The Methodology of the Model Verification Based on the Comparison with Measurements and with other Models

  • M. A. Sofiev
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Mathematical models of atmospheric processes are a complicated matter for Quality Assurance (QA). As well as for measurements, QA procedure is oriented to numerical evaluation of the model precision, potential character of distortions and possibilities of their reduction. The procedure should not answer the question “how good this model is”. Normally after obtaining an extensive numerical information about the model quality, investigator takes a decision whether current model meets the requirements of a particular task.


Regression Slope Normal Distribution Function Correlation Radius Quality Assurance Procedure Common Model Data 
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  • M. A. Sofiev
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  1. 1.Hydrometeorological Research Centre of RFMoscowRussia

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