What should we do when a model crashes? Recommendations for global sensitivity analysis of Earth and environmental systems models

  title={What should we do when a model crashes? Recommendations for global sensitivity analysis of Earth and environmental systems models},
  author={Razi Sheikholeslami and Saman Razavi and Amin Haghnegahdar},
  journal={Geoscientific Model Development},
Abstract. Complex, software-intensive, technically advanced, and computationally demanding models, presumably with ever-growing realism and fidelity, have been widely used to simulate and predict the dynamics of the Earth and environmental systems. The parameter-induced simulation crash (failure) problem is typical across most of these models despite considerable efforts that modellers have directed at model development and implementation over the last few decades. A simulation failure mainly… 
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