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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 435–446, 2021
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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 435–446, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-435-2021

Data description paper 15 Feb 2021

Data description paper | 15 Feb 2021

Climate benchmarks and input parameters representing locations in 68 countries for a stochastic weather generator, CLIGEN

Andrew T. Fullhart et al.

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This dataset represents CLIGEN input parameters for locations in 68 countries. CLIGEN is a point-scale stochastic weather generator that produces long-term weather simulations with daily output. The input parameters are essentially monthly climate statistics that also serve as climate benchmarks. CLIGEN has various applications including being used to force soil erosion models. This dataset may reduce the effort needed in preparing climate inputs for such applications.