Guide to PCM data

NOTE: PCM1.0 and PCM1.1 model runs are NOT intercomparable

Model Run Geneaology

Model Component Fields
Atmosphere monthly    Atmosphere daily    Ocean    Sea ice


PCM1.0
Case Description Time Period
B04.10 Control (constant 1990 forcing) Jan 0049-Dec 0348
B04.16 1.0%/yr CO2 #1 (CO2 capped @710ppm) Nov 0070-Jan 0278
B04.29 1.0%/yr CO2 #2 (CO2 capped @710ppm) Aug 0150-Aug 0261
B04.30 1.0%/yr CO2 #3 (CO2 capped @710ppm) Oct 0200-Apr 0283
B04.33 1.0%/yr CO2 #4 (CO2 capped @710ppm) Oct 0250-Apr 0331
B04.34 1.0%/yr CO2 #5 (CO2 capped @710ppm) Jan 0301-Jan 0381
B04.19 0.5%/yr CO2 (CO2 capped @710ppm) Nov 0070-Aug 0218
B04.23 1.0%/yr CO2 (CO2 capped @1420ppm) Mar 0140-Jan 0385

PCM1.1
Control (constant 1870 forcing)
Case Description Time Period
B05.02 Control A Jan 0070-Aug 0140
B06.18 Control B Sep 0140-Feb 0389
B06.38 Control C Mar 0389-Dec 0449
B06.62 Control D Jan 0450-Mar 1204
B07.44 Control E Apr 1204-Apr 1503


20thcentury historical ensembles

Historical and future scenarios experiments
Case Description Time Period
B05.03 Historical 1 Oct 1870-Dec 1999
B05.12 Business-as-usual 1 Jan 2000-Nov 2099
B05.13 Stabilization 1 Mar 2005-Nov 2099
B05.09 Historical 2 Sep 1870-Dec 1999
B05.15 Business-as-usual 2 Jan 2000-Nov 2099
B05.16 Stabilization 2 Mar 2005-Nov 2099
B05.17 Historical 3 Sep 1870-Nov 1999
B05.18 Business-as-usual 3 Jan 2000-Nov 2099
B05.19 Stabilization 3 Mar 2005-Nov 2099
B06.05 Historical 4 Aug 1871-Dec 1999
B06.06 Business-as-usual 4 Jan 2000-Dec 2099
B06.07 Stabilization 4 Mar 2005-Dec 2099
B06.08 Historical 5 Sep 1870-Dec 1999
B06.09 Business-as-usual 5 Mar 2000-Nov 2099
B06.10 Stabilization 5 Oct 2005-Nov 2099
B06.12 Historical 6 Mar 1870-Dec 1999
B06.22 Historical 7 Mar 1870-Dec 1999
B06.23 Historical 8 Mar 1870-Dec 1999
B06.27 Historical 9 Mar 1870-Dec 1999
B06.28 Historical 10 Mar 1870-Dec 1999

IPCC scenario experiments
Case Description Time Period
B06.20 IPCC scenario A2 Mar 1980-Dec 2099
B06.21 IPCC scenario B2 Dec 2000-Dec 2099
B07.08 IPCC scenario A1B Mar 1980-Dec 2099
B07.51a IPCC scenario A1FI #1 Mar 1980-Dec 2099

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