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 data       graph     public GFDL CM2.1, Coupled Data Assimilation Experiment, 1979-2007, at Depths    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA GFDL gfdlOdaD

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL cmor_version float 1.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String GFDL experiment name = GFDL_CDA_21c This assimilation system consists of an Ensemble Kalman Filter applied to GFDL\u2019s coupled climate model (CM2.1). The ocean component of CDA is the fourth version of the Modular Ocean Model (MOM4) configured with 50 vertical levels (22 levels of 10-m thickness each in the top 220 m) and 1\260 by 1\260 horizontal B-grid resolution, telescoping to 1/3\260 meridional spacing near the equator. More details about CDA system can be found in Zhang et al. [2007]. Analysis and validation can be found in Chang et al. [in preparation].
attribute NC_GLOBAL contact String whit.anderson@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL experiment_id String Coupled Data Assimilation Experiment
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -81.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL gfdl_experiment_name String Fv_NetCDF_test
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Tue Jul 22 11:40:19 2008: ncatted -a project_id,global,o,c,dc so_O1.197901-198812.nc\012Tue Jul 22 10:18:05 2008: ncatted -a project_id,global,o,c,IPCC Fourth Assessment and US CCSP Projects so_O1.197901-198812.nc\012Fri May 30 18:36:09 2008: ncks -O -d time,0,119 /vftmp/1061904.1.ic9.a//archive/pcmdi/data1/gfdl_cm2_1/Fv_NetCDF_test/pp/ocean_interp/ts/monthly/so_O1.197901-199812.nc /vftmp/1061904.1.ic9.a//archive/pcmdi/data1/gfdl_cm2_1/Fv_NetCDF_test/pp/ocean_interp/ts/monthly/so_O1.197901-198812.nc\012input/ocean.197901-199812.salt.nc. At 22:48:40 on 05/20/2008, CMOR rewrote data to comply with CF standards and IPCC Fourth Assessment and US CCSP Projects requirements
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/ocean-data-assimilation (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA GFDL
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 1979-2007,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Potential Temperature,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature,
Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity,
assimilation, cm2.1, coupled, data, density, depths, experiment, gfdl, noaa, ocean, oceans, potential, salinity, sea, sea_water_potential_temperature, sea_water_practical_salinity, seawater, temperature, water
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_id String dc
attribute NC_GLOBAL realization int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String The GFDL Data Portal (http://nomads.gfdl.noaa.gov/) provides access to NOAA/GFDL's publicly available model input and output data sets. From this web site one can view and download data sets and documentation, including those related to the GFDL CM2.1 model experiments run for the IPCC's 4th Assessment Report and the US CCSP.
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String GFDL_CM2.1 (2004): atmosphere: AM2.1 (am2p13fv, M45L24); ocean: OM3.1 (mom4p0 , tripolar360x200L50); sea ice: SIS; land: LM2; infrastructure: FMS Lima release
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://data1.gfdl.noaa.gov:9192/opendap/gfdl_cm2_1/Fv_NetCDF_test/pp/ocean_interp/ts/monthly/so_O1.197901-198812.nc (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -81.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The Summary
attribute NC_GLOBAL table_id String Table O1 (7 September 2004)
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2007-12-08T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1979-01-15T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String GFDL CM2.1, Coupled Data Assimilation Experiment, 1979-2007, at Depths
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.5
dimension time   double nValues=348, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 9h 57m 35s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 2.852496E8, 1.1971152E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String noleap
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension depth   double nValues=50, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=108.39650430484694
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth actual_range double 5.0, 5316.4287109375
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String Depth
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
dimension latitude   double nValues=200, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.8592964824120602
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -81.5, 89.5
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   double nValues=360, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1.0
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double 0.5, 359.5
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable so   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute so _FillValue float 1.0E20
attribute so cell_measures String area:seaarea volume:oceanvol
attribute so cell_methods String time: mean
attribute so colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute so colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute so comment String Note: Values north of 65N have been interpolated from the model's native tripolar grid to a regular grid. Information about the interpolation is available at http://nomads.gfdl.noaa.gov/CM2.X/oceangrid.html. In particular note that the oceanvol field from oceanvol_O1.static.nc must be used to assure conserving volume integrals.
attribute so history String At 22:48:40 on 05/20/2008: CMOR altered the data in the following ways: converted from type 'double' to type 'real'; replaced missing value flag (-1.00000E+10) with standard missing value (1.00000E+20); Cyclical dimension was output starting at a different lon;
attribute so ioos_category String Salinity
attribute so long_name String Sea Water Practical Salinity
attribute so missing_value float 1.0E20
attribute so standard_name String sea_water_practical_salinity
attribute so units String PSU
variable thetao   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute thetao _FillValue float 1.0E20
attribute thetao cell_measures String area:seaarea volume:oceanvol
attribute thetao cell_methods String time: mean
attribute thetao colorBarMaximum double 305.0
attribute thetao colorBarMinimum double 273.0
attribute thetao comment String Note: Values north of 65N have been interpolated from the model's native tripolar grid to a regular grid. Information about the interpolation is available at http://nomads.gfdl.noaa.gov/CM2.X/oceangrid.html. In particular note that the oceanvol field from oceanvol_O1.static.nc must be used to assure conserving volume integrals.
attribute thetao history String At 22:58:55 on 05/20/2008: CMOR altered the data in the following ways: converted from type 'double' to type 'real'; replaced missing value flag (-1.00000E+10) with standard missing value (1.00000E+20); Cyclical dimension was output starting at a different lon;
attribute thetao ioos_category String Temperature
attribute thetao long_name String Potential Temperature
attribute thetao missing_value float 1.0E20
attribute thetao standard_name String sea_water_potential_temperature
attribute thetao units String K

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