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Geoscientific Model Development An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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The Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool) is a community diagnostics and performance metrics tool designed to improve comprehensive and routine evaluation of earth system models (ESMs) participating in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP). It has undergone rapid development since the first release in 2016 and is now a well-tested tool that provides end-to-end provenance tracking to ensure reproducibility.
GMD | Articles | Volume 13, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 3383–3438, 2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 3383–3438, 2020

Methods for assessment of models 30 Jul 2020

Methods for assessment of models | 30 Jul 2020

Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool) v2.0 – an extended set of large-scale diagnostics for quasi-operational and comprehensive evaluation of Earth system models in CMIP

Veronika Eyring et al.

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