Products and Tools

The Technical Support Unit has created or supported an array of assessments reports, related products, and tools.


National Climate Assessment Reports

  • The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II (NCA4) [URL]
  • The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I (CSSR) [URL]
  • The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment [URL]
  • Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment (NCA3) [URL]

Technical Reports

  • State Climate Summaries for the United States NEW [URL]
  • Regional surface climate conditions in CMIP3 and CMIP5 for the United States: differences, similarities, and implications for the US national climate assessment [URL]
  • Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios (Regions 1-9)
    • Part 1. Climate of the Northeast U.S. [URL]
    • Part 2. Climate of the Southeast U.S. [URL]
    • Part 3. Climate of the Midwest U.S. [URL]
    • Part 4. Climate of the U.S. Great Plains [URL]
    • Part 5. Climate of the Southwest U.S. [URL]
    • Part 6. Climate of the Northwest U.S. [URL]
    • Part 7. Climate of Alaska [URL]
    • Part 8. Climate of Pacific Islands [URL]
    • Part 9. Climate of the Contiguous U.S. [URL]

Datasets Used in Climate Assessment Products

  • World Climate Research Programme’s (WCRP’s) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 3 (CMIP3) multi-model dataset [URL] [Data Used in Third National Climate Assessment]
  • World Climate Research Program’s (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5) multi-model ensemble [URL]
  • U.S. Climate Divisional Database (CDDv2/nClimDiv) [URL] [Data Used in Third National Climate Assessment]
  • Extremes Indices Archives. Acronym should be “ETCCDI”. “Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices (ETCCDI) [URL]
  • ⅛ Degree-CONUS Daily Downscaled Climate Projections [URL]
  • Livneh daily CONUS near-surface gridded meteorological and derived hydrometeorological data [URL]
  • Global Historical Climatology Network Monthly (GHCN-M) [URL]
  • Global Historical Climatology Network Daily (GHCN-D) [URL]
  • Gridded Meteorological Data: 1949-2010 [URL]
  • Localized Constructed Analogs (LOCA) [URL]
  • Downscaled CMIP3 and CMIP5 Climate and Hydrology Projections [URL]
  • Bureau of Reclamation Records: Colorado River Basin Natural Flow and Salt Data [URL]
  • Bureau of Reclamation Records: Lower Colorado Region River Operations [URL]
  • Bureau of Reclamation Records: Upper Colorado Region Water Operations [URL]
  • NOAA Merged Land Ocean Global Surface Temperature Analysis (NOAAGlobalTemp) [URL]
  • Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF): Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands Dynamical Downscaled Climate Change Projections [URL]
  • National Hurricane Center Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Best Tracks 2017 [URL]

TSU Tools