NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic above_ground u: zonal wind data

MONTHLY Diagnostic above_ground u u zonal wind from NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1: Climate Data Assimilation System I; NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis Project.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time)
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1951) to (Dec 2006) by 1.0 N= 672 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude)
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0) to (1.875W) by 1.875 N= 192 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude)
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered [ (88.54196N) (86.65315N) (84.75323N) (82.85076N) (80.94736N) (79.04349N) (77.13936N) (75.23506N) (73.33066N) (71.42619N) (69.52167N) (67.6171N) (65.71251N) (63.8079N) (61.90326N) (59.99861N) (58.09395N) (56.18928N) (54.28461N) (52.37991N) (50.47522N) (48.57052N) (46.66582N) (44.76111N) (42.8564N) (40.95169N) (39.04697N) (37.14225N) (35.23753N) (33.33281N) (31.42808N) (29.52336N) (27.61863N) (25.7139N) (23.80917N) (21.90444N) (19.99971N) (18.09498N) (16.19024N) (14.28551N) (12.38078N) (10.47604N) (8.571308N) (6.666573N) (4.761838N) (2.857103N) (0.9523677N) (0.9523677S) (2.857103S) (4.761838S) (6.666573S) (8.571308S) (10.47604S) (12.38078S) (14.28551S) (16.19024S) (18.09498S) (19.99971S) (21.90444S) (23.80917S) (25.7139S) (27.61863S) (29.52336S) (31.42808S) (33.33281S) (35.23753S) (37.14225S) (39.04697S) (40.95169S) (42.8564S) (44.76111S) (46.66582S) (48.57052S) (50.47522S) (52.37991S) (54.28461S) (56.18928S) (58.09395S) (59.99861S) (61.90326S) (63.8079S) (65.71251S) (67.6171S) (69.52167S) (71.42619S) (73.33066S) (75.23506S) (77.13936S) (79.04349S) (80.94736S) (82.85076S) (84.75323S) (86.65315S) (88.54196S)] :grid
Height
grid: /Z (m_above_gnd) ordered [ (10)] :grid

Other Info

bufferwordsize
4
calendar
standard
center
US Weather Service - National Met. Center
datatype
realarraytype
grib_name
UGRD
gribfield
1
gribleveltype
105
gribNumBits
11
gribparam
33
gribvariable
33
PDS_TimeRange
113
pointwidth
1.0
process
62 wave triangular, 28 layer Spectral model from "Medium Range Forecast" run
PTVersion
2
scale_max
14.45
scale_min
-13.78
subcenter
NCEP Ensemble Products
units
m /s
standard units*
meter second-1

References

Kalnay, E., M. Kanamitsu, R. Kistler, W. Collins, D. Deaven, L. Gandin, M. Iredell, S. Saha, G. White, J. Woollen, Y. Zhu, A. Leetmaa, B. Reynolds, M. Chelliah, W. Ebisuzaki, W. Higgins, J. Janowiak, K. C. Mo, C. Ropelewski, J. Wang, R. Jenne, and D. Joseph. The NCEP/NCAR 40-Year Reanalysis Project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, March, 1996

Last updated: Wed, 03 May 2017 18:52:05 GMT
Expires: Sat, 03 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Data Views

TXYZ
[ X Y | Z T]MMMM


Filters

Here are some filters that are useful for manipulating data. There are actually many more available, but they have to be entered manually. See Ingrid Function Documentation for more information. Average over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Maximum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Minimum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Detrend (best-fit-line) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Convert units from m/s to

Note on units