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2D Meteorological State, Instantaneous at Surface

Data TypeDescriptionSize/day (MB)
inst2d_met_x 2Dmeteorological state, instantaneous at the surface, on a single-level, or vertically integrated
Parameter (Unit)
  • 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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