Climate Simulation with CLM, Climate of the 20th Century run no.2, Data Stream 2: European region MPI-M/MaD


The experiment CLM_C20_2_D2 contains European regional climate simulations of the years 1960-2000 on a rotated grid (CLM non hydrostatic, 0.165 degree hor. resolution, see ). The simulations of the 20th century (1960-2000) have been forced by the second (2) run of the global 20th century climate (EH5-T63L31_OM-GR1.5L40_20C_2_6H) with observed anthropogenic forcing. In data stream 2 (_D2) the output variables of CLM are stored as time series on a rotated grid. The model region starts at -20.8725/-23.7275 (lat/lon in rotated coordinates; centre of lower left grid box) with an increment of 0.165 degree. The position of the North Pole in the rotated grid is: 39.25/-162.0 (lat/lon). The number of grid points is 255/241 (lat/lon). The sponge zone (numerically unreliable boundary grid points) of the original model output has been cut off. The regional model variables include two-dimensional near surface fields, as well as soil and atmospheric fields on different layers. The soil fields are simulated on 10 different levels with a maximum depth of 15 meters. The atmospheric fields are given on 6 pressure levels (200, 500, 700, 850, 925 and 1000 hPa). The time interval of the output fields ranges from 1 to 3 hours and includes daily output fields, depending on the respective variables. Please contact sga"at" for data request details. See for more details on CLM simulations in the context of the BMBF funding priority "klimazwei", some useful information on handling climate model data and the data access regulations. The output format is netCDF Experiment with CLM 2.4.11 on NEC-SX6(hurrikan) raw data: hpss:/dxul/ut/k/k204095/prism/experiments/C20_2

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Creator Dr. rer. nat. Klaus Keuler
Publisher Brandenburg University of Technology
Contributor World Data Center for Climate (WDCC)
Publication Year 2007
Rights For scientific use only
OpenAccess true
Contact Brandenburg University of Technology
Language English
Resource Type modelResult
Format NetCDF
Size 2695063 Mb
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-37.035W, 26.120S, 59.922E, 71.953N)
Temporal Coverage Begin 1960-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2000-12-31T00:00:00Z