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tavg1_2d_int_Nx

Short name: MAT1NXINT

Long name:MERRA IAU 2d Vertical integrals

Characteristics:Time averaged, single level, at native resolution

Dimensions:longitude: 540, latitude: 361

Size/day:561 () MBytes

Size/30 years:6.2 (x.x) TBytes

Variable Name

Description

Units

DMDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated atmospheric mass tendency for analysis

kg/m2/s

DMDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated atmospheric mass tendency for dynamics

kg/m2/s

DQVDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated water tendency for dynamics

Kg/m/s

DQVDT_PHY

 Vertically integrated water tendency for physics

Kg/m/s

DQVDT_MST

 Vertically integrated water tendency for moist

Kg/m/s

DQVDT_TRB

 Vertically integrated water tendency for turbulence

Kg/m/s

DQVDT_CHM

 Vertically integrated water tendency for chemistry

Kg/m/s

DQVDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated water tendency for analysis

Kg/m/s

DQLDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated liquid water tendency for dynamics

Kg/m/s

DQLDT_PHY

 Vertically integrated liquid water tendency for physics

Kg/m/s

DQLDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated liquid water tendency for analysis

Kg/m/s

DQLDT_MST

 Vertically integrated liquid water tendency for moist

Kg/m/s

DQIDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated ice water tendency for dynamics

Kg/m/s

DQIDT_PHY

 Vertically integrated ice water tendency for physics

Kg/m/s

DQIDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated ice water tendency for analysis

Kg/m/s

DQIDT_MST

 Vertically integrated ice water tendency for moist

Kg/m/s

DOXDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated total ozone tendency for dynamics

Kg/m/s

DOXDT_PHY

 Vertically integrated total ozone tendency for physics

Kg/m/s

DOXDT_CHM

 Vertically integrated total ozone tendency for chemistry

Kg/m/s

DOXDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated total ozone tendency for analysis

Kg/m/s

DKDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated kinetic energy tendency for dynamics

W/m2

DKDT_PHY

 Vertically integrated kinetic energy tendency for physics

W/m2

DKDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated kinetic energy tendency for analysis

W/m2

DKDT_PHYPHY

 Kinetic energy tendency as computed in physics

W/m2

DHDT_DYN

 Vertically integrated cpT tendency for dynamics

W/m2

DHDT_PHY

 Vertically integrated cpT tendency for physics

W/m2

DHDT_ANA

 Vertically integrated cpT tendency for analysis

W/m2

DHDT_RES

 Residual cpT tendency

W/m2

DPDT_DYN

 Potential energy tendency for dynamics

W/m2

DPDT_PHY

 Potential energy tendency for physics

W/m2

DPDT_ANA

 Potential energy tendency for analysis

W/m2

UFLXCPT

 Vertically integrated eastward flux of dry enthalpy

J/m/s

VFLXCPT

 Vertically integrated northward flux of dry enthalpy

J/m/s

UFLXPHI

 Vertically integrated eastward flux of geopotential

J/m/s

VFLXPHI

 Vertically integrated northward flux of geopotential

J/m/s

UFLXKE

 Vertically integrated eastward flux of kinetic energy

J/m/s

VFLXKE

 Vertically integrated northward flux of kinetic energy

J/m/s

UFLXQV

 Vertically integrated eastward flux of specific humidity

Kg/m/s

VFLXQV

 Vertically integrated northward flux of specific humidity

Kg/m/s

UFLXQL

 Vertically integrated eastward flux of liquid condensate

Kg/m/s

VFLXQL

 Vertically integrated northward flux of liquid condensate

Kg/m/s

UFLXQI

 Vertically integrated eastward flux of ice condensate

Kg/m/s

VFLXQI

 Vertically integrated northward flux of ice condensate

Kg/m/s

CONVCPT

 Vertically integrated convergence of dry enthalpy

Kg/m/s

CONVPHI

 Vertically integrated convergence of geopotential

Kg/m/s

CONVKE

 Vertically integrated convergence of kinetic energy

Kg/m/s

CONVTHV

 Vertically integrated convergence of potential temperature

Kg/m/s

TEFIXER

 Total energy added by artificial energy fixer

W/m2

DKDT_GEN

 Generation of kinetic energy

W/m2

DKDT_PG

 Kinetic energy tendency due to pressure gradient force

W/m2

DKDT_REMAP

 Kinetic energy tendency due to remapping (spurious)

W/m2

DKDT_INRES

 Kinetic energy tendency residual from inertial terms (spurious)

W/m2

DKDT_PGRES

 Kinetic energy tendency residual from pressure terms(spurious)

W/m2

DKDT_GWD

 Kinetic energy tendency due to gravity wave drag (GWD)

W/m2

DKDT_RAY

 Kinetic energy tendency due to Rayleighfriction

W/m2

DKDT_BKG

 Kinetic energy tendency due to background GWD

W/m2

DKDT_ORO

 Kinetic energy tendency due to orographic GWD

W/m2

DKDT_GWDRES

 Kinetic energy residual due to errors in GWD (spurious)

W/m2

BKGERR

 Energy residual due to errors in background GWD (spurious)

W/m2

DKDT_TRB

 Kinetic energy tendency due to turbulence

W/m2

DKDT_SRF

 Kinetic energy tendency due to surface friction

W/m2

DKDT_INT

 Kinetic energy tendency due to internal friction

W/m2

DKDT_TOP

 Kinetic energy tendency due to topographic low-level drag

W/m2

DKDT_MST

 Kinetic energy tendency due to moist processes

W/m2

DHDT_REMAP

 Virtual enthalpy change due to remapping

W/m2

DHDT_GWD

 Virtual enthalpy change due to all gravity wave drag processes

W/m2

DHDT_RAY

 Virtual enthalpy change due to Rayleigh friction

W/m2

DHDT_BKG

 Virtual enthalpy change due to background gravity wave drag

W/m2

DHDT_ORO

 Virtual enthalpy change due to orographic gravity wave drag

W/m2

DHDT_TRB

 Virtual enthalpy change due to all turbulent

W/m2

DHDT_MST

 Virtual enthalpy change due to all moist processes

W/m2

DHDT_FRI

 Virtual enthalpy change due to all friction processes

W/m2

DHDT_RAD

 Virtual enthalpy change due to radiation

W/m2

DHDT_CUF

 Virtual enthalpy change due to cumulus friction

W/m2

DPDT_REMAP

 Potential energy change due to remappin(spurious)

W/m2

QTFILL

 Artificial filling of total water

Kg/m2/s

DQVDT_FIL

 Artificial filling of water vapor

Kg/m2/s

DQIDT_FIL

 Artificial filling of frozen water

Kg/m2/s

DQLDT_FIL

 Artificial filling of liquid water

Kg/m2/s

DOXDT_FIL

 Artificial filling of odd oxygen

Kg/m2/s

HFLUX

 Upward turbulent flux of sensibleheat at the surface

W/m2

EVAP

 Upward turbulent flux of water vapor at the surface

Kg/m2/s

PRECCU

 Liquid precipitation from convection at the surface

Kg/m2/s

PRECLS

 Liquid precipitation from large scale processes at the surface

Kg/m2/s

PRECSN

 Frozen precipitation at the surface

Kg/m2/s

DTHDT_ANA

 Virtual potential tendency due to analysis

K-kg/m2/s

DTHDT_PHY

 Virtual potential tendency due to physics

K-kg/m2/s

DTHDT_DYN

 Virtual potential tendency due to dynamics

K-kg/m2/s

DTHDT_REMAP

 Virtual potential tendency due to dynamics remapping

K-kg/m2/s

DTHDT_CONSV

 Virtual potential tendency due to dynamics conservation

K-kg/m2/s

DTHDT_FIL

 Virtual potential tendency due to dynamics water filling

K-kg/m2/s

LWTNET

 Net Downward longwave radiation at the top of the atmosphere

W/m2

LWGNET

 Net Downward longwave radiation at the surface

W/m2

SWNETTOA

 Net Downward shortwave radiation at the top of the atmosphere

W/m2

SWNETSRF

 Net Downward shortwave radiation at the surface

W/m2

LSCNVCL

 Large-scale conversion of water vapor to cloud liquid

Kg/m2/s

LSCNVCI

 Large-scale conversion of water vapor to cloud ice

Kg/m2/s

LSCNVRN

 Large-scale conversion of water vapor to liquid precipitation

Kg/m2/s

CUCNVCL

 Convective conversion of water vapor to cloud liquid

Kg/m2/s

CUCNVCI

 Convective conversion of water vapor to cloud ice

Kg/m2/s

CUCNVRN

 Convective conversion of water vapor to liquid precipitation

Kg/m2/s

EVPCL

 Evaporation of cloud liquid water

Kg/m2/s

EVPRN

 Evaporation of rain liquid water

Kg/m2/s

SUBCI

 Sublimation of cloud ice

Kg/m2/s

SUBSN

 Sublimation of frozen precipitation

Kg/m2/s

AUTCNVRN

 Auto conversion of cloud liquid water to liquid precipitation

Kg/m2/s

SDMCI

 Sedimentation of cloud ice

Kg/m2/s

COLCNVRN

 Conversion of cloud liquid water to rain through collection

Kg/m2/s

COLCNVSN

 Conversion of cloud liquid water to snow through collection

Kg/m2/s

FRZCL

 Net freezing of cloud water

Kg/m2/s

FRZRN

 Net freezing of rain water

Kg/m2/s

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