NOAA NCEP EMC CMB GODAS monthly surface THFLX: Total downward heat flux at surface data

monthly surface THFLX Total downward heat flux at surface from NOAA NCEP EMC CMB GODAS: Global Ocean Data Assimilation System.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time)
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1980) to (Jul 2017) by 1.0 N= 451 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude)
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0.5E) to (0.5W) by 1.0 N= 360 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude)
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (74.5S) to (64.499N) by 0.3333309 N= 418 pts :grid

Other Info

bufferwordsize
4
calendar
standard
center
US Weather Service - National Met. Center
cNZ
0
datatype
realarraytype
grib_name
THFLX
gribcenter
7
gribfield
1
gribleveltype
1
gribNumBits
16
gribparam
202
missing_value
9.99900026E20
PDS_TimeRange
7
pointwidth
1.0
process
129
PTVersion
129
scale_max
939.72052
scale_min
-1257.8179
subcenter
Environmental Modeling Center
units
W /m2
standard units*
kilogram second-3

References

Behringer, D. W., and Y. Xue, 2004: Evaluation of the global ocean data assimilation system at NCEP: The Pacific Ocean. Eighth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, AMS 84th Annual Meeting, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington, 11-15.

Last updated: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:10:32 GMT

Data Views

TXY
[ X Y | T]MMM


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 W/m2 to

Note on units