Dr. Fengpeng Sun

 

Research Links


Los Angeles Climate Change Series Report


C-CHANGE.LA
White paper I: Surface Air Temperature
   (LA Times report)
White paper II: Snowfall    (LA Times report)
White paper III: Precipitation    (LA Times report)

Climate Data


Reanalysis (Global), Reanalysis (Regional),
US Climate, California Climate,
Precipitation (Global, US regional)
Snow

Climate Models


WRF, CAM, CCSM, ROMS, VIC, CMIP5

Weather Forecast


Global & US Regional


Other Data Links


NOAA|NCDC,
geometocea

What Is Climate Change 


EPA


Cool Sites


Wind, Perpetual Ocean, Color Schemes for Climate Data Graphics
, Cool Wallpapers 

Climate Encyclopedia


Encyclopedia of World Climatology


Reanalysis (Global)


Summary of Atmospheric Reanalysis products (NCAR/UCAR)

3rd generation reanalysis

European Reanalysis Interim (ERA-Interim)
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
1979-present

0.75°x0.75° global grid with 60 vertical levels

Modern Era Retrospective Reanalysis for Research and Applications (MERRA)
NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office
1979-present

0.5°x0.667° global grid with 72 vertical levels

Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CFSR)
NOAA National Climatic Data Center
1979-2011/03
0.5°x0.5° global grid with 64 vertical levels
Includes coupled ocean and sea ice models
*CFSR has been extended by NCEP's Climate Forecast System Version 2 (CFSV2) operational model. The operational CFSv2 analysis continues the dataset from 2011/04 to present.

Janpanes 55-year Reanalysis (JRA-55)
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
1958-2014
0.5625
°x0.5625° global grid with 60 vertical levels

2nd generation reanalysis

European Reanalysis 40-year (ERA-40)
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
1957/09-2002/08
1.125°x1.125° global grid with 60 vertical levels

NCEP/DOE Reanalysis Version 2 (R2)
NOAA Climate Prediction Center
1979-present
2.5°x2.5° global grid with 28 vertical levels.

1st generation reanalysis

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Version 1 (NCEP/NCAR V1)
NOAA Climate Prediction Center
1948-present
2.5°x2.5° global grid with 28 vertical levels

Janpanes 55-year Reanalysis (JRA-55)
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
1979-2004
1.125
°x1.125° global grid with 60 vertical levels

Reanalysis (Regional)

North American Regional Reanalysis (NARR)
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
1979-present
32km reigonal grid with 45 vertical levels

US Climate

Parameter-elevation Regressions on Independent Slopes Model (PRISM)
PRISM Climate Group (precipitation, max./min./mean temperatures)
1895-present
4km (2.5 arcmin, monthly, daily) and 800m (30 arcsec, climatology) US grid 
 
National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP)
in-situ station data, data availabilty varies.

California Climate

California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

California Data Exchange Center (CDEC)

Precipiation

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
2014/02-present
0.1°x0.1° covering 60S°-60°N

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
1997/11-2015/04
0.25°x0.25° covering 50S°-50°N

Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP)
1979-present
2.5°x2.5° global grid

CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation (CMAP)
1979-present
2.5°x2.5° (
1°x1° variant) global grid

CPC US UNIFIED Precipitation
1948-present
0.25°x0.25° US
grid

Snow

SNOTEL

California Data Exchange Center (CDEC)

Climate Models

Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF)

Community Atmosphere Model (CAM)

Community Climate System Model (CCSM)

Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS)

Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) Macroscale Hydrologic Model


Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5)
    Used in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5)
 

Weather Forecast (Global & US regional)

Global Forecast System (GFS)

National Weather Service

National Doppler Radar Sites


National Weather Service|Satellite Images

North American Mesoscale Forecast System (NAM)

Other Data Links

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)

geometocea

What Is Climate Change

EPA

Cool Sites

Wind Map

Perpetual Ocean

Color Schemes for Climate Data Graphics

Cool Wallpapers

Climate Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of World Climatology