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DIAG Set 8 - Annual cycle contour plots of zonal means



MERRA Analysis 1979-2013 (NASA)
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot
U 200 * 200 mb zonal wind plot




ERA40 Reanalysis 1980-2001
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot
U 200 * 200 mb zonal wind plot




ERA-Interim Reanalysis 1989-2005
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot
U 200 * 200 mb zonal wind plot




JRA25 Reanalysis 1979-04
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot
U 200 * 200 mb zonal wind plot




NVAP 1988-1999
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot




GPCP 1979-2009
PRECT * Precipitation rate plot




CMAP (Xie-Arkin) 1979-98
PRECT * Precipitation rate plot




CERES-EBAF March 2000-Feb 2013
FLUT TOA upward longwave flux plot




CERES 2000-2003
FLUT TOA upward longwave flux plot




ERBE Feb1985-Apr1989
FLUT TOA upward longwave flux plot




CFMIP Observation Simulator Package (COSP) Primary Diagnostics

ISCCP-COSP From D1 Daytime Jul1983-Jun2008

CALIPSO GOCCP 2007-2010
CLDTOT_CAL Total cloud amount plot
CLDLOW_CAL Low-level cloud amount plot
CLDMED_CAL Mid-level cloud amount plot
CLDHGH_CAL High-level cloud amount plot




ISCCP-COSP From D1 Daytime Jul1983-Jun2008
CLDTOT_ISCCPCOSP Total cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDTHICK_ISCCPCOSP Optically thick cloud amount (tau > 23.0) plot




MISR L3 CTH-OD V5 Mar2000-Nov2009
CLDTOT_MISR Total cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDTHICK_MISR Optically thick cloud amount (tau > 23.0) plot




MODIS-COSP 2003-2010
CLDTOT_MODIS Total cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDTHICK_MODIS Optically thick cloud amount (tau > 23.0) plot




Additional COSP Diagnostics




CALIPSO GOCCP 2007-2010
CLDTOT_CAL Total cloud amount plot
CLDLOW_CAL Low-level cloud amount plot
CLDMED_CAL Mid-level cloud amount plot
CLDHGH_CAL High-level cloud amount plot




CLOUDSAT-COSP From Level 2 GEOPROF Jun2006-Nov2010
CLDTOT_CS2 Total cloud amount plot




ISCCP-COSP From D1 Daytime Jul1983-Jun2008
CLDTOT_ISCCPCOSP Total cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDLOW_ISCCPCOSP Low-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDMED_ISCCPCOSP Mid-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDHGH_ISCCPCOSP High-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDTHICK_ISCCPCOSP Optically thick cloud amount (tau > 23.0) plot
MEANPTOP_ISCCPCOSP Mean cloud top pressure plot
MEANCLDALB_ISCCPCOSP Mean cloud albedo plot




MISR L3 CTH-OD V5 Mar2000-Nov2009
CLDTOT_MISR Total cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDLOW_MISR Low-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDMED_MISR Mid-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDHGH_MISR High-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDTHICK_MISR Optically thick cloud amount (tau > 23.0) plot




MODIS-COSP 2003-2010
CLDTOT_MODIS Total cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDLOW_MODIS Low-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDMED_MODIS Mid-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDHGH_MODIS High-topped cloud amount (tau > 0.3) plot
CLDTHICK_MODIS Optically thick cloud amount (tau > 23.0) plot
CLIMODIS Total ice cloud amount plot
CLWMODIS Total liquid cloud amount plot
IWPMODIS Mean ice water path plot
LWPMODIS Mean liquid water path plot
PCTMODIS Mean cloud top pressure plot
REFFCLIMODIS Mean effective radius (ice clouds) plot
REFFCLWMODIS Mean effective radius (liquid clouds) plot
TAUILOGMODIS Log-weighted mean optical thickness (ice clouds) plot
TAUWLOGMODIS Log-weighted mean optical thickness (liquid clouds) plot
TAUTLOGMODIS Log-weighted mean optical thickness (all clouds) plot
TAUIMODIS Mean optical thickness (ice clouds) plot
TAUWMODIS Mean optical thickness (liquid clouds) plot
TAUTMODIS Mean optical thickness (all clouds) plot

*WGNE diagnostic variable