Request CMIP data sets

You must have an active project or an approved allocation request in order to request the addition of a data set to the CMIP Analysis Platform

Before you submit a request, check here to see if the data set that you need is already available.

If the data set is not there and you meet the criteria described on the home page, use the form below to submit your request.

Fulfilling a request takes about two weeks.

NCAR staff: The CMIP Analysis Platform data sets are available for your analyses without any action on your part. If you would like to request a data set to be added to the repository, contact cislhelp@ucar.edu to request access to the platform before completing the request form.


Submit a request

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Your desired start date will help us prioritize requests but is not guaranteed. Adding data sets may take several weeks, depending on their size, disk space availability, and other factors.
The date you indicate here should be within one year of your desired start date. Scheduled deletion dates will be announced in advance and extension requests will be considered.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
You can select more than one variable. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
Check the "Data sets available" page to confirm that what you are requesting is not already available. Some commonly requested data sets, such as NCAR-CCSM4, are already there and so do not appear on the following list. You can select more than one model. Windows users, for example, can hold down the Ctrl key while making multiple selections.
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