Input data set: PGMFD v2.1 (Princeton)

Protocol relation: Protocol
Data Type: Observed/Historical climate
Simulation rounds: ISIMIP2a

Daily-resolution observed climate data on a global (land and ocean) 0.5°x0.5° lat-lon grid from the Terrestrial Hydrology Group at Princeton University, based on the reanalysis data set NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis I and using the bias targets CRU, SRB, TRMM, GPCP & WMO and validated against GSWP2. The data set covers the period 1901‐2012

Scenarios: hist-obs
Variables: huss, tasmax, tas, tasmin, rlds, wind, rhs, rsds, ps, pr

This dataset was updated in the ISIMIP repository on 4 February, 2016.

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When referring to this data set, the following paper should be cited:
- Sheffield, J., G. Goteti, and E. F. Wood, 2006: Development of a 50-yr high-resolution global dataset of meteorological forcings for land surface modeling, J. Climate, 19 (13), 3088-3111

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For ISIMIP participants, these files are available for download on the DKRZ server using the path /work/bb0820/ISIMIP/ISIMIP2a/InputData/climate_co2/climate/HistObs/PGFv2.1/.

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