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tavg1_2d_slv_Nx

Short name:MAT1NXSLV

Long name:MERRA IAU 2d atmospheric single-level diagnostics

Characteristics:Time averaged, single-level, at native resolution

Dimensions:longitude: 540, latitude: 361

Times:0:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, … GMT

Size/day:546 (xxx) MBytes

Size/30 years:6.0 (x.x) TBytes

 

Variable Name

Description

Units

SLP

Sea level pressure

Pa

PS

Time averaged surface pressure

Pa

U850

Eastward wind at 850 hPa

m s-1

U500

Eastward wind at 500 hPa

m s-1

U250

Eastward wind at 250 hPa

m s-1

V850

Northward wind at 850 hPa

m s-1

V500

Northward wind at 500 hPa

m s-1

V250

Northward wind at 250 hPa

m s-1

T850

Temperature at 850 hPa

K

T500

Temperature at 500 hPa

K

T250

Temperature at 250 hPa

K

Q850

Specific humidity at 850 hPa

kg kg-1

Q500

Specific humidity at 500 hPa

kg kg-1

Q250

Specific humidity at 250 hPa

kg kg-1

H850

Height at 850 hPa

m

H500

Height at 500 hPa

m

H250

Height at 250 hPa

m

OMEGA500

Vertical pressure velocity at 500 hPa

Pa s-1

U10M

Eastward wind at 10 m above displacement height

m s-1

U2M

Eastward wind at 2 m above the displacement height

m s-1

U50M

Eastward wind at 50 m above surface

m s-1

V10M

Northward wind at 10 m above the displacement height

m s-1

V2M

Northward wind at 2 m above the displacement height

m s-1

V50M

Northward wind at 50 m above surface

m s-1

T10M

Temperature at 10 m above the displacement height

K

T2M

Temperature at 2 m above the displacement height

K

QV10M

Specific humidity at 10 m above the displacement height

kg kg-1

QV2M

Specific humidity at 2 m above the displacement height

kg kg-1

TS

Surface skin temperature

K

DISPH

Displacement height

m

TROPPV

PV based tropopause pressure

Pa

TROPPTT based tropopause pressurePa
TROPPBblended tropopause pressurePa

TROPT

Tropopause temperature

K

TROPQ

Tropopause specific humidity

kg kg-1

CLDPRS

Cloud-top pressure

Pa

CLDTMPCloud-top temperatureK

 

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