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=== List of GEOS-5 Fields used in GEOS-Chem ===
 
=== List of GEOS-5 Fields used in GEOS-Chem ===
 
==== 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)
 
 
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
 
|- bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
 
! 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             
 
|}
 
  
 
==== A-3 Fields ====
 
==== A-3 Fields ====
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| V                 
 
| V                 
 
| VWND               
 
| VWND               
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|}
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==== 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)
 +
 +
{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
 +
|- bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
 +
! 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             
 
|}
 
|}
  

Revision as of 16:36, 28 March 2008

Met Fields

GMAO Documentation

List of GEOS-5 Fields used in GEOS-Chem

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

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
PLE 3-D pressure at grid box edges hPa none none
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 percent 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


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

Wet scavenging in GEOS-5

09-Jan-2008

There can be significant differences in the amount of tracer lost to wet scavenging in GEOS-5 as compared to the equivalent run in GEOS-4. Click HERE to view a powerpoint that describes some of the differences.