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On this page we list the GMAO GEOS-5 met fields that are currently archived for use with GEOS-Chem.  This is only a subset of the entire GEOS-5 met field data archive.  For more information about the GEOS-5 data file format, and which fields are contained in which files, please see the [http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov/operations/GEOS5_V1_File_Specification.pdf GMAO GEOS-5 File Specification Document.]
 
On this page we list the GMAO GEOS-5 met fields that are currently archived for use with GEOS-Chem.  This is only a subset of the entire GEOS-5 met field data archive.  For more information about the GEOS-5 data file format, and which fields are contained in which files, please see the [http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov/operations/GEOS5_V1_File_Specification.pdf GMAO GEOS-5 File Specification Document.]
  
Also, for the latest information about GEOS-5, please see our [[GEOS-5 issues]] page.
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Also, for the latest information about GEOS-5, please consult the following GEOS-5 resources:
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* [[GEOS-5 issues]] page.
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* [[Overview of GMAO met data products]]
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* [[GEOS-5 met field reprocessing]]
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* [http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov/products/ GEOS-5 products page at GMAO]
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* [http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/geos/wiki_docs/geos5/version/GEOS5_V1_File_Specification.pdf GEOS-5 File Specification Document (version 5.1.0)]
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* [http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/geos/wiki_docs/geos5/GEOS-5.2.0-File_Specification.pdf GEOS-5 File Specification Document (version 5.2.0)]
  
 
== A-3 Fields ==
 
== A-3 Fields ==

Revision as of 18:10, 3 November 2010

On this page we list the GMAO GEOS-5 met fields that are currently archived for use with GEOS-Chem. This is only a subset of the entire GEOS-5 met field data archive. For more information about the GEOS-5 data file format, and which fields are contained in which files, please see the GMAO GEOS-5 File Specification Document.

Also, for the latest information about GEOS-5, please consult the following GEOS-5 resources:

A-3 Fields

  • These are 3-hr time-averaged fields.
  • Data times: 01:30, 04:30, 07:30, 10:30, 13:30, 16:30, 19:30, 22:30 GMT
  • All A-3 fields are 2-dimensional (lon,lat)
GEOS-5 Field Description Units GEOS-4 Equivalent GEOS-3 Equivalent
ALBEDO 2-D surface albedo unitless ALBEDO ALBEDO
CLDTOT 2-D column cloud fraction fraction CLDFRC CLDFRC
EVAP 2-D evapotranspiration flux kg/m2/s EVAP EVAP
GRN 2-D greenness index fraction none none
GWETROOT 2-D root zone soil moisture fraction GWETROOT GWETROOT (not used)
GWETTOP 2-D top soil moisture fraction GWETTOP GWETTOP
HFLUX 2-D sensible heat flux W/m2 HFLUX HFLUX
LAI 2-D leaf area index m2/m2 LAI LAI
LWGNET 2-D net longwave radiation @ ground W/m2 RADLWG RADLWG
PARDF 2-D diffuse photosyn active rad W/m2 PARDF PARDF
PARDR 2-D direct photosyn active rad W/m2 PARDR PARDR
PBLH 2-D PBL thickness m PBLH PBL
PRECCON 2-D total convective precip @ ground kg/m2/s PRECON PRECON
PRECTOT 2-D total precipitation @ ground kg/m2/s PREACC PREACC
PRECSNO 2-D total snow precipitation @ ground kg/m2/s none none
SNOMAS 2-D snow depth (H2O equivalent m SNOW SNOW
SNODP 2-D snow depth (geometric) m none none
SWGNET 2-D net shortwave rad @ ground W/m2 RADSWG RADSWG
T2M 2-D air temperature @ 2m above ground K T2M TS
TROPP 2-D tropopause pressure hPa TROPP TROPP
TSKIN 2-D ground (skin) temperature K TSKIN TGROUND
U10M 2-D U-wind @ 10m above ground m/s U10M U10M
USTAR 2-D Friction velocity m/s USTAR USTAR
V10M 2-D V-wind @ 10m above ground m/s V10M V10M
Z0M 2-D Roughness height m Z0M Z0
EFLUX Latent heat flux W/m2 none none
FRLAKE Fraction of grid box that is lakes fraction none none
FRLAND Fraction of grid box that is land fraction none none
FRLANDICE Fraction of grid box that is land ice fraction none none
FROCEAN Fraction of grid box that is ocean fraction none none
LWTUP Outgoing longwave radiation W/m2 OLR OLR
PRECANV Surface precipitation flux from anvils kg/m2/s none none
QV2M Specific humidity at 2 m above displacement height kg/kg Q2M Q2M

A-6 Fields

  • These are 6-hr time-averaged fields.
  • Data times: 00:00, 06:00, 12:00, 18:00 GMT
  • All A-6 fields are 3-dimensional (lon,lat,alt)
GEOS-5 Field Description Units GEOS-4 Equivalent GEOS-3 Equivalent
DQIDTMST 3-D tendency of QV in ice processes kg/kg/s none none
DQLDTMST 3-D tendency of QV in moist processes kg/kg/s none none
DQVDTMST 3-D tendency of QV in vapor processes kg/kg/s none none
MOISTQ 3-D overall tendency of QV g/kg/day MOISTQ MOISTQ
CMFMC 3-D convective mass flux kg/m2/s none CLDMAS
DTRAIN 3-D detrainment mass flux kg/m2/s none DTRAIN
DQRCON 3-D precip from conv processes kg/m2/s none none
DQRLSC 3-D precip from lg scl processes kg/m2/s none none
CLOUD 3-D cloud fraction unitless CLDTOT CLDF
TAUCLI 3-D grid box opt depth, ice-path unitless TAUCLI TAUCLD
TAUCLW 3-D grid box opt depth, H2O-path unitless TAUCLW TAUCLD
OPTDEPTH 3-D overall optical depth unitless OPTDEPTH OPTDEPTH
PV 3-D Ertel potential vorticity K*m2/kg/s PV (not used) none
QI 3-D ice mixing ratio kg/kg none none
QL 3-D water mixing ratio kg/kg none none
QV 3-D specific humidity kg/kg Q SPHU
RH 3-D relative humidity unitless RH RH (not used)
T 3-D temperature K T TMPU
U 3-D zonal wind m/s U UWND
V 3-D meridional wind m/s V VWND
OMEGA Vertical pressure velocity Pa/s OMEGA OMEGA

I-6 Fields

  • These are 3-hr time-averaged fields.
  • Data times: 00:00, 06:00, 12:00, 18:00 GMT
  • All I-6 fields are 2-dimensional (lon,lat)
GEOS-5 Field Description Units GEOS-4 Equivalent GEOS-3 Equivalent
LWI 2-D land / water / ice flags unitless LWI SURFTYPE
PS 2-D surface pressure hPa PS PS
SLP 2-D sea level pressure hPa SLP SLP
TO3 2-D total ozone column DU none none
TTO3 2-D total tropospheric ozone column DU none none