Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas

  title={Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas},
  author={Dirk Nikolaus Karger and Olaf Conrad and J{\"u}rgen B{\"o}hner and Tobias Kawohl and Holger Kreft and Rodrigo W. Soria-Auza and Niklaus E. Zimmermann and Hans Peter Linder and Michael Kessler},
  journal={Scientific Data},
High-resolution information on climatic conditions is essential to many applications in environmental and ecological sciences. Here we present the CHELSA (Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas) data of downscaled model output temperature and precipitation estimates of the ERA-Interim climatic reanalysis to a high resolution of 30 arc sec. The temperature algorithm is based on statistical downscaling of atmospheric temperatures. The precipitation algorithm… 
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