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NCAR and ArcGIS integration (time lapse)?

I've downloaded several climate files from the NCAR Climate Change model, however, I can't seem to enable a time lapse or put more that one layer over continents (ie total precipiation, land surface ...
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Annual Mean temperature of Africa countries for past 50 years? [migrated]

I am trying to find annual mean temperature data for all countries in Africa for past 50 years. The data should not be mean of the entire 20 years, but should be yearly mean. Can somebody please ...
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Raster data for maximum temperature

I am looking for raster data for maximum temperature, ideally on a state by state basis (US) to make the file sizes smaller. Data would need to be weekly or daily going back to at least 2010. I ...
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Transforming climate text data to raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have climate data in text files with no header in the format below from Udel's climate program. Each row has a lat, lon, and a temperature for each month (14 columns total) from 1900-2010. I need ...
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Source for wind energy potential for India in GIS format

I am looking for wind energy data (they can be wind speed at any height or wind energy potential) for India in a GIS format. Like the data displayed the link below: ...
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Where can I acquire global wind data?

Where can I acquire global wind (speed and direction) data? Preferably in some kind of GIS format and free of charge.
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Calculating Climate Suitable Days using netCDF4 and Python?

This is a follow up to netCDF4 Python climate algorithm I’m relatively novice in using netCDF files, so I’m wondering if someone can check my logic on my process of delineating what has been defined ...
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How I can extract a subset of years from a NetCDF file (e.g. to use in cell statistics)?

I want to use 5 years of data from a netCDF with 10 years of data (monthly slices). I saw this tutorial video that mentions this, but I can't figure out how to select more than one time slice. ...
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Climatic data sets

I did a bulk download of climatic data from http://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ in png format so that I will extract my ROI(Africa). After the download I loaded them in Arcgis and discovered they are not ...
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How to download climate data

I just want somebody to help me with a link so that I can download global climatic data variables like temperature, precipitation, cloud cover etc
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Spatial interpolation of 30 weather stations to other areas

I have monthly (and sometimes daily) data on temperatures from about 30 Swedish weather stations in the mid-19th century that I want interpolate to the whole country. I'm using ArcGIS and Stata. For ...
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Global temperature maps

Does anyone please knows where to get global surface temperature maps, yearly? I need separate map for each year from 2002 to 2012 shows the average surface temperature over the globe, would be great ...
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Easy-to-access-and-analyze geographic and climate data for Brasilian municipalities?

Could somebody point me towards geographical and climatic data for Brasil, ideally at the level of municipalities? I already browsed the IBGE and other websites, but was not successful. I would like ...
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How to predict and map global warming on offshore / coastal areas

I wish to map solar radiance or sea surface temperature around the coast of the UK in order to predict how climate change will impact upon marine life around the UK. Initially I was going to use the ...
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IDL 7.1.2; How to plot negative correlation in Taylor diagram [closed]

I am working on a model's run performance evaluation, three runs of GFDL-CM2.0 and five runs of GFDL-CM2.1 are used for temperature and precipitation for the years 1979-2000. The objective is to ...
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Temperature data for Africa

Where can I find daily minimum / maximum temperature for Africa, possibly in a raster format?
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Sea level rise prediction by zip code in the U.S. coasts

I'm relatively new to GIS data and am working on a project on climate change. I can find online predictions of sea level rise by zip code in the U.S. East, West and Gulf Coasts (for example: ...
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Using netCDF4 Python climate algorithm?

I have been working in Python with the Acaconda Python distribution to create code that accomplishes the following algorithm: I have multiple variable netCDF4 files [NCEP Reanalysis tmax(K), tmin(K), ...
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Kriging inside a PostGIS database?

I use a PostGIS database with temperature data. I want to use a spatial interpolation method but not the supported IDW method. I need to use kriging, but it is not part of the supported interpolation ...
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GCM selection for future climates

This is not a coding question but rather an inquiry of which Global Climate Model(GCM) to use when projecting species distribution models for future climates. With the release of the IPCC AR5, and the ...
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Calculating Topographic Exposure with Raster Calculator

I need you help trying to calculate Topographic Exposure (TOPEX) on a DEM in ArcGIS. I am trying to figure out wind exposure on a DEM with 25m cells. There is a great blog post where someone explains ...
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Sources for long-term NDVI datasets with coverage to west Asia?

I'm in need for long-term NDVI dataset for my research in bio-climatology, looks like GLCF GIMMS are no longer available online, any suggestions/workarounds to get the data. Thanks in advance.
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Are there better climate data than Worldclim for Europe?

I am looking for the best available climate data in Europe. Worldclim seems to be the best source of information for global data, but I am wondering if there is a higher resolution (better than 1km ...
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Sources for meterological data with high resolution

I was running Maxent on an endemic species of andaman and nicobar.But the climate data I have from worlclim.org ( tile number 29 ) is not of high resolution and thus I can't see the distribution ...
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Where to get annual lightning data by zipcode to use with ArcGIS for Desktop and AnyLogic?

I am building a Dynamic Agent Based Model for school and was looking for annual lighting strike data for zip codes in Ohio. I can get the state count from NOAA but want to get a bit smaller. I was ...
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Precipitation or snow cover raster data for Scandinavia

I am looking for free precipitation or snow cover data in Scandinavia mountain during the winter 2011-2012. The WorldClim dataset is not enough acute. I would like 500 m scale at least. There is ...
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Is co kriging appropriate for interpolation of three spatial co variates?

I want to estimate an interpolation model(s) for daily minimum temperature, daily maximum temperature and daily rainfall. I have samples of approximately the same size for all three variables at ...
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Climatic variable data

Could someone suggest to me where to find free, very high resolution raster maps of the world of climatic variables (such as temperature, precipitation, etc.)? I need a monthly temporal resolution ...
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Exporting climatic tabular data stored in TIF file into CSV

I have a TIF file containing tabular climatic data, described here, which I am trying to export to spreadsheet / CSV format: http://www.helioclim.org/linke/linke_helioserve.html In summary, it is a ...
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Problems in making CLM files with DIVA-GIS

I am fairly new to GIS softwares and this will be my first post here. I'm working with DIVA-GIS and was redirected here. I hope this is the correct place. I am doing a research which involves ...
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Where can I find decadal climate and ocean data for Europe?

I would like to find 'decadal' climate and ocean data for Europe that I can download and use directly in ArcGIS? Specifically, I am looking for mean annual temperature, sea surface temperature, and ...
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Is there a climatic geo portal for every point in the world?

I'm looking for a geo portal or climate database that provides me with the daily climatic information like temperature, precipitation and humidity. Forecast data is not of my interest. I need ...
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climatic data from MODIS or other sources

I'm looking for climatic information in the form of raster like MODIS daily LST (Land Surface Temperature) data. I'm looking for other parameters like precipitation, humidity, air pressure and so on. ...
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Is there a simple interface from which I can extract average summer temperature and humidity for a list of latitude and longitudes?

I am interested in finding the summer average (either climatalogical mean or for a specific year) relative humidity and temperature for a set of globally distributed latitude and longitude ...
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Need monthly weather means for future climates

I am trying to generate spatially downscaled (5-10 arcminutes) future climate maps indicating monthly mean min and max temp, and precip. Most people usually need to extrapolate monthly data into ...
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Looking for average temperature data for Afghanistan

Hey all I am looking for a average temperature data for Afghanistan monthly over a year, precipitation would work too. In a shapefile, if anyone has any or knows anywhere that I could access one ...
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Optimum grid/pixel size for interpolating rainfall and temperature

I have a set monthly rainfall and temperature data within an approximately 100 x 100 km study area. The sampling points are unevenly distributed within the study area. Based on a paper by Janis et. ...
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Identifying geographies that match certain climatic profiles through GIS

The long and short of this research is trying to find roads that lie within geographic areas that fit a given climatic profile. In this case, I need to find areas within the United States with ...
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Interpolation of Three Data Points

I have three location points with weather data. It's a 10-year composite of temperature values which means I only have three values for three locations for ten years. The distance between points is ...