Atmospheric Mass, Moisture, and Energy Budget products from JRA25

SOURCE: The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)/Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI) via The NCAR SCD Data Support Section:

DATA DESCRIPTION: Atmospheric mass, moisture and energy budget products. These calculations are described in Vertically Integrated Mass, Moisture, Heat, and Energy Budget Products Derived from the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis.

UPDATED THROUGH: Dec 2008

FORMAT: netCDF

GRID: Global - T63 Gaussian (192 x 96), and T85 Gaussian (256 x 128)

  • Beginning 2009: This data is now available on a T106 grid

LEVELS: single level or vertically integrated

TIMES: Monthly means

CURRENT HOLDINGS: 1979-2008.

FIELDS:

DescriptionNameUnits
Monthly mean surface pressurePSPa
Monthly mean vertically integrated zonal velocityUkg/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated meridional velocityVkg/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated temperatureTK kg/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated specific humidityPWkg/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated geopotential heightZkg/m
Monthly mean vertically integrated kinetic energyKEJ/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated precipitable water tendencyQTENkg/(m2 s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated internal energy tendencyITENW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated kinetic energy tendencyKTENW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated latent energy tendencyLETENW/m2
Monthly mean geopotential tendencyPHISTENW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated total energy tendencyTETENW/m2
Monthly mean surface pressure tendencyPSTENPa/s
Monthly mean evaporation minus precipitationEPmm/day
Monthly mean mass budget residualMRESPa/s
Monthly mean barotropic correction to zonal windUCm/s
Monthly mean barotropic correction to meridional windVCm/s
Monthly mean vertically integrated zonal temperature fluxUTkg K/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated meridional temperature fluxVTkg K/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated zonal geopotential height fluxUZkg/s
Monthly mean vertically integrated meridional geopotential height fluxVZkg/s
Monthly mean vertically integrated zonal moisture fluxUQkg/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated meridional moisture fluxVQkg/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated zonal kinetic energy fluxUKJ/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated meridional kinetic energy fluxVKJ/(m s)
Monthly mean vertically integrated divergence of total energyTEDIVW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated divergence of dry static energyDSEDIVW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated divergence of latent energyLEDIVW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated divergence of kinetic energyKEDIVW/m2
Monthly mean vertically integrated diabatic minus frictional heatingQ1QFW/m2
Monthly mean vertically Averaged Total EnergyTEJ/kg

MSS Directory: /CA/JMA/JRA25/MEANS/ Note: these data are only available via the NCAR MSS.

Filenames: Based on field name and time representation: JRA25_TTTt_VAR_1979-2008_MM.nc, where VAR is the capitalized variable name and TTTt is the grid: either T63,T85 or T106. One file per field. All time steps in one file.

  • e.g. JRA25_T63t_PS_1979-2007_MM.nc.

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