Articles | Volume 10, issue 5
Model description paper
17 May 2017
Model description paper |  | 17 May 2017

GLEAM v3: satellite-based land evaporation and root-zone soil moisture

Brecht Martens, Diego G. Miralles, Hans Lievens, Robin van der Schalie, Richard A. M. de Jeu, Diego Fernández-Prieto, Hylke E. Beck, Wouter A. Dorigo, and Niko E. C. Verhoest


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AR by Brecht Martens on behalf of the Authors (08 Mar 2017)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (17 Mar 2017) by Hilary McMillan
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (31 Mar 2017)
ED: Publish as is (20 Apr 2017) by Hilary McMillan
AR by Brecht Martens on behalf of the Authors (20 Apr 2017)
Short summary
Terrestrial evaporation is a key component of the hydrological cycle and reliable data sets of this variable are of major importance. The Global Land Evaporation Amsterdam Model (GLEAM, is a set of algorithms which estimates evaporation based on satellite observations. The third version of GLEAM, presented in this study, includes an improved parameterization of different model components. As a result, the accuracy of the GLEAM data sets has been improved upon previous versions.