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This page provides information about availability of observed station data for some of the ENSEMBLES case-study regions.

 


Emilia Romagna :

Region covered by data set Emilia-Romagna (Italy)
Number of stations or details of grid 158 precipitation stations
32 temperature stations
Variables Daily cumulated precipitation / Surface minimum and maximum daily temperature
Time period 1951-2004
Data quality checking Climatological, spatial and temporal checks. Detailed description given in the report: Quaderno Tecnico ARPA-SIM 15/2003
Homogeneity work The Standard Normal Homogeneity test developed by Alexandersson has been applied to the associated monthly time series.
Data restrictions For use by ENSEMBLES partners only. Data sets are available as prn files. The data sets are decribed in doc files.
Web site access precipitation: doc; prn
temperature: doc; prn
Publications describing data sets R. Tomozeiu, V. Pavan, C. Cacciamani, and M. Amici, 2006: Observed temperature changes in Emilia-Romagna: mean values and extremes. Climate Research, 31, 217–225.
Contact person V. Pavan

 

Northern Italy:

Region covered by data set Northern Italy
Number of stations or details of grid Gridded analysis on lat-long grid at 0.39°x0.28° resolution
Variables Daily cumulated Precipitation / Surface minimum and maximum daily temperature
Time period 1971-2005
Data quality checking Not documented
Homogeneity work Not documented
Data restrictions For use by ARPA-SIM only
Web site access No
Publications describing data sets Girolamo, A. and A. LibertÓ, 1990. A national climatic database: the Italian experience. Internal Technical Report, AGRISIEL SpA.
Contact person V. Pavan

 

Greece:

Region covered by data set Greece
Number of stations or details of grid 21 stations
Variables Daily precipitation and minimum/maximum temperature
Time period 1961-1990, some stations more recent
Data quality checking Yes - but no details provided
Homogeneity work Not known
Data restrictions For use by ENSEMBLES partners only
Web site access No
Publications describing data sets  
Contact person Effie Kostopoulou

 

Romania:

Region covered by data set Romania
Number of stations or details of grid 100-160 stations
Variables Daily precipitation and minimum/maximum temperature
Time period 1961-2005
Data quality checking Checked for outliers
Homogeneity work Should be complete by end of 2007
Data restrictions For use by NMA, but may be possible for ENSEMBLES partners to have access to a few synoptic stations
Web site access No
Publications describing data sets  
Contact person Elena Toma - head of climatological database, Denisa Donciulescu, Alina Orzan

 

Danube:

Region covered by data set Danube lower basin
Number of stations or details of grid 5 stations
Variables Discharge level
Time period 1846-2006; 1958-2006
Data quality checking Yes, but no details given
Homogeneity work Yes, but no details given
Data restrictions For use by NIHWM only
Web site access No
Publications describing data sets  
Contact person Antoaneta Stanciu

 

Spain:

Region covered by data set Spain
Number of stations or details of grid 203 and 1450 stations
Variables Daily temperature and precipitation
Time period 1957-2003
Data quality checking Yes, but no details given
Homogeneity work Yes, but no details given
Data restrictions For use by INM only, but monthly values could eventually be made available to ENSEMBLES partners
Web site access No
Publications describing data sets  
Contact person Bartolome Orfila, Jose Manuel Gutierrez

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