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2D Meteorological State, Instatntaneous at Surface

Data Type

Description

Parameter (Unit)

Size/day (MB)

inst2d_met_x

2Dmeteorological state, instanta-neous at the surface, on a single-level, or vertically integrated

+Surface geopotential (m2s-2)

+Surface pressure (Pa)

+Displacement height (m)

+Latent heat flux at surface (Wm-2)

+Sensible heat flux at surface (Wm-2)

+Surface types (0=water, 1=land, 2=ice)

+Specific humidity at 10 m above displacement height (kg kg-1)

+Specific humidity at 2 m above displacement height (kg kg-1)

+Sea level pressure (Pa)

+Temperature at 10 m above displacement height (K)

+Temperature at 10 m above displacement height (K)

+Eastward (zonal) surface wind stress (N m-2)

+Northward (meridional) surface wind stress (N m-2)

+Total column ozone (Dobson)

+Total Q ice (Ice water path) (kg m-2)

+Total Q liquid (Liquid water path) (kg m-2)

+Total Q vapor (Total precipitable water) (kg m-2)

+Tropopause pressure (Pa)

+Tropopause specific humidity (kg kg-1)

+Tropopause temperature (K)

+Skin temperature (K)

+Tropospheric Total Column Ozone (Dobson)

+Eastward (zonal) wind at 10 m above displacement height (ms-1)

+Eastward (zonal) wind at 2 m above displacement height(ms-1)

+Northward (meridional) wind at 10 m above displacement height (ms-1) +Northward (meridional) wind at 2 m above displacement height (ms-1)

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