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World Climate Research Programme's (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 3 (CMIP3) Project Database: Parallel Climate Model (PCM) (National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)) data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2008-02-29
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Data from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Parallel Climate Model (PCM) simulations

Citable as:  National Centre for Atmospheric Research (2008): World Climate Research Programme's (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 3 (CMIP3) Project Database: Parallel Climate Model (PCM) (National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)) data. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/642633c00f434b97817a42970c283d2b
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CMIP3

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Data lineage:

Data was converted to CF netCDF by the data provider.

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Process overview

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Title NCAR Parallel Climate Model (PCM) deployed on National Centre for Atmospheric Research (USA) computing facility
Abstract NCAR Parallel Climate Model (PCM) deployed on National Centre for Atmospheric Research (USA) computing facility
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None
  • units: %
  • var_id: r95t
  • long_name: Fraction of precipitation due to events exceeding the 95 percentile
  • standard_name: Fraction of precipitation due to events exceeding the 95 percentile
  • names: Fraction of precipitation due to events exceeding the 95 percentile
  • units: %
  • var_id: tn90
  • long_name: Fraction of time Tmin > 90th percentile of daily Tmin in 1961-1990 base period
  • standard_name: Fraction of time Tmin > 90th percentile of daily Tmin in 1961-1990 base period
  • names: Fraction of time Tmin > 90th percentile of daily Tmin in 1961-1990 base period
  • units: days
  • var_id: gsl
  • long_name: Growing season length
  • standard_name: Growing season length
  • names: Growing season length
  • units: days
  • var_id: hwdi
  • long_name: Heat wave duration index
  • standard_name: Heat wave duration index
  • names: Heat wave duration index
  • units: K
  • var_id: etr
  • long_name: Intra-annual extreme temperature range
  • standard_name: Intra-annual extreme temperature range
  • names: Intra-annual extreme temperature range
  • units: kg m-2
  • var_id: r5d
  • long_name: Maximum 5 d precipitation total
  • standard_name: Maximum 5 d precipitation total
  • names: Maximum 5 d precipitation total
  • units: days
  • var_id: cdd
  • long_name: Maximum number of consecutive dry days
  • standard_name: Maximum number of consecutive dry days
  • names: Maximum number of consecutive dry days
  • units: days
  • var_id: r10
  • long_name: No of days with precipitaiton greater than or equal to 10 mm/day
  • standard_name: No of days with precipitaiton greater than or equal to 10 mm/day
  • names: No of days with precipitaiton greater than or equal to 10 mm/day
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • var_id: sdii
  • long_name: Simple daily intensity index
  • standard_name: Simple daily intensity index
  • names: Simple daily intensity index
  • units: days
  • var_id: fd
  • long_name: Total number of frost days
  • standard_name: Total number of frost days
  • names: Total number of frost days
  • units: Pa
  • var_id: psl
  • standard_name: air_pressure_at_sea_level
  • long_name: air_pressure_at_sea_level
  • names: air_pressure_at_sea_level, air pressure at sea level
  • units: K
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: tasmax
  • long_name: air_temperature
  • names: air_temperature, air temperature
  • standard_name: atmosphere_hybrid_sigma_pressure_coordinate
  • var_id: lev_bnds
  • names: atmosphere_hybrid_sigma_pressure_coordinate
  • units: kg m-2
  • standard_name: atmosphere_water_vapor_content
  • var_id: prw
  • long_name: atmosphere_water_vapor_content
  • names: atmosphere_water_vapor_content, atmosphere water vapor content
  • units: percent
  • standard_name: cloud_area_fraction
  • var_id: clt
  • long_name: cloud_area_fraction
  • names: cloud_area_fraction, cloud area fraction
  • units: percent
  • standard_name: cloud_area_fraction_in_atmosphere_layer
  • var_id: cl
  • long_name: cloud_area_fraction_in_atmosphere_layer
  • names: cloud_area_fraction_in_atmosphere_layer, cloud area fraction in atmosphere layer
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: convective_precipitation_flux
  • var_id: prc
  • long_name: convective_precipitation_flux
  • names: convective_precipitation_flux, convective precipitation flux
  • units: m
  • var_id: depth
  • standard_name: depth
  • names: depth
  • var_id: depth_bnds
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_sea_ice_velocity
  • var_id: usi
  • long_name: eastward_sea_ice_velocity
  • names: eastward_sea_ice_velocity, eastward sea ice velocity
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • long_name: eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • var_id: uo
  • names: eastward_sea_water_velocity, eastward sea water velocity
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • var_id: ua
  • long_name: eastward_wind
  • names: eastward_wind, eastward wind
  • units: m
  • standard_name: geopotential_height
  • var_id: zg
  • long_name: geopotential_height
  • names: geopotential_height, geopotential height
  • units: m
  • standard_name: height
  • var_id: height
  • long_name: height
  • names: height
  • var_id: a
  • long_name: hybrid sigma coordinate A coefficient for layer
  • names: hybrid sigma coordinate A coefficient for layer
  • var_id: a_bnds
  • long_name: hybrid sigma coordinate A coefficient for layer bounds
  • names: hybrid sigma coordinate A coefficient for layer bounds
  • var_id: b
  • long_name: hybrid sigma coordinate B coefficient for layer
  • names: hybrid sigma coordinate B coefficient for layer
  • var_id: b_bnds
  • long_name: hybrid sigma coordinate B coefficient for layer bounds
  • names: hybrid sigma coordinate B coefficient for layer bounds
  • units: Pa s-1
  • standard_name: lagrangian_tendency_of_air_pressure
  • var_id: wap
  • long_name: lagrangian_tendency_of_air_pressure
  • names: lagrangian_tendency_of_air_pressure, lagrangian tendency of air pressure
  • units: %
  • standard_name: land_area_fraction
  • var_id: sftlf
  • long_name: land area fraction
  • names: land_area_fraction, land area fraction
  • units: %
  • standard_name: land_ice_area_fraction
  • var_id: sftgif
  • long_name: land ice area fraction
  • names: land_ice_area_fraction, land ice area fraction
  • var_id: lat_bnds
  • var_id: lon_bnds
  • units: 1e-9
  • standard_name: mole_fraction_of_o3_in_air
  • var_id: tro3
  • long_name: mole_fraction_of_o3_in_air
  • names: mole_fraction_of_o3_in_air, mole fraction of o3 in air
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: net_downward_radiative_flux_at_top_of_atmosphere_model
  • var_id: rtmt
  • long_name: net_downward_radiative_flux_at_top_of_atmosphere_model
  • names: net_downward_radiative_flux_at_top_of_atmosphere_model, net downward radiative flux at top of atmosphere model
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_sea_ice_velocity
  • var_id: vsi
  • long_name: northward_sea_ice_velocity
  • names: northward_sea_ice_velocity, northward sea ice velocity
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_sea_water_velocity
  • long_name: northward_sea_water_velocity
  • var_id: vo
  • names: northward_sea_water_velocity, northward sea water velocity
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • var_id: va
  • long_name: northward_wind
  • names: northward_wind, northward wind
  • var_id: pr
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: precipitation_flux
  • long_name: precipitation_flux
  • names: precipitation_flux, precipitation flux
  • units: Pa
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • long_name: pressure
  • var_id: plev
  • names: air_pressure, pressure
  • units: Pa
  • var_id: p0
  • long_name: reference pressure for hybrid sigma coordinate
  • names: reference pressure for hybrid sigma coordinate
  • units: percent
  • standard_name: relative_humidity
  • long_name: relative_humidity
  • var_id: hur
  • names: relative_humidity, relative humidity
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: runoff_flux
  • var_id: mrro
  • long_name: runoff_flux
  • names: runoff_flux, runoff flux
  • units: m
  • standard_name: sea_floor_depth_below_geoid
  • var_id: zobt
  • long_name: sea_floor_depth_below_geoid
  • names: sea_floor_depth_below_geoid, sea floor depth below geoid
  • units: %
  • standard_name: sea_ice_area_fraction
  • var_id: sic
  • long_name: sea_ice_area_fraction
  • names: sea_ice_area_fraction, sea ice area fraction
  • units: m
  • standard_name: sea_ice_thickness
  • var_id: sit
  • long_name: sea_ice_thickness
  • names: sea_ice_thickness, sea ice thickness
  • units: m
  • long_name: sea_surface_height_above_geoid
  • var_id: zos
  • standard_name: sea_surface_height_above_geoid
  • names: sea_surface_height_above_geoid, sea surface height above geoid
  • units: K
  • standard_name: sea_surface_temperature
  • var_id: tos
  • long_name: sea_surface_temperature
  • names: sea_surface_temperature, sea surface temperature
  • units: kg m-3
  • standard_name: sea_water_potential_density
  • var_id: rhopoto
  • long_name: sea_water_potential_density
  • names: sea_water_potential_density, sea water potential density
  • units: K
  • standard_name: sea_water_potential_temperature
  • long_name: sea_water_potential_temperature
  • var_id: thetao
  • names: sea_water_potential_temperature, sea water potential temperature
  • standard_name: sea_water_salinity
  • units: 1e-3
  • long_name: sea_water_salinity
  • var_id: so
  • names: sea_water_salinity, sea water salinity
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: snowfall_flux
  • var_id: prsn
  • long_name: snowfall_flux
  • names: snowfall_flux, snowfall flux
  • units: kg m-2
  • standard_name: soil_moisture_content
  • var_id: mrso
  • long_name: soil_moisture_content
  • names: soil_moisture_content, soil moisture content
  • units: 1
  • standard_name: specific_humidity
  • var_id: hus
  • long_name: specific_humidity
  • names: specific_humidity, specific humidity
  • units: Pa
  • standard_name: surface_air_pressure
  • var_id: ps
  • long_name: surface pressure
  • names: surface_air_pressure, surface pressure
  • units: Pa
  • standard_name: surface_air_pressure
  • var_id: ps
  • long_name: surface_air_pressure
  • names: surface_air_pressure, surface air pressure
  • units: m
  • standard_name: surface_altitude
  • var_id: orog
  • long_name: surface_altitude
  • names: surface_altitude, surface altitude
  • units: N m-2
  • standard_name: surface_downward_eastward_stress
  • var_id: tauu
  • long_name: surface_downward_eastward_stress
  • names: surface_downward_eastward_stress, surface downward eastward stress
  • units: N m-2
  • standard_name: surface_downward_northward_stress
  • var_id: tauv
  • long_name: surface_downward_northward_stress
  • names: surface_downward_northward_stress, surface downward northward stress
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • var_id: rlds
  • long_name: surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • names: surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air, surface downwelling longwave flux in air
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky
  • var_id: rldscs
  • long_name: surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky
  • names: surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky, surface downwelling longwave flux in air assuming clear sky
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air
  • var_id: rsds
  • long_name: surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air
  • names: surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air, surface downwelling shortwave flux in air
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: surface_runoff_flux
  • var_id: mrros
  • long_name: surface_runoff_flux
  • names: surface_runoff_flux, surface runoff flux
  • units: m
  • standard_name: surface_snow_thickness
  • var_id: snd
  • long_name: surface_snow_thickness
  • names: surface_snow_thickness, surface snow thickness
  • units: K
  • standard_name: surface_temperature
  • var_id: ts
  • long_name: surface_temperature
  • names: surface_temperature, surface temperature
  • var_id: hfls
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upward_latent_heat_flux
  • long_name: surface_upward_latent_heat_flux
  • names: surface_upward_latent_heat_flux, surface upward latent heat flux
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux
  • var_id: hfss
  • long_name: surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux
  • names: surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux, surface upward sensible heat flux
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • var_id: rlus
  • long_name: surface_upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air
  • names: surface_upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air, surface upwelling longwave flux in air
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air
  • var_id: rsus
  • long_name: surface_upwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air
  • names: surface_upwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air, surface upwelling shortwave flux in air
  • var_id: time_bnds
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_incoming_shortwave_flux
  • var_id: rsdt
  • long_name: toa_incoming_shortwave_flux
  • names: toa_incoming_shortwave_flux, toa incoming shortwave flux
  • var_id: rlut
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux
  • long_name: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux
  • names: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux, toa outgoing longwave flux
  • var_id: rlutcs
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky
  • long_name: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky
  • names: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky, toa outgoing longwave flux assuming clear sky
  • var_id: rsut
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux
  • long_name: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux
  • names: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux, toa outgoing shortwave flux
  • var_id: rsutcs
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky
  • long_name: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky
  • names: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky, toa outgoing shortwave flux assuming clear sky

Co-ordinate Variables

  • units: degrees_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: lat
  • long_name: Latitude
  • names: latitude, Latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: lon
  • long_name: Longitude
  • names: longitude, Longitude
  • units: degrees_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • long_name: latitude
  • var_id: lat
  • names: latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: longitude
  • var_id: lon
  • names: longitude
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • long_name: simulation time
  • names: time, simulation time
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1850-01-01T00:00:00
End time:
2300-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°