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Chapter 7 of the Working Group I Contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report - data for Figure 7.14 (v20220721)

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Data for Figure 7.14 from Chapter 7 of the Working Group I (WGI) Contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).

Figure 7.14 shows an illustration of tropospheric temperature and low-cloud response to observed and projected Pacific Ocean sea surface temperature trends.

How to cite this dataset
When citing this dataset, please include both the data citation below (under 'Citable as') and the following citation for the report component from which the figure originates:
Forster, P., T. Storelvmo, K. Armour, W. Collins, J.-L. Dufresne, D. Frame, D.J. Lunt, T. Mauritsen, M.D. Palmer, M. Watanabe, M. Wild, and H. Zhang, 2021: The Earth’s Energy Budget, Climate Feedbacks, and Climate Sensitivity. In Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Masson-Delmotte, V., P. Zhai, A. Pirani, S.L. Connors, C. Péan, S. Berger, N. Caud, Y. Chen, L. Goldfarb, M.I. Gomis, M. Huang, K. Leitzell, E. Lonnoy, J.B.R. Matthews, T.K. Maycock, T. Waterfield, O. Yelekçi, R. Yu, and B. Zhou (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 923–1054, doi:10.1017/9781009157896.009.

Figure subpanels
The figure has 2 subpanels, with data provided for both panels in the master GitHub repository linked in the documentation.

List of data provided
This dataset contains:

- (a) Atmospheric response to linear sea surface temperature trend observed over 1870–2019 (HadISST1 dataset; Rayner et al., 2003).

- (b) Atmospheric response to linear sea-surface temperature trend over 150 years following abrupt4xCO2 forcing as projected by CMIP6 ESMs (Dong et al., 2020).

Figure adapted from Mauritsen (2016). Further details on data sources and processing are available in the chapter data table (Table 7.SM.14).

Data provided in relation to figure
Data provided in relation to Figure 7.14:

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CMIP6 is the sixth phase of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project.
HadISST stands for Hadley Centre Sea Ice and Sea Surface Temperature.

Notes on reproducing the figure from the provided data
Data and figures are produced by the Jupyter Notebooks that live inside the notebooks directory. Also listed on the 'master' GitHub page linked in the documentation of this catalogue record are external GitHub repositories and locations within the contributed directory where code for figures have been supplied by other authors. These are provided "as-is" and are not guaranteed to be reproducible within this environment. For external GitHub locations, check out the relevant repository READMEs.

Within the processing chain, every notebook is prefixed by a number. To reproduce all results in the chapter, the notebooks should be run in numerical order, because some later things depend on earlier things (historical temperature attribution requires a constrained ensemble of the two layer climate model, which relies on the generation of the radiative forcing time series). This being said, most notebooks should run standalone, as input data is provided where the datasets are small enough (see the 'master;' GitHub page for these).

Sources of additional information
The following weblinks are provided in the Related Documents section of this catalogue record:
- Link to the report component containing the figure (Chapter 7)
- Link to the Supplementary Material for Chapter 7, which contains details on the input data used in Table 7.SM.1 to 7.SM.7.
- Link to the code for the figure, archived on Zenodo.

Citable as:  [ PROVISIONAL ] (9999): Chapter 7 of the Working Group I Contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report - data for Figure 7.14 (v20220721). NERC EDS Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: IPCC-DDC, IPCC, AR6, WG1, WGI, Sixth Assessment Report, Working Group 1, Physical Science Basis,


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