CanRCM4

Multiple periods and domains

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CRCM5 driven by MPI-ESM

Arctic (212x200, dx=dy=0.5 degrees)
1950-01-01 to 2100-01-01
Historical+RCP8.5

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation, runoff: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L (or 3L), bottom at 60m (or 4.1m)
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Two simulations were performed for the setup: for deep (26L, bottom 60m) and shallow (3L, bottom 4.1m) soil configurations.

**Note: this simulation is not yet ready for distribution.
North America (212x200, dx=dy=0.44 degrees)
1949-01-01 to 2005-12-31
Historical

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:

GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

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North America (212x200, dx=dy=0.44 degrees)
2006-01-01 to 2100-12-31
RCP8.5

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:

GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

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CRCM5 driven by CanESM2

Arctic (212x200, dx=dy=0.5 degrees)
1950-01-01 to 2100-01-01
Historical+RCP8.5

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation, runoff: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L (or 3L), bottom at 60m (or 4.1m)
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP

Two simulations were performed for the setup: for deep (26L, bottom 60m) and shallow (3L, bottom 4.1m) soil configurations.


**Note: this simulation is not yet ready for distribution.

Eastern Canada (220x220, dx=dy=0.1 degrees)
1950-01-01 to 2100-01-01
Historical+RCP8.5

Model time step: 300 seconds

Archive time step:
All fields are archived each 3 hours.
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. Lakes: Hostetler
  3. Rivers: WATROUTE
  4. precipitation: bourge3d
  5. vertical diffusion: clef
  6. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  7. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  8. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand, clay and depth to bedrock: Webb et al 1993

There are 3 simulations for the region. They were performed in order to study lake-river-atmosphere interactions:
CRCM5-R-CC
All lakes in the domain are replaced with land.
CRCM5-HCD-RL-CC
Lakes influence overlying atmosphere and interact with river flow by adding additional storage or source for water. Rivers influence only lake levels.
CRCM5-HCD-RL-INTFL-CC
Same as CRCM5-HCD-RL except it also accounts for the interflow process in the upper soil layers.
**Note: This simulation is not yet ready for distribution.
North America (212x200, dx=dy=0.44 degrees)
1950-01-01 to 2005-12-31
Historical

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:

GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

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North America (212x200, dx=dy=0.44 degrees)
2006-01-01 to 2100-12-31
RCP4.5

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:

GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

Please use this form to request the simulation results.

North America (212x200, dx=dy=0.44 degrees)
2006-01-01 to 2100-12-31
RCP8.5

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:
GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

Please use this form to request the simulation results.

CRCM5 driven by ERA-Interim

Eastern Canada (220x220, dx=dy=0.1 degrees)
1979-01-01 to 2010-01-01

Model time step: 300 seconds

Archive time step:
All fields are archived each 3 hours.
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. Lakes: Hostetler
  3. Rivers: WATROUTE
  4. precipitation: bourge3d
  5. vertical diffusion: clef
  6. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  7. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  8. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand, clay and depth to bedrock: Webb et al 1993

There are 4 simulations for the region. They were performed in order to study lake-river-atmosphere interactions:
CRCM5-R
All lakes in the domain are replaced with land.
CRCM5-HCD-R
Lakes influence overlying atmosphere but do not change river flow (do not mix with rivers).
CRCM5-HCD-RL
Lakes influence overlying atmosphere and interact with river flow by adding additional storage or source for water. Rivers influence only lake levels.
CRCM5-HCD-RL-INTFL
Same as CRCM5-HCD-RL except it also accounts for the interflow process in the upper soil layers.
**Note: This simulation is not yet ready for distribution.

CRCM5 driven by ERA40/ERA-Interim

North America (695x680, dx=dy=0.11 degrees)
1958-01-01 to 2013-04-30

Model time step: 300 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation, runoff: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:
GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

Please use this form to request the simulation results.

North America (380x360, dx=dy=0.22 degrees)
1958-01-01 to 2013-04-30

Model time step: 600 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation, runoff: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:
GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

Please use this form to request the simulation results.

North America (212x200, dx=dy=0.44 degrees)
1958-01-01 to 2013-04-30

Model time step: 1200 seconds

Archive time step:
  1. Total precipitation, runoff: 1 hour
  2. Daily minimum and max. temperature: 24 hours
  3. Other fields: 3 hours
Physics:
  1. land: CLASS3.5+, 26L, bottom at 60m
  2. lakes: FLake
  3. precipitation: bourge3d
  4. vertical diffusion: clef
  5. shallow convection: conres & ktrsnt
  6. deep convection: Kain-Fritsch
  7. radiation: cccmarad
Geophysical fields:
  1. Orography: USGS
  2. Land use cover: USGS
  3. Sand & clay: ECOCLIMAP
Forcing:

GHG: CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC11, effective CFC12

Please use this form to request the simulation results.