Climate Experiment ForcingsThe table below shows the forcings used in the climate experiments that are being made available through the FACTS website.
|Experiment Name2||File Name ID3||Sea Surface Temperature (SST)||Sea Ice||Greenhouse Gases (GHG)||Ozone|
|AMIP with Observed Radiative Forcing||amip_obs_rf||Obs||Obs||Obs||Obs|
|AMIP with 1880s Radiative Forcing||amip_1880s_rf||Obs Detrended to 1880||Present Climatology||Past Climatology||Past Climatology|
|AMIP with Natural History Forcing||amip_nat_hist||CMIP5-est15||CMIP5-est15||Past Climatology||Past Climatology|
|AMIP with Climatological Radiative Forcing||amip_clim_rf||Obs||Obs||Present Climatology||Present Climatology|
|AMIP with Observed Radiative Forcing, Climatological Sea Ice and Polar SST||amip_clim_polar||Obs/Present Climatology||Present Climatology||Obs||Obs|
|Leading Pattern of Global SST Variabilty4 with Observed Radiative Forcing||eof1_sst||1st EOF4||Obs||Obs||Obs|
|First 2 Leading Patterns of Global SST Variability4 with Observed Radiative Forcing||eof1+eof2_sst||1st & 2nd EOF4||Obs||Obs||Obs|
|Large Ensemble||LENS||Coupled model||Coupled model||Obs/RCP8.5||Obs|
2 Text for "experiment" global attribute in files
3 Experiment identifier in file and directory names
4 Leading Patterns are the first and second Empirical Orthogonal Functions (EOF) of Global monthly SST variability 1979-2011 (EOF1, EOF2)
5 Method described in: A benchmark estimate of the effect of anthropogenic emissions on the ocean surface.
6 CESM Large Ensemble Project