Description: Minimum month aridity index - future climate scenario for 2030 A1B emissions CSIRO Mk3.5 GCM medium climatic sensitivity - OZCLIM + ANUCLIMv5.1
Short Name: 2030A1BMk35M_arid_min
Metadata contact organization: CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
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Type: Environmental (gridded)
Classification: Climate ⇒ Precipitation
Units: dimensionless
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Notes: The monthly ratio of precipitation to potential evaporation (pan, free-water surface). A numerical indicator of the degree of dryness of the climate at a given location. Adapted from the index proposed by UNEP (1992; cited in Middleton and Thomas (1997)).
Keywords: evaporation, rain, precipitation, GDM-Ready, 2030-centred
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