ENSEMBLES BCCR-BCM2.0 1PCTTO2X run1, monthly mean values

Drange, Helge

These data represent monthly averaged 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 IPCC Fourth Assessment 1%_to2x experiment (1%/year CO2 increase experiment to doubling).

These datasets are available in NetCDF format.
The dataset names are composed of
- centre/model acronym (e.g. MPEH5: Max-Planck-Institute/Echam5)
- scenario acronym (e.g. 1PTO2X: 1PCTTO2X)
- run number (e.g. 1: run 1)
- time interval (MM:monthly mean, DM:daily mean, DC:diurnal cycle, 6H:6 hourly, 12h:12hourly)
- variable acronym [with level value] (e.g. hur850: relative humidity, 850 hPa)
--> example: MPEH5_1PTO2X_1_MM_hur850

For this experiment 1 ensemble run was carried out.

Technical data to this experiment:
BCM2.0, (2005):
atmosphere : ARPEGE V3 T63L31 (cy 22b+)
ocean : NERSC-MICOM V1.0 (based on MICOM V2.8), 35 vertical layers, 1.5(E-W) X 0.5(N-S) deg. res. near equator with gradual transformation to square grid cells away from equator
sea ice : NERSC Sea Ice Model (Viscous-plastic + thermodynamic), 4 gridcells per ocean grid cell
land : ISBA ARPEGE V3 version

The output from the model run: tre.ii.uib.no:/net/bcmhsm/nilsg/BCM
ENSEMBLES (Production of seasonal to decadal hindcasts and climate change scenarios)
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90 Altitude: .1 m to 10 hPa
Temporal Coverage
1960-01-01 to 2179-12-31 (calendrical)
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
10.56 GiB (11340867460 Byte)
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Drange, Helge (2006). ENSEMBLES BCCR-BCM2.0 1PCTTO2X run1, monthly mean values. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://hdl.handle.net/21.14106/1f9dc4be51749550f45b26288cb46e98b3e047a2

[Entry acronym: ENSEMBLES_BCM2_1PTO2X_1_MM] [Entry id: 2093621]
consistent as the model is
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[1] DOI Furevik, T.; Bentsen, M.; Drange, H.; Kindem, I. K. T.; Kvamstø, N. G.; Sorteberg, A. (2002). Description and evaluation of the bergen climate model: ARPEGE coupled with MICOM. doi:10.1007/s00382-003-0317-5
[2] Furevik, T.; Bentsen, M.; Drange, H.; Kindem, I.K.T.; Kvamstoe, N.G.; Sorteberg, A. (2002). BCM homepage.

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