Data:E-OBS

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E-OBS dataset information page

Short Description

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E-OBS gridded dataset

Statement: E-OBS is a daily gridded observational dataset for precipitation and temperature in Europe based on ECA&D information.

Abstract: E-OBS is a daily gridded observational dataset for precipitation and temperature in Europe based on ECA&D information. The full dataset covers the period 1950-2009. It has originally been developed as part of the ENSEMBLES project (EU-FP6) and is now maintained and elaborated as part of the EURO4M project (EU-FP7).

Data format

Data type: Climate
Data origin: Measured
Data format: NetCDF, ASCII
Other format:
Data resolution: 0.1 degree
Datum: rotated pole grid

Data Coverage

Spatial data coverage: Europe
Temporal data coverage: Time series
Time period covered: 1950 - 2009

Availability

Download data: http://eca.knmi.nl/
Data source: http://eca.knmi.nl/

References

  • Haylock, M.R., N. Hofstra, A.M.G. Klein Tank, E.J. Klok, P.D. Jones, M. New. 2008: A European daily high-resolution gridded dataset of surface temperature and precipitation. J. Geophys. Res (Atmospheres), 113, D20119, doi:10.1029/2008JD10201