ECMWF WCRP II Surface Monthly Means

SOURCE: Data Support Section Dataset ds111.2

DATA DESCRIPTION: ECMWF TOGA advanced operational analysis surface data set.

UPDATED THROUGH: Dec 1997

FORMAT: CCM2 History Tape

GRID: Global - T42 Gaussian (128 x 64)

LEVELS: Surface

TIMES: One mean per month.

CURRENT HOLDINGS: January 1985 - December 1997

FIELDS:

Description Name Units Levels
10 m Zonal Wind Component U10 m s-1 10 m
10 m Meridional Wind Component V10 m s-1 10 m
10 m wind magnitude V10M m s-1 10 m
~Temperature Flux=(TS-T2)*V10M

E

   
~Moisture Flux=(QS-Q2)*V10M G    
U10*V10M X    
V10*V10M Y    
Surface Temperature ST K surface
2 m Temperature T2 K 2 m
2 m Dewpoint DP2 K 2 m
2 meter Relative Humidity RH2 % 2 m
2 meter Specific Humidity Q2 kg kg-1 2 m
Surface Temperature ST K all
Mean Sea Level Pressure PMSL Pa msl
Surface Pressure PS Pa surface
Surface Geopotential PHIS m2 s-2 surface
Orography (surface type flag) ORO

o=ocean

1=land

2=sea ice

 

MSS Directory: /TRENBERT/CTGAN/S/TAV/

Filenames: ET42yymmM where yy=year, mm=month one month per volume.

e.g. ET428501M for January 1985.


Missing Days and Comments on Data Quality

Please use the ccm2nc software to convert ccm history tape format to netCDF.

References