Articles | Volume 11, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 797–821, 2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 797–821, 2019

Review article 12 Jun 2019

Review article | 12 Jun 2019

Merits of novel high-resolution estimates and existing long-term estimates of humidity and incident radiation in a complex domain

Helene Birkelund Erlandsen et al.


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ED: Publish as is (17 May 2019) by Thomas Blunier
Short summary
Robust estimates of runoff, snow, and evaporation rely on high-quality estimates of incoming solar and thermal radiation at the surface and near surface humidity. Taking advantage of the physical soundness of a numerical weather reanalysis and the preciseness and spatial resolution of a national gridded temperature data set, new estimates of these variables are presented for Norway. Further, existing data sets and observations are compared, emphasizing daily correlation, trends, and gradients.