ensembles: ENSEMBLES dataset

Description Usage Source References Examples

Description

This dataset contains air temperature and precipitation climate change signals of all 22 A1B forced climate simulations from the ENSEMBLES project from 1961-1990 to 2021-2050.

Usage

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Source

The ENSEMBLES project: http://www.ensembles-eu.org/

References

van der Linden P, Mitchell JFB. 2009. ENSEMBLES: Climate Change and its Impacts: Summary of research and results from the ENSEMBLES project. Met Office Hadley Centre: Exeter.

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require(wux)
data(ensembles)
ensembles <- droplevels(subset(ensembles, subreg == "EU.ENS"))

str(ensembles)
parms <- c("delta.air_temperature", "perc.delta.precipitation_amount",
           "delta.global_radiation", "delta.wind_speed")
summary(ensembles, parms = parms)

## Not run: plot(ensembles,  "perc.delta.precipitation_amount",
              "delta.air_temperature", boxplots = TRUE, xlim = c(-10,10),
              ylim = c(0, 3),
              label.only.these.models = c(""),
              xlab = "Precipitation Amount [%]",
              ylab = "2-m Air Temperature [K]",
              main = "CCS 2-m Air Temp. and Precip. Amount 1961-90 to 2021-50",
              subreg.subset = c("EU.ENS"))
## End(Not run)

## comparing ENSEMBLES RCMs with its driving GCMs
data(ensembles_gcms)
ensembles_gcms.eu <- gdata::drop.levels(subset(ensembles_gcms, subreg ==
"EU.ENS"))
gcm.names <- levels(ensembles_gcms.eu$acronym)

vars.of.interest <- !names(ensembles) %in% c("delta.global_radiation", "delta.wind_speed")
ensembles <- ensembles[vars.of.interest]
ensembles.merge <- rbind(ensembles, ensembles_gcms.eu)
summary(ensembles.merge)

## Not run: plot(ensembles.merge,  "perc.delta.precipitation_amount",
              "delta.air_temperature", boxplots = TRUE, xlim = c(-10,10),
              ylim = c(0, 3),
              label.only.these.models = gcm.names,
              xlab = "Precipitation Amount [%]", ylab = "2-m Air Temperature [K]",
              main = "CCS 2-m Air Temp. and Precip. Amount 1961-90 to 2021-50",
              subreg.subset = c("EU.ENS"), draw.median.lines = FALSE)

## End(Not run)

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