experiment

Metadata for 'IPCC DDC AR4 MRI-CGCM2.3.2 SRESB1 run3'

General Information

Name
IPCC DDC AR4 MRI-CGCM2.3.2 SRESB1 run3
Acronym
MRI_CGCM2.3.2_SRESB1_3
Project
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

The initial condition is taken from the state of respective year 1990 in the 20C3M run. The forcing of the experiment includes greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O and CFCs) and sulfate aerosol direct effects, which are based on IPCC SRES-B1 for 1990-2100.

For this experiment there are 5 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)
CGCM2.3.2, IPCC-AR4, IPCC-DDC, MRI, SRES-B1
Location(s)
World (global): Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90 Altitude: 0 m to 200 hPa
Temporal Coverage
2001-01-16 to 2100-12-16 (model time, 365 days per year)
Size
1.27 GiB (1358558400 Byte)
Format
'GRIB', 'NetCDF'
Progress
metadata only
Creation Date
2009-03-16
Future Review Date
2019-03-14

Citation

Citation
Meteorological Research Institute (MRI) (2007). IPCC DDC AR4 MRI-CGCM2.3.2 SRESB1 run3. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. http://cera-www.dkrz.de/WDCC/ui/Compact.jsp?acronym=MRI_CGCM2.3.2_SRESB1_3

 
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