HC01GG14 - GHG:GREENHOUSE GAS INTEGRATION (0.5%)

Mitchell, John

Experiment
Summary
Here the greenhouse gas forcing is increased gradually to represent the observed changes in forcing due to all the greenhouse gases from 1860 to 1990.
Greenhouse Gas Integration (0.5%) (GHG):
The 0.5 % CO2 simulations set up on initial data taken from the respective member of the 1.0 % simulations 130 years in time from the start. This point corresponds to the simulated "real" year 1990. From 1990 to 2100 they use a 0.5 per cent per year compounded increase in concentrations (a rather larger forcing scenario than is represented by the IS92a emissions scenario).
The IPCC Data Distribution Centre (DDC) distributes data of 4 ensemble runs. This experiment represents member #4 of the ensemble.
The climatology constructed from the 240-year CTL run serves as a reference for the time-dependent forcing experiments.
These data represent monthly averaged surface values of selected variables for the IPCC-Data Distribution Centre. (see also http://www.ipcc-data.org/ )
Project
IPCC-DDC_SAR (IPCC Data Distribution Centre : Second Assessment Report data sets )
Location(s)
World (general): Longitude -180 to 180 Latitude -90 to 90
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
141.76 MiB (148642560 Byte)
Format
GRIB
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Cite as
Mitchell, John (2001). HC01GG14 - GHG:GREENHOUSE GAS INTEGRATION (0.5%). World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=HC01GG14

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[Entry acronym: HC01GG14] [Entry id: 20238]
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Model run
Contact typePersonInstitute
investigatorJohn MitchellHadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research - UK Met Office
originatorJohn MitchellHadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research - UK Met Office
metadataDr. Hans LuthardtMax-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie (MD)

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