experiment

Metadata for 'IPCC DDC AR4 NCAR-CCSM3 1PCTTO2X run1'

Name
IPCC DDC AR4 NCAR-CCSM3 1PCTTO2X run1
Acronym
NCAR_CCSM3_1PCTTO2X_1
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 climate of the 1%year CO2 increase experiment (to doubling).
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.
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)
IPCC-AR4, IPCC-DDC, NCAR, NCAR-CCSM3, 1PCTTO2X
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
0410-01-16 to 0629-12-16 (model time, 365 days per year)
Size
12.3 GiB (13183658950 Bytes)
Format(s)
'GRIB', 'NetCDF'
Progress
in work
Creation Date
2005-07-26
 
 
 

Citation
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) (2005). IPCC DDC AR4 NCAR-CCSM3 1PCTTO2X run1. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=NCAR_CCSM3_1PCTTO2X_1
Accuracy report
model data
Completeness report
complete
Consistency report
consistent as the model is
Contact type Person Institute
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)
Reference type Title Published
PubProvEntryData Performance metrics for climate models DOI 2008-03-20
WebSite IPCC Model Output 2004-09-26
standard citation IPCC DDC AR4 NCAR-CCSM3 1PCTTO2X run1 2005-07-26