The Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium is coordinating the development of a database of scenarios from integrated assessment models for Working Group III’s contribution to the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report.
Request for Long-Term, Integrated Scenarios in Support of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report, Working Group III
As part of the IPCC’s upcoming 5th Assessment Report (AR5), a group of lead authors from Chapter 6 in Working Group III (“Assessing Transformation Pathways”) are conducting a review of long-term scenarios from formal energy-economic and integrated assessment models and are requesting submission of scenarios for this purpose. The collection and management of scenario data for this call is being coordinated by the IAMC, with the support of the IPCC (Read the IPCC support letter). The official request for the scenarios provides more background and information on this process (IAMC Official Request).
The scenario data collection will be handled via an interactive web-database, operated by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) which is available at https://secure.iiasa.ac.at/web-apps/ene/AR5DB/. The web-database is meant to make the data collection process more efficient and at the same time includes some automated quality control algorithms. Access to the database requires registration of models and users prior to the submission of transformation pathway data by using the following registration form (AR5 Model Registration Form). It relies on accurately completed data templates that can be found here (AR5 Data Template). For more detailed instructions about the submission procedure including samples of the completed registration form and data template, please visit the IAMC AR5 web-database at: