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Era-interim/Land: a Global Land Surface Reanalysis Data Set : Volume 19, Issue 1 (21/01/2015)

By Balsamo, G.

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Title: Era-interim/Land: a Global Land Surface Reanalysis Data Set : Volume 19, Issue 1 (21/01/2015)  
Author: Balsamo, G.
Volume: Vol. 19, Issue 1
Language: English
Subject: Science, Hydrology, Earth
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
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2015
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

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Beljaars, A., Albergel, C., Boussetta, S., Stockdale, T., Pappenberger, F., Cloke, H.,...Dutra, E. (2015). Era-interim/Land: a Global Land Surface Reanalysis Data Set : Volume 19, Issue 1 (21/01/2015). Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Description: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), Reading, UK. ERA-Interim/Land is a global land surface reanalysis data set covering the period 1979–2010. It describes the evolution of soil moisture, soil temperature and snowpack. ERA-Interim/Land is the result of a single 32-year simulation with the latest ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) land surface model driven by meteorological forcing from the ERA-Interim atmospheric reanalysis and precipitation adjustments based on monthly GPCP v2.1 (Global Precipitation Climatology Project). The horizontal resolution is about 80 km and the time frequency is 3-hourly. ERA-Interim/Land includes a number of parameterization improvements in the land surface scheme with respect to the original ERA-Interim data set, which makes it more suitable for climate studies involving land water resources. The quality of ERA-Interim/Land is assessed by comparing with ground-based and remote sensing observations. In particular, estimates of soil moisture, snow depth, surface albedo, turbulent latent and sensible fluxes, and river discharges are verified against a large number of site measurements. ERA-Interim/Land provides a global integrated and coherent estimate of soil moisture and snow water equivalent, which can also be used for the initialization of numerical weather prediction and climate models.

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ERA-Interim/Land: a global land surface reanalysis data set

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