IPCC DDC AR4 BCCR_BCM2.0 SRESA1B run1

Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR)

Experiment
Summary
These data represent monthly averaged values of selected variables for the Data Distribution Centre (DDC) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). (see also http://www.ipcc-data.org/)

The model output prepared for IPCC Fourth Assessment SRES A1B experiment.

These datasets are available in netCDF and GRIB format.

Experiment was initiated from model year 235 (nominal year 2000)of the climate of the 20th Century experiment (with bcm_experiment_name: PT3). Varying forcing agents: CO2,CH4,N2O,CFC11(including other CFCs and HFCs),CFC12 and sulfate aerosols (Boucher data, only direct effect). Non-varying forcing agents:
Background aerosols: black carbon,sea salt,desert dust, stratospheric and tropospheric ozone, solar irradiance (1368 W/m2) and the distribution of land cover types. No volcanic aerosols. No heat or fresh water adjustments.

For this experiment there is only one run available.

Model output data for CMIP3 in higher temporal resolutions and further variables are available in ESGF at https://esgf-node.llnl.gov/search/cmip3/.
Project
IPCC-DDC_AR4 (IPCC Data Distribution Centre : Fourth Assessment Report data sets)
Location(s)
World (global)
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90 Altitude: 0 m to 200 hPa
Temporal Coverage
2000-01-01 to 2099-12-31 (calendrical)
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
1.5 GiB (1615900700 Byte)
Format
GRIB, NetCDF
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Future Review Date
2031-09-23
Cite as
Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR) (2006). IPCC DDC AR4 BCCR_BCM2.0 SRESA1B run1. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://hdl.handle.net/21.14106/b3d49a0ccd40395c27d02785eb03950eca74b50b

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[Entry acronym: BCCR_BCM2.0_SRESA1B_1] [Entry id: 2108323]
Description
model data
Description
consistent as the model is
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator --Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
Metadata Nadine Schneider-Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)
Metadata Reviewer Dr. Hans Luthardt-Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)

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[1] DOI Gleckler, P. J.; Taylor, K. E.; Doutriaux, C. (2008). Performance metrics for climate models. doi:10.1029/2007JD008972

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