Globally Downscaled Climate Data
Provided below are links to globally-downscaled data. This archive is currently being expanded, and a new interactive interface will be added at at the Green Data Oasis hosted by Lawrence Livermore National Lab. To facilitate their use in the meantime, complete, 150-year files are provided. This follows the approach, file formatting and naming convention of the U.S.-wide dataset available here; please see documentation of that dataset for details of the downscaling method and run numbers associated with each file. Details on how this method was adapted for global downscaling are in Maurer et al. (2009). Data characteristics are:
If using this data, the description should include the following:
Global climate model output, from the World Climate Research Programme's (WCRP's) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 3 (CMIP3) multi-model dataset (Meehl et al., 2007), were obtained from www.engr.scu.edu/~emaurer/global_data/. These data were downscaled as described by Maurer et al. (2009) using the bias-correction/spatial downscaling method (Wood et al., 2004) to a 0.5 degree grid, based on the 1950-1999 gridded observations of Adam and Lettenmaier (2003).
See references and other information below the table.
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