Climate Change Portal References

Climate Modeling

CMIP5 Project

  • IPCC, 2014: Summary for Policymakers. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 1-32.
  • Taylor, K.E., R.J. Stouffer, G.A. Meehl: 2012: An Overview of CMIP5 and the experiment design. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 485-498, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00094.1
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  • WCRP Coupled Model Intercomparison Project – Phase 5: Special Issue of the CLIVAR Exchanges Newsletter, No. 56, Vol. 15, No. 2.
  • CMIP5 Modeling Centers and Models

Observed Datasets

  • A. Becker, P. Finger, A. Meyer-Christoffer, B. Rudolf, K. Schamm, U. Schneider, and M. Ziese 2013: A description of the global land-surface precipitation data products of the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre with sample applications including centennial (trend) analysis from 1901-present. In Earth System Science Data, 5(1) pp. 71-99, doi:
  • Rayner, N.A., P. Brohan, D.E. Parker, C.K. Folland, J.J. Kennedy, M. Vanicek, T.J. Ansell, and S.F. Tett (2006): Improved Analyses of Changes and Uncertainties in Sea Surface Temperature Measured In Situ since the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The HadSST2 Dataset. J. Climate, 19, 446–469,
  • K. Matsuura and C. J. Willmott (2012): Terrestrial Air Temperature: 1900-2010 Gridded Monthly Time Series, v.3.01, Department of Geography, University of Delaware.

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Climate Change Web Portal
CMIP5: Land and Rivers
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Oceans and Marine Ecosystems
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CMIP5: Plot Maps and Time Series
CMIP6: Plot Maps and Time Series
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Detailed Overview
CMIP5: North West Atlantic Dynamical Downscaling
Detailed Overview
Plot Maps
Journal of Climate Article (Alexander et al. 2019) Supplemental Material
More Information
BAMS Article (Scott et al. 2016)
Coupled Model Intercomparison Projet
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