Articles | Volume 15, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 859–882, 2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 859–882, 2022
Model description paper
31 Jan 2022
Model description paper | 31 Jan 2022

MPR 1.0: a stand-alone multiscale parameter regionalization tool for improved parameter estimation of land surface models

Robert Schweppe et al.

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The recently released multiscale parameter regionalization (MPR) tool enables environmental modelers to efficiently use extensive datasets for model setups. It flexibly ingests the datasets using user-defined data–parameter relationships and rescales parameter fields to given model resolutions. Modern land surface models especially benefit from MPR through increased transparency and flexibility in modeling decisions. Thus, MPR empowers more sound and robust simulations of the Earth system.