experiment

Metadata for 'IPCC DDC AR4 ECHO-G SRESB1 run2'

Name
IPCC DDC AR4 ECHO-G SRESB1 run2
Acronym
ECHO_G_SRESB1_2
Project(s)
IPCC-DDC_AR4 (IPCC Data Distribution Centre : Assessment Report Four data sets)
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 SRES B1 experiment.
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. SRB1: SRES B1)
- 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_SRB1_1_G_hur850
Spinup: restart files from end of experiment 20C3M (corresponding realisation). Anthropogenic (GHGs, sulfate aerosol direct and first indirect effects) and natural forcing (solar irradiance and volcanic activity implemented through varying solar constant) are used for the 20C3M simulations.
For this experiment there are 3 ensemble runs available.
For model output data in higher temporal resulution and more variables visit the web page https://esg.llnl.gov:8443/home/publicHomePage.do.
Keyword(s)
ECHO-G, IPCC-AR4, IPCC-DDC, MIUB, SRES-B1
Location(s)
World (global); Longitude: 0.0 to 360.0 Latitude: -90.0 to 90.0
Spatial Coverage
Longitude: 0.0 to 360.0 Latitude: -90.0 to 90.0 Altitude: 0.0 m to 200.0 hPa
Temporal Coverage
2001-01-16 to 2200-12-16 (model time, 360 days per year)
Size
699.0 MiB (732932444 Bytes)
Format(s)
'GRIB', 'NetCDF', 'netCDF, records separated'
Progress
completely archived
Creation Date
2007-05-22
 
 
 

Citation
Legutke, Stephanie (2007). IPCC DDC AR4 ECHO-G SRESB1 run2. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=ECHO_G_SRESB1_2
Accuracy report
model data
Completeness report
complete
Consistency report
consistent as the model is
Contact type Person Institute
investigator Dr. Stephanie Legutke University of Bonn
metadata Malte Rieck Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)
metadata reviewer Dr. Hans Luthardt Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)
Reference type Title Published
PubProvEntryData Performance metrics for climate models DOI 2008-03-20
WebSite Special Report on Emissions Scenarios 2001-01-01
standard citation IPCC DDC AR4 ECHO-G SRESB1 run2 2007-05-22