IPCC DDC AR4 CCSR-MIROC3.2_(med-res) 1PCTTO4X run2

Nozawa, Toru

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 1%/year CO2 increase experiment (to quadrupling).

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. 1PTO4X: 1PCTTO4X)
- 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_1PTO4X_1_G_hur850

For this experiment there are 3 ensemble runs available.

This run was initiated after 300-year spin-up of the coupled model from an arbitrary chosen initial condition (a snapshot result of a previous version of the model). The preceding spinup was forced by fixed external conditions for the year 1850, including solar and volcanic forcings, GHGs concentration, various aerosols emissions and land use, while only the CO2 concentration was changed from those conditions in the course of this run.

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
1-01-16 to 140-12-15 (calendrical)
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
2.31 GiB (2475250344 Byte)
Format
GRIB, NetCDF
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Nozawa, Toru (2007). IPCC DDC AR4 CCSR-MIROC3.2_(med-res) 1PCTTO4X run2. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://hdl.handle.net/21.14106/5677d190a43b5c657aaa052e59ea5638835cdd1e

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[Entry acronym: MIROC3.2_mr_1PCTTO4X_2] [Entry id: 2150231]
Description
model data
Description
consistent as the model is
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator Dr. Toru Nozawa-National Institute for Environmental Studies
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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