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>> 'Browse experiments' >> 'Show datasets' >> Click on dataset name >> 'Distribution').
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Always quote reference
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acknowledgment concerning the supplied data.
Always quote reference of the experiment in the citation index when
using WDCC data (CERA WWW-Gateway
>> 'Browse experiments' >> 'Experiment information' >> 'CERA UI Compact' >> 'Citation'
- Jacob, 2005:
REMO A1B SCENARIO RUN, IPCC PROJECT, 0.44 DEGREE RESOLUTION, RUN NO. 001501, 1H DATA.
- Roeckner, Erich; Lautenschlager, Michael; Schneider, Heiko 2006;
IPCC-AR4 MPI-ECHAM5_T63L31 MPI-OM_GR1.5L40 SRESA2 run no.1: atmosphere monthly mean values MPImet/MaD Germany.
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