WFDE5 over land merged with ERA5 over the ocean (W5E5 v2.0)

Stefan Lange, Christoph Menz, Stephanie Gleixner, Marco Cucchi, Graham P. Weedon, Alessandro Amici, Nicolas Bellouin, Hannes Müller Schmied, Hans Hersbach, Carlo Buontempo & Chiara Cagnazzo
The W5E5 dataset was compiled to support the bias adjustment of climate input data for the impact assessments carried out in phase 3b of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP3b).
Version 2.0 of the W5E5 dataset covers the entire globe at 0.5° horizontal and daily temporal resolution from 1979 to 2019. Data sources of W5E5 are version 2.0 of WATCH Forcing Data methodology applied to ERA5 data (WFDE5; Weedon et al., 2014; Cucchi et al.,...

Registration Year

  • 2021
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Resource Types

  • Dataset
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Affiliations

  • Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate
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  • European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
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  • Met Office
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  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
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  • Goethe University Frankfurt
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  • University of Reading
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