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Benchmark [-] 39.9
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 42.9 44.5 39.9 32.1 4.50 15.8 0.506 0.854 0.740 0.963 0.973 0.854
CanESM5 [-] 48.2 49.2 39.9 41.6 8.98 23.3 0.487 0.739 0.675 0.963 0.978 0.806
CESM2 [-] 51.9 53.6 39.9 40.9 13.6 22.8 0.498 0.741 0.682 0.964 0.967 0.807
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 49.3 51.1 39.9 41.8 11.2 19.0 0.448 0.764 0.730 0.967 0.992 0.836
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 54.6 56.4 39.9 46.1 16.3 26.9 0.409 0.664 0.664 0.969 0.979 0.788
MeanCMIP6 [-] 50.2 52.3 39.9 41.8 12.3 19.8 0.460 0.757 0.718 0.966 0.994 0.831
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 53.1 53.7 39.9 46.2 13.6 27.7 0.441 0.718 0.610 0.965 0.979 0.776
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 56.5 58.8 39.9 43.0 18.9 26.3 0.417 0.657 0.672 0.966 0.970 0.788
NorESM2-LM [-] 48.9 50.4 39.9 37.0 10.2 19.5 0.522 0.786 0.712 0.962 0.940 0.822
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 52.2 53.4 39.9 43.6 13.3 18.9 0.523 0.745 0.756 0.962 0.990 0.842
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Benchmark [-] 72.3
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 76.6 88.1 72.3 31.8 16.3 23.2 1.05 0.593 0.646 0.865 0.936 0.737
CanESM5 [-] 72.1 81.9 72.3 32.7 11.0 22.3 1.16 0.634 0.622 0.853 0.965 0.739
CESM2 [-] 72.9 84.2 72.3 28.9 12.5 20.5 0.909 0.659 0.641 0.889 0.989 0.764
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 74.2 80.4 72.3 59.3 8.15 17.7 1.08 0.703 0.670 0.860 0.993 0.779
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 75.5 86.7 72.3 30.7 15.5 25.3 1.10 0.568 0.614 0.856 0.979 0.726
MeanCMIP6 [-] 74.8 85.2 72.3 35.0 13.6 19.7 0.909 0.635 0.683 0.887 0.985 0.775
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 80.8 90.1 72.3 47.4 18.7 27.1 1.07 0.547 0.611 0.858 0.958 0.717
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 78.1 90.1 72.3 27.2 18.3 24.8 1.04 0.561 0.634 0.865 0.973 0.733
NorESM2-LM [-] 74.0 83.5 72.3 34.8 12.0 20.8 0.968 0.657 0.643 0.883 0.977 0.761
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 71.2 81.1 72.3 31.7 9.72 18.2 1.07 0.672 0.682 0.862 0.987 0.777
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Bias Score [1]
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Benchmark [-] 72.1
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 90.2 89.6 72.1 109. 18.1 22.4 0.940 0.512 0.676 0.893 0.950 0.741
CanESM5 [-] 78.3 76.4 72.1 105. 6.16 19.0 1.25 0.618 0.645 0.850 0.853 0.722
CESM2 [-] 83.8 82.3 72.1 111. 11.0 17.2 0.864 0.620 0.694 0.904 0.923 0.767
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 79.8 76.0 72.1 126. 3.87 14.1 1.06 0.680 0.715 0.881 0.937 0.786
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 82.8 79.9 72.1 111. 9.16 22.1 1.22 0.540 0.661 0.839 0.744 0.689
MeanCMIP6 [-] 81.9 80.6 72.1 112. 9.22 15.9 0.865 0.638 0.728 0.904 0.917 0.783
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 87.0 85.0 72.1 107. 14.1 21.9 1.11 0.549 0.665 0.859 0.819 0.711
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 80.0 79.4 72.1 94.2 8.16 16.8 0.995 0.621 0.688 0.882 0.861 0.748
NorESM2-LM [-] 82.4 80.4 72.1 108. 9.61 18.2 1.01 0.612 0.684 0.887 0.895 0.752
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 74.3 73.0 72.1 97.1 1.97 14.2 0.911 0.688 0.719 0.896 0.935 0.792
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Benchmark [-] 57.0
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 70.9 70.6 57.0 73.1 14.1 20.8 0.467 0.685 0.696 0.963 0.974 0.803
CanESM5 [-] 59.2 58.1 57.0 69.3 3.19 19.2 0.708 0.766 0.689 0.939 0.799 0.776
CESM2 [-] 72.3 72.0 57.0 70.0 15.4 23.0 0.428 0.672 0.657 0.967 0.974 0.785
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 69.4 68.3 57.0 83.1 11.3 17.0 0.434 0.741 0.750 0.966 0.929 0.827
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 68.0 67.2 57.0 73.8 11.5 22.6 0.597 0.668 0.705 0.952 0.729 0.752
MeanCMIP6 [-] 69.5 68.5 57.0 75.9 12.2 18.5 0.388 0.722 0.722 0.971 0.960 0.819
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 73.0 72.0 57.0 77.0 16.0 25.4 0.476 0.661 0.643 0.961 0.916 0.765
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 73.1 73.0 57.0 71.8 16.3 22.0 0.414 0.661 0.697 0.967 0.944 0.793
NorESM2-LM [-] 71.5 70.4 57.0 70.3 14.3 22.4 0.492 0.694 0.661 0.963 0.945 0.785
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 63.7 64.0 57.0 75.9 7.92 14.5 0.500 0.777 0.793 0.960 0.982 0.861
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Bias Score [1]
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Spatial Distribution Score [1]
Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 72.8
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 78.5 104. 72.8 39.2 28.1 35.4 1.74 0.384 0.450 0.726 0.864 0.575
CanESM5 [-] 65.9 103. 72.8 46.6 27.8 34.9 2.00 0.358 0.443 0.698 0.963 0.581
CESM2 [-] 77.8 94.0 72.8 56.5 20.9 27.7 2.00 0.455 0.491 0.667 0.987 0.618
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 74.5 99.1 72.8 52.9 26.5 31.8 2.18 0.368 0.489 0.642 0.975 0.592
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 66.3 80.7 72.8 50.8 7.77 32.4 1.92 0.392 0.430 0.684 0.974 0.582
MeanCMIP6 [-] 80.6 99.1 72.8 51.1 24.8 29.5 1.69 0.366 0.521 0.722 0.990 0.624
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 77.8 108. 72.8 58.8 34.6 39.5 1.62 0.261 0.495 0.742 0.987 0.596
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 78.9 101. 72.8 51.4 29.6 35.5 2.02 0.348 0.417 0.676 0.956 0.563
NorESM2-LM [-] 81.1 97.9 72.8 50.5 24.1 30.8 1.98 0.399 0.445 0.689 0.984 0.592
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 87.5 100. 72.8 54.1 25.2 29.9 1.75 0.359 0.535 0.720 0.993 0.628
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Overall Score [1]
Benchmark [-] 59.7
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 72.7 74.4 59.7 66.7 14.7 22.1 0.543 0.709 0.694 0.952 0.985 0.807
CanESM5 [-] 76.0 75.0 59.7 73.1 15.8 24.2 0.635 0.688 0.683 0.946 0.993 0.799
CESM2 [-] 76.0 76.0 59.7 74.9 16.4 23.8 0.575 0.689 0.687 0.951 0.989 0.800
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 69.0 69.9 59.7 69.3 10.2 16.3 0.575 0.783 0.763 0.947 0.993 0.850
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 80.1 81.0 59.7 74.5 21.4 28.2 0.654 0.607 0.680 0.943 0.993 0.781
MeanCMIP6 [-] 75.4 76.7 59.7 72.8 17.0 22.6 0.504 0.675 0.719 0.957 0.996 0.813
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 80.8 80.7 59.7 75.6 21.2 29.0 0.665 0.616 0.658 0.942 0.993 0.774
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 80.9 81.9 59.7 72.4 22.1 27.5 0.575 0.607 0.695 0.947 0.992 0.787
NorESM2-LM [-] 75.5 77.0 59.7 73.0 17.4 25.0 0.551 0.672 0.672 0.953 0.993 0.792
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 73.4 73.9 59.7 71.8 14.5 19.6 0.562 0.717 0.750 0.950 0.996 0.833
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Benchmark [-] 110.
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 152. 152. 110. 150. 42.1 44.9 3.15 0.110 0.451 0.472 0.908 0.478
CanESM5 [-] 145. 142. 110. 143. 32.6 36.6 2.28 0.192 0.420 0.643 0.892 0.513
CESM2 [-] 131. 130. 110. 134. 20.2 24.5 1.80 0.330 0.484 0.724 0.997 0.604
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 133. 131. 110. 138. 21.1 25.9 2.36 0.336 0.467 0.613 0.997 0.576
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 127. 128. 110. 130. 18.5 31.2 2.20 0.275 0.397 0.655 0.622 0.469
MeanCMIP6 [-] 140. 140. 110. 143. 29.8 31.9 2.24 0.191 0.553 0.644 0.998 0.588
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 149. 147. 110. 145. 37.1 39.7 2.68 0.132 0.473 0.557 0.980 0.523
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 152. 152. 110. 151. 42.2 45.4 2.62 0.117 0.428 0.570 0.915 0.492
NorESM2-LM [-] 137. 136. 110. 142. 27.0 30.2 1.79 0.220 0.489 0.734 0.979 0.582
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 137. 137. 110. 137. 27.5 30.2 2.99 0.226 0.508 0.492 0.997 0.546
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Benchmark [-] 111.
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 136. 135. 111. 144. 24.0 30.4 1.94 0.385 0.480 0.706 0.799 0.570
CanESM5 [-] 128. 127. 111. 137. 16.8 26.0 1.99 0.467 0.480 0.695 0.768 0.578
CESM2 [-] 123. 122. 111. 135. 11.4 20.2 1.69 0.589 0.523 0.752 0.897 0.657
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 121. 117. 111. 138. 5.61 18.9 2.11 0.650 0.525 0.676 0.862 0.648
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 130. 129. 111. 135. 18.3 26.1 1.99 0.467 0.472 0.700 0.880 0.598
MeanCMIP6 [-] 129. 127. 111. 140. 16.6 22.0 1.69 0.491 0.567 0.750 0.928 0.660
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 136. 136. 111. 141. 25.0 30.1 1.95 0.340 0.517 0.698 0.924 0.599
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 135. 135. 111. 139. 24.0 29.7 1.99 0.378 0.490 0.698 0.867 0.585
NorESM2-LM [-] 124. 122. 111. 138. 12.2 21.3 1.68 0.578 0.525 0.749 0.890 0.654
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 124. 123. 111. 132. 12.2 22.6 2.05 0.526 0.503 0.688 0.796 0.603
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Benchmark [-] 24.3
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 15.7 23.9 24.3 -2.38 -0.445 11.5 0.489 0.906 0.787 0.967 0.987 0.887
CanESM5 [-] 20.8 30.0 24.3 -0.103 5.26 16.5 0.547 0.852 0.723 0.963 0.976 0.847
CESM2 [-] 21.2 30.2 24.3 1.85 5.90 16.6 0.328 0.859 0.715 0.978 0.936 0.841
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 26.8 36.6 24.3 9.84 12.3 23.3 0.367 0.751 0.643 0.975 0.986 0.800
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 28.7 39.2 24.3 5.01 14.7 25.5 0.374 0.697 0.641 0.975 0.978 0.786
MeanCMIP6 [-] 23.4 32.1 24.3 4.63 7.58 15.4 0.355 0.835 0.744 0.976 0.992 0.858
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 26.0 32.0 24.3 13.1 7.54 24.0 0.371 0.823 0.607 0.975 0.978 0.798
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 28.8 38.0 24.3 7.62 13.7 21.5 0.374 0.730 0.688 0.975 0.980 0.812
NorESM2-LM [-] 17.8 26.7 24.3 -0.262 1.86 14.5 0.512 0.887 0.741 0.965 0.949 0.857
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 24.0 31.5 24.3 6.17 7.08 14.5 0.491 0.845 0.765 0.967 0.986 0.866
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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 [-] 63.7
BCC-CSM2-MR [-] 78.0 77.6 63.7 80.5 14.3 20.9 0.556 0.714 0.728 0.953 0.979 0.820
CanESM5 [-] 72.3 70.9 63.7 81.9 8.46 20.4 0.665 0.765 0.714 0.943 0.959 0.819
CESM2 [-] 78.1 77.5 63.7 84.1 14.1 22.7 0.486 0.722 0.688 0.958 0.993 0.810
GFDL-ESM4 [-] 74.3 72.7 63.7 86.2 8.96 16.7 0.546 0.782 0.767 0.953 0.993 0.852
IPSL-CM6A-LR [-] 82.2 81.0 63.7 85.7 18.0 26.1 0.524 0.647 0.696 0.955 0.987 0.796
MeanCMIP6 [-] 78.2 77.5 63.7 85.3 14.3 20.2 0.466 0.717 0.740 0.961 0.996 0.831
MIROC-ESM2L [-] 84.2 83.5 63.7 88.9 20.5 28.5 0.503 0.619 0.677 0.955 0.984 0.783
MPI-ESM1.2-HR [-] 83.6 83.6 63.7 83.2 20.2 25.2 0.493 0.638 0.716 0.957 0.994 0.804
NorESM2-LM [-] 78.5 77.4 63.7 84.6 14.3 23.1 0.523 0.719 0.685 0.956 0.994 0.808
UKESM1-0-LL [-] 74.3 73.6 63.7 80.6 10.5 16.5 0.476 0.777 0.779 0.958 0.995 0.858

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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