CIRC: Continual Intercomparison of Radiation Codes

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LBLRTM vs. observations (LW)
(in Wm-2)


Case
SFC down
TOA up
Case 1
289.7 / 288.2
301.7 / 304.3
Case 2
441.8 / 439.3
288.6 / 292.6
Case 3
336.4 / 333.0
277.6 / 280.8
Case 4
194.7 / 192.4
229.1 / 230.5
Case 5
195.7
229.2
Case 6
339.0 / 335.2
234.8 / 241.8
Case 7
373.2 / 372.6
284.0 / 280.2
Values in red are from LBLRTM



CHARTS vs. observations (SW)
(in Wm-2)


Case
SFC down, total
SFC down, diffuse
TOA, up
Case 1
705.9 / 701.2
69.4 / 67.7 169.8 / 175.0
Case 2
345.4 / 348.0
92.5 / 94.2
127.8 / 117.1
Case 3
772.5 / 773.1
98.0 / 98.0
159.6 / 173.6
Case 4
638.9 / 642.8
156.4 / 155.2
425.8 / 422.9
Case 5
641.3
155.1
422.7
Case 6
97.6 /  92.1
96.8 / 92.1
623.2 / 628.8
Case 7 479.8 / 473.7 471.8 / 473.6
356.0 / 356.4
Values in red are from CHARTS

Contact information

For more information on CIRC please contact Lazaros Oreopoulos. For questions on BBHRP, LBLRTM and CHARTS contact Eli Mlawer.


Last updated:
May 18, 2009
Web site contact: Lazaros Oreopoulos
Project contact: Lazaros Oreopoulos
 
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