Articles | Volume 19, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5695–5718, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5695-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5695–5718, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-5695-2019

Research article 30 Apr 2019

Research article | 30 Apr 2019

Calibration of a multi-physics ensemble for estimating the uncertainty of a greenhouse gas atmospheric transport model

Liza I. Díaz-Isaac et al.

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We demonstrate that transport model errors, one of the main contributors to the uncertainty in regional CO2 inversions, can be represented by a small-size ensemble carefully calibrated with meteorological data. Our results also confirm transport model errors represent a significant fraction of the model–data mismatch in CO2 mole fractions and hence in regional inverse CO2 fluxes.
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