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Benchmark [-] 0.570
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.657 0.661 0.570 0.626 0.396 0.0898 1.21 0.642 0.865 0.982 0.830
CanESM5 [-] 0.592 0.593 0.571 0.565 0.395 0.0213 1.17 0.699 0.880 0.964 0.848
CESM2 [-] 0.564 0.563 0.570 0.562 0.336 -0.00635 1.35 0.676 0.833 0.914 0.807
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.744 0.750 0.570 0.712 0.392 0.180 1.17 0.448 0.861 0.981 0.763
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.618 0.619 0.570 0.607 0.346 0.0492 2.15 0.741 0.653 0.732 0.709
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.642 0.646 0.570 0.630 0.0757 1.01 0.696 0.892 0.772 0.787
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.693 0.709 0.570 0.639 0.139 1.61 0.530 0.782 0.979 0.764
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.623 0.635 0.571 0.556 0.439 0.0645 1.58 0.639 0.781 0.927 0.782
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.575 0.576 0.570 0.567 0.00496 1.29 0.697 0.842 0.960 0.833
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.607 0.609 0.570 0.588 0.0390 1.04 0.744 0.887 0.785 0.805
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Benchmark [-] 0.486
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.535 0.484 0.487 0.707 0.341 -0.00123 2.08 0.559 0.667 0.978 0.735
CanESM5 [-] 0.573 0.535 0.487 0.690 0.363 0.0488 2.02 0.564 0.717 0.976 0.752
CESM2 [-] 0.528 0.479 0.486 0.691 0.266 -0.00623 2.27 0.579 0.672 0.961 0.737
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.612 0.571 0.486 0.747 0.392 0.0843 1.98 0.549 0.709 0.968 0.742
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.566 0.524 0.487 0.709 0.197 0.0379 2.03 0.628 0.697 0.973 0.766
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.572 0.527 0.486 0.720 0.311 0.0410 1.76 0.671 0.745 0.985 0.800
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.647 0.613 0.486 0.726 0.127 2.09 0.482 0.684 0.975 0.714
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.514 0.475 0.487 0.640 0.420 -0.00986 1.97 0.569 0.696 0.943 0.736
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.524 0.478 0.487 0.678 0.303 -0.00821 2.18 0.567 0.669 0.970 0.735
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.565 0.516 0.486 0.719 0.235 0.0296 2.03 0.635 0.701 0.982 0.773
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Benchmark [-] 0.190
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.227 0.196 0.190 0.627 0.254 0.00749 1.89 0.616 0.755 0.843 0.738
CanESM5 [-] 0.311 0.271 0.190 0.654 0.0818 2.18 0.471 0.745 0.666 0.628
CESM2 [-] 0.265 0.233 0.190 0.624 0.0439 2.57 0.660 0.681 0.888 0.743
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.262 0.228 0.190 0.641 0.0388 2.06 0.570 0.756 0.792 0.706
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.306 0.263 0.190 0.649 0.0736 1.89 0.501 0.781 0.731 0.671
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.270 0.235 0.190 0.646 0.0446 1.75 0.616 0.804 0.879 0.766
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.336 0.310 0.190 0.592 0.121 2.03 0.452 0.739 0.674 0.622
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.157 0.120 0.190 0.555 -0.0669 1.79 0.492 0.786 0.841 0.706
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.257 0.226 0.190 0.612 0.0374 2.11 0.609 0.728 0.806 0.715
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.245 0.199 0.190 0.665 0.00967 1.99 0.594 0.773 0.775 0.714
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Bias [1]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
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Benchmark [-] 0.228
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.327 0.312 0.228 0.510 0.0845 2.52 0.604 0.577 0.816 0.666
CanESM5 [-] 0.354 0.335 0.228 0.600 0.112 2.90 0.491 0.532 0.583 0.535
CESM2 [-] 0.316 0.302 0.228 0.470 0.0749 3.16 0.571 0.467 0.907 0.648
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.294 0.286 0.228 0.490 0.0583 2.72 0.596 0.565 0.815 0.659
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.339 0.331 0.229 0.502 0.0871 0.103 2.54 0.467 0.601 0.612 0.560
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.335 0.320 0.228 0.529 0.0915 2.50 0.600 0.591 0.939 0.710
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.456 0.440 0.228 0.593 0.214 2.43 0.426 0.618 0.695 0.580
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.215 0.202 0.228 0.464 -0.0250 2.47 0.598 0.608 0.840 0.682
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.298 0.292 0.228 0.475 0.0650 2.98 0.553 0.504 0.845 0.634
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.304 0.291 0.228 0.579 0.0642 2.88 0.591 0.502 0.686 0.593
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Model Period Mean (complement) [1]
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Bias [1]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
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Benchmark [-] 0.679
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.708 0.725 0.679 0.724 0.0478 2.42 0.637 0.637 0.914 0.729
CanESM5 [-] 0.669 0.685 0.681 0.657 0.561 0.00436 2.15 0.498 0.675 0.987 0.720
CESM2 [-] 0.640 0.637 0.679 0.667 -0.0379 1.66 0.546 0.788 0.989 0.774
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.806 0.792 0.679 0.810 0.112 2.16 0.525 0.660 0.663 0.616
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.656 0.668 0.679 0.679 -0.00864 2.82 0.595 0.545 0.975 0.705
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.731 0.731 0.679 0.730 0.0512 2.20 0.645 0.674 0.835 0.718
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.721 0.828 0.679 0.716 0.144 2.37 0.331 0.642 0.880 0.617
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.654 0.709 0.681 0.627 0.496 0.0385 2.45 0.509 0.596 0.943 0.683
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.641 0.645 0.679 0.654 -0.0360 1.85 0.548 0.732 0.988 0.756
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.732 0.755 0.679 0.723 0.0753 1.94 0.550 0.729 0.958 0.746
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Period Mean (original grids) [1]
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Model Period Mean (complement) [1]
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Bias [1]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 0.672
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.642 0.627 0.672 0.704 0.261 -0.0443 2.45 0.545 0.590 0.990 0.708
CanESM5 [-] 0.696 0.704 0.672 0.690 0.440 0.0312 1.82 0.675 0.735 0.995 0.802
CESM2 [-] 0.599 0.583 0.672 0.665 -0.0880 2.09 0.523 0.685 0.917 0.708
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.796 0.799 0.672 0.785 0.127 1.92 0.484 0.713 0.994 0.730
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.653 0.645 0.672 0.686 -0.0279 2.31 0.651 0.636 0.810 0.699
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.697 0.691 0.672 0.725 0.0186 1.72 0.748 0.742 0.861 0.784
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.751 0.757 0.672 0.752 0.0845 2.10 0.563 0.683 0.972 0.739
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.707 0.718 0.672 0.675 0.532 0.0458 2.15 0.614 0.665 0.921 0.733
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.602 0.594 0.672 0.670 -0.0775 2.06 0.542 0.689 0.952 0.728
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.703 0.696 0.672 0.727 0.0245 1.99 0.715 0.707 0.921 0.781
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Model Period Mean (complement) [1]
Benchmark Period Mean (complement) [1]
Bias [1]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 0.854
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.777 0.748 0.854 0.869 -0.105 2.70 0.304 0.570 0.726 0.533
CanESM5 [-] 0.797 0.768 0.854 0.863 -0.0846 2.11 0.431 0.674 0.383 0.496
CESM2 [-] 0.770 0.748 0.854 0.833 -0.106 2.50 0.262 0.607 0.986 0.619
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.847 0.838 0.854 0.877 -0.0154 3.00 0.640 0.504 0.853 0.666
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.801 0.782 0.854 0.856 -0.0710 2.40 0.399 0.628 0.906 0.644
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.820 0.803 0.854 0.865 -0.0504 2.31 0.472 0.645 0.988 0.702
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.906 0.902 0.854 0.924 0.0482 2.79 0.440 0.549 0.832 0.607
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.811 0.817 0.854 0.779 -0.0374 2.98 0.535 0.514 0.343 0.464
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.736 0.721 0.854 0.824 -0.132 2.83 0.216 0.543 0.994 0.584
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.867 0.854 0.854 0.901 -0.000266 3.42 0.658 0.420 0.925 0.668
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Model Period Mean (complement) [1]
Benchmark Period Mean (complement) [1]
Bias [1]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 0.652
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.627 0.582 0.652 0.809 -0.0698 2.31 0.519 0.620 0.987 0.709
CanESM5 [-] 0.692 0.668 0.652 0.828 0.0164 2.23 0.487 0.647 0.927 0.687
CESM2 [-] 0.643 0.604 0.652 0.792 -0.0464 2.14 0.591 0.652 0.994 0.745
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.722 0.697 0.652 0.830 0.0450 2.12 0.612 0.670 0.982 0.754
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.693 0.654 0.652 0.818 0.00289 1.74 0.672 0.750 0.972 0.798
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.691 0.658 0.652 0.816 0.00592 1.92 0.696 0.697 0.965 0.786
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.777 0.765 0.652 0.848 0.113 2.28 0.455 0.635 0.978 0.689
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.648 0.631 0.652 0.719 0.770 -0.0197 2.01 0.503 0.685 0.775 0.654
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.644 0.603 0.652 0.790 -0.0479 2.23 0.572 0.637 0.988 0.733
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.706 0.668 0.652 0.844 0.0163 1.99 0.577 0.688 0.905 0.723
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Benchmark Period Mean (intersection) [1]
Model Period Mean (complement) [1]
Benchmark Period Mean (complement) [1]
Bias [1]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 0.534
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.616 0.632 0.534 0.564 0.346 0.0974 1.30 0.681 0.825 0.844 0.783
CanESM5 [-] 0.574 0.589 0.535 0.525 0.312 0.0539 1.09 0.706 0.887 0.844 0.813
CESM2 [-] 0.583 0.600 0.534 0.541 0.226 0.0645 1.39 0.653 0.825 0.963 0.814
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.691 0.726 0.534 0.609 0.192 0.841 0.470 0.922 0.911 0.768
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.587 0.605 0.534 0.540 0.294 0.0706 1.52 0.724 0.807 0.934 0.822
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.621 0.643 0.534 0.563 0.332 0.110 0.904 0.656 0.917 0.622 0.732
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.676 0.718 0.534 0.592 0.184 1.39 0.458 0.833 0.948 0.746
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.554 0.600 0.534 0.429 0.375 0.0650 0.912 0.673 0.909 0.991 0.858
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.595 0.603 0.536 0.555 0.303 0.0671 1.36 0.636 0.830 0.982 0.816
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.610 0.628 0.534 0.563 0.261 0.0937 1.18 0.680 0.884 0.699 0.754
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Model Period Mean (complement) [1]
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Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 0.508
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 0.520 0.499 0.508 0.676 0.261 -0.00607 2.49 0.569 0.581 0.956 0.702
CanESM5 [-] 0.606 0.592 0.508 0.680 0.330 0.0841 2.25 0.557 0.650 0.980 0.729
CESM2 [-] 0.506 0.488 0.508 0.662 -0.0181 2.88 0.554 0.525 0.921 0.666
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 0.625 0.608 0.508 0.735 0.101 2.38 0.546 0.611 0.965 0.707
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 0.583 0.566 0.508 0.701 0.0578 2.50 0.546 0.592 0.893 0.677
MeanCMIP6 [-] 0.571 0.552 0.508 0.700 0.0440 2.12 0.654 0.658 0.919 0.743
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 0.644 0.634 0.508 0.714 0.127 2.29 0.488 0.651 0.945 0.695
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 0.494 0.482 0.508 0.606 -0.0243 2.58 0.617 0.571 0.962 0.717
NorESM2-LM [-] 0.504 0.482 0.508 0.667 -0.0255 2.97 0.539 0.509 0.957 0.668
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 0.556 0.542 0.508 0.708 0.0352 2.76 0.596 0.546 0.972 0.704

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Data Information

  Title:
Conserving Land-Atmosphere Synthesis Suite (CLASS) v1.1

  Version:
1.1

  Institution:
University of New South Wales

  Source:
Ground Heat Flux (GLDAS, MERRALND, MERRAFLX, NCEP_DOII, NCEP_NCAR), Sensible Heat Flux(GLDAS, MERRALND, MERRAFLX, NCEP_DOII, NCEP_NCAR, MPIBGC, Princeton), Latent Heat Flux(DOLCE1.0), Net Radiation (GLDAS, MERRALND, NCEP_DOII, NCEP_NCAR, ERAI, EBAF4.0), Precipitation(REGEN1.1), Runoff(LORA1.0), Change in Water storage(GRACE(GFZ, JPL, CSR))

  History:
2020-01-30: downloaded source from [http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2003.nc,http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2004.nc,http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2005.nc,http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2006.nc,http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2007.nc,http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2008.nc,http://dapds00.nci.org.au/thredds/fileServer/ks32/ARCCSS_Data/CLASS/v1-1/CLASS_v1-1_2009.nc] 2020-01-30: converted to ILAMB netCDF4 with https://github.com/rubisco-sfa/ILAMB-Data/blob/master/CLASS/CLASS_to_ILAMB.py

  References:
Sanaa Hobeichi (2019), Conserving Land-Atmosphere Synthesis Suite (CLASS) v1.1, doi:10.25914/5c872258dc183

Hobeichi, Sanaa and Abramowitz, Gab and Evans, Jason (2020), Conserving Land–Atmosphere Synthesis Suite (CLASS), Journal of Climate, 5, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0036.1