Input data set: Historical, gridded land-use (MIRCA)

Harvested areas based on the MIRCA data set, covering irrigated and rainfed landuse.

Data Type: Land use
Simulation rounds: Fast Track
Scenarios: hist-obs
Data source

Portmann, F. T., Siebert, S., & Döll, P. (2010). MIRCA2000-Global monthly irrigated and rainfed crop areas around the year 2000: A new high-resolution data set for agricultural and hydrological modeling. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 24(1),

Download Instructions

For ISIMIP participants, these files are available for download on the DKRZ server using the path /ISIMIP/FastTrack/InputData/landuse_humaninfluences/landuse/.

Currently they are available via an rsync facility (described here:, for which the password will be provided upon request (