IPCC DDC AR4 CGCM3.1-T47_(med-res) SRESB1 run2

Flato, Gregory M.

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 B1 experiment.

These datasets are available in netCDF and GRIB format.
The dataset names are composed of
- centre/model acronym (e.g. MPEH5: Max-Planck-Institute/Echam5)
- scenario acronym (e.g. SRB1: SRES B1)
- run number (e.g. 1: run 1)
- format identifier (e.g. N: netCDF, G: GRIB)
- variable acronym [with level value] (e.g. hur850: relative humidity, 850 hPa)
--> example: MPEH5_SRB1_1_G_hur850

This model run continues from the end of the 20th century simulation with GHG and aerosol loadings for the IPCC SRES B1 scenario as tabulated in the IPCC Third Assessment Report, Appendix II. The CO2 concentrations are from the Bern-CC model (Contribution of Working Group I to the Third Assesment Report of IPCC, p808) and the aerosol loadings are from O. Boucher, Laboratoire d\'Optique Atmospherique, France. For years 2101-2300, all GHG concentrations and the aerosol loading are held constant at the values obtained by extrapolation to year 2101.

For this experiment there are 4 ensemble runs 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
2001-01-16 to 2100-12-16 (365_day)
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
1.55 GiB (1665360000 Byte)
Format
GRIB, NetCDF
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Flato, Gregory M. (2007). IPCC DDC AR4 CGCM3.1-T47_(med-res) SRESB1 run2. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://hdl.handle.net/21.14106/060c4d6586ee69fe1213ba776f8edb48f6323e01

BibTeX RIS
[Entry acronym: CGCM3.1_T47_SRESB1_2] [Entry id: 2147941]
Description
model data
Description
consistent as the model is
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator Prof. Gregory M. Flato-Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis
Metadata Malte Rieck-Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)
Metadata Reviewer Dr. Hans Luthardt-Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)

Is documented by

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

Web site

[1] Nakicenovic, Nebojsa; Alcamo, Joseph; Davis, Gerald; de Vries, Bert; Fenhann, Joergen; Gaffin, Stuart; Gregory, Kenneth; Gruebler, Arnulf; Jung, Tae Yong; Kram, Tom; Lebre La Rovere, Emilio; Michaelis, Laurie; Mori, Shunsuke; Morita, Tsuneyuki; Pepper, William; Pitcher, Hugh; Price, Lynn; Riahi, Keywan; Roehrl, Alexander; Rogner, Hans-Holger; Sankovski, Alexei; Schlesinger, Michael; Shukla, Priyadarshi; Smith, Steven; Swart, Robert; van Rooijen, Sascha; Victor, Nadejda; Dadi, Zhou. (2001). Special Report on Emissions Scenarios. http://www.grida.no/climate/ipcc/emission/index.htm

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