This dataset consists of homogenised time series of daily temperature observations for meteorological stations throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. The version of the dataset described here is a homogenised version of the ECA&D (European Climate Assessment & Dataset) daily dataset, produced with funding from the EU Horizon2020 EUSTACE (EU Surface Temperature for All Corners of Earth) project.
The data is available directly from the ECA&D website and is referenced here to form part of the EUSTACE collection of data. The EUSTACE version of the product is that labelled 'Homogenized ECA Dataset'. This dataset will continue to be updated by the ECA&D project beyond the end of EUSTACE.
Data is available for non-commercial purposes under the ECA&D terms and conditions (see https://www.ecad.eu//documents/ECAD_datapolicy.pdf).
To cite this dataset please use Squintu, AA, van der Schrier, G, Brugnara, Y, Klein Tank, A.
Homogenization of daily temperature series in the European Climate Assessment & Dataset. /Int J Climatol/. 2019; 39: 1243– 1261. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.5874
The EU EUSTACE project has received funding by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 640171.
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: https://www.ecad.eu/documents/ECAD_datapolicy.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
This data forms part of the European Climate Assessment & Dataset (ECA&D) (www.ecad.eu). It has been derived from the non-homogenised version of the ECA&D data.
This dataset has been produced under funding from the EU EUSTACE project, which has received funding by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 640171.
This is an external dataset. See the ECA&D webpages for quality information
Derivation of the EUSTACE European land station daily air temperature measurements, bias adjusted for 1951-2015
Details of the derivation of these datasets are given in the following papers:
1) Homogenization of daily ECA&D temperature series Antonello Angelo Squintu, Gerard van der Schrier, Yuri Brugnara, Albert Klein Tank: 2018, Intern. J. Climatology (published on line), doi:10.1002/joc.5874 https://www.ecad.eu/publications/index.php.
2) Building long homogeneous temperature series across Europe: a new approach for the blending of neighboring series Antonello A. Squintu, Gerard van der Schrier, Else J. M. van den Besselaar, Richard C. Cornes, Albert Klein Tank, submitted