ENSEMBLES EGMAM SRESA2 run2, daily values

Niehörster, Falk

These data represent daily values (daily mean, instantaneous daily output) 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 corresponds to the IPCC AR4 "SRES A2 experiment".

The A2 scenario describes an economic development which is primarily regionally oriented and the technical change is more fragmented and slower than in the other SRES storylines. The experiment has been initialized in year 2000 of the 20C3M_1 run and continues until year 2100 with anthropogenic forcings (CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC-11*, CFC-12) according to A2.

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 (SRA2)
- 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_SRA2_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
2000-01-01 to 2099-12-30 (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
74.87 GiB (80394336000 Byte)
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Niehörster, Falk (2008). ENSEMBLES EGMAM SRESA2 run2, daily values. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=ENSEMBLES_FUBEMA_SRA2_2_D

[Entry acronym: ENSEMBLES_FUBEMA_SRA2_2_D] [Entry id: 2161863]
model output data
consistent as the model is (EGMAM)
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator Falk Niehoerster-Institute for Meteorology, Freie Universität Berlin
Metadata Falk Niehoerster-Institute for Meteorology, Freie Universität Berlin

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