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NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface

MONTHLY Diagnostic surface from NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1: Climate Data Assimilation System I; NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis Project.

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Datasets and variables

clear_sky NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface clear_sky[upward downward ]
cloud_forcing NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface cloud_forcing[net ]
convective NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface convective[cprate ]
downward NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface downward[lwflx solr ]
ground NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface ground[heat_flux ]
Ice concentration NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface ICEC[ XY | T]
Land-sea mask NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface LAND Jan 1987[ XY | T]
latent NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface latent[heat_flux ]
net NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface net[lwflx solr ]
potential NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface potential[evap ]
Precipitation rate NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface prate[ XY | T]
Pressure NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface pressure[ XY | T]
Runoff NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface runoff[ XY | T]
sensible NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface sensible[heat_flux ]
snow NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface snow[melt depth rate sublimation ]
Zonal momentum flux NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface taux[ XY | T]
Meridional momentum flux NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface tauy[ XY | T]
Temperature NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface temp[ XY | T]
Zonal gravity wave stress NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface U-GWD[ XY | T]
upward NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface upward[lwflx solr ]
Meridional gravity wave stress NOAA NCEP-NCAR CDAS-1 MONTHLY Diagnostic surface V-GWD[ XY | T]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1949) to (Oct 2014) by 1.0 N= 790 pts :grid
Longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0) to (1.875W) by 1.875 N= 192 pts :grid
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

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

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