ISIpedia country masks

Please note that a newer version of this DOI is available: https://doi.org/10.48364/ISIMIP.635131.2

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Mahé Perrette (2022): ISIpedia country masks (v2.4). ISIMIP Repository. https://doi.org/10.48364/ISIMIP.635131.1

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.48364/ISIMIP.635131.1
Title:
ISIpedia country masks
Version:
2.4
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Abstract:

The Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP) provides a framework for the collation of a consistent set of climate impact data across sectors and scales. It also provides a unique opportunity for considering interactions between climate change impacts across sectors through consistent scenarios.

The ISIMIP3a part of the third simulation round is dedicated to i) impact model evaluation and improvement and ii) detection and attribution of observed impacts according to the framework of IPCC AR5 Working Group II Chapter 18. To this end all simulations are driven by observed socio-economic information combined with either observed (factual) climate data or a detrended (counterfactual) version of the observed climate allowing for the generation of a “no climate change” baseline.

The ISIMIP3b part of the third simulation round is dedicated to a quantification of climate-related risks at different levels of global warming and socio-economic change. ISIMIP3b group I simulations are based on historical climate change as simulated in CMIP6 combined with observed historical socio-economic forcing. ISIMIP3b group II simulations are based on climate change according to the CMIP6 future projections combined with socio-economic forcings fixed at 2015 levels. ISIMIP3b group III simulations additionally account for future changes in socio-economic forcing.

This dataset contains the country masks from the ISIpedia project. The masks are available as binary or fractional maps on a 0.5° x 0.5° latitude-longitude grid. More formats are available at the GitHub repository (Perette 2022, https://github.com/ISI-MIP/isipedia-countries).

With version 2.4 we follow the versioning scheme used in the GitHub repository. For the changes, please refer to the release information in the GitHub repository.

Methods:

Please refer to the README.md (https://github.com/ISI-MIP/isipedia-countries#readme) of the GitHub repository on how the countrymasks were created.

Publication date:
May 24, 2022
Publisher:
ISIMIP Repository
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GCMD Keywords

  • EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > BOUNDARIES > POLITICAL DIVISIONS > COUNTRY BOUNDARIES
  • Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords are a hierarchical set of controlled vocabularies maintained by NASA (more information).

Caveats for datasets for this DOI

  • low resolved
    ISIMIP3a/b: Updated ISIMIP3a/3b fractional country masks #39

    Please use the replaced datasets for new simulations or research.
    • Affected versions: all versions affected

    Iliusi Vega del Valle opened this caveat on April 26, 2023. It was last updated on April 26, 2023.

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