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dc.contributor.author Tapiador, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Levizzani, Vincenzo
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-09T20:39:12Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-09T20:39:12Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Tapiador, F.J., and V. Levizzani, 2021: Climate model validation, in The Joint IPWG/GEWEX Precipitation Assessment (ed. R. Roca), WCRP Report 2/2021, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), Geneva, Switzerland. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/11981
dc.description DOI: 10.13021/gewex.precip.2.3
dc.description.abstract This chapter reviews the use of satellite-derived precipitation datasets to validate climate models, with an emphasis in quality control and normalization. Two checklists are provided: one with the facts regarding the major issues that must be considered in the use of precipitation for validation, and another with recommendations for a proper use of precipitation datasets in model validation, on the line of the ISO normalization rules and quality-assurance of the whole process of validation. Validation of latent heat release, microphysics of precipitation and extremes are considered, and some examples of extensive validations of simulations vs. observations are provided. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher World Climate Research Programme en_US
dc.rights Attribution 3.0 IGO *
dc.rights.uri https://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo/ *
dc.subject climate models en_US
dc.subject Quality Assurance en_US
dc.subject model validation en_US
dc.subject extremes en_US
dc.title Climate model validation en_US
dc.title.alternative Chapter 2.3 en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.13021/gewex.precip.2.3


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