A diagram for evaluating multiple aspects of model performance in simulating vector fields
作者: Z. XuZ. HouY. HanW. Guo
作者单位: 1RCE-TEA, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy ofSciences, Beijing, China
2Institute for Climate and Global Change Research, School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing,China
刊名: Geoscientific Model Development, 2016, Vol.9 (12), pp.4365-4380
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.5194/gmd-9-4365-2016
原始语种摘要: Vector quantities, e.g., vector winds, play an extremelyimportant role in climate systems. The energy and water exchanges betweendifferent regions are strongly dominated by wind, which in turn shapes theregional climate. Thus, how well climate models can simulate vector fieldsdirectly affects model performance in reproducing the nature of a regionalclimate. This paper devises a new diagram, termed the vector fieldevaluation (VFE) diagram, which is a generalized Taylor diagram and able toprovide a concise evaluation of model performance in simulating vectorfields. The diagram can measure how well two vector fields match each otherin terms of three statistical variables, i.e., the vector similaritycoefficient, root mean square length (RMSL), and root mean square vectordifference (RMSVD)....
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关键词翻译
  • vector 矢量
  • simulating 模拟
  • diagram 图解
  • performance 性能
  • pattern 模型
  • multiple 多次的
  • model 模型
  • square 正方形
  • similarity 相似性
  • generalized 广义