Echo Top Height Verification - Performance Diagrams


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Performance Diagrams1 provide a way to simultaneously visualize multiple measures of forecast quality in a single figure: Probability of Detection (POD), False Alarm Ratio (FAR), Bias, and Critical Success Index (CSI)

POD is the y-axis, (1-FAR) is the x-axis. Dashed radial lines represent different biases, and solid curves represent lines of constant CSI.

1 Roebber, P.J., 2009: Visualizing multiple measures of forecast quality. Wea. Forecasting, 24, 601-608

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