Climate classification index (Koppen Geiger) in Pan-TPE (1986-2010)


Koppen Geiger climate type map is a high-resolution grid data set after Rubel (2017) downscaling, which provides two data subsets: a data NetCDF file and an NCL code for individual visualization. The dataset represents the climate type distribution from 1986 to 2010, with a resolution of 5 minutes of arc (1 / 12 degree, about 10km).

Using the downscaling algorithm developed by Rubel et al. (2017), the reanalyzed K ö ppen Geiger climate type data obtained a high-resolution version of 5 arc minutes. It represents the distribution of climate types in the last 25 years. In addition, the color meter needle optimizes the higher resolution, resulting in slightly different map appearance.


Data file naming and use method

Koppen_Ptpe.nc include KG, lat, lon variables, KG indicates the climate classification, lat and lon indicate the coordinate information in grids. ncl_KG_1986-2010_5m.ncl is a NCL script for generating the Koppen_Ptpe.nc and KG_Ptpe.png. KG_Ptpe.png is a picture for viewing the dataset.


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HE Yongli. Climate classification index (Koppen Geiger) in Pan-TPE (1986-2010). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2019. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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References literature

1.Kottek, M., Grieser, J., Beck, C., Rudolf, B., & Rubel, F. (2006). World Map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification updated. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 15(3), 259-263. doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2006/0130. (View Details )


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Pan-Third Pole Environment Study for a Green Silk Road-A CAS Strategic Priority A Program (No:XDA20000000)

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