ENSEMBLES EGMAM 20C3M run2, daily values

Niehörster, Falk

These data represent daily values (daily mean, instantaneous daily output, diurnal cycle) 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 climate of the 20th Century experiment (20C3M).

The 20th century simulation (1860-2000) is initialized in year 157 of the preindustrial control run (1860 conditions) and forced with changes of greenhouse gas concentartions (CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC-11* and CFC-12; time histories of GHGs concentrations from ENSEMBLES project: http://www.cnrm.meteo.fr/ensembles/public/data).

The datasets are available in netCDF format.
The dataset names are composed of
- centre/model acronym (FUBEMA: Freie Universitaet Berlin / EGMAM (=ECHO-G with Middle Atmosphere and Messy))
- scenario acronym (20C3M)
- run number (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: FUBEMA_20C3M_1_MM_hur850

For this experiment 3 ensemble runs were carried out.

For model output data in higher temporal resolution and more variables contact Falk Niehoerster.

Technical data to this experiment:
The experiment used AGCM MA/ECHAM4 (T30L39) coupled to OGCM HOPE-G (T42 with equator refinement, L20), and was run on a NEC SX-6 (hurrikan.dkrz.de).
ENSEMBLES (Production of seasonal to decadal hindcasts and climate change scenarios)
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90 Altitude: 0 m to 10 hPa
Temporal Coverage
1860-01-01 to 1999-12-30 (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
97.03 GiB (104180428800 Byte)
metadata only
Creation Date
Cite as
Niehörster, Falk (2008). ENSEMBLES EGMAM 20C3M run2, daily values. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=ENSEMBLES_FUBEMA_20C3M_2_D

[Entry acronym: ENSEMBLES_FUBEMA_20C3M_2_D] [Entry id: 2161860]
model output data
consistent as the model is (EGMAM)
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator Falk Niehoerster-Institute for Meteorology, Freie Universität Berlin
Metadata Irina Fast-Institute for Meteorology, Freie Universität Berlin
Metadata Reviewer Falk Niehoerster-Institute for Meteorology, Freie Universität Berlin

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