Permalink
Find file Copy path
Fetching contributors…
Cannot retrieve contributors at this time
2094 lines (2093 sloc) 79.2 KB
{
"Header": {
"missing_value": "1e20",
"approx_interval": "30.00000",
"cmor_version": "3.0",
"forcings": "N/A Nat Ant GHG SD SI SA TO SO Oz LU Sl Vl SS Ds BC MD OC AA",
"table_id": "Table Amon",
"table_date": "24 February 2016",
"realm": "atmos",
"generic_levels": "alevel alevhalf",
"data_specs_version": "10.10.10",
"product": "model-output",
"Conventions": "CF-1.7 CMIP-6.0"
},
"axis_entry": {
"olayer100m": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "50.0",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "depth",
"standard_name": "depth",
"out_name": "depth",
"type": "double",
"units": "m",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "100.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"ocean_sigma_z": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "",
"z_factors": "sigma: sigma eta: eta depth: depth depth_c: depth_c nsigma: nsigma zlev: zlev",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "sigma: sigma_bnds eta: eta depth: depth depth_c: depth_c nsigma: nsigma zlev: zlev_bnds",
"long_name": "ocean sigma over z coordinate",
"standard_name": "ocean_sigma_z",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "",
"formula": "for k <= nsigma: z(n,k,j,i) = eta(n,j,i) + sigma(k)*(min(depth_c,depth(j,i))+eta(n,j,i)) ; for k > nsigma: z(n,k,j,i) = zlev(k)",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "Z"
},
"smooth_level": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "a: a b1: b1 b2: b2 ztop: ztop zsurf1: zsurf1 zsurf2: zsurf2",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "-200.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "a: a_bnds b1: b1_bnds b2: b2_bnds ztop: ztop zsurf1: zsurf1 zsurf2: zsurf2",
"long_name": "atmosphere smooth level vertical (SLEVE) coordinate",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_sleve_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "m",
"formula": "z = a*ztop + b1*zsurf1 + b2*zsurf2",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "800000.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"ocean_sigma": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "sigma: lev eta: eta depth: depth",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "-1.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "sigma: lev_bnds eta: eta depth: depth",
"long_name": "ocean sigma coordinate",
"standard_name": "ocean_sigma_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "",
"formula": "z(n,k,j,i) = eta(n,j,i) + sigma(k)*(depth(j,i)+eta(n,j,i))",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "0.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"depth0m": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "0.0",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "depth",
"standard_name": "depth",
"out_name": "depth",
"type": "double",
"units": "m",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "100.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"ocean_s": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "s: lev eta: eta depth: depth a: a_coeff b: b_coeff depth_c: depth_c",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "-1.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "s: lev_bnds eta: eta depth: depth a: a b: b depth_c: depth_c",
"long_name": "ocean s-coordinate",
"standard_name": "ocean_s_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "",
"formula": "z(n,k,j,i) = eta(n,j,i)*(1+s(k)) + depth_c*s(k) + (depth(j,i)-depth_c)*C(k) \n where \n C(k)=(1-b)*sinh(a*s(k))/sinh(a) +\n b*(tanh(a*(s(k)+0.5))/(2*tanh(0.5*a)) - 0.5)",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "0.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"height2m": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "1.0",
"value": "2.0",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "height",
"standard_name": "height",
"out_name": "height",
"type": "double",
"units": "m",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "10.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"depth_coord": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "ocean depth coordinate",
"standard_name": "depth",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "m",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "12000.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"alternate_hybrid_sigma": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "ap: ap b: b ps: ps",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "ap: ap_bnds b: b_bnds ps: ps",
"long_name": "hybrid sigma pressure coordinate",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_hybrid_sigma_pressure_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "1",
"formula": "p = ap + b*ps",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "1.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"time2": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "time",
"standard_name": "time",
"out_name": "time",
"type": "double",
"units": "days since ?",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "yes",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "T"
},
"oline": {
"requested": [
"barents_opening",
"bering_strait",
"canadian_archipelago",
"denmark_strait",
"drake_passage",
"english_channel",
"pacific_equatorial_undercurrent",
"faroe_scotland_channel",
"florida_bahamas_strait",
"fram_strait",
"iceland_faroe_channel",
"indonesian_thoughflow",
"mozambique_channel",
"taiwan_luzon_straits",
"windward_passage"
],
"stored_direction": "",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "ocean passage",
"standard_name": "region",
"out_name": "line",
"type": "character",
"units": "1",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": ""
},
"latitude": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "-90.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "latitude",
"standard_name": "latitude",
"out_name": "lat",
"type": "double",
"units": "degrees_north",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "90.0",
"axis": "Y"
},
"basin": {
"requested": [
"atlantic_arctic_ocean",
"indian_pacific_ocean",
"global_ocean"
],
"stored_direction": "",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "ocean basin",
"standard_name": "region",
"out_name": "basin",
"type": "character",
"units": "1",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": ""
},
"height10m": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "1.0",
"value": "10.0",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "height",
"standard_name": "height",
"out_name": "height",
"type": "double",
"units": "m",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "30.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"standard_sigma": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "ptop: ptop sigma: lev ps: ps",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "ptop: ptop sigma: lev_bnds ps: ps",
"long_name": "sigma coordinate",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_sigma_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "",
"formula": "p = ptop + sigma*(ps - ptop)",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "1.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"rho": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "density++++?",
"standard_name": "",
"out_name": "rho",
"type": "double",
"units": "kg m-3",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "Z"
},
"depth100m": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "80.0",
"value": "100.0",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "depth",
"standard_name": "depth",
"out_name": "depth",
"type": "double",
"units": "m",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "120.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"natural_log_pressure": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "p0: p0 lev: lev",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "-1.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "p0: p0 lev: lev_bnds",
"long_name": "atmosphere natural log pressure coordinate",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_ln_pressure_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "",
"formula": "p = p0 * exp(-lev)",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "20.0",
"axis": "Z"
},
"hybrid_height": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "a: lev b: b orog: orog",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "a: lev_bnds b: b_bnds orog: orog",
"long_name": "hybrid height coordinate",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_hybrid_height_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "m",
"formula": "z = a + b*orog",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "Z"
},
"longitude": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "longitude",
"standard_name": "longitude",
"out_name": "lon",
"type": "double",
"units": "degrees_east",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "360.0",
"axis": "X"
},
"time": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "increasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "time",
"standard_name": "time",
"out_name": "time",
"type": "double",
"units": "days since ?",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "T"
},
"ocean_double_sigma": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "",
"z_factors": "sigma: sigma depth: depth z1: z1 z2: z2 a: a_coeff href: href k_c: k_c",
"positive": "up",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "sigma: sigma_bnds depth: depth z1: z1 z2: z2 a: a href: href k_c: k_c",
"long_name": "ocean double sigma coordinate",
"standard_name": "ocean_double_sigma",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "",
"formula": "for k <= k_c:\n z(k,j,i)= sigma(k)*f(j,i) \n for k > k_c:\n z(k,j,i)= f(j,i) + (sigma(k)-1)*(depth(j,i)-f(j,i)) \n f(j,i)= 0.5*(z1+ z2) + 0.5*(z1-z2)* tanh(2*a/(z1-z2)*(depth(j,i)-href))",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "Z"
},
"plevs": {
"requested": [
"100000.",
"92500.",
"85000.",
"70000.",
"60000.",
"50000.",
"40000.",
"30000.",
"25000.",
"20000.",
"15000.",
"10000.",
"7000.",
"5000.",
"3000.",
"2000.",
"1000."
],
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "no",
"valid_min": "",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "",
"long_name": "pressure",
"standard_name": "air_pressure",
"out_name": "plev",
"type": "double",
"units": "Pa",
"formula": "",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "0.001",
"valid_max": "",
"axis": "Z"
},
"standard_hybrid_sigma": {
"requested": "",
"stored_direction": "decreasing",
"z_factors": "p0: p0 a: a b: b ps: ps",
"positive": "down",
"must_have_bounds": "yes",
"valid_min": "0.0",
"value": "",
"z_bounds_factors": "p0: p0 a: a_bnds b: b_bnds ps: ps",
"long_name": "hybrid sigma pressure coordinate",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_hybrid_sigma_pressure_coordinate",
"out_name": "lev",
"type": "",
"units": "1",
"formula": "p = a*p0 + b*ps",
"climatology": "",
"tolerance": "",
"valid_max": "1.0",
"axis": "Z"
}
},
"variable_entry": {
"sci": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Fraction of time that shallow convection occurs in the grid cell.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Fraction of Time Shallow Convection Occurs",
"standard_name": "shallow_convection_time_fraction",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1",
"out_name": "sci",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"depth_c": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: depth_c",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": ""
},
"tro3": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-419.2",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of O3",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_ozone_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-149.1",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "tro3",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "1.162e+04",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "7558"
},
"rsutcs": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "0",
"long_name": "TOA Outgoing Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "54.7",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsutcs",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "444",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "73.36"
},
"rldscs": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "33.55",
"long_name": "Surface Downwelling Clear-Sky Longwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "238.6",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rldscs",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "543.6",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "293.8"
},
"n2oglobal": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of N2O",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_nitrous_oxide_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "n2oglobal",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"cli": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Includes both large-scale and convective cloud. This is the mass of cloud ice in the grid cell divided by the mass of air (including the water in all phases) in the grid cell. This includes precipitating hydrometeors ONLY if the precipitating hydrometeors affect the calculation of radiative transfer in model.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude alevel time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mass Fraction of Cloud Ice",
"standard_name": "mass_fraction_of_cloud_ice_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1",
"out_name": "cli",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"ts": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "''skin'' temperature (i.e., SST for open ocean)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "176.8",
"long_name": "Surface Temperature",
"standard_name": "surface_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "262.8",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "ts",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "339.6",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "293.3"
},
"clt": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "For the whole atmospheric column, as seen from the surface or the top of the atmosphere. Include both large-scale and convective cloud.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-0.0001822",
"long_name": "Total Cloud Fraction",
"standard_name": "cloud_area_fraction",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "39.37",
"units": "%",
"out_name": "clt",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "105",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "84.98"
},
"clw": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Includes both large-scale and convective cloud. This is the mass of cloud liquid water in the grid cell divided by the mass of air (including the water in all phases) in the grid cell. This includes precipitating hydrometeors ONLY if the precipitating hydrometeors affect the calculation of radiative transfer in model.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude alevel time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mass Fraction of Cloud Liquid Water",
"standard_name": "mass_fraction_of_cloud_liquid_water_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1",
"out_name": "clw",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"ta": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "157.1",
"long_name": "Air Temperature",
"standard_name": "air_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "194.3",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "ta",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "336.3",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "299.8"
},
"psl": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "9.122e+04",
"long_name": "Sea Level Pressure",
"standard_name": "air_pressure_at_sea_level",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "9.57e+04",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "psl",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "1.137e+05",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "1.063e+05"
},
"nsigma": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: nsigma",
"type": "integer",
"dimensions": ""
},
"co2Clim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of CO2",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_carbon_dioxide_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000001",
"out_name": "co2Clim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"sfcWind": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "near-surface (usually, 10 meters) wind speed.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Near-Surface Wind Speed",
"standard_name": "wind_speed",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "m s-1",
"out_name": "sfcWind",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"ch4Clim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of CH4",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_methane_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_methods": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "ch4Clim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"clwvi": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Mass of condensed (liquid + ice) water in the column divided by the area of the column (not just the area of the cloudy portion of the column). Includes precipitating hydrometeors ONLY if the precipitating hydrometeors affect the calculation of radiative transfer in model.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-3.827e-06",
"long_name": "Condensed Water Path",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_cloud_condensed_water_content",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-0.03549",
"units": "kg m-2",
"out_name": "clwvi",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "3.364",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.2846"
},
"rsdscs": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "-1.748e+30",
"long_name": "Surface Downwelling Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "206.9",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsdscs",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "522.4",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "239"
},
"huss": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "near-surface (usually, 2 meter) specific humidity.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-7.21e-06",
"long_name": "Near-Surface Specific Humidity",
"standard_name": "specific_humidity",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "0.006391",
"units": "1",
"out_name": "huss",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "0.02992",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.008749"
},
"rtmt": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "i.e., at the top of that portion of the atmosphere where dynamics are explicitly treated by the model. This is reported only if it differs from the net downward radiative flux at the top of the atmosphere.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "-232.8",
"long_name": "Net Downward Flux at Top of Model",
"standard_name": "net_downward_radiative_flux_at_top_of_atmosphere_model",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "76.91",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rtmt",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "218.7",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "89.25"
},
"evspsbl": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at surface; flux of water into the atmosphere due to conversion of both liquid and solid phases to vapor (from underlying surface and vegetation)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Evaporation",
"standard_name": "water_evaporation_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "evspsbl",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"a_bnds": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: a(k+1/2)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "alevel"
},
"co2": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of CO2",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_carbon_dioxide_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000001",
"out_name": "co2",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"cfc11global": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of CFC11",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_cfc11_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1E-012",
"out_name": "cfc11global",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"rlds": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is the 3-hour mean flux.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "30.71",
"long_name": "Surface Downwelling Longwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "271.2",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rlds",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "520.5",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "323.6"
},
"sigma_bnds": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: sigma(k+1/2)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "olevel"
},
"ch4globalClim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of CH4",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_methane_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "ch4globalClim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"tauv": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "-2.472",
"long_name": "Surface Downward Northward Wind Stress",
"standard_name": "surface_downward_northward_stress",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "0.01447",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "tauv",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "2.527",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.08134"
},
"rlut": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at the top of the atmosphere.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "67.48",
"long_name": "TOA Outgoing Longwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "toa_outgoing_longwave_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "207.4",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rlut",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "383.2",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "234.4"
},
"rsdt": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at the top of the atmosphere",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "0",
"long_name": "TOA Incident Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "toa_incoming_shortwave_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "282.6",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsdt",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "580.4",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "315.8"
},
"rsds": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is the 3-hour mean flux.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "-0.002946",
"long_name": "Surface Downwelling Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "143.9",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsds",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "524.4",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "181.6"
},
"z1": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: z1",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": ""
},
"sbl": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "The snow and ice sublimation flux is the loss of snow and ice mass from the surface resulting from their conversion to water vapor that enters the atmosphere.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-0.004959",
"long_name": "Surface Snow and Ice Sublimation Flux",
"standard_name": "surface_snow_and_ice_sublimation_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-5.521e-05",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "sbl",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "0.0009936",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "9.61e-05"
},
"cfc113global": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of CFC113",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_cfc113_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1E-012",
"out_name": "cfc113global",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"rsus": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "-0.006589",
"long_name": "Surface Upwelling Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_upwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "26.22",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsus",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "422.2",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "43.77"
},
"cfc12global": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of CFC12",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_cfc12_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1E-012",
"out_name": "cfc12global",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"rsut": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at the top of the atmosphere",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "-0.02689",
"long_name": "TOA Outgoing Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "96.72",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsut",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "421.9",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "114.1"
},
"ci": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Fraction of time that convection occurs in the grid cell .",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Fraction of Time Convection Occurs",
"standard_name": "convection_time_fraction",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1",
"out_name": "ci",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"n2oClim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of N2O",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_nitrous_oxide_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "n2oClim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"co2massClim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Total Atmospheric Mass of CO2",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_mass_of_carbon_dioxide",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg",
"out_name": "co2massClim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"cl": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Includes both large-scale and convective cloud.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude alevel time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "0",
"long_name": "Cloud Area Fraction",
"standard_name": "cloud_area_fraction_in_atmosphere_layer",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-0.04479",
"units": "%",
"out_name": "cl",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "105",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "26.07"
},
"n2oglobalClim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of N2O",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_nitrous_oxide_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "n2oglobalClim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"rlutcs": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "70.59",
"long_name": "TOA Outgoing Clear-Sky Longwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "toa_outgoing_longwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "228.9",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rlutcs",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "377.5",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "260.4"
},
"href": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: href",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": ""
},
"hfls": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "includes both evaporation and sublimation",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "-76.77",
"long_name": "Surface Upward Latent Heat Flux",
"standard_name": "surface_upward_latent_heat_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "50.39",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "hfls",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "790.7",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "73.2"
},
"co2mass": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Total Atmospheric Mass of CO2",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_mass_of_carbon_dioxide",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg",
"out_name": "co2mass",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"pr": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at surface; includes both liquid and solid phases from all types of clouds (both large-scale and convective)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "0",
"long_name": "Precipitation",
"standard_name": "precipitation_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "2.156e-05",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "pr",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "0.001254",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "3.215e-05"
},
"ps": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "surface pressure, not mean sea level pressure",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "4.791e+04",
"long_name": "Surface Air Pressure",
"standard_name": "surface_air_pressure",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "9.165e+04",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "ps",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "1.119e+05",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "1.019e+05"
},
"rlus": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "43.75",
"long_name": "Surface Upwelling Longwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_upwelling_longwave_flux_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "325.6",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rlus",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "658",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "376.3"
},
"z2": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: z2",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": ""
},
"vas": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-18.04",
"long_name": "Northward Near-Surface Wind",
"standard_name": "northward_wind",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "1.065",
"units": "m s-1",
"out_name": "vas",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "22.84",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "2.678"
},
"wap": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "commonly referred to as ''omega'', this represents the vertical component of velocity in pressure coordinates (positive down)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-1.126",
"long_name": "omega (=dp/dt)",
"standard_name": "lagrangian_tendency_of_air_pressure",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-0.005083",
"units": "Pa s-1",
"out_name": "wap",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "2.319",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.04256"
},
"a": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: a(k)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "alevel"
},
"zg": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-719.7",
"long_name": "Geopotential Height",
"standard_name": "geopotential_height",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-113.4",
"units": "m",
"out_name": "zg",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "3.437e+04",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "3.299e+04"
},
"hurs": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is the relative humidity with respect to liquid water for T> 0 C, and with respect to ice for T<0 C.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Near-Surface Relative Humidity",
"standard_name": "relative_humidity",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "%",
"out_name": "hurs",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"tsAdjust": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "''skin'' temperature (i.e., SST for open ocean)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Bias-Corrected Surface Temperature",
"standard_name": "surface_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "tsAdjust",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"pfull": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude alevel time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Pressure on Model Levels",
"standard_name": "air_pressure",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "pfull",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"ch4global": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of CH4",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_methane_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "ch4global",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"hur": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is the relative humidity with respect to liquid water for T> 0 C, and with respect to ice for T<0 C.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-2.642",
"long_name": "Relative Humidity",
"standard_name": "relative_humidity",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-10.31",
"units": "%",
"out_name": "hur",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "135.7",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "97"
},
"hus": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-0.000299",
"long_name": "Specific Humidity",
"standard_name": "specific_humidity",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-0.0003539",
"units": "1",
"out_name": "hus",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "0.02841",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.01041"
},
"p0": {
"units": "Pa",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: reference pressure",
"type": "",
"dimensions": ""
},
"b": {
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: b(k)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "alevel"
},
"mc": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "The net mass flux should represent the difference between the updraft and downdraft components. The flux is computed as the mass divided by the area of the grid cell.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude alevhalf time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Convective Mass Flux",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_net_upward_convective_mass_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "mc",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"fco2antt": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is requested only for the emission-driven coupled carbon climate model runs. Does not include natural fire sources but, includes all anthropogenic sources, including fossil fuel use, cement production, agricultural burning, and sources associated with anthropogenic land use change excluding forest regrowth.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Carbon Mass Flux into Atmosphere Due to All Anthropogenic Emissions of CO2",
"standard_name": "tendency_of_atmosphere_mass_content_of_carbon_dioxide_expressed_as_carbon_due_to_anthropogenic_emission",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "fco2antt",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"ch4": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of CH4",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_methane_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "ch4",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"tasmin": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "minimum near-surface (usually, 2 meter) air temperature (add cell_method attribute time: min)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "182.8",
"long_name": "Daily Minimum Near-Surface Air Temperature",
"standard_name": "air_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: minimum within days time: mean over days",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "260.9",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "tasmin",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "323",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "290.6"
},
"tauu": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "down",
"valid_min": "-2.729",
"long_name": "Surface Downward Eastward Wind Stress",
"standard_name": "surface_downward_eastward_stress",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "0.03979",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "tauu",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "2.934",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.1065"
},
"tasmax": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "maximum near-surface (usually, 2 meter) air temperature (add cell_method attribute time: max)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "181.9",
"long_name": "Daily Maximum Near-Surface Air Temperature",
"standard_name": "air_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: maximum within days time: mean over days",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "264.9",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "tasmax",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "341.9",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "294"
},
"pslAdjust": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "not, in general, the same as surface pressure",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Bias-Corrected Sea Level Pressure",
"standard_name": "air_pressure_at_sea_level",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "pslAdjust",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"k_c": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: k_c",
"type": "integer",
"dimensions": ""
},
"ua": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-68.65",
"long_name": "Eastward Wind",
"standard_name": "eastward_wind",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "1.101",
"units": "m s-1",
"out_name": "ua",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "136.6",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "22.42"
},
"orog": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "height above the geoid; as defined here, ''the geoid'' is a surface of constant geopotential that, if the ocean were at rest, would coincide with mean sea level. Under this definition, the geoid changes as the mean volume of the ocean changes (e.g., due to glacial melt, or global warming of the ocean). Report here the height above the present-day geoid. Over ocean, report as 0.0",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-700",
"long_name": "Surface Altitude",
"standard_name": "surface_altitude",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "m",
"out_name": "orog",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "1.00E+04",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"va": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-71.1",
"long_name": "Northward Wind",
"standard_name": "northward_wind",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "0.9886",
"units": "m s-1",
"out_name": "va",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "69.93",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "4.679"
},
"n2o": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of N2O",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_nitrous_oxide_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "n2o",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"prc": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at surface; includes both liquid and solid phases.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "0",
"long_name": "Convective Precipitation",
"standard_name": "convective_precipitation_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-2.528e-06",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "prc",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "0.0006323",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "3.209e-05"
},
"tas": {
"frequency": "mon",
"deflate": "${DEFLATE_LEVEL}",
"shuffle": "${SHUFFLE}",
"deflate_level": "${DEFLATE_LEVEL}",
"comment": "near-surface (usually, 2 meter) air temperature",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "180.6",
"long_name": "Near-Surface Air Temperature",
"standard_name": "air_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_methods": "time: mean",
"cell_measures": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "262.4",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "tas",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "335.1",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "293"
},
"rsuscs": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "-0.01446",
"long_name": "Surface Upwelling Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation",
"standard_name": "surface_upwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "31.65",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "rsuscs",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "462.2",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "61.59"
},
"uas": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "near-surface (usually, 10 meters) eastward component of wind.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-19.01",
"long_name": "Eastward Near-Surface Wind",
"standard_name": "eastward_wind",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "1.668",
"units": "m s-1",
"out_name": "uas",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "18.68",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "4.106"
},
"hfss": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "-264.5",
"long_name": "Surface Upward Sensible Heat Flux",
"standard_name": "surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "10.7",
"units": "W m-2",
"out_name": "hfss",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "844.8",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "34.84"
},
"ap_bnds": {
"units": "Pa",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: ap(k+1/2)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "alevel"
},
"ap": {
"units": "Pa",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: ap(k)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "alevel"
},
"prw": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "vertically integrated through the atmospheric column",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-0.0006775",
"long_name": "Water Vapor Path",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_water_vapor_content",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "12.75",
"units": "kg m-2",
"out_name": "prw",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "78.04",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "23.09"
},
"prsn": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at surface; includes precipitation of all forms of water in the solid phase",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "0",
"long_name": "Snowfall Flux",
"standard_name": "snowfall_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "1.449e-06",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "prsn",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "0.0002987",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "6.11e-06"
},
"zlev": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: zlev(k)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "olevel"
},
"fco2nat": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is what the atmosphere sees (on its own grid). This field should be equivalent to the combined natural fluxes of carbon (requested in the L_mon and O_mon tables) that account for natural exchanges between the atmosphere and land or ocean reservoirs (i.e., ''net ecosystem biospheric productivity'', for land, and ''air to sea CO2 flux'', for ocean.)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Surface Carbon Mass Flux into the Atmosphere Due to Natural Sources",
"standard_name": "surface_upward_mass_flux_of_carbon_dioxide_expressed_as_carbon_due_to_emission_from_natural_sources",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "fco2nat",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"b_bnds": {
"frequency": "mon",
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: b(k+1/2)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "alevel"
},
"phalf": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude alevhalf time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Pressure on Model Half-Levels",
"standard_name": "air_pressure",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "phalf",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"tasAdjust": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Bias-Corrected Near-Surface Air Temperature",
"standard_name": "air_temperature",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "K",
"out_name": "tasAdjust",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"fco2fos": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "This is the prescribed anthropogenic CO2 flux from fossil fuel use, including cement production, and flaring (but not from land-use changes, agricultural burning, forest regrowth, etc.)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "up",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Carbon Mass Flux into Atmosphere Due to Fossil Fuel Emissions of CO2",
"standard_name": "tendency_of_atmosphere_mass_content_of_carbon_dioxide_expressed_as_carbon_due_to_emission_from_fossil_fuel_combustion",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "fco2fos",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"hcfc22global": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of HCFC22",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_hcfc22_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "1E-012",
"out_name": "hcfc22global",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"tro3Clim": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude plevs time2",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Mole Fraction of O3",
"standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_ozone_in_air",
"modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem",
"cell_measures": "time: mean within years time: mean over years",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "0.000000001",
"out_name": "tro3Clim",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"zlev_bnds": {
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: zlev(k+1/2)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "olevel"
},
"clivi": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "Mass of ice water in the column divided by the area of the column (not just the area of the cloudy portion of the column). Includes precipitating frozen hydrometeors ONLY if the precipitating hydrometeor affects the calculation of radiative transfer in model.",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "-1.872e-06",
"long_name": "Ice Water Path",
"standard_name": "atmosphere_mass_content_of_cloud_ice",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "-0.0348",
"units": "kg m-2",
"out_name": "clivi",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "1.535",
"ok_max_mean_abs": "0.1187"
},
"prAdjust": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "at surface; includes both liquid and solid phases from all types of clouds (both large-scale and convective)",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Bias-Corrected Precipitation",
"standard_name": "precipitation_flux",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "kg m-2 s-1",
"out_name": "prAdjust",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"cct": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Air Pressure at Convective Cloud Top",
"standard_name": "air_pressure_at_convective_cloud_top",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "cct",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
},
"sigma": {
"units": "",
"long_name": "vertical coordinate formula term: sigma(k)",
"type": "double",
"dimensions": "olevel"
},
"ccb": {
"frequency": "mon",
"comment": "",
"dimensions": "longitude latitude time",
"positive": "",
"valid_min": "",
"long_name": "Air Pressure at Convective Cloud Base",
"standard_name": "air_pressure_at_convective_cloud_base",
"modeling_realm": "atmos",
"cell_measures": "time: mean",
"cell_methods": "area: areacella",
"ok_min_mean_abs": "",
"units": "Pa",
"out_name": "ccb",
"type": "real",
"valid_max": "",
"ok_max_mean_abs": ""
}
}
}