Summarizes key results of SNAP’s general circulation model (GCM) statistical evaluation and model selection

The AR5/CMIP5 evaluation is of historical climate model runs over several geographic domains with an Alaska and Arctic focus. GCM performance is ranked based on minimum error with respect to a European Re-Analysis (ERA-40) baseline data set using several error metrics.

Tool Details

User Groups:

  • Academic Researchers

Created by:

  • Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning (SNAP)

Collaborators:

  • International Arctic Research Center (IARC)

Funded by:

  • Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning (SNAP)