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Bias Score [1]
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Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 15.0
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 9.99 10.6 15.0 5.46 -4.23 14.0 1.29 0.667 0.521 0.795 0.913 0.684
CanESM5 [-] 16.0 16.5 15.0 14.9 1.69 14.0 1.08 0.657 0.555 0.822 0.832 0.684
CESM2 [-] 21.1 21.8 15.0 16.8 6.85 14.5 1.02 0.691 0.554 0.880 0.957 0.727
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 9.01 9.01 15.0 9.29 -5.95 13.7 1.04 0.598 0.556 0.877 0.917 0.701
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 17.2 17.7 15.0 15.7 2.71 14.7 0.973 0.643 0.547 0.862 0.868 0.693
MeanCMIP6 [-] 15.0 15.6 15.0 12.9 0.607 9.18 0.825 0.784 0.650 0.908 0.911 0.780
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 7.42 6.72 15.0 7.96 -8.05 17.3 1.14 0.524 0.530 0.861 0.824 0.654
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 16.0 17.5 15.0 7.60 2.61 13.8 0.747 0.663 0.520 0.905 0.880 0.698
NorESM2-LM [-] 19.6 20.2 15.0 15.6 5.28 13.8 1.18 0.723 0.555 0.841 0.964 0.727
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 19.3 19.8 15.0 16.5 4.87 11.1 1.07 0.771 0.622 0.880 0.935 0.766
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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 [-] 34.8
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 34.4 43.0 34.8 1.41 7.78 20.3 1.31 0.563 0.526 0.842 0.929 0.677
CanESM5 [-] 27.6 34.1 34.8 3.12 -1.02 18.1 1.36 0.608 0.543 0.825 0.946 0.693
CESM2 [-] 33.6 41.8 34.8 2.11 6.71 16.3 1.16 0.653 0.582 0.866 0.978 0.732
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 23.3 31.0 34.8 5.14 -3.88 15.0 1.22 0.643 0.580 0.860 0.977 0.728
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 29.7 36.9 34.8 1.88 1.79 16.1 1.22 0.642 0.568 0.849 0.945 0.714
MeanCMIP6 [-] 29.8 37.1 34.8 2.16 2.10 12.4 1.06 0.723 0.628 0.882 0.981 0.769
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 22.4 28.1 34.8 3.62 -7.07 18.9 1.26 0.545 0.552 0.848 0.948 0.689
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 35.9 42.9 34.8 6.04 7.67 20.2 1.26 0.547 0.519 0.838 0.914 0.667
NorESM2-LM [-] 34.3 41.7 34.8 5.10 6.27 17.0 1.32 0.639 0.572 0.842 0.974 0.720
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 29.1 35.8 34.8 2.78 0.567 14.6 1.27 0.682 0.591 0.852 0.961 0.735
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Bias Score [1]
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Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 58.7
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 68.9 69.6 58.7 56.1 10.1 18.6 1.26 0.556 0.594 0.833 0.983 0.712
CanESM5 [-] 51.7 52.0 58.7 49.3 -7.44 16.3 1.54 0.603 0.590 0.798 0.987 0.714
CESM2 [-] 60.6 60.8 58.7 57.3 1.75 13.0 1.14 0.674 0.640 0.861 0.953 0.754
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 53.2 54.9 58.7 34.6 -3.93 13.9 1.28 0.644 0.627 0.843 0.964 0.741
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 53.5 53.9 58.7 51.8 -5.26 15.5 1.37 0.634 0.594 0.820 0.981 0.725
MeanCMIP6 [-] 57.9 58.4 58.7 47.7 -0.527 11.2 1.12 0.711 0.673 0.865 0.992 0.783
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 53.4 53.2 58.7 53.2 -6.00 17.7 1.11 0.565 0.590 0.858 0.965 0.714
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 68.6 68.0 58.7 81.4 8.49 18.9 1.31 0.524 0.592 0.832 0.752 0.658
NorESM2-LM [-] 59.1 59.7 58.7 53.2 0.403 14.0 1.30 0.654 0.634 0.836 0.953 0.742
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 55.5 56.0 58.7 44.7 -3.38 13.6 1.29 0.678 0.634 0.838 0.979 0.753
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Bias Score [1]
RMSE Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 44.1
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 45.4 46.1 44.1 34.7 1.84 19.3 0.805 0.707 0.593 0.933 0.979 0.761
CanESM5 [-] 36.8 36.7 44.1 34.0 -7.45 17.3 0.685 0.713 0.647 0.932 0.929 0.773
CESM2 [-] 48.7 49.2 44.1 38.2 5.10 13.6 0.697 0.767 0.696 0.941 0.991 0.818
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 45.5 45.5 44.1 35.2 1.38 15.2 0.679 0.763 0.654 0.943 0.986 0.800
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 41.0 40.6 44.1 40.7 -3.52 16.8 0.940 0.720 0.653 0.910 0.970 0.781
MeanCMIP6 [-] 44.4 44.6 44.1 37.0 0.598 12.5 0.550 0.787 0.714 0.958 0.971 0.829
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 35.8 36.9 44.1 30.7 -7.51 18.7 0.699 0.666 0.648 0.943 0.938 0.768
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 56.8 56.7 44.1 52.8 12.0 20.6 0.665 0.632 0.608 0.940 0.972 0.752
NorESM2-LM [-] 49.0 48.9 44.1 41.6 4.50 15.0 0.563 0.734 0.682 0.951 0.988 0.807
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 42.8 43.5 44.1 34.3 -1.04 14.6 0.566 0.744 0.694 0.950 0.906 0.797
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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 [-] 19.7
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 19.4 24.7 19.7 3.93 4.01 20.2 1.78 0.466 0.341 0.699 0.786 0.527
CanESM5 [-] 16.6 30.2 19.7 20.0 9.53 23.7 1.89 0.469 0.326 0.748 0.900 0.554
CESM2 [-] 25.9 30.7 19.7 22.8 10.6 18.8 1.47 0.561 0.441 0.784 0.891 0.623
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 12.1 17.5 19.7 8.39 -1.88 18.0 1.66 0.458 0.374 0.746 0.906 0.572
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 19.4 25.0 19.7 18.7 4.61 18.6 1.75 0.527 0.396 0.723 0.917 0.592
MeanCMIP6 [-] 19.1 23.1 19.7 13.8 2.94 14.1 1.12 0.657 0.434 0.831 0.890 0.649
MIROC-ESM2L [-] -4.99 1.66 19.7 -1.88 -16.8 28.2 1.34 0.265 0.404 0.798 0.617 0.498
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 14.6 22.6 19.7 2.66 2.33 19.8 1.58 0.536 0.379 0.739 0.867 0.580
NorESM2-LM [-] 27.4 31.6 19.7 19.4 11.0 19.1 1.81 0.539 0.399 0.695 0.926 0.592
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 22.1 21.9 19.7 17.5 1.80 16.1 2.09 0.654 0.413 0.693 0.690 0.573
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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 [-] 17.9
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 22.3 23.8 17.9 14.6 5.78 20.7 1.80 0.551 0.369 0.722 0.925 0.587
CanESM5 [-] 20.4 19.4 17.9 21.8 2.06 13.3 1.59 0.676 0.502 0.749 0.938 0.673
CESM2 [-] 30.3 30.4 17.9 28.4 12.4 18.0 1.26 0.506 0.503 0.831 0.953 0.659
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 10.6 10.2 17.9 13.6 -7.77 14.4 1.53 0.512 0.536 0.780 0.855 0.644
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 25.8 26.3 17.9 26.1 8.53 16.7 1.55 0.548 0.493 0.765 0.923 0.644
MeanCMIP6 [-] 20.9 21.4 17.9 20.0 3.52 11.0 1.38 0.712 0.565 0.811 0.925 0.715
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 12.1 11.9 17.9 9.39 -6.00 17.0 1.63 0.521 0.464 0.744 0.873 0.613
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 18.7 19.3 17.9 12.2 1.50 15.1 1.59 0.615 0.472 0.759 0.874 0.638
NorESM2-LM [-] 30.4 30.4 17.9 27.3 12.3 18.1 1.39 0.480 0.494 0.794 0.962 0.645
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 21.1 21.0 17.9 20.7 3.17 12.1 1.69 0.691 0.540 0.741 0.900 0.682
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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 [-] 15.2
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 37.4 39.5 15.2 25.3 23.3 27.1 1.87 0.223 0.325 0.735 0.441 0.410
CanESM5 [-] 33.0 35.1 15.2 27.1 17.6 25.8 2.32 0.346 0.280 0.669 0.278 0.371
CESM2 [-] 32.9 33.3 15.2 29.3 17.5 20.8 2.02 0.235 0.359 0.722 0.948 0.525
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 20.0 21.3 15.2 15.6 6.05 13.2 2.16 0.566 0.372 0.697 0.769 0.555
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 27.2 28.0 15.2 24.4 12.0 15.4 2.08 0.362 0.443 0.720 0.892 0.572
MeanCMIP6 [-] 27.2 27.9 15.2 22.9 12.1 15.6 2.10 0.346 0.413 0.716 0.884 0.554
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 10.2 10.7 15.2 4.93 -4.94 16.0 2.53 0.389 0.382 0.617 0.478 0.449
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 28.1 26.7 15.2 44.8 11.3 18.9 2.16 0.473 0.341 0.684 0.261 0.420
NorESM2-LM [-] 37.8 38.8 15.2 30.5 22.5 25.5 2.50 0.192 0.352 0.630 0.938 0.493
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 20.0 20.4 15.2 18.9 4.62 11.5 2.49 0.589 0.407 0.632 0.849 0.576
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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 [-] 38.9
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 53.8 55.9 38.9 37.9 16.4 25.9 1.26 0.474 0.457 0.858 0.951 0.639
CanESM5 [-] 41.0 41.6 38.9 31.9 2.01 25.0 1.41 0.545 0.446 0.838 0.893 0.633
CESM2 [-] 47.3 48.2 38.9 39.5 8.81 19.7 1.36 0.612 0.494 0.848 0.980 0.686
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 32.5 35.1 38.9 21.6 -3.90 18.1 1.25 0.622 0.506 0.869 0.967 0.694
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 42.7 44.4 38.9 32.3 4.70 16.9 1.09 0.648 0.519 0.887 0.924 0.700
MeanCMIP6 [-] 42.0 43.2 38.9 32.0 4.04 15.3 1.11 0.711 0.551 0.891 0.948 0.730
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 28.2 28.9 38.9 23.5 -10.3 23.7 1.51 0.466 0.479 0.819 0.884 0.625
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 50.2 48.6 38.9 65.0 9.27 28.4 1.53 0.491 0.405 0.818 0.669 0.558
NorESM2-LM [-] 47.2 48.3 38.9 37.5 8.71 20.2 1.52 0.608 0.477 0.823 0.938 0.665
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 38.0 39.5 38.9 29.3 -0.0502 18.6 1.36 0.627 0.506 0.856 0.963 0.692
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Bias Score [1]
RMSE Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 7.03
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] -0.286 3.82 7.03 -9.35 -3.15 13.3 1.17 0.752 0.548 0.842 0.831 0.704
CanESM5 [-] 4.78 9.53 7.03 -6.56 2.58 12.9 1.02 0.764 0.604 0.861 0.876 0.742
CESM2 [-] 5.21 10.2 7.03 -5.60 3.28 14.9 0.843 0.793 0.536 0.915 0.928 0.742
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 3.14 6.18 7.03 -2.14 -0.854 11.1 0.928 0.804 0.604 0.892 0.907 0.762
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 5.66 10.5 7.03 -5.34 3.57 13.2 0.812 0.753 0.592 0.911 0.875 0.744
MeanCMIP6 [-] 4.38 8.38 7.03 -4.45 1.36 10.5 0.657 0.869 0.641 0.940 0.846 0.788
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 1.13 2.86 7.03 -2.27 -3.93 14.5 0.877 0.638 0.563 0.876 0.746 0.677
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 7.66 12.2 7.03 -3.02 5.29 11.9 0.483 0.767 0.611 0.937 0.912 0.767
NorESM2-LM [-] 4.28 9.10 7.03 -5.53 1.95 16.0 1.18 0.815 0.510 0.868 0.927 0.726
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 6.87 10.7 7.03 -2.32 3.73 13.3 0.896 0.828 0.612 0.913 0.915 0.776
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Bias [W m-2]
RMSE [W m-2]
Phase Shift [months]
Bias Score [1]
RMSE Score [1]
Seasonal Cycle Score [1]
Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 30.8
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 35.3 35.6 30.8 29.5 4.38 20.6 1.30 0.675 0.508 0.859 0.970 0.704
CanESM5 [-] 27.0 27.2 30.8 30.0 -3.45 17.1 1.28 0.665 0.578 0.858 0.959 0.727
CESM2 [-] 38.3 38.4 30.8 35.4 7.44 17.0 1.10 0.686 0.591 0.891 0.936 0.739
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 24.2 24.7 30.8 20.6 -6.13 16.0 1.14 0.672 0.594 0.888 0.962 0.742
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 33.0 32.7 30.8 32.3 1.93 17.6 1.30 0.666 0.593 0.854 0.939 0.729
MeanCMIP6 [-] 32.5 32.9 30.8 29.2 2.05 13.1 1.03 0.754 0.645 0.904 0.946 0.779
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 25.8 26.1 30.8 23.2 -5.01 18.3 1.08 0.605 0.593 0.880 0.925 0.719
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 42.0 41.8 30.8 43.6 10.7 21.7 1.41 0.604 0.506 0.850 0.907 0.674
NorESM2-LM [-] 38.4 39.0 30.8 33.9 7.99 17.8 1.17 0.664 0.585 0.876 0.948 0.732
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 32.3 32.3 30.8 29.8 1.27 14.9 1.15 0.739 0.599 0.883 0.927 0.749

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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