Data Set Climate projections

Published on June 11th, 2015 | by Joshua New


150 Years of Climate Predictions

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has published a massive dataset of climate data that indicates how temperature and rainfall patterns could change through the year 2100. The dataset provides daily estimates of precipitation and temperature ranges for every day from 1950 to 2100 down to a 15.5-mile resolution, which could be used to conduct comprehensive climate risk assessments for individual cities. NASA published the 11-terabyte dataset on NASA Earth Exchange, a platform designed in partnership with Amazon Web Services to encourage to scientific knowledge sharing and collaboration.

Get the data.

Image: NASA.

About the Author

Joshua New is a policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Follow Joshua on Twitter @Josh_A_New.

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