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Parameters in Giovanni MAIRS monthly instance

Parameter list of Giovanni MAIRS monthly products (mairs_monthly)

Current parameters in Giovanni MAIRS monthly instance include products from satellite observation and model output grouped into three areas: atmosphere, land surface and ocean. Some observation parameter was a merged product from several satellite sensors, such as GPCP precipitation.

 

Parameter
Unit Sensor/Model Spatial Resolution Spatial Coverage Temporal Coverage Document

Atmospheric Observations

 
Aerosol Optical Depth at 550 nm unitless MODIS-Terra   1x1 deg  global 2000.02 - present

 MODIS-Terra atmospheric Level 3 product
 

Aerosol Small Mode Fraction unitless MODIS-Terra   1x1 deg  global 2000.02 - present
GPCP precipitation mm/day GPCP   1x1 deg  global 1979.01 - present  GPCP V2.1 Document
Outgoing longwave radiation flux watt/m2 AIRS-Aqua   1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present

 AIRS Level 3 product
 
 

Surface air temperature K AIRS-Aqua   1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
Surface skin temperature K AIRS-Aqua   1x1 deg  global  2002.09 - present
Total column water vapor kg/m2 AIRS-Aqua   1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
Tropopause height m AIRS-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
CH4 volume mixing ratio 10E-6 vmr AIRS-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
CO2 Fraction mole fraction AIRS-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
CO volume mixing ratio 10E-9 vmr AIRS-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
total column CO 10E18 molecules/cm2 AIRS-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present
total column ozone Dobson units AIRS-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.09 - present

Atmospheric Models

 
Eastward wind at 2 m, 10 m above displacement heigh m/s MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present  MERRA document
 
 
 
 

 
 

 



 



 
Eastward wind at 850, 500, and 250 hPa m/s MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Northward wind at 2 m, 10 m above displacement height m/s MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Northward wind at  859, 500, and 250 hPa m/s MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Height at 1000, 850, 500, and 250 hPa m MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Sea level pressure Pa MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Time averaged surface pressure Pa MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01- present
Specific humudity at 2m, 10m above displacement height kg/kg MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Specific humidity at 850, 500, and 250 hPa kg/kg MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Surface skin temperature K MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Temperature at 2m, 10m above displacement height K MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present
Temperature at 850, 500, and 250 hPa K MERRA 2/3 x 1/2 deg  global 1979.01 - present

 Land Surface Observations

 
Cloud and Overpass Corrected Fire Pixel Count unitless MODIS-Terra  1x1 deg  global 2000.11 - present  
MODIS-Terra Fire document
Mean Fire Radiative Power unitless MODIS-Terra  1x1 deg  global 2000.11-present
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) unitless MODIS-Terra  1x1 deg  global 2000.02 - present MODIS-Terra VI document
Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) unitless MODIS-Terra  1x1 deg  global 2000.02 - present
Land Surface Temperature (daytime, nighttime) K MODIS-Terra  1x1 deg  global 2000.03 - present  Land Surface Temperature document
Soil Moisture Mean g/cm3 AMSRE-Aqua  1x1 deg  global 2002.10- present  Soil moisture document
Ice Occurrence Frequency % NESDIS/IMS  1x1 deg northern hemisphere 2000.01- present
 Ice document
Snow Occurrence Frequency % NESDIS/IMS  1x1 deg northern hemisphere 2000.01-present Snow document

  Land Surface Models

 
Average layer 1, 2, 3, 4 soil moisture kg/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global  1979.01- present  NOAH model document
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 



 
 
 
Average layer 1, 2, 3, 4 soil temperature K GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Average surface temperature K GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01-present
Ground heat flux W/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Near surface air temperature K GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Near surface wind magnitude m/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Net longwave radiation W/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Net shortwave radiation W/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Rainfall rate kg/m2/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Snowfall rate kg/m2/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Snowmelt kg/m2/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Snow water equivalent kg/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Subsurface runoff kg/m2/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Surface incident longwave radiation W/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Surface incident shortwave radiation W/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Surface pressure Pa GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Surface runoff kg/m2/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Total canopy water storage kg/m2 GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present
Total evaportranspiration kg/m2/s GLDAS-NOAH  1x1 deg  global 1979.01- present

  Oceanic Observations

 
Chlorophyll a concentration mg/m3 SeaWiFS 0.083x0.083 deg  global 1997.09 - present

Ocean Level-3

Ocean Reprocessing

Sea surface temperature C MODIS-Terra 0.083x0.083 deg  global 2000.02 - presen

 Oceanic Models

 
NOBM Assimilated total chlorophyll mg/m3 NOBM 2/3x1.25  global  1997.01-2006.12  

 

 

 

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