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An important step in dust forecasting is the evaluation of the results that have been generated. This process consists of the comparison of the model results to multiple kinds of observations and is aimed to facilitate the understanding of the model capabilities, limitations, and appropriateness for the purpose for which it was designed.

Evaluation with AERONET v3 data (starting from December 2017)

Near-real-time evaluation v3
Evaluation metrics. Monthly scores v3
Evaluation metrics. Seasonal scores v3
Evaluation metrics. Annual scores v3

Evaluation with AERONET v2 data (stopped in February 2019)

Near-real-time evaluation
Evaluation metrics. Monthly scores
Evaluation metrics. Seasonal scores
Evaluation metrics. Annual scores