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tavg3_3d_chm_Fv

Short name: MAT3FVCHM

Long name:MERRA IAU 3d Chem On Layers

Characteristics:Time averaged, 3D model levels, at reduced FV resolution

Dimensions:longitude: 288, latitude: 181, levels: 72 (see Appendix D)

Times:1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30, 13:30, 16:30, 19:30, 22:30 GMT

Size/day:() MBytes

Variable Name

Description

Units

DELP

Layer pressure thickness

Pa

T

Air temperature

K

QV

Specific humidity

kg kg-1

QL

Cloud liquid water mixing ratio

kg kg-1

QI

Cloud ice mixing ratio

kg kg-1

U

Eastward component of wind

m s-1

V

Northward component of wind

M s-1

CFLS

Large-scale cloud fraction

fraction

CFAN

Anvil cloud fraction

fraction

CFCU

Convective cloud fraction

fraction

DQRCON

Precipitation production rate – convective

kg kg-1 s-1

DQRLSC

Precipitation production rate - large-scale

kg kg-1 s-1

DQRANV

Precipitation production rate - anvils

kg kg-1 s-1

DTRAIN

Detrainment cloud mass flux

kg m-2s-1

TAUCLI

Layer ice cloud optical thickness

nondimensional

TAUCLW

Layer liquid cloud optical thickness

nondimensional

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