Var# Var name Units Notes ----------------------------------------------- #1 TEMP C Temp at each gridpoint. #2 U_VEL m/s E/W component of velocity, + to East #3 V_VEL m/s N/S component of velocity, + to North #4 W_VEL m/s Vert. component of velocity, + up #5 DIV m/s Layer divergence #6 US_C m**2/s Total E/W component of transport (including GM) #7 VS_C m**2/s Total N/S component of transport (including GM) #8 WS_VEL m/s Vertical velocity (including GM correction) #9 SALT psu Salinity at each grid point. #10 DENS kg/m**3 Density at each grid point. #11 PDENS kg/m**3 Potential density #12 PGF_X m/s**2 Pressure gradient in E/W direction #13 PGF_Y m/s**2 Pressure gradient in N/S direction #14 D_MEAN kg/m**3 Time mean density #15 T_MEAN C Time mean temp. #16 U_MEAN m/s Time mean eastward velocity #17 V_MEAN m/s Time mean northward velocity #18 W_MEAN m/s Time mean upward velocity #19 S_MEAN psu Time mean salinity #20 DENS_MEAN kg/m**3 Time mean density #21 HFLX w/m**2 Total heat flux [ocean-ice and ocean-atm] #22 SOLAR_qisw w/m**2 Incoming short wave radiation, [cloud (not albedo) corrected], negative down #23 LATENT_rlh w/m**2 Latent heat flux, positive up, [ocean-atm] #24 SENSIBLE_sh w/m**2 Sensible heat flux, positive up, [ocean-atm] #25 LONGWAVE_qlw w/m**2 Longwave rad. flux, positive up, [ocean-atm] #26 DEFICIT obsolete #27 CLDFR decimal Fraction of sky covered by cloud. #28 WNSP_wspd m/s Absolute wind speed (scalar). #29 UWND_u m/s Eastward (westerly) wind component. #30 VWND_v m/s Northward (southerly) wind component. #31 SST C Sea surface temp, in celcius. #32 SFLX m/s Total fresh water flux, sum of evap, precip and ice melt (neg. ==> freezing) #33 SSS psu Sea surface salinity. #34 PBLHUM_qa kg/kg Specific humidity from the PBL model. #35 PBLTEM_th [K] Air temp. from the PBL model. #36 AIRHUM_q kg/kg Observed humidity [data] #37 AIRTEM_t [K] Observed air temperature [data] #38 CICE decimal Fraction of grid box covered by ice. #39 HICE m Thickness of ice cover. #40 THICE m*K Heat content of the ice: meters*(tfreeze-tice) #41 QIOS w/m**2 Heat flux [ocean-ice] (positive up). #42 BRNE m/s Fresh water flux melt/freeze [ocean-ice] #43 QSW w/m**2 Shortwave rad. flux at the snow (aka ice) surface: negative down. #44 PPI m/s Precipitation data [atm-ocean and atm-ice] #45 PP m/s Precipitation only over water [atm-ocean] #46 TSNW K Snow temp: tfreeze-tsnow, in kelvins. #47 RH decimal PBL relative humidity #48 RLHI w/m**2 Latent heat flux [ice-atm, i.e.,not leads]. pos=up #49 SHI w/m**2 Sensible heat flux [ice-atm]. pos=up #50 QLWI w/m**2 Longwave rad. flux [ice-atm]. pos=up #51 QSWI w/m**2 Shortwave rad. flux [ice-atm]. neg=down #52 CONVN kg/m**2 Strength of convection (change in potential energy) #53 ENRG m**3/s**2 Kinetic energy, layer by layer and total #54 SEALEV m Obsolete #55 RI Richardson number (non-dimensional) #56 FOH 1/sm f (coriolis) over H (total water column thickness): planetary vorticity. #57 TOTAL_DEPTH m Bathymetry, as seen by model #58 RELAX 1/s Time scale for 2-d surface sponge (x,y) #59 SPONGE 1/s Time scale for 3-d sponges (x,y,z) #60 PSI m**3/s Barotropic stream function #61 U_BAR m/s Barotropic E/W component of velocity #62 V_BAR m/s Barotropic N/S component of velocity #63 DDIV m/s Layer divergence correction #64 TAUX dynes/cm**2 X component of the wind stress at the sea (or ice) surface. #64 TAUY dynes/cm**2 Y component of the wind stress at the sea (or ice) surface. #66 Z_VALUES m Midlayer depth,z, of each layer (surface=0) #67 H_VALUES m Layer depths #68 V_MOSF m**3/s Zonally integrated meridional transport #69 MOSF m**3/s Meridional overturning stream function