Taylor Diagram

Plot a Taylor diagram from statistic values given by STD (standard deviation), RMS (centered root mean square difference) and COR (correlation)  


Ref: K. Taylor  

Summarizing multiple aspects of model performance in a single diagram. JGR 2001

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This is an example of output. It compares the sea surface heat flux daily time series from OCCA, MIXED, ECMWF and NCEP to datas from a mooring deployed in the Gulf Stream core for the CLIMODE project.