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Change in Runoff (2045-2060) Simulated by MAPSS using HadCM3 GCM under A2 scenario (Western USA)


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2011-12-01 03:58:57
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2011-12-01 03:58:57


Ken Ferschweiler (CBI) used climate data from the PRISM group (Chris Daly, Oregon State University) at 4kmx4km spatial grain across the conterminous USA to generate a climatology or baseline. He then created future climate change scenarios using statistical downscaling and created anomalies from the Hadley CM3 General Circulation Model (GCM) run through the A2 emission scenario (SRES - special report on emission scenarios published in 2000). To run the MAPSS model (Neilson 1995), average monthly temperatures were calculated for the period 2045-2060. This dataset shows the change in runoff simulated by MAPSS compared to the historical period (1968-1999) based on PRISM climate data.


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 Ken Ferschweiler, CBI
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