CCSM3 "O1" (ocn/ice monthly means) field list

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IPCC AR4 name IPCC standard_name IPCC units Number of levels Derivation
hfogo northward_ocean_heat_transport W 32 N_HEAT * 1015 W PW-1
rhopoto sea_water_potential_density kg m-3 32 PD * 103 g kg-1
sic sea_ice_area_fraction % 1 aice
sit sea_ice_thickness m 1 hi
so sea_water_salinity 1e-3 32 SALT * 103 ppt
stfmmc ocean_meridional_overturning_streamfunction m 3 s-1 32 MOC * 1015 m 3 s-1
thetao sea_water_potential_temperature K 32 TEMP + 273.15
tos sea_surface_temperature K 1 TEMP(k=1) + 273.15
uo eastward_sea_water_velocity m s-1 32 UVEL * 10-2 cm m-1
usi eastward_sea_ice_velocity m s-1 1 u * 10-2 cm m-1
vo northward_sea_water_velocity m s-1 32 VVEL * 10-2 cm m-1
vsi northward_sea_ice_velocity m s-1 1 v * 10-2 cm m-1
wo upward_sea_water_velocity m s-1 32 WVEL * 10-2 cm m-1
zos sea_surface_height_above_geoid m 1 SSH * 10-2 cm m-1

Notes:

All ocean fields interpolated to 320 by 395 regular grid (same latitudes as MOC and N_HEAT).
All ice fields set to zero where aice < 1%.
All velocity fields rotated and interpolated.