Data from: Downscaled and debiased climate simulations for North America from 21,000 years ago to 2100AD

Lorenz DJ, Nieto-Lugilde D, Blois JL, Fitzpatrick MC, Williams JW

Date Published: July 14, 2016

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.1597g.2

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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Min & Max Temperature
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: mean minimum daily temperature, mean maximum daily temperature
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, PET & AET
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: potential evapotranspiration, actual evapotranspiration.
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Precipitation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: mean total monthly precipitation
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Growing Degree Days
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: growing degree days, 5C & 0C.
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Net Downward Longwave Radiation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean monthly net downward longwave radiation at surface
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Downward Shortwave Radiation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean monthly downward shortwave radiation at surface.
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Upward Shortwave Radiation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean monthly upward shortwave radiation at surface.
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Water Vapor Pressure
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: mean monthly water vapor pressure
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, Wind Speed
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Min & Max Temperature
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: mean minimum daily temperature, mean maximum daily temperature.
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, AET & PET
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: potential evapotranspiration, actual evapotranspiration
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Precipitation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean total monthly precipitation
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Growing Degree Days
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: growing degree days, base 5C & 0C.
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Water Vapor Pressure
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean monthly water vapor pressure.
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Downward Shortwave Radiation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean monthly downward shortwave radiation at surface.
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Net Downward Longwave Radiation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variables: mean monthly net downward longwave radiation at surface
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, Upward Shortwave Radiation
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from EC-BILT (Timm & Timmermann, 2007). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and decadal resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to 20th century. Variable: mean monthly upward shortwave radiation at surface.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 1950-2005AD, Historical Scenario (1/2)
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 historical scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and represents a mean climatology for 1950-2005. Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 6 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 1950-2005AD, Historical Scenario (2/2)
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 historical scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and represents a mean climatology for 1950-2005. Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 6 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 4.5 Scenario (1/3)
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Description CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 4.5 Scenario (1/3) the CMIP5 RCP4.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100 Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 4 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 4.5 Scenario (2/3)
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP4.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100 Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 4 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 4.5 Scenario (3/3)
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP4.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100 Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 4 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 8.5 Scenario (1/3)
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Description CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 8.5 Scenario (1/3) Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP4.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100 Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 4 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 8.5 Scenario (2/3)
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP8.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100. Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables and models are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 4 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 8.5 Scenario (3/3)
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP8.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100. Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. Multiple climatic variables and models are included in this file. To meet Dryad upload limits, this file holds data from 4 of 12 downscaled CMIP5 models.
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Title CCSM3 NA Climates 22ka-0ka, TIFS
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and 500-year resolution for North America for 22,000 years ago to the 20th century. These TIFS were generated from the decadal-scale NetCDF data, and extracted as climatic summaries comprising 200-year bins and spaced 500 years apart. They are formatted for direct input into species distribution models. Multiple climate variables are included in this file.
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Title EC-BILT NA Climates 21ka-0ka, TIFS
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from CCSM3 (Liu et al. 2009). Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and 500-year resolution for North America for 21,000 years ago to the 20th century. These TIFS were generated from the decadal-scale NetCDF data, and extracted as climatic summaries comprising 200-year bins and spaced 500 years apart. They are formatted for direct input into species distribution models.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 1950-2005AD, Historical Scenario, TIFS
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 historical scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and represents a mean climatology for 1950-2005. These TIFS were generated from the NetCDF data, and are formatted for direct input into species distribution models. Multiple climatic variables and models are included in this file.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 4.5 Scenario, TIFS
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP4.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100. Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. These TIFS were generated from the NetCDF data, and are formatted for direct input into species distribution models. Multiple climatic variables and models are included in this file.
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Title CMIP5 NA Climates 2010-2100AD, RCP 8.5 Scenario, TIFS
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Description Downscaled and debiased paleoclimatic simulations from the CMIP5 RCP8.5 scenario. Downscaled to 0.5deg lat/lon and extracted at decadal intervals from 2010 to 2100. Downscaling follows same procedures as for paleoclimatic simulations. These TIFS were generated from the NetCDF data, and are formatted for direct input into species distribution models. Multiple climatic variables and models are included in this file.
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Lorenz DJ, Nieto-Lugilde D, Blois JL, Fitzpatrick MC, Williams JW (2016) Downscaled and debiased climate simulations for North America from 21,000 years ago to 2100AD. Scientific Data 3: 160048. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.48

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Lorenz DJ, Nieto-Lugilde D, Blois JL, Fitzpatrick MC, Williams JW (2016) Data from: Downscaled and debiased climate simulations for North America from 21,000 years ago to 2100AD. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.1597g.2
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