buermann, S.L. Lewis, S. Hagen, S. Petrova, L. White, M. Silman, and A. Morel (2011), Benchmark map of forest carbon stocks in tropical regions across three continents, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(24), 9899-9904, doi:10.1073/pnas.1019576108

  Comments:
time_period: climatology
original_temporal_resolution: climatology
original_spatial_resolution: 0.25 degree
original_units: kg/m2 biomass
final_temporal_resolution: climatology
final_spatial_resolution: 0.5 degree
final_units: kg/m2 carbon

  Convention:
CF-1.7