Articles | Volume 9, issue 1
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 283–305, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-283-2016
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 283–305, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-283-2016
Methods for assessment of models
26 Jan 2016
Methods for assessment of models | 26 Jan 2016

The GEWEX LandFlux project: evaluation of model evaporation using tower-based and globally gridded forcing data

M. F. McCabe et al.

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In an effort to develop a global terrestrial evaporation product, four models were forced using both a tower and grid-based data set. Comparisons against flux-tower observations from different biome and land cover types show considerable inter-model variability and sensitivity to forcing type. Results suggest that no single model is able to capture expected flux patterns and response. It is suggested that a multi-model ensemble is likely to provide a more stable long-term flux estimate.