With climate change being one of the most severe challenges to Africa in the 21st century, West Africa is facing an urgent need to develop effective adaptation and mitigation measures. WASCAL (West African more ..
Assimilation of Instrumental Observations, Historical Climate Indices and Tree-Ring Data into an Atmospheric General Circulation Model in the Period 1600 to 2000 One of the backbones of numerical weather more ..
Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period CEOP is an effort to address some of the critical aspects of the climate system involving land areas in particular over a 2 year period beginning in mid-2001. It will more ..
Within the ESA GOME Evolution project, two different total column water vapor (TCWV) products are developed and applied to the satellite instruments GOME, SCIAMACHY, and GOME-2:
1. The "climate" product more ..
CHELSA (http://chelsa-climate.org/) is a high resolution (30 arc sec, ~1 km) climate data set for the earth land surface areas currently under development in coorporation with the Department of Geography more ..
ERA-20C is ECMWF's first atmospheric reanalysis of the 20th century, from 1900-2010. It assimilates observations of surface pressure and surface marine winds only. It is an outcome of the ERA-CLIM project more ..
The project consolidates data entities which are suitable to force and/or to verify Earth system models. The archived data entities contain data and data products mainly from observations or reconstruction.
HD(CP)2 is a BMBF funded German-wide research initiative to improve our understanding of cloud and precipitation processes and their implication for climate prediction. The specific objectives for the more ..
Within CliSAP (Integrated Climate System Analysis and Prediction) the ongoing and past changes of state of the climate system are analysed, in response to natural and anthropogenic perturbations. The goal more ..