CLAMP Score Sheet for Biogeochemical Model Evaluation

Metric Metric
components
Observations &
companion protocol
Model
clm45bgc_1deg4081_hist_1985-2004
Model
clm40cn_1deg4502_hist_1985-2004
Score (points)
Full clm45bgc_1deg4081_hist_1985-2004 clm40cn_1deg4502_hist_1985-2004
NPP EMDI NPP
observations
ClassA_table model_vs_obs_table
scatter_plot
model_vs_obs_table
scatter_plot
2.5 1.89 1.78
ClassB_table model_vs_obs_table
scatter_plot
model_vs_obs_table
scatter_plot
2.5 2.08 2.08
EMDI NPP
normalized by PPT
ClassA_histogram ClassA_histogram ClassA_histogram 2.5 2.00 1.88
ClassB_histogram ClassB_histogram ClassB_histogram 2.5 2.23 2.12
Correlation with MODIS obs. global_map model_map
model_vs_obs
model_map
model_vs_obs
5 3.70 3.46
Correlation with MODIS-zonal mean zonal_mean_obs zonal_mean
model_vs_obs_plot
model_vs_obs_plot 5 3.18 2.62
LAI MODIS Mean land_class_obs
land_class_model
global_map
model_vs_obs_table
global_map
model_vs_obs
model_vs_obs_table
global_map
model_vs_obs
5 4.25 4.25
MODIS Maximum global_map global_map
model_vs_obs
global_map
model_vs_obs
5 4.24 4.24
MODIS Phase global_map global_map
model_vs_obs
global_map
model_vs_obs
5 4.40 4.44
CO2
Seasonal
Cycle
Comparison with NOAA observations
phase and amplitude
-- -- -- 20 -- --
Carbon
Stocks
Aboveground biomass
within Amazon Basin
(spatial pattern)
obs_amazon model_amazon
model_vs_obs
amazon_map
model_vs_obs
5 2.46 2.64
Aboveground biomass
within Amazon Basin
(sum within Legal Amazon)
mask_plot
obs_masked
64.88 (Pg C)
model_masked
model_vs_obs
119.83 (Pg C)
model_masked
model_vs_obs
136.93 (Pg C)
5 3.11 3.26
Energy and
C Fluxes
from Fluxnet
NEE line_plot model_vs_obs model_vs_obs 5 1.89 2.22
Net radiation 5 3.46 3.44
Latent heat 5 3.51 3.39
Sensible heat 5 3.57 3.72
Energy and
C Fluxes
from Ameriflux
NEE line_plot model_vs_obs
timeseries_plot
model_vs_obs
timeseries_plot
1 0.42 0.41
Shortwave Incoming 1 0.91 0.91
Latent heat 1 0.75 0.76
Sensible heat 1 0.69 0.72
GPP 1 0.57 0.57
ER 1 0.69 0.68
Transient Dynamics Beta factor for NPP Stimulation from elevated CO2 -- FACE_comparison
biome_table
FACE_comparison
biome_table
3 0.00 0.00
Turnover times and pool sizes -- table_Leaf
table_Wood
table_Fine_Root
table_Litter
table_Coarse_Woody_Debris
table_Soil
table_Leaf
table_Wood
table_Fine_Root
table_Litter
table_Coarse_Woody_Debris
table_Soil
3 -- --
EL Nino anomaly 1998
(NEE and fire components)
-- table_per_m2
table_per_biome
table_per_m2
table_per_biome
2 -- --
Fire Variability -- global_spatial_comparison
temporal_dynamics(1997-2004)
-- 2 M_fire --
Total 100 50.01 49.59