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Table 1 Description of various reanalysis and global meteorological data

From: Evaluation of reanalysis and global meteorological products in Beas river basin of North-Western Himalaya

No Rainfall product Availability Period
1 MERRA Global (NASA Modeling and Assimilation Data and Information Services Center (MDISC) (https://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/mdisc) 1979-present
2 ERA-Interim Global (ECMWF as part of Copernicus Climate Change Services)
(https://apps.ecmwf.int/datasets/data/interim-full-daily/levtype=sfc/)
1979-present
3 JRA-55 Global (NCAR Computational Information Systems Laboratory (CISL) Research Data Archive (RDA; https://rda.ucar.edu) 1958–2012
4 CFSR Global (National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI; www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/model-data/model-datasets/climate-forecast-system-version2-cfsv2) 1979–2009
5 WFDEI Global (Produced post-WATCH using WFD methodology applied to ERA-Interim data) obtained from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (ftp://rfdata:forceDATA@ftp.iiasa.ac.at) 1901–2012