In the coming decades the ocean’s biogeochemical cycles and ecosystems will become increasingly stressed by at least three factors: rising temperatures, ocean acidification and ocean de-oxygenation. This will affect the oceans in ways that society is only beginning to fathom.
The SimCLIM for ArcGIS / Marine add-in is the only tool available in the world that gives access to the AR5 marine results. It can help you explore the impacts of climate change on marine biogeochemical cycles, sea level, and sea surface temperature. It is a user-friendly ArcGIS Desktop application launched as a toolbar. It allows you to evaluate uncertainties of ocean warming, offering less time-consuming analysis, and optimizing research costs as well as enhancing current capacity. It has a unique sea level rise dataset, with seasonal variation, including vertical land movement.
What can you do with SimCLIM for ArcGIS Marine Add-in? (Functions)
- Spatial scenarios (given year, emission scenario, climate sensitivity, and GCM)
- Ensembles on the fly
- Percentile results for the ensembles
- Extrapolated global coverage to simplify coast-line alignment
- Minimum, average, and maximum over the months selected
What areas can you cover with SimCLIM for ARcGIS Marine Add-in?
CIMP5 data which includes:
- All variables with Global ocean coverage (0.25°x0.25° or ca. 25kmx25km)
What are the climate variables you can assess with SimCLIM for ArcGIS Marine add-in?
- Sea level rise (cm) with optional vertical land movement
- Net primary production of carbon by phytoplankton (gC/m3/day)
- Dissolved nitrate concentration at surface (mmol/m3)
- Dissolved oxygen concentration at surface (mol/m3)
- Dissolved phosphate concentration at surface (mmol/m3)
- Dissolved iron concentration at surface (umol/m3)
- Dissolved silicate concentration at surface (mmol/m3)
- pH at surface
- Total alkalinity at surface (mol/m3)
- Sea surface temperature (˚C)