Testing reanalysis data sets in Antarctica: Trends, persistence properties, and trend significance

@article{Wang2016TestingRD,
  title={Testing reanalysis data sets in Antarctica: Trends, persistence properties, and trend significance},
  author={Yang Wang and Dong Zhou and Armin Bunde and Shlomo Havlin},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres},
  year={2016},
  volume={121},
  pages={12,839 - 12,855}
}
The reanalysis data sets provide important sources for investigating the climate in Antarctica where stations are sparse. In this paper, we compare the 2 m near‐surface temperature data from five major reanalysis data sets with observational Antarctic stations data over the last 36 years: (i) the National Centers for Environmental Prediction and the National Center for Atmospheric Research Reanalysis (NCEP1), (ii) NCEP‐DOE Reanalysis 2 (NCEP2), (iii) the European Centre for Medium‐Range Weather… 
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