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Volume 9, issue 5 | Copyright
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1747-1802, 2016
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Methods for assessment of models 10 May 2016

Methods for assessment of models | 10 May 2016

ESMValTool (v1.0) – a community diagnostic and performance metrics tool for routine evaluation of Earth system models in CMIP

Veronika Eyring et al.
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Short summary
A community diagnostics and performance metrics tool for the evaluation of Earth system models (ESMs) in CMIP has been developed that allows for routine comparison of single or multiple models, either against predecessor versions or against observations.
A community diagnostics and performance metrics tool for the evaluation of Earth system models...