AbstractThe application of an ensemble reduction technique to the European branch of the World Climate Research Program Coordinated Regional Downscaling Experiment (EURO-CORDEX) ensemble at resolution “EUR-11” (~12.5 km) under the RCP8.5 scenario is presented. The technique is based on monthly mean changes between a reference and two future time periods, calculated for eight regions in Germany, of the parameters near-surface air temperature (tas), precipitation totals (pr), contribution of precipitation from very wet days to precipitation totals (R95pTOT), near-surface specific humidity (huss), and surface downwelling shortwave radiation (rsds). The sensitivity of the reduction procedure with respect to a number of tuning parameters is investigated. When the optimal combination of tuning parameters is applied, the technique allows the reduction from 15 to 7 ensemble members, while the reduced ensemble reproduces about 94% of the spread of the full ensemble. Keeping in mind that climate projection ensembles are expected to grow substantially in the near future, this ensemble reduction technique can be useful to limit the computational efforts necessary for further processing and applications such as impact modeling.
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology – American Meteorological Society
Published: Mar 18, 2018
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