Archive for the ‘Atmosphere’ Category

Annual Precipitation

Friday, December 8th, 2006

PrecipitationDownload the data set here.Source: WWDR
Date: 2000
Resolution: 30′

Annual Evapotranspiration

Friday, December 8th, 2006

EvapotranspirationDownload the data set here.Source: WWDR
Date: 2000
Resolution: 30′

Global Change Master Directory Search

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Data SearchThis site is a pretty good search engine for all kinds of data sets (Runoff, Precipitation, Agriculture, etc.). So in case you look for something, try this search too.

Atlas of the Biosphere

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Atlas of the BiosphereThere are some interesting data sets on this site, not too actual in most cases, but nevertheless eventually useful, as for example: another data set on “Built-up land”, “Irrigated Lands”,?Ã?¬â?  some more soil data, “Suitability for Agriculture” and others.

Please let me know which data we should include.

Potential Evapotranspiration

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Potential EvapotranspirationDownload the ?¢â??Ã?¨?ìPotential Evapotranspiration?¢â??Ã?¨¬ù as a yearly average or as monthly values (as grid).

Source: FAO/CRU
Year: 1961-1990
Resolution: 10?¢â??Ã?¨¬?

Runoff

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

RunoffDownload the data set ?¢â??Ã?¨?ìRunoff?¢â??Ã?¨¬ù here. Source: UNH/GRDC. Date: 2000

The sets are of three different origins: a) observed, b) WBM-simulated, and c) composite monthly runoff fields. The data set offered for download here is the last one, as it is the “most complete”.

Furthermore, annual (1) and monthly (12) climatological runoff fields layer do exist. The data set offfered for download here is the annual one.

Technical Article here.

Precipitation

Monday, November 6th, 2006

PrecipitationDownload the data set ?¢â??Ã?¨?ìPrecipitation?¢â??Ã?¨¬ù here. Source: IPCC/DDC. Date: 2002