IPCC DDC AR4 NCAR-CCSM3 1PCTTO4X run1

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

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.

This simulation was initiated from year 0400 of CCSM3 model run b30.009 and executed on hardware Earth Simulator Center, JAMSTEC. The input external forcings are
ozone forcing : pcmdio3.r8.64x1_L60_clim_c970515.nc
aerosol optics : AerosolOptics_c040105.nc
aerosol MMR : AerosolMass_V_128x256_clim_c031022.nc
carbon scaling : none
solar forcing : constant
GHGs : none
GHG loss rates : none
volcanic forcing : none
DMS emissions : none
oxidants : none
SOx emissions : none
Physical constants used for derived data:
Lv (latent heat of evaporation): 2.501e6 J kg-1
Lf (latent heat of fusion ): 3.337e5 J kg-1
r[h2o] (density of water ): 1000 kg m-3
g2kg (grams to kilograms ): 1000 g kg-1

Integrations were performed by NCAR and CRIEPI with support and facilities provided by NSF, DOE, MEXT and ESC/JAMSTEC.

For this experiment there is only one run available.
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
420-01-01 to 699-12-31 (365_day)
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
16.19 GiB (17378738190 Byte)
Format
GRIB, NetCDF
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Future Review Date
2031-09-23
Cite as
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) (2005). IPCC DDC AR4 NCAR-CCSM3 1PCTTO4X run1. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://hdl.handle.net/21.14106/ad4b6acb4fb1d5f35e60fe4915c4eebd9381c2b1

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[Entry acronym: NCAR_CCSM3_1PCTTO4X_1] [Entry id: 2062748]
Description
model data
Description
consistent as the model is
Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Investigator --National Center for Atmospheric Research
Metadata Nadine Schneider-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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