Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4159–4181, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4159-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4159–4181, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4159-2020

Model evaluation paper 09 Sep 2020

Model evaluation paper | 09 Sep 2020

Evaluating the land-surface energy partitioning in ERA5

Brecht Martens et al.

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Climate reanalyses are widely used in different fields and an in-depth evaluation of the different variables provided by reanalyses is a necessary means to provide feedback on the quality to their users and the operational centres producing these data sets. In this study, we show the improvements of ECMWF's latest climate reanalysis (ERA5) upon its predecessor (ERA-Interim) in partitioning the available energy at the land surface.