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Mean Temperature of the coldest month under the A2 Emissions Scenario (Western North America, 23 AOGCM Ensemble)

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2014-02-20 15:21:05
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-02-20 15:21:06

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This set of 4 rasters shows mean temperature of the coldest month (deg C * 10) for Western North America under the A2 Emissions Scenario from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). One layer shows the historic period (1961 to 1990), and there are three layers of future climate projections representing the 2020s, the 2050s, and the 2080s. These future layers are ensemble averages across all 23 CMIP3 AOGCMs (Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 3 Atmosphere-Ocean General Circulation Models). All layers have a resolution of 1 km, and are designed to capture climate gradients, temperature inversions, and rain shadows in the mountainous landscape of western North America.

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Hamann, A. and Wang, T., Spittlehouse, D.L., and Murdock, T.Q.
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:17 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 273f5c40039f44adbb0aa27d7188d10f

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