Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Review article
21 Feb 2019
Review article |  | 21 Feb 2019

SCOPE Climate: a 142-year daily high-resolution ensemble meteorological reconstruction dataset over France

Laurie Caillouet, Jean-Philippe Vidal, Eric Sauquet, Benjamin Graff, and Jean-Michel Soubeyroux

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SCOPE Climate is a 25-member ensemble of 142-year daily high-resolution reconstructions of precipitation, temperature, and Penman–Monteith reference evapotranspiration over France. It is the first century-long gridded high-resolution homogeneous dataset available over France. It thus paves the way for studying local historical meteorological events and for assessing the local climate variability from the end of the 19th century.