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Projected Climate Data for IFSM

Downscaled climate data (1950 to 2100) are available for 78 locations across the United States formatted for use in IFSM. Each location includes 18 climate files created using 9 general circulation models (GCM) and 2 projected emission scenarios. Emission scenarios include Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP) 4.5 and 8.5 where RCP 4.5 represents a somewhat optimistic outlook for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and 8.5 represents continuing the current trend for emissions.