Dataset : Downscaling CMIP5 climate projections over the Mont-Blanc Massif at a 200-m resolution


General metadata

Identifier :
local : FR-18008901306731-2019-03-21
Description :
Statistical downscaling of outputs (daily minimum and maximum air temperature at 2-m) of 13 Earth System Models (simulations: HIST period 1950-2006; RCP2.6 and RCP8.5 period 2006-2100) at a 200-m resolution over and around the Mont-Blanc Massif (Western Europe, border between France and Italy and close to Switzerland)
Disciplines :
environmental sciences (sciences of the universe), geosciences, multidisciplinary (sciences of the universe), meteorology & atmospheric sciences (sciences of the universe)
Keywords :

Dates :
Data acquisition : from Jan 2016 to Dec 2019
Data provision : 1 Jan 2020
Metadata record : Creation : 21 Mar 2019

Update periodicity : no update
Language : English (eng)
Audience : Research


Daniel Joly, Julien Pergaud, Benjamin Pohl (2020): Downscaling CMIP5 climate projections over the Mont-Blanc Massif at a 200-m resolution. Biogéosciences. FR-18008901306731-2019-03-21


Spatial coverage :

  • Mont-Blanc Massif: latitude between 46° 6' N and 45° 42' N, longitude between 6° 35' 59" E and 7° 12' E

Time coverage :

Administrative metadata

Data creators : Daniel Joly [1], Julien Pergaud [2] [3], Benjamin Pohl [2] [3]
Data collector : Julien Pergaud [2] [3], Benjamin Pohl [2] [3], Daniel Joly [1], Jean-François Buoncristiani [2] [3]
[1] : Théoriser et Modéliser pour Aménager (UMR 6049) (Université de Franche-Comté)
[2] : Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282) (Université de Bourgogne)
[3] : Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers - Terre, Homme, Environnement, Temps, Astronomie (UAR 3245) (Université de Bourgogne)
Publisher : Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282)
Science contact : Benjamin Pohl website e-mail
Computing contact : Julien Pergaud website
Project :
Access : restricted
Access details :
To access the data, please contact the scientific data manager.

Technical metadata

Formats : application/x-netcdf
Data acquisition methods :
Datatype : Dataset


  • Joly D, A Berger, J-F Buoncristiani, O Champagne, J Pergaud, Y Richard, P Soare & B Pohl (2018) Geomatic downscaling of temperatures in the Mont Blanc Massif. International Journal of Climatology, 38, 1846-1863. (doi:10.1002/joc.5300)
  • Pohl B, D Joly, J Pergaud, J-F Buoncristiani, P Soare & A Berger (2019) Huge decrease of frost frequency in the Mont-Blanc Massif under climate change. Scientific Reports, 9, 4919. (doi:10.1038/s41598-019-41398-5)


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