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Benchmark [-] 21.3
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 30.9 31.6 21.3 26.9 10.2 15.3 0.499 0.690 0.696 0.958 0.858 0.779
CanESM5 [-] 30.1 30.5 21.3 27.2 9.19 16.5 0.571 0.692 0.633 0.944 0.822 0.745
CESM2 [-] 28.7 29.3 21.3 25.1 8.08 13.6 0.477 0.748 0.703 0.960 0.930 0.809
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 37.7 38.7 21.3 33.6 17.4 21.7 0.457 0.535 0.647 0.964 0.921 0.743
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 31.9 32.6 21.3 29.0 11.4 16.8 0.474 0.648 0.667 0.955 0.913 0.770
MeanCMIP6 [-] 32.8 34.0 21.3 29.2 12.6 15.8 0.329 0.628 0.726 0.974 0.962 0.803
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 42.7 43.9 21.3 36.0 22.5 26.6 0.560 0.473 0.634 0.945 0.575 0.652
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 38.2 39.2 21.3 31.9 18.0 23.5 0.686 0.517 0.596 0.945 0.778 0.687
NorESM2-LM [-] 27.2 27.9 21.3 22.8 6.56 13.2 0.509 0.779 0.696 0.956 0.901 0.806
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 31.4 31.7 21.3 28.1 10.4 15.2 0.358 0.690 0.683 0.967 0.942 0.793
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Bias Score [1]
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Benchmark [-] 36.4
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 41.6 44.4 36.4 30.5 8.75 18.3 1.45 0.622 0.513 0.762 0.964 0.675
CanESM5 [-] 44.2 47.1 36.4 31.1 12.5 24.5 1.60 0.482 0.448 0.754 0.926 0.612
CESM2 [-] 38.7 41.7 36.4 27.1 6.07 16.1 1.32 0.666 0.565 0.772 0.978 0.709
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 49.6 48.6 36.4 51.4 12.3 20.9 1.43 0.544 0.496 0.762 0.971 0.654
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 44.0 47.7 36.4 28.5 12.5 20.6 1.39 0.563 0.519 0.764 0.958 0.665
MeanCMIP6 [-] 44.1 47.2 36.4 32.3 11.5 16.7 1.13 0.576 0.603 0.818 0.977 0.715
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 56.3 60.5 36.4 40.8 25.1 30.6 1.42 0.329 0.535 0.748 0.857 0.601
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 41.7 46.7 36.4 20.4 10.9 23.7 1.35 0.459 0.460 0.782 0.904 0.613
NorESM2-LM [-] 39.2 41.1 36.4 30.1 5.96 16.2 1.35 0.683 0.566 0.772 0.971 0.711
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 41.5 44.7 36.4 28.5 9.35 18.6 1.28 0.544 0.534 0.791 0.941 0.669
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Bias Score [1]
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 13.5
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 20.8 19.8 13.5 48.5 7.41 13.6 1.93 0.603 0.546 0.815 0.722 0.646
CanESM5 [-] 26.6 24.3 13.5 54.5 13.0 21.1 2.33 0.464 0.434 0.757 0.543 0.527
CESM2 [-] 22.8 21.3 13.5 49.7 8.82 13.7 1.68 0.613 0.557 0.841 0.777 0.669
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 25.4 20.8 13.5 75.9 7.38 13.3 1.87 0.571 0.532 0.799 0.747 0.636
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 29.0 25.9 13.5 56.0 14.0 20.0 1.87 0.445 0.480 0.824 0.550 0.556
MeanCMIP6 [-] 23.4 21.8 13.5 57.2 9.12 12.6 1.50 0.572 0.636 0.861 0.786 0.698
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 32.3 30.7 13.5 49.2 18.5 22.4 1.68 0.365 0.509 0.813 0.476 0.534
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 11.4 11.4 13.5 12.7 -0.852 11.8 1.60 0.630 0.521 0.824 0.748 0.649
NorESM2-LM [-] 22.7 20.6 13.5 50.6 8.69 14.0 1.69 0.605 0.573 0.847 0.675 0.655
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 18.2 16.7 13.5 44.4 4.61 12.8 1.71 0.629 0.565 0.842 0.681 0.656
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Benchmark [-] 11.9
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 24.6 23.5 11.9 36.6 11.9 16.2 1.70 0.532 0.502 0.788 0.673 0.599
CanESM5 [-] 22.3 21.0 11.9 36.3 11.4 18.7 2.02 0.523 0.406 0.698 0.391 0.485
CESM2 [-] 22.7 21.9 11.9 30.2 10.3 16.4 1.19 0.536 0.448 0.864 0.759 0.611
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 22.6 21.6 11.9 42.3 9.67 15.4 1.90 0.554 0.460 0.743 0.625 0.569
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 24.9 24.2 11.9 32.1 13.1 18.6 1.38 0.427 0.434 0.848 0.451 0.519
MeanCMIP6 [-] 24.0 22.8 11.9 37.1 11.3 14.8 1.27 0.515 0.539 0.852 0.764 0.642
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 35.1 33.1 11.9 43.4 22.4 26.4 1.41 0.362 0.435 0.826 0.389 0.490
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 16.0 16.0 11.9 18.7 4.39 14.3 1.86 0.640 0.394 0.750 0.706 0.577
NorESM2-LM [-] 21.8 20.9 11.9 28.1 9.92 16.0 1.36 0.570 0.474 0.832 0.597 0.589
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 20.1 19.6 11.9 41.6 8.48 14.9 1.63 0.631 0.488 0.793 0.501 0.580
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Bias Score [1]
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Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 51.5
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 62.9 78.9 51.5 44.6 26.0 30.5 1.84 0.233 0.393 0.692 0.879 0.518
CanESM5 [-] 54.9 72.9 51.5 42.5 21.3 30.4 2.15 0.250 0.267 0.656 0.917 0.471
CESM2 [-] 52.9 61.9 51.5 41.8 11.2 16.3 1.68 0.414 0.485 0.738 0.964 0.617
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 68.0 79.6 51.5 56.4 28.2 32.6 1.74 0.185 0.353 0.701 0.949 0.508
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 43.9 52.2 51.5 39.1 1.81 22.9 1.87 0.360 0.344 0.698 0.965 0.542
MeanCMIP6 [-] 64.8 74.4 51.5 48.2 22.0 24.3 1.73 0.237 0.503 0.716 0.968 0.586
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 86.5 106. 51.5 70.8 52.2 55.1 2.37 0.0592 0.446 0.608 0.896 0.491
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 62.2 77.0 51.5 46.2 27.6 31.4 1.93 0.190 0.352 0.654 0.848 0.479
NorESM2-LM [-] 54.5 64.3 51.5 38.3 11.9 17.4 1.78 0.378 0.475 0.695 0.962 0.597
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 66.8 77.0 51.5 42.7 23.4 27.3 1.79 0.234 0.461 0.704 0.926 0.557
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Bias Score [1]
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Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 41.0
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 50.4 49.9 41.0 56.7 9.19 18.0 0.964 0.737 0.649 0.891 0.974 0.780
CanESM5 [-] 56.3 55.2 41.0 58.1 15.1 23.0 0.969 0.602 0.607 0.882 0.875 0.715
CESM2 [-] 45.8 44.7 41.0 53.1 4.25 14.7 0.791 0.778 0.690 0.915 0.985 0.812
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 58.2 58.1 41.0 61.3 17.1 22.0 0.686 0.581 0.672 0.921 0.955 0.760
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 50.9 50.7 41.0 53.3 10.4 17.8 0.755 0.700 0.661 0.907 0.943 0.775
MeanCMIP6 [-] 54.1 54.1 41.0 58.9 13.4 17.8 0.721 0.648 0.711 0.925 0.981 0.795
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 68.2 67.3 41.0 69.1 27.0 32.3 1.07 0.445 0.635 0.864 0.777 0.671
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 61.3 61.6 41.0 59.4 20.5 27.8 0.816 0.517 0.579 0.914 0.934 0.704
NorESM2-LM [-] 45.7 46.0 41.0 52.3 5.68 15.7 0.836 0.772 0.669 0.911 0.972 0.799
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 52.7 52.3 41.0 56.8 11.8 18.0 0.742 0.678 0.674 0.915 0.929 0.774
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Bias Score [1]
RMSE Score [1]
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Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 94.8
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 113. 112. 94.8 119. 18.0 25.8 2.85 0.356 0.418 0.527 0.963 0.536
CanESM5 [-] 111. 107. 94.8 111. 13.7 34.2 2.53 0.307 0.333 0.598 0.610 0.436
CESM2 [-] 97.1 96.6 94.8 100. 2.03 14.6 2.68 0.569 0.505 0.561 0.972 0.622
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 110. 110. 94.8 112. 15.5 25.5 2.78 0.374 0.401 0.546 0.933 0.531
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 99.1 100. 94.8 98.8 5.04 22.6 2.59 0.380 0.420 0.586 0.708 0.503
MeanCMIP6 [-] 111. 111. 94.8 111. 16.2 21.1 2.21 0.377 0.527 0.650 0.997 0.616
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 136. 135. 94.8 128. 38.8 43.0 2.72 0.130 0.473 0.564 0.888 0.506
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 124. 125. 94.8 106. 29.4 42.1 2.46 0.161 0.380 0.604 0.444 0.394
NorESM2-LM [-] 97.8 96.9 94.8 105. 2.94 13.1 2.26 0.671 0.504 0.632 0.917 0.646
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 116. 116. 94.8 110. 20.6 26.1 2.58 0.295 0.465 0.589 0.944 0.552
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Bias Score [1]
RMSE Score [1]
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Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 71.8
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 81.7 78.8 71.8 104. 7.70 26.5 1.94 0.611 0.433 0.696 0.886 0.612
CanESM5 [-] 86.9 84.9 71.8 104. 14.6 37.1 1.96 0.413 0.374 0.694 0.845 0.540
CESM2 [-] 76.1 73.7 71.8 94.4 2.81 20.3 1.91 0.644 0.525 0.694 0.953 0.668
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 87.8 82.5 71.8 110. 10.8 27.9 1.94 0.550 0.417 0.689 0.976 0.610
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 87.2 84.3 71.8 99.0 13.6 25.2 2.01 0.565 0.474 0.678 0.946 0.627
MeanCMIP6 [-] 86.1 83.9 71.8 104. 12.5 21.1 1.56 0.566 0.555 0.761 0.986 0.685
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 107. 106. 71.8 113. 34.4 41.8 2.07 0.270 0.509 0.671 0.832 0.558
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 85.0 86.0 71.8 74.1 14.7 35.4 1.77 0.402 0.404 0.723 0.662 0.519
NorESM2-LM [-] 76.6 73.7 71.8 97.8 3.23 20.4 1.96 0.658 0.529 0.685 0.947 0.670
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 85.4 83.0 71.8 99.4 12.1 28.3 1.65 0.472 0.461 0.735 0.792 0.584
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Bias Score [1]
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Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 12.9
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 14.5 18.0 12.9 6.78 5.07 10.3 0.337 0.792 0.688 0.975 0.932 0.815
CanESM5 [-] 15.0 18.7 12.9 7.15 5.57 11.9 0.383 0.768 0.640 0.965 0.941 0.791
CESM2 [-] 14.0 17.6 12.9 6.21 4.68 11.0 0.410 0.779 0.669 0.970 0.852 0.788
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 22.0 28.1 12.9 11.9 15.2 19.9 0.474 0.508 0.586 0.968 0.881 0.706
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 18.3 22.8 12.9 8.34 9.86 15.0 0.433 0.632 0.620 0.965 0.855 0.738
MeanCMIP6 [-] 17.1 21.2 12.9 8.23 8.21 11.9 0.207 0.687 0.700 0.985 0.935 0.801
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 21.9 26.6 12.9 11.7 13.4 19.1 0.434 0.550 0.564 0.966 0.709 0.670
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 19.0 24.2 12.9 7.42 11.3 17.1 0.467 0.595 0.573 0.965 0.714 0.684
NorESM2-LM [-] 11.9 15.3 12.9 5.14 2.24 10.5 0.468 0.828 0.663 0.963 0.906 0.804
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 16.1 19.4 12.9 8.48 6.41 11.1 0.243 0.754 0.687 0.979 0.972 0.816
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Bias [W m-2]
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Bias Score [1]
RMSE Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 32.0
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 42.0 41.2 32.0 51.5 9.91 18.1 1.02 0.703 0.622 0.880 0.930 0.751
CanESM5 [-] 45.1 43.4 32.0 53.5 12.8 22.8 1.25 0.613 0.562 0.845 0.826 0.682
CESM2 [-] 39.2 38.2 32.0 50.6 6.78 19.2 0.945 0.715 0.578 0.893 0.956 0.744
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 48.9 46.8 32.0 66.2 14.8 22.3 1.04 0.605 0.600 0.886 0.890 0.716
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 46.3 44.7 32.0 53.0 13.6 22.2 0.857 0.607 0.583 0.903 0.910 0.717
MeanCMIP6 [-] 44.7 43.6 32.0 56.7 12.1 18.3 0.825 0.655 0.651 0.912 0.961 0.766
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 57.2 55.9 32.0 65.5 24.9 31.9 0.996 0.446 0.575 0.873 0.655 0.624
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 41.0 41.2 32.0 39.3 9.77 24.2 1.07 0.635 0.503 0.872 0.883 0.679
NorESM2-LM [-] 39.8 37.9 32.0 53.2 6.89 19.5 0.988 0.709 0.579 0.890 0.888 0.729
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 41.3 40.5 32.0 50.5 9.34 19.0 1.10 0.689 0.614 0.873 0.901 0.738

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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