ENSEMBLES STREAM2 METO-HC-HADGEM2AO SRA1B run3, monthly mean values

Johns, Tim C.

These data represent monthly mean values of selected variables for ENSEMBLES (http://www.ensembles-eu.org). The list of
output variables can be found in: http://ensembles.wdc-climate.de/output-variables.
The model output was prepared for the ENSEMBLES Stream 2 experiment and comprises the
HadGEM2-AO run aiklc (1/12/1999-1/01/2100).
The model was initialised from the HadGEM2-AO 20C3M run 1 using 1999 conditions.
Anthropogenic forcings (only) were changed through the run to follow
values representing the SRES A1B scenario (according to the IMAGE2.2 model), i.e. changes
in: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11*, CFC12, Ozone, Vegetation Distribution,
Sulphur-cycle Emissions, Soot Emissions, Biomass Emissions. No variations were made to
solar radiation and volcanic aerosols. (In this experiment CFC11* or equivalent-CFC11 is
used to represent other halocarbon gases apart from CFC12). Some model-specific and
scenario-specific forcings were needed for this experiment, in particular ship track
emissions of sulphate aerosol precursors. Soot and biomass emissions were constructed by
re-scaling A1B-IPCC datasets. The vegetation distribution and ozone forcing datasets used
are identical to the A1B-IPCC experiments.
For composition of dataset names see experiment METO-HC_HADGEM2AO_20C3M_1.
For this experiment 1 run was carried out (data relating to aerosol variables is included).
ENSEMBLES (Production of seasonal to decadal hindcasts and climate change scenarios)
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90 Altitude: -2.7 m to 10 hPa
Temporal Coverage
1999-12-01 to 2100-01-01 (360_day)
Use constraints
According to Ensembles Data Policy (http://ensembles-eu.metoffice.com/docs/Ensembles_Data_Policy_261108.pdf)
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
21.85 GiB (23462966592 Byte)
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Johns, Tim C. (2009). ENSEMBLES STREAM2 METO-HC-HADGEM2AO SRA1B run3, monthly mean values. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=ENSEMBLES2_HADGEM2_SRA1B_3_MM

[Entry acronym: ENSEMBLES2_HADGEM2_SRA1B_3_MM] [Entry id: 2227008]
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator Dr. Tim C. Johns-Met Office (HC)
Metadata Dr. Mark Elkington-Met Office (HC)
Not Filled Dr. Heinz-Dieter Hollweg-Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)

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