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Title: Evaluating the reliability of air temperature from ERA5 reanalysis data
Authors: McNicholl, Barry
Lee, Yee Hui
Campbell, Abraham G.
Dev, Soumyabrata
Keywords: Engineering::Computer science and engineering
Issue Date: 2021
Source: McNicholl, B., Lee, Y. H., Campbell, A. G. & Dev, S. (2021). Evaluating the reliability of air temperature from ERA5 reanalysis data. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 19, 1004505-. https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2021.3137643
Journal: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
Abstract: The reliability of European Remote Sensing 5 (ERA5) satellite-based air temperature data is under investigation in this letter. To evaluate this, the ERA5 data will be compared with land-based data obtained from weather stations on the global historical climatology network (GHCN). Two climate regions are taken into consideration, temperate and tropical. Five years worth of data is collected and compared through box plots, regression models, and statistical metrics. The results show that the satellite temperature performs better in the temperate region than the tropical region. This suggests that the time of year and climate region have an impact on the accuracy of the satellite data as milder temperatures produce better approximations.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/163305
ISSN: 1545-598X
DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2021.3137643
Rights: © 2021 IEEE. All rights reserved.
Fulltext Permission: none
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