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WCRP CMIP6: University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) MCM-UA-1-0 model output for the "ssp585" experiment

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Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2020-07-08
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The World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, Phase 6 (CMIP6) data from the University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) MCM-UA-1-0 model output for the "update of RCP8.5 based on SSP5" (ssp585) experiment. These are available at the following frequencies: Amon and Ofx. The runs included the ensemble member: r1i1p1f2.

CMIP6 was a global climate model intercomparison project, coordinated by PCMDI (Program For Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison) on behalf of the WCRP and provided input for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report (AR6).

Citable as:  University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) (2020): WCRP CMIP6: University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) MCM-UA-1-0 model output for the "ssp585" experiment. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CMIP6, WCRP, climate change, UA, MCM-UA-1-0, ssp585, Amon, Ofx


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Data lineage:

Data were produced and verified by University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) scientists before publication via the Earth Systems Grid Federation (ESGF) and a copy obtained by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
The CMIP6 data are copied to CEDA from international distributors. CEDA perform no quality control on these data. Where any CMIP6 data are identified as having a quality issue this is recorded in the CMIP6 errata service:
File Format:
Data are netCDF formatted.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by the computation detailed below.
Title University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) running: experiment ssp585 using the MCM-UA-1-0 model.
Abstract University of Arizona - Department of Geosciences (UA) running the "update of RCP8.5 based on SSP5" (ssp585) experiment using the MCM-UA-1-0 model. See linked documentation for available information for each component.
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Output Description None
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  • standard_name: ocean_volume
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  • long_name: time axis boundaries
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  • names: vertex number

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  • names: latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • names: longitude
  • long_name: time
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
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