IPCC DDC AR4 CSIRO-Mk3.0 PICNTRL run2

Collier, Mark

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 climate of the Pre-industrial control experiment (picntrl).

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. PICTL: PICNTRL)
- 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_PICTL_1_G_hur850

Separate realisation of control experiment with CSIRO Mk 3.0 model, starting from model year 120 of PIcntrl and continuing oversame interval as 1%to2x experiment, and with radiative forcings held same as PIcntrl. Atmospheric fields retained on the full model grid.

For this experiment there are 2 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 2080-12-16 (365_day)
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
2.22 GiB (2386212740 Byte)
Format
GRIB, NetCDF
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Collier, Mark (2007). IPCC DDC AR4 CSIRO-Mk3.0 PICNTRL run2. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://hdl.handle.net/21.14106/258ad0c697a7db8c86e13df83999ae199f88dcb0

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[Entry acronym: CSIRO_Mk3.0_PICNTRL_2] [Entry id: 2143951]
Description
model data
Description
consistent as the model is
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator Mark Collier 0000-0003-1391-9473Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation
Metadata Malte Rieck-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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