Validation Results

Summary: CCI_COMBINED_v047_v052_ISMN_whole_period

  • Started validation on Oct. 23, 2020, 7:08 a.m. UTC, finished on Oct. 23, 2020, 7:11 a.m. UTC.
  • Compared 3 datasets:
    • Dataset 1: ESA CCI SM combined (v04.7, sm) [Filters: Variable in valid geophysical range; Data with no inconsistencies detected (flag = 0); ]
    • Dataset 2: ESA CCI SM combined (v05.2, sm) [Filters: Variable in valid geophysical range; Data with no inconsistencies detected (flag = 0); ]
    • Reference: ISMN (20191211 global, soil_moisture) [Filters: Variable in valid geophysical range; Quality flag is "good" (G); Use measurements at given depth: 0.00,0.10; Use ISMN networks: AMMA-CATCH,BIEBRZA-S-1,BNZ-LTER,CARBOAFRICA,COSMOS,CTP-SMTMN,DAHRA,FLUXNET-AMERIFLUX,FMI,FR-Aqui,HOBE,iRON,LAB-net,MySMNet,OZNET,PBO-H2O,REMEDHUS,RISMA,RSMN,SCAN,SMOSMANIA,TERENO,USCRN,WEGENERNET,WSMN; ]
  • Spatial filter bounding box: [34.0, -11.2, 71.6, 48.3].
  • Validation period / temporal filter: Jan. 1, 1978, midnight UTC to Dec. 31, 2019, 11:59 p.m. UTC.
  • Validation metrics calculated from absolute values.
  • Triple collocation analysis was activated.
  • Scaling reference: ISMN (20191211 global, soil_moisture) [Filters: Variable in valid geophysical range; Quality flag is "good" (G); Use measurements at given depth: 0.00,0.10; Use ISMN networks: AMMA-CATCH,BIEBRZA-S-1,BNZ-LTER,CARBOAFRICA,COSMOS,CTP-SMTMN,DAHRA,FLUXNET-AMERIFLUX,FMI,FR-Aqui,HOBE,iRON,LAB-net,MySMNet,OZNET,PBO-H2O,REMEDHUS,RISMA,RSMN,SCAN,SMOSMANIA,TERENO,USCRN,WEGENERNET,WSMN; ]
  • Scaling method: Mean/standard deviation.
  • Processing took 2 minutes (wall time).
  • 0% (0 of 313) of the processed locations (grid points) produced errors during calculation.
  • This result was published on zenodo with DOI 10.5281/zenodo.4120205.

Summary statistics

The mean, median and standard deviation are calculated on the validation results aggregated by metric and dataset. The reference dataset used is ISMN (20191211 global, soil_moisture).

Metric Mean Median IQ range Dataset
# observations 1.24e+03 976. 1.17e+03 All datasets
Bias (difference of means) [m³/m³] ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Bias (difference of means) [m³/m³] ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Error standard deviation [m³/m³] 6.62e-03 5.89e-03 5.24e-03 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7); other ref: 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Error standard deviation [m³/m³] 4.28e-03 3.67e-03 4.41e-03 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2); other ref: 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Mean square error [(m³/m³)²] 4.86e-03 3.04e-03 4.06e-03 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Mean square error [(m³/m³)²] 4.98e-03 3.14e-03 4.16e-03 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Mean square error bias [(m³/m³)²] ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Mean square error bias [(m³/m³)²] ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Mean square error correlation [(m³/m³)²] 4.86e-03 3.04e-03 4.06e-03 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Mean square error correlation [(m³/m³)²] 4.98e-03 3.14e-03 4.16e-03 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Mean square error variance [(m³/m³)²] ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Mean square error variance [(m³/m³)²] ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Pearson's r [-] 0.45 0.53 0.41 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Pearson's r [-] 0.46 0.54 0.39 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Pearson's r p-value [-] 4.76e-02 ~ 0 ~ 0 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Pearson's r p-value [-] 4.11e-02 ~ 0 ~ 0 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Residual sum of squares [(m³/m³)²] 4.90 3.3 5.41 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Residual sum of squares [(m³/m³)²] 4.81 3.21 5.40 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Root-mean-square deviation [m³/m³] 6.34e-02 5.60e-02 3.46e-02 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Root-mean-square deviation [m³/m³] 6.27e-02 5.51e-02 3.42e-02 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Signal-to-noise ratio [db] 12.92 13. 7.01 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7); other ref: 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Signal-to-noise ratio [db] 16.36 16.72 6.88 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2); other ref: 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Spearman's rho [-] 0.48 0.55 0.36 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Spearman's rho [-] 0.49 0.56 0.34 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Spearman's rho p-value [-] 3.97e-02 ~ 0 ~ 0 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Spearman's rho p-value [-] 4.08e-02 ~ 0 ~ 0 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
TC scaling coefficient [m³/m³] 0.47 0.55 0.4 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7); other ref: 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
TC scaling coefficient [m³/m³] 0.46 0.54 0.41 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2); other ref: 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)
Unbiased root-mean-square deviation [m³/m³] 6.27e-02 5.51e-02 3.42e-02 2-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v05.2)
Unbiased root-mean-square deviation [m³/m³] 6.34e-02 5.60e-02 3.46e-02 1-ESA_CCI_SM_combined (v04.7)

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