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Dataset

 

CCMVal-1: MSC, University of Toronto and York University, Canada CMAM model output contribution to the WMO 2006 DYNAMICS experiment

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-08-14
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

CCMVal was a large international effort to improve understanding of Chemistry-Climate Models (CCMs) and their underlying GCMs (General Circulation Models) through process-oriented evaluation, along with discussion and coordinated analysis of science results. The first round of CCMVal (CCMVal-1) evaluated only a limited set of key processes in the CCMs, focusing mainly on dynamics and transport.

This dataset contains CMAM model output from the WMO 2006 DYNAMICS experiment run by the Canadian Ensemble Forecasts (MSC), University of Toronto and York University, Canada.

Citable as:  Plummer, D.; Scinocca, J.; Shepherd, T. (2014): CCMVal-1: MSC, University of Toronto and York University, Canada CMAM model output contribution to the WMO 2006 DYNAMICS experiment. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/bfbfcb67199cf4f2204dc4dac9f818eb
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CCMVal, climate, model, CCM's, GCM's

Details

Previous Info:
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Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/badc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__ACTIVITY_c674049a-23c7-11e4-9247-00163e251233
Access rules:
Restricted data: please submit an application using the REQUEST ACCESS link for access.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/ccmval_ps.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

CCMVAL-1 data were converted from original model format to ASCII by the modelling teams.

File Format:
Data are ASCII formatted

Process overview

This dataset was generated by the computation detailed below.
Title Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model (CMAM) deployed on Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis computing facility
Abstract This computation involved: Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model (CMAM) deployed on Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis computing facility. The Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model is a full general circulation model with on-line fully interactive chemistry involving 127 gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions. Thus, feedback between dynamics, chemistry and radiation occurs in every model time step. The Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model is a full general circulation model with on-line fully interactive chemistry involving 127 gas-phase and heterogeneous reactions. Thus, feedback between dynamics, chemistry and radiation occurs in every model time step. The model explores how changes in the levels and locations of ozone precursor emissions, (such as nitrogen oxides NO and NO; referred to as NO, carbon monoxide (CO) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including methane, could affect tropospheric ozone abundances, from the pre-industrial period to future projections. The Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma) is a division of the Climate Research Branch of Environment Canada. The CCCma carries out research in modelling and analysis. The CCCma develop computer models of the climate system to simulate global climate, regional climate, and climate change. The Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma) is a division of the Climate Research Branch of Environment Canada. The CCCma carries out research in modelling and analysis. The modelling component involves; Developing computer models of the climate system to simulate global climate, regional climate, and climate change Attributing observed climate changes to specific causes Predicting seasonal and longer term climate variations In order to undertake this research, the CCCma has an ongoing model development programme. Over the years, models of increasing sophistication have been developed, permitting study of more complex climate questions. Under the analysis component, CCCma Analyses past and predicted climate variations to gain a deeper understanding of the climate system Provides science based quantitative information to the national and the international community, notably coordinated model experiments organized by the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) and contributions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None

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Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1980-01-01T00:00:00
End time:
2050-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°