Near surface specific humidity is the ratio of the mass of water vapor within a given mass of air near the Earth’s surface. It is usually expressed in weight of the water vapor per unit weight of the air at specified temperature.
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GES DISC Datasets
To access products that have specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.
|Begin Date ||End Date ||Access ||Doc |
|Near Surface Specific Humidity ||Kg/Kg ||GLDAS Model ||1979 ||present || ftp ||Y |
|2-m above ground Specific humidity ||Kg/Kg ||NLDAS Model ||1979 ||present ||ftp ||Y |
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