GFDL Climate Model Outputs for Carbon Dioxide Studies
Entry ID: NCAR_DS318.1

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains model outputs from climate models at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL). The various model runs were made in 1989 (with one re-run in 1991). The model was an atmosphere-ocean coupled model, run first at R15 (48x40) global resolution and then later at R30 (96x80) global resolution. Control runs (1xCO2), 2xCO2, and 1% increase per year transient runs were made and values for numerous variables were output. DSS has decadal means for up to 100 model years, as well as daily values and monthly and seasonal means for shorter periods.

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UCAR/NCAR/CISL/DSS > Data Support Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dataset Title: GFDL Climate Model Outputs for Carbon Dioxide Studies
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/NCAR/CISL/DSS > Data Support Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Online Resource: http://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds318.1/


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >EVAPORATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >UPPER LEVEL WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >VERTICAL WIND MOTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >HEAT FLUX    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >LONGWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SHORTWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RUNOFF    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES >ALBEDO    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN HEAT BUDGET >HEAT FLUX    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS >WIND STRESS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Project
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Keywords
CLIMATE MODELS


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Research Data Archive, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://rda.ucar.edu/
Dataset ID: 318.1

Data Center Personnel
Name: RDA HELP DESK
Phone: (303)-497-1231
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: dss-info at mailman.ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
CISL/DSS
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.



Distribution
Distribution_Size: 5.157 Gbytes


Personnel
BOB DATTORE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (303)-497-1825
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: dattore at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
CISL/DSS
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.


Publications/References
Stouffer, R.J., S. Manabe and K. Bryan, 1989: Interhemispheric asymmetry in climate response to a gradual increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide. Nature, 342, 660-662, URL: http://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds318.1/docs/stouffer_etal_1989.pdf.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-23

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