Articles | Volume 13, issue 12
Model evaluation paper
14 Dec 2020
Model evaluation paper |  | 14 Dec 2020

Incoming data quality control in high-resolution urban climate simulations: a Hong Kong–Shenzhen area urban climate simulation as a case study using the WRF/Noah LSM/SLUCM model (Version 3.7.1)

Zhiqiang Li, Bingcheng Wan, Yulun Zhou, and Hokit Wong

Data sets

High-resolution (100 m) urban land surface dataset for the Hong Kong-Shenzhen area Zhiqiang Li and Yulun Zhou

Evaluation dataset for urban climate simulation Zhiqiang Li

Completed Dataset and the New Static Data Released with v3.7 of WRF Preprocessing System (WPS) Geographical Input Data National Center for Atmospheric Research

NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC/USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center: MODIS/Aqua Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity Daily L3 Global 1 km Grid SIN, Data file MODIS

Model code and software

The technical note for the programming technical preparation package in high-resolution urban climate simulation: Hong Kong-Shenzhen area urban climate simulation using WRF/Noah LSM/SLUCM model Zhiqiang Li

WRF Model 3.7.1, Computer software National Center for Atmospheric Research

WRF Pre-Processing System (WPS) 3.7.1, Computer software National Center for Atmospheric Research

Short summary
Our results provide evidence of the effects of incoming land surface data quality on the accuracy of high-resolution urban climate simulations and emphasize the importance of the incoming data quality control.