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Data Product

Select a daily product from the drop down list and it will display the data information and access methods for daily, monthly, and diurnal products. To use the non-javascript version go to the non-javascript product page.

Product Information


Shortname (Legend): MAI3CPASM
Standard Name: inst3_3d_asm_Cp
Description: MERRA 3D IAU State, meteorology, instantaneous, on pressure levels, at reduced resolution
Other Formats: Monthly Product: MAIMCPASM, Diurnal Product: MAIUCPASM

Click here for the General Product Information Page
Click Here for the Product Readme Document

 

Data Access Methods

Data Subsetter

On-The-Fly data subsetting and download

Daily Product:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/FTPSubset.pl?LOOKUPID_List=MAI3CPASM
Monthly Product:
http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/FTPSubset.pl?LOOKUPID_List=MAIMCPASM
Mirador

A simplified, clean interface and employs the Google mini appliance for metadata keyword searches.

Daily Product:
http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/homepageAlt.pl?keyword=MAI3CPASM
Monthly Product:
http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/homepageAlt.pl?keyword=MAIMCPASM
Diurnal Product:
http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/homepageAlt.pl?keyword=MAIUCPASM
OPeNDAP Daily Product:
http://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/MERRA/MAI3CPASM.5.2.0/contents.html
Monthly Product:
http://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/MERRA_MONTHLY/MAIMCPASM.5.2.0/contents.html
Diurnal Product:
http://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/MERRA_DIURNAL/MAIUCPASM.5.2.0/contents.html
Simple Subset Wizard

The Simple Subset Wizard (SSW) is designed to provide a simple, unified user interface for submitting subset requests for data. The SSW uses an agent-based architecture to interface with the diversity of subsetters across EOSDIS.

http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/SSW/
GDS http://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/dods/
Direct FTP Daily Product:
ftp://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/s4pa/MERRA/MAI3CPASM.5.2.0/
Monthly Product:
ftp://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/s4pa/MERRA_MONTHLY/MAIMCPASM.5.2.0/
Diurnal Product:
ftp://goldsmr3.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/s4pa/MERRA_DIURNAL/MAIUCPASM.5.2.0/

Data Visualization Tools

GiovanniDaily Product:
http://gdata1.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/G3/gui.cgi?instance_id=MERRA_HOUR_3D
Monthly Product:
http://gdata1.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/daac-bin/G3/gui.cgi?instance_id=MERRA_MONTH_3D


Short Name and Standard Name Legend

Both the short names and standard names adhere to conventions as described below:


Short Name Legend
MCTFHVGGG

Standard Name Legend
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

MCTFHVGGG

C: Configuration
, where C is one of:

A = Assimilation; F = Forecast; S = Simulation
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

ffff: Frequency Type
, where ffff is one of:

inst = Instantaneous; tavg = Time average; const = Time independent
MCTFHVGGG

T: Time Description
, where T is one of:

I = Instantaneous; T = Time Averaged; C = Time Independent
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

N: Frequency
, where N is one of:

1 = 1-hourly; 3 = 3-hourly; 6 = 6-hourly; M = Monthly Mean; U = Monthly Diurnal Mean; 0 = Not Applicable;
MCTFHVGGG

F: Frequency
, where F is one of:

1 = 1-hourly; 3 = 3-hourly; 6 = 6-hourly; M = Monthly Mean; U = Monthly Diurnal Mean; 0 = Not Applicable
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

dd: Dimensions
, where dd is one of:

2d = 2-dimensional fields only; 3d = Mix of 2- and 3-dimensional fields
MCTFHVGGG

H: Horizontal Resolution
, where H is one of:

N = Native (2/3 x 1/2 deg); F = Reduced Resolution Version of Model Grid (1.25 x 1 deg); C = Reduced Resolution (1.25 x 1.25 deg)
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

ggg: Group
, where ggg is one of:

ana = Direct analysis products; asm = Assimilated state variables; tdt = Tendencies of temperature; udt = Tendencies of eastward and northward wind components; qdt = Tendencies of specific humidity; odt = Tendencies of ozone; lnd = Land surface variables; flx = Surface turbulent fluxes and related quantities; mst = Moist processes; cld = Clouds; rad = Radiation; trb = Turbulence; slv = Single level; int = Vertical integrals; chm = Chemistry forcing
MCTFHVGGG

V: Vertical Location
, where V is one of:

X = Two-dimensional; P = Pressure; V = Model Layer Center; E = Model Layer Edge
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

H: Horizontal Resolution
, where H is one of:

N = Native (2/3 x 1/2 deg); F = Reduced Resolution Version of Model Grid (1.25 x 1 deg); C = Reduced Resolution (1.25 x 1.25 deg)
MCTFHVGGG

GGG: Group
, where GGG is one of:

ANA = Direct analysis products; ASM = Assimilated state variables; TDT = Tendencies of temperature; UDT = Tendencies of eastward and northward wind components; QDT = Tendencies of specific humidity; ODT = Tendencies of ozone; LND = Land surface variables; FLX = Surface turbulent fluxes and related quantities; OCN = Ocean quantities; MST = Moist processes; CLD = Clouds; RAD = Radiation; TRB = Turbulence; SLV = Single level; INT = Vertical integrals; CHM = Chemistry forcing
ffffN_dd_ggg_Hv

v: Vertical Location
, where v is one of:

x = Two-dimensional; p = Pressure; v = Model Layer Center; e = Model Layer Edge
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