SCM Results at the ARM Sites

Evaluation of Different Forcing Data Sets



Here we evaluate the SCM results forced with data from the following sources:

  • ECPC GSM Forecast Model
  • ECMWF Anaylsis Model
  • Constrained Variational Analysis (2000-2001 at SGP only)

Monthly Mean Plots

YEAR SGP TWP NSA
2000 CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC
2001 CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC
2002 CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC
2003 CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC
2004 CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC CLD-DWSO-OLR-PREC

Daily Mean Plots

YEAR SGP TWP NSA
2000 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2002 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2003 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2004 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC

Monthly Pressure vs. Time Contour Plots

YEAR SGP TWP NSA
2000 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
CLD
LWC
IWC
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN
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Products:


CLD = Cloud Cover
DWSO = Downwelling Surface Shortwave Radiation
OLR = Outgoing Longwave Radiation
Prec = Precipitation

Regions:


SGP = Southern Great Plains
TWP = Tropical Western Pacific
NSA = North Slope of Alaska

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Last Updated: 07-Aug-2001
Comments and suggestions to: Sam Iacobellis - siacobellis@ucsd.edu