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Benchmark [-] 5.77
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 56.1 1.99 5.77 53.6 -2.69 0.515 0.605 0.560
CanESM5 [-] 56.5 0.546 5.77 52.4 -3.93 0.406 0.662 0.534
CESM2 [-] 73.8 2.58 5.77 70.6 -2.38 0.565 0.734 0.649
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 20.9 0.0929 5.77 20.8 -4.27 0.376 0.230 0.303
MeanCMIP6 [-] 52.0 1.95 5.77 51.6 -2.87 0.522 0.909 0.715
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 57.0 1.18 5.77 52.4 -3.47 0.435 0.634 0.535
NorESM2-LM [-] 65.9 2.48 5.77 61.2 -2.50 0.546 0.740 0.643
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 57.9 5.16 5.77 51.1 -0.453 0.606 0.463 0.534
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Bias Score [1]
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Benchmark [-] 349.
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 385. 245. 347. 139. 1.74 -1.22 0.654 0.901 0.778
CanESM5 [-] 509. 332. 349. 168. 0.690 0.605 0.868 0.737
CESM2 [-] 485. 327. 347. 156. 2.11 0.293 0.615 0.821 0.718
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 350. 278. 347. 69.7 1.46 -0.491 0.674 0.925 0.800
MeanCMIP6 [-] 459. 320. 349. 139. 0.250 0.713 0.944 0.829
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 519. 327. 348. 182. 0.459 0.355 0.617 0.878 0.747
NorESM2-LM [-] 462. 314. 349. 143. 0.369 0.619 0.834 0.727
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 545. 414. 347. 128. 1.80 1.79 0.639 0.862 0.751
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Benchmark [-] 20.1
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 10.7 9.87 20.1 1.43 0.0646 -0.613 0.541 0.727 0.634
CanESM5 [-] 24.1 19.5 20.1 3.62 0.0627 0.507 0.668 0.588
CESM2 [-] 6.24 4.72 20.0 0.998 0.0870 -0.926 0.445 0.459 0.452
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 15.8 12.0 20.0 0.596 0.0730 -0.482 0.470 0.730 0.600
MeanCMIP6 [-] 12.7 11.1 20.1 1.30 -0.500 0.485 0.764 0.625
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 17.3 15.9 20.1 0.916 0.0335 -0.195 0.391 0.400 0.395
NorESM2-LM [-] 6.83 4.68 20.1 0.930 -0.903 0.434 0.598 0.516
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 11.6 11.2 20.0 0.365 0.0699 -0.441 0.363 0.289 0.326
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Bias Score [1]
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 5.36
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 4.74 2.24 5.36 2.37 0.00379 -1.17 0.455 0.683 0.569
CanESM5 [-] 4.67 1.87 5.36 3.44 -1.16 0.423 0.626 0.525
CESM2 [-] 3.21 1.74 5.36 1.30 0.00265 -1.39 0.483 0.590 0.537
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 3.65 1.15 5.35 2.09 0.00866 -1.64 0.411 0.558 0.485
MeanCMIP6 [-] 4.71 2.04 5.36 2.24 -1.23 0.484 0.671 0.578
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 3.94 2.05 5.36 1.85 0.000270 -1.19 0.419 0.671 0.545
NorESM2-LM [-] 3.49 1.76 5.36 1.09 -1.34 0.470 0.663 0.566
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 4.49 2.86 5.35 2.27 0.00942 -0.804 0.384 0.382 0.383
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Benchmark [-] 2.08
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 4.06 2.19 2.07 1.59 0.00752 1.29 0.605 0.779 0.692
CanESM5 [-] 3.53 1.54 2.08 1.15 -0.322 0.631 0.807 0.719
CESM2 [-] 4.64 2.35 2.05 1.67 0.0228 1.92 0.619 0.900 0.759
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 2.60 1.27 2.04 0.458 0.0396 -2.43 0.584 0.745 0.665
MeanCMIP6 [-] 3.96 1.87 2.08 1.34 0.490 0.647 0.712 0.679
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 3.49 1.43 2.07 1.52 0.00748 -1.66 0.672 0.630 0.651
NorESM2-LM [-] 7.04 2.24 2.08 1.60 2.74 0.577 0.861 0.719
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 3.37 2.37 2.04 1.33 0.0326 2.71 0.630 0.717 0.673
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Bias Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 25.4
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 65.9 21.8 25.1 45.1 0.293 -0.448 0.659 0.898 0.778
CanESM5 [-] 83.3 22.3 25.4 60.6 0.375 0.647 0.877 0.762
CESM2 [-] 64.9 21.0 25.2 43.3 0.196 -0.104 0.636 0.857 0.747
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 35.8 13.6 25.3 21.8 0.0982 -2.23 0.576 0.817 0.696
MeanCMIP6 [-] 65.2 21.1 25.4 43.2 -0.218 0.691 0.816 0.753
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 75.3 17.9 25.4 56.8 0.0143 -1.18 0.590 0.848 0.719
NorESM2-LM [-] 58.9 21.5 25.4 41.0 0.457 0.639 0.854 0.746
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 63.2 29.8 25.1 36.5 0.241 2.16 0.703 0.860 0.781
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Bias Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 60.5
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 45.2 43.9 59.9 0.0895 0.650 -2.69 0.733 0.956 0.845
CanESM5 [-] 45.4 44.1 60.5 0.0440 -0.255 0.737 0.937 0.837
CESM2 [-] 81.4 80.3 59.9 0.0203 0.683 6.51 0.631 0.910 0.770
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 45.4 48.2 60.1 0.0253 0.441 -0.648 0.768 0.949 0.859
MeanCMIP6 [-] 52.9 54.8 60.5 0.0521 0.934 0.833 0.885 0.859
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 35.7 34.9 60.5 0.456 0.0679 -3.32 0.664 0.723 0.694
NorESM2-LM [-] 76.8 72.0 60.5 0.0784 5.54 0.674 0.947 0.811
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 59.4 60.0 60.0 0.0455 0.590 2.50 0.811 0.795 0.803
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Bias Score [1]
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 214.
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 152. 150. 213. 0.392 1.51 -1.52 0.655 0.895 0.775
CanESM5 [-] 226. 225. 214. 0.554 1.45 0.583 0.858 0.721
CESM2 [-] 202. 202. 212. 0.323 2.57 0.361 0.632 0.840 0.736
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 195. 192. 213. 0.427 1.50 0.0651 0.707 0.925 0.816
MeanCMIP6 [-] 213. 212. 214. 0.378 0.759 0.722 0.926 0.824
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 237. 232. 214. 1.33 0.747 1.47 0.643 0.860 0.752
NorESM2-LM [-] 194. 194. 214. 0.423 0.503 0.627 0.848 0.737
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 292. 283. 213. 0.473 1.64 3.09 0.624 0.891 0.757
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 0.801
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 14.3 0.120 0.801 14.5 -3.31 0.430 0.822 0.626
CanESM5 [-] 11.9 0.0125 0.801 12.3 -3.86 0.374 0.0148 0.194
CESM2 [-] 21.5 0.236 0.801 21.5 -2.76 0.503 0.915 0.709
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 5.60 0.00225 0.801 5.70 -3.92 0.372 0.228 0.300
MeanCMIP6 [-] 12.9 0.144 0.801 13.5 -3.23 0.445 0.753 0.599
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 14.6 0.0901 0.801 14.9 -3.50 0.418 0.675 0.547
NorESM2-LM [-] 13.4 0.200 0.801 14.4 -2.93 0.482 0.830 0.656
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 9.82 0.323 0.801 9.38 -2.35 0.488 0.347 0.418
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 16.7
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 28.6 12.6 16.6 15.3 0.0388 -0.722 0.600 0.857 0.728
CanESM5 [-] 35.2 16.3 16.7 19.3 0.154 0.566 0.718 0.642
CESM2 [-] 20.2 11.0 16.7 8.90 0.0266 -0.978 0.567 0.786 0.677
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 21.8 9.28 16.6 11.5 0.0409 -1.25 0.516 0.791 0.653
MeanCMIP6 [-] 30.9 14.2 16.7 16.2 -0.335 0.622 0.876 0.749
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 48.8 19.3 16.7 32.6 0.0128 0.616 0.543 0.656 0.599
NorESM2-LM [-] 24.1 13.1 16.7 8.83 -0.523 0.568 0.710 0.639
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 35.8 17.6 16.6 15.9 0.0369 0.390 0.543 0.635 0.589

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Data Information

  Title:
Global Tropical Forest Biomass

  Institution:
NASA-JPL (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109, USA)

  Source:
4079 in situ inventory plots, satellite light detection and ranging (LiDAR) samples of forest structure, and optical and microwave imagery (1-km resolution) to extrapolate estimates

  History:
2015-01-08-T06:37:41Z Converted from 1 km x 1 km to 0.5 degree x 0.5 degree by Mingquan Mu (mmu@uci.edu) on Fri Jan 9 10:37:41 PST 2015

  References:
Saatchi, S. S., N. L. Harris, S. Brown, M. Lefsky, E. T. A. 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, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 108(24):9899-9904, doi:10.1073/pnas.1019576108.

  Conventions:
CF-1.6

  Institute_id:
NASA-JPL

  Creation_date:
2015-01-08-T06:37:41Z

  Product:
observations

  Data_structure:
grid

  Realm:
land

  Contact:
Prof. James T. Randerson (jranders@uci.edu) or Dr. Mingquan Mu (mmu@uci.edu)