#  beta  Observed Variable 
1  S  sea surface temperature 
2  A  air temperature 
3  W  scalar wind 
4  U  vector wind eastward component 
5  V  vector wind northward component 
6  P  sea level pressure 
7  C  total cloudiness 
8  Q  specific humidity

9  R  relative humidity 
10  D  S  A = seaair temperature difference 
11  E  (S  A)W = seaair temperature difference w ind magnitude 
12  F  Q_{s}  Q (saturation Q atS) Q 
13  G  FW  (Q_{s})W (evaporation paramet er) 
14  X  WU 
15  Y  WV (1415 are wind stress parameters) 
16  I  UA 
17  J  VA 
18  K  UQ 
19  L  VQ (1619 are sensible and latent
heat transport parameters)

#  alpha  Statistic 
1  d  mean dayofmonth of observations 
2  h  hour statistic of observations 
3  x  mean longitude of observations 
4  y  mean latitude of observations 
5  n  number of observations 
6  m  mean 
7  s  standard deviation 
8  0  0/6 sextile (the minimum) 
9  1  1/6 sextile (a robust estimate of m1s) 
10  2  2/6 sextile 
11  3  3/6 sextile (the median) 
12  4  4/6 sextile 
13  5  5/6 sextile (a robust estimate of m+1s) 
14  6  6/6 sextile (the maximum) 