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DOI for Scientific and Technical Data
10.1594/WDCC/CCSRNIES_SRES_B2



Detailed Metadata
http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Entry.jsp?acronym=CCSRNIES_SRES_B2

Data Access
http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/EntryList.jsp?acronym=CCSRNIES_SRES_B2

Summary
The SRES data sets were published by the IPCC in 2000 and classified
into four different scenario families (A1, A2, B1, B2).
SRES_B2 storyline describes a world in which the emphasis is on
local solutions to economic, social and enviromental sustainability.
The global population is increasing at a lower rate than A2. It has
an intermediate level of economic development and a less rapid and
more diverse technological change than in A1 and B1.
The model developed by the Center for Climate System Resaerch/National
Institute for Enviromental Studies in Tokyo consists of the atmospheric
component which has vertical resolution of 20 levels and the triangular
truncation at wavenumber 21 (T21). The ocean model has 17 vertical
levels and the same resolution.
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The changes of anthropogenic emissions of CO2, CH4, N2O and sulphur
dioxide are prescribed according to the above mentioned scenario.

Quality
Accuracy
model data
Quality control of data sets for data publication (www.std-doi.de):
1)Control of timeseries:
-creation of minimum, maximum timeseries plots of every record 06.05.04
-control of timeseries 06.05.04
2)Control of 2D-plot samples:
-timestep(s) or record(s): jan/jul 2001
-topic(s): PREC, WIND10, TMP, MSLP, DSWF
Comments see quality entrys of the data sets

Consistency
consistent as the model is (CCSR/NIES CGCM)

Completeness
complete
All records accessible. Checked for data publication (www.std-doi.de) 06.05.04

Location(s)
World; Latitude: -90.0 to 90.0 Longitude: 0.0 to 360.0

Spatial Coverage
Latitude: -90.0 to 90.0; Longitude: 0.0 to 360.0; Altitude: 0.0 m to 200.0 hPa

Temporal Coverage
1/1/1890 - 31/12/2100 (calendrical)

Data format(s)
'GRIB'

Data size
279063 kBytes

Contact
Dr. Toru Nozawa
National Institute for Environmental Studies

Project
IPCC Data Distribution Centre : Third Assessment Report data sets