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WCRP CMIP5: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) CCSM4 model output for the historicalExt experiment

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Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2017-03-17
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WCRP CMIP5: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) CCSM4 model output for the Historical Extension (historicalExt) experiment. These data cover the following realm: atmos; at the following frequency: fx. The runs included the ensemble member: r0i0p0.

The WCRP Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, Phase 5 (CMIP5), was a global climate model intercomparison project, coordinated by PCMDI (Program For Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison) on behalf of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) and provided input for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5).

Citable as:  National Center for Atmospheric Research (2017): WCRP CMIP5: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) CCSM4 model output for the historicalExt experiment. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CMIP5, CMIP, WCRP, climate change, NCAR, CCSM4, historicalExt, atmos, fx


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Data lineage:

Data were produced and verified by National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) scientists before publication via the Earth Systems Grid Federation (ESGF) and a copy obtained by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
No CMIP5 Metadata Simulation Quality Control Report available for this simulation.
File Format:
Data are netCDF formatted.

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by the computation detailed below.
Title National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) running: experiment historicalExt using the CCSM4 model.
Abstract National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) running the Historical Extension (historicalExt) experiment using the CCSM4 model. See linked documentation for available information for each component. Please note the following are not recorded within the Earth System Documentation (ES-DOC) site : CCSM4 model and simulation details.
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  • units: m
  • long_name: Surface Altitude
  • standard_name: surface_altitude
  • var_id: orog
  • names: Surface Altitude, surface_altitude
  • var_id: lat_bnds
  • var_id: lon_bnds

Co-ordinate Variables

  • 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
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