Data and products of the Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI)
Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI) calculated using global climate model projections from the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5) are provided. SPEI is a multiscalar index frequently used to quantify drought and is based on a climate water balance.
How to access the data
- Data available from the GeoMet-Climate API / geospatial web services
- NetCDF multi-model ensemble datasets available on the MSC Datamart
- NetCDF multi-model ensemble and individual model datasets available on the Canadian Climate Data and Scenarios site
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MSC Open Data Service Usage Policy
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