Regional 14 : Southeast Asia
SEACLID/CORDEX SEA Domain
(Illustration Courtesy of Hadley Centre ULMO)
The Southeast Asia Regional Climate Downscaling (SEACLID) / Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) Southeast Asia project is a bottom-up initiative by scientists within and outside the Southeast Asia region. Initiated in November 2013, the SEACLID project was established by climate scientists from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia and Lao PDR, led by Professor Fredolin Tangang of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM, Malaysia) with funding from the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN). Subsequently after its inception, SEACLID was streamlined into CORDEX, a programme under the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and jointly sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), and the International Council for Science (ICSU). SEACLID was then renamed as SEACLID/CORDEX Southeast Asia and became the 14th domain of CORDEX.
SEACLID/CORDEX Southeast Asia now also involves scientists from countries outside the region including Australia, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, Hong Kong SAR and South Korea. With additional funding from some countries involved in the project, SEACLID/CORDEX Southeast Asia has successfully completed more than 30 regional climate simulations at 25 km resolution over the Southeast Asia domain (see below) using multiple climate models and emission scenarios (see Table of simulation matrix).
The first phase of SEACLID/CORDEX Southeast Asia project will end in June 2018. However, with continued funding support from the APN, the second phase of the project will continue until 2020, headed by Asst. Prof. Dr. Jerasorn Santisirisomboon of Ramkhamhaeng University Center of Regional Climate Change and Renewable Energy (RU-CORE, Thailand). In the second phase simulations will be done to further downscale climate projections at 5 km resolution over a number of key regions within Southeast Asia.
|Contribution by Country||General Circulation Model (GCM)||Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP)||Regional Climate Model (RCM)|
|Vietnam||CNRM-CM5 (CNRM, France)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Philippines||HadGEM2 (Hadley Centre, UK)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Thailand||MPI-ESM-MR (MPI-M, Germany)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Thailand||EC-Earth (EC-Earth, Consortium)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Indonesia||CSIRO MK3.6 (CSIRO, Australia)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Malaysia*||CanESM2 (CCCMA, Canada)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Malaysia||IPSL-CM5A-LR (IPSL, France)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|Malaysia||GFDL-ESM2M (GFDL, USA.)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy)|
|South Korea||HAdGEM2-AO (Hadley Centre, UK)||RCP8.5, 4.5||WRF (NCAR, USA.)|
|Sweden||CNRM-CM5 (CNRM, France)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RCA4 (SMHI, Sweden)|
|Sweden||HAdGEM2-ES (Hadley Centre, UK)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RCA4 (SMHI, Sweden)|
|Australia**||CNRM-CM5 (CNRM, France)||RCP8.5||CCAM (CSIRO, Australia)|
|Australia**||CCSM4 (NCAR, USA.)||RCP8.5||CCAM (CSIRO, Australia)|
|Australia**||ACCESS1.3 (CSIRO, Australia)||RCP8.5||CCAM (CSIRO, Australia)|
|Hong Kong SAR***||ESM2M (GFDL, USA)||RCP8.5, 4.5||RegCM4 (ICTP, Italy|
|United Kingdom||HAdGEM2-ES (Hadley Centre, UK)||RCP8.5||PRECIS(Hadley Centre, UK)|
|Germany***||MPI-ESM-LR (MPI-M, Germany)||RCP8.5, 4.5||ROM (MPI-M, Germany)|
|Japan||MRI-AGCM3.2 (MRI, Japan)||RCP8.5, 4.5||NHRCM (MRI, Japta)|
Step 1. Click two corner's grids to select the subdomain.