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=== List of GEOS-5 Fields used in GEOS-Chem ===
 
=== List of GEOS-5 Fields used in GEOS-Chem ===
 
 
  
 
'''Instantaneous 6-hr (aka "I6") Fields'''
 
'''Instantaneous 6-hr (aka "I6") Fields'''
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**Average 3-hr (aka "A3") Fields**
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'''Average 3-hr (aka "A3") Fields'''
  
^ GEOS-5 Field ^ Description                           ^ Units   ^ GEOS-4 Equivalent ^ GEOS-3 Equivalent   ^
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{| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=5
| ALBEDO      | 2-D surface albedo                    | unitless | ALBEDO            | ALBEDO              |
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|- bgcolor="#CCCCCC"
| CLDTOT      | 2-D column cloud fraction            | fraction | CLDFRC            | CLDFRC              |
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! GEOS-5 Field  
| EVAP        | 2-D evapotranspiration flux          | kg/m2/s  | EVAP              | EVAP                |
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! Description
| GRN          | 2-D greenness index                  | fraction | none              | none                |
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! Units
| GWETROOT    | 2-D root zone soil moisture          | fraction | GWETROOT          | GWETROOT (not used) |
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! GEOS-4 Equivalent
| GWETTOP      | 2-D top soil moisture                | fraction | GWETTOP          | GWETTOP            |
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! GEOS-3 Equivalent
| HFLUX        | 2-D sensible heat flux                | W/m2    | HFLUX            | HFLUX              |
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|-
| LAI          | 2-D leaf area index                  | m2/m2    | LAI              | LAI                |
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| ALBEDO       
| LWGNET      | 2-D net longwave radiation @ ground  | W/m2    | RADLWG            | RADLWG              |
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| 2-D surface albedo                     
| PARDF        | 2-D diffuse photosyn active rad      | W/m2    | PARDF            | PARDF              |
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| unitless  
| PARDR        | 2-D direct photosyn active rad        | W/m2    | PARDR            | PARDR              |
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| ALBEDO             
| PBLH        | 2-D PBL thickness                    | m        | PBLH              | PBL                |
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| ALBEDO               
| PRECCON      | 2-D total convective precip @ ground  | kg/m2/s  | PRECON            | PRECON             |
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|-
| PRECTOT      | 2-D total precipitation @ ground      | kg/m2/s  | PREACC            | PREACC              |
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| CLDTOT       
| PRECSNO      | 2-D total snow precipitation @ ground | kg/m2/s  | none              | none                |
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| 2-D column cloud fraction             
| SNOMAS      | 2-D snow depth (H2O equivalent        | m        | SNOW              | SNOW                |
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| fraction  
| SNODP        | 2-D snow depth (geometric)            | m        | none              | none                |
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| CLDFRC             
| SWGNET      | 2-D net shortwave rad @ ground        | W/m2    | RADSWG            | RADSWG              |
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| CLDFRC               
| T2M          | 2-D air temperature @ 2m above ground | K        | T2M              | TS                  |
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|-
| TROPP        | 2-D tropopause pressure              | hPa      | TROPP            | TROPP              |
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| EVAP         
| TSKIN        | 2-D ground (skin) temperature        | K        | TSKIN            | TGROUND            |
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| 2-D evapotranspiration flux           
| U10M        | 2-D U-wind @ 10m above ground        | m/s      | U10M              | U10M                |
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| kg/m2/s   
| USTAR        | 2-D Friction velocity                | m/s      | USTAR            | USTAR              |
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| EVAP               
| V10M        | 2-D V-wind @ 10m above ground        | m/s      | V10M              | V10M                |
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| EVAP                 
| Z0M          | 2-D Roughness height                  | m        | Z0M              | Z0                  |
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|-
 +
| 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                   
 +
|}
  
**Average 6-hr (aka "A6") Fields**
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'''Average 6-hr (aka "A6") Fields'''
  
 
^ GEOS-5 Field ^ Description                          ^ Units    ^ GEOS-4 Equivalent ^ GEOS-3 Equivalent ^
 
^ GEOS-5 Field ^ Description                          ^ Units    ^ GEOS-4 Equivalent ^ GEOS-3 Equivalent ^

Revision as of 21:14, 26 March 2008

Met Fields

GMAO Documentation

List of GEOS-5 Fields used in GEOS-Chem

Instantaneous 6-hr (aka "I6") Fields

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

Average 3-hr (aka "A3") Fields

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

Average 6-hr (aka "A6") Fields

^ 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 |

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 [[1]] to view a powerpoint that describes some of the differences.