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You may download seasonal and monthly output from these experiments by clicking the appropriate link in the Experiment Name column. Not all data is available. The numbers on the end of the filename correspond to the years. You may obtain more information on these boundary conditions: carbon dioxide volume, orbital parameters, and paleocalendar dates.

Experiment Tables

6k Sensitivity Experiments

CCR Expt Name Description  Res
(2) 
SSTs
(3) 
Sea ice
(4) 
Insol. (5a) Mask (5b) CO2   Calendar (6) Hist Files
(7) 
Run Length  Yrs Avged 

OM900LSM

monthly
seasonal

Version Omega 0.9 with LSM (JEFF O9AMIPc2)  T42  355  D,M  13  0108 

OM906ALSM

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6K B.P. with LSM (BONAN 030)  T42  F F 6k  355  6k 0105 

OM906BLSM 

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6K B.P. with LSM, with Paleovegetation
(BONAN 032) 
T42  6k  355  6k  0105 

OM906CLSM

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6K B.P. with LSM, with Paeleolakes (Coe)(BONAN 031, 031b) T42  F 6k  355  6k  0105 

OM906PLSM

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6K B.P. with LSM, PMIP CO2
(BONAN 033) 
T42  6k  288  0108 
Related Publications

Kutzbach, J.E., G. Bonan, J. Foley, and S.P. Harrison (1996). Vegetation and soil feedbacks on the response of the African monsoon to orbital forcing in the early to middle Holocene. Nature 384, 623-626.

Coe, M., and G. Bonan (1997). Feedbacks between climate and surface water in Northern Africa during the middle-Holocene. Journal of Geophysical Research 102, 11,087-11,101.

 

Variable Mountain Height Experiments

CCR Expt Name Description  Res
(2) 
SSTs
(3) 
Sea ice
(4) 

Insol. (5a)

Mask (5b) CO2  Calendar (6) Hist Files
(7) 
Run Length  Yrs Avged 

CONTROL 

monthly
seasonal

Version Omega 0.9 (OLSON sld012b)  T42  F F 355  D, M  10  0307 

ANOMTEXP

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

Asia no mtn
(KUTZ2 anomtexp) 
T42  355  0307 

EAFNOMT

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

East Africa no mtn T42 F F M M 355 M D 7 0307

IDHMP2C3

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

Ideal Himalayan Mtn. Narrow Plateau  T42  355  M 7 0307 

IDLGHMC2 

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

Ideal Himalayan Mtn only  T42  F 355  0307 

NOMTNEXP

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

Global no mtn T42 F F M M 355 M D 7 0307
Related Publications

Kutzbach, J.E., W.F. Ruddiman, and W.L. Prell (1997). Possible effects of Cenozoic uplift and CO2 lowering on global and regional hydrology. In "Tectonic Uplift and Climate Change" (W.F. Ruddiman, ed.), Plenum Publishing
Corporation, New York, pp. 149-170.

Prell, W.L., and J.E. Kutzbach (1997). The impact of Tibet-Himalayan elevation on the sensitivity of the monsoon climate system to changes in solar radiation. In "Tectonic Uplift and Climate Change" (W.F. Ruddiman, ed.), Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, pp. 171-201.

Ruddiman, W.F., M.L. Raymo, W. Prell, and J.E. Kutzbach (1997). The uplift-climate connection: a synthesis. In "Tectonic Uplift and Climate Change" (W.F. Ruddiman, ed.), Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, pp. 471-515.

Ruddiman, W.F., J.E. Kutzbach, and I.C. Prentice (1997). Testing the climatic effects of orography and CO2 with general circulation and biome models. In "Tectonic Uplift and Climate Change" (W.F. Ruddiman, ed.), Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, pp. 203-235.

 

6k Land-Surface Experiments

CCR Expt Name Description  Res
(2) 
SSTs
(3) 
Sea ice
(4) 
Insol. (5a) Mask (5b) CO2   Calendar (6) Hist Files
(7) 
Run Length  Yrs Avged 
CONTROL 
Version Omega 0.9 (OLSON sld012b)  T42  F 355  D, M  10  0202, 0307 

6KNOVSLW 

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6K; NO Veg, Soil, Lake, Wetland chg ovr N. Africa  T42  6 k  355  6k  0307 

6KVSNOLW 

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6k Veg, Soil; NO lake, Wetland chg over N. Africa T42 6 k  355  6k  0307 
6K Veg, Soil, Lake, NO Wetland chg over N. Africa  T42  6 k  355  6k  0307 
6K Veg, Soil, Lake, Wetland chg over N. Afr  T42  6 k  M 355  6k  0307 
Related Publications

Broström, A. M. Coe, S.P. Harrison, R. Gallimore, J.E. Kutzbach, J. Foley, I.C. Prentice, and P. Behling (1998). Land Surface feedbacks and palaeomonsoons in Northern Africa. Geophysical Research Letters 25(19), 3615-3618.

Carrington, D.P.,. R.G. Gallimore, and J.E. Kutzbach (2001). Climate sensitivity to wetlands and wetland vegetation in mid-Holocene North Africa. Climate Dynamics, 17, 151-157. CCR #794

 

PMIP Experiments

CCR Expt Name Description  Res
(2) 
SSTs
(3) 
Sea ice
(4) 
Insol. (5a) Mask (5b) CO2   Calendar (6) Hist Files
(7) 
Run Length  Yrs Avged 

0KPMIPEX

monthly
seasonal

0k PMIP T42 F F M M 355 M D 7 0312

6KPMIPEX

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

6k PMIP T42 F F 6k M 288 M D 7 0312

21KCLSST

Gstats

monthly
seasonal

21k PMIP T42  21k  21k Pelt  206  M 0312 
Related Publications

Branconnot, P., S.P. Harrison, S. Joussaume, C.D. Hewitt, A. Kitoh, J.E. Kutzbach, Z. Liu, B. Otto-Bliesner, J. Syktus, and N. Weber (2002). Evaluation of PMIP Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Simulations of the Mid-Holocene. Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research. CCR #764

Joussaume, S., K.E. Taylor, P. Braconnot, J. Mitchell, J. Kutzbach, S.P. Harrison, I.C. Prentice, A.J. Broccoli, A. Abe-Ouchi, P.J. Bartlein, C. Bonfils, B. Dong, J. Guiot, K. Herterich, C. Hewitt, D. Jolly, J.W. Kim, A Kislov, M.F. Loutre, V. Masson, B. McAvaney, N. McFarlane, N. deNoblet, W.R. Peltier, J.Y. Peterschmitt, D. Pollard, D. Rind, J.F. Royer, M. Schlesinger, J. Syktus, S. Thompson, P. Valdes, G. Vettoretti, R.S. Webb, U. Wyputta (1999). Monsoon changes for 6000 years ago: results of 18 simulations from the Palaeoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project (PMIP). Geophysical Research Letters 26(7), 859-862. CCR #721

 

Tables Key

1 Experiment Name, Global Stats (Standard Areas), Downloadable Data
2 Resolution: T42 (2.8125 x 2.8125)
3 SSTs: ML=mixed-layer, F=fixed, P=prescribed 
4 Sea-ice: I=interactive, P=prescribed, F=fixed 
5a Insolation: M=modern
5b Mask: M=modern, C=calculated, P=Peltier reconstruction
CO2: A=Atmosphere, V=Vegetation
6 Calendar: M=modern dates, number=paleodate before present (i.e., 6k)
7 History file written: D=daily, M=monthly