Statistical Downscaling Modeling Through K-means Clustering

Authors(3) :-Rizka Pitri, Agus M Soleh, Anik Djuraidah

Statistical downscaling (SD) is a technique used to describe the relationship between data on a global grid (predictor) with data on a local scale grid (response) to translate global-scale anomalies into anomalies of some local climate variables. SD modeling using GCM outcomes involves many dependent variable (high correlation). In this study used the principal component analysis ( PCA ) and the partial least squares (PLS) to overcome the multicollinearity problems that occur in the dependent of GCM output data, and using K-means clustering as mediator to minimize variety that occurs in GCM data and local rainfall. SD modeling was applied on each group formed for each local rainfall station using principal component regression (PCR) and PLS. This study aims to determine the best model between PCR and PLS in stastistical downscaling by using K-means as mediator for monthly rainfall at four rainfall stations in West Java, Indonesia. The dependent variables used in this study are monthly rainfall data from 2011 to 2018 of four rainfall stations in West Java Province Indonesia and independent variables (global scale) are climate forecast system reanalysis v.2 (CFSRv2) data. This study resulted that the PCA model using K-means clustering as mediator resulted the smaller RMSEP values and the higher correlation values for monthly rainfall in each rainfall station used in this study. RMSEP value has range from 86 to 122 and correlation value has range from 0.82 to 0.94.

Authors and Affiliations

Rizka Pitri
Department of Statistics, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
Agus M Soleh
Department of Statistics, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
Anik Djuraidah
Department of Statistics, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

K-Means, Partial Least Square, Principal Component Regression, Statistical Downscaling

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 9 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-07-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 220-227
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184913
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Rizka Pitri, Agus M Soleh, Anik Djuraidah, " Statistical Downscaling Modeling Through K-means Clustering , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 9, pp.220-227, July-August.2018

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