Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Socioeconomic Data Distribution Center

Lead PI: Robert Chen

Unit Affiliation: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

January 2003 - Ongoing
Active
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: CIESIN maintains the socioeconomic component of the Data Distribution Centre (DDC) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as part of the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). This component of the DDC provides access to baseline and scenario data related to population, economic development, technology and natural resources for use in climate impact assessments and other related data stemming from various IPCC assessments and reports.

OUTCOMES: Data, scenarios, and supporting material, available at: https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/ddc/.

SPONSOR:

NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

RESEARCH TEAM:

Xiaoshi Xing

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

UK Centre for Environmental Data Analysis; World Data Center-Climate (Germany)

WEBSITE:

https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/ddc/

PUBLICATIONS:

Stockhause, M. et al. 2019. Data Distribution Centre Support for the IPCC Sixth Assessment. Data Science Journal. http://doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2019-020.

KEYWORDS

socioeconomic scenarios observed climate impacts

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate