CFMIP Observational Simulator Package (COSP) in CAM - Outputs

NCAR's CFMIP/COSP contact: Jen Kay (jenkay at ucar dot edu)
page last updated 3-24-2017

ISCCP simulator addfld calls (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('FISCCP1_COSP','mixed ',nprs_cosp*ntau_cosp, 'A', 'Grid-box fraction covered by each ISCCP D level cloud type', ...
call addfld('CLDTOT_ISCCP','fraction', 1, 'A', 'Total Cloud Fraction Calculated by the ISCCP Simulator ', ....
call addfld('MEANCLDALB_ISCCP','unitless',1,'A', 'Mean cloud albedo', ...
call addfld('MEANPTOP_ISCCP','mb',1,'A', 'Mean cloud top pressure', ...
call addfld('TAU_ISCCP','fraction',nscol_cosp,'I', 'Optical Depth in each Subcolumn', ...
call addfld('CLDPTOP_ISCCP','Pa',nscol_cosp,'I', 'Cloud Top Pressure in each Subcolumn', ...
call addfld('MEANTAU_ISCCP','unitless',1,'A','Mean optical thickness from ISCCP simulator', ...
call addfld('MEANTB_ISCCP','K ',1,'A','Mean Infrared Tb from ISCCP simulator',...
call addfld ('MEANTBCLR_ISCCP','K ',1,'A','Mean Clear-sky Infrared Tb from ISCCP simulator', ...

LIDAR simulator addfld calls (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('CLDLOW_CAL','fraction',1,'A','Lidar Low-level Cloud Fraction', ...
call addfld('CLDMED_CAL','fraction',1,'A','Lidar Mid-level Cloud Fraction', ...
call addfld('CLDHGH_CAL','fraction',1,'A','Lidar High-level Cloud Fraction', ...
call addfld('CLDTOT_CAL','fraction',1,'A','Lidar Total Cloud Fraction', ...
call addfld('CLD_CAL','fraction',nht_cosp,'A', 'Lidar Cloud Fraction (532 nm)', ...
call addfld('RFL_PARASOL','fraction',nsza_cosp,'A', 'PARASOL-like mono-directional reflectance ', ...
call addfld('CFAD_SR532_CAL','fraction',nht_cosp*nsr_cosp,'A', 'Lidar Scattering Ratio CFAD (532 nm)', ...
call addfld('ATB532_CAL','no_unit_log10(x)',nhtml_cosp*nscol_cosp,'A', 'Lidar Attenuated Total Backscatter (532 nm) in each Subcolumn', ...
call addfld('MOL532_CAL','m-1sr-1',nhtml_cosp,'A','Lidar Molecular Backscatter (532 nm) ', ...

LIDAR simulator addfld calls **NEW in COSP1.4** (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('CLD_CAL_LIQ','percent', nht_cosp, 'A', 'Lidar Liquid Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLD_CAL_ICE','percent', nht_cosp, 'A', 'Lidar Ice Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLD_CAL_UN','percent', nht_cosp,'A', 'Lidar Undefined-Phase Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDTOT_CAL_ICE','percent',1,'A','Lidar Total Ice Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDTOT_CAL_LIQ','percent',1,'A','Lidar Total Liquid Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDTOT_CAL_UN','percent',1,'A','Lidar Total Undefined-Phase Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDHGH_CAL_ICE','percent',1,'A','Lidar High-level Ice Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDHGH_CAL_LIQ','percent',1,'A','Lidar High-level Liquid Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDHGH_CAL_UN','percent',1,'A','Lidar High-level Undefined-Phase Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDMED_CAL_ICE','percent',1,'A','Lidar Mid-level Ice Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDMED_CAL_LIQ','percent',1,'A','Lidar Mid-level Liquid Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDMED_CAL_UN','percent',1,'A','Lidar Mid-level Undefined-Phase Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDLOW_CAL_ICE','percent',1,'A','Lidar Low-level Ice Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDLOW_CAL_LIQ','percent',1,'A','Lidar Low-level Liquid Cloud Fraction', &
call addfld('CLDLOW_CAL_UN','percent',1,'A','Lidar Low-level Undefined-Phase Cloud Fraction', &

RADAR simulator addfld calls (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('CFAD_DBZE94_CS','fraction',nht_cosp*ndbze_cosp,'A', 'Radar Reflectivity Factor CFAD (94 GHz)', ...
call addfld('CLD_CAL_NOTCS','fraction',nht_cosp,'A','Cloud occurrence seen by CALIPSO but not CloudSat ', ...
call addfld('DBZE_CS','dBZe ',nhtml_cosp*nscol_cosp,'A',' Radar dBZe (94 GHz) ', ...
call addfld('CLDTOT_CALCS','fraction',1,'A',' Lidar and Radar Total Cloud Fraction ', ...
call addfld('CLDTOT_CS','percent',1,'A',' Radar total cloud amount ',...
call addfld('CLDTOT_CS2','percent',1,'A',' Radar total cloud amount without the data for the first kilometer above surface '...

MISR simulator addfld calls (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('CLD_MISR','fraction',nhtmisr_cosp*ntau_cosp,'A','Cloud Fraction from MISR Simulator', ...

MODIS simulator addfld calls (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('CLTMODIS','%',1,'A','MODIS Total Cloud Fraction',...
call addfld('CLWMODIS','%',1,'A','MODIS Liquid Cloud Fraction',...
call addfld('CLIMODIS','%',1,'A','MODIS Ice Cloud Fraction',...
call addfld('CLHMODIS','%',1,'A','MODIS High Level Cloud Fraction',...
call addfld('CLMMODIS','%',1,'A','MODIS Mid Level Cloud Fraction',...
call addfld('CLLMODIS','%',1,'A','MODIS Low Level Cloud Fraction',...
call addfld('TAUTMODIS','1',1,'A','MODIS Total Cloud Optical Thickness',...
call addfld('TAUWMODIS','1',1,'A','MODIS Liquid Cloud Optical Thickness',...
call addfld('TAUIMODIS','1',1,'A','MODIS Ice Cloud Optical Thickness',...
call addfld('TAUTLOGMODIS','1',1,'A','MODIS Total Cloud Optical Thickness (Log10 Mean)',...
call addfld('TAUWLOGMODIS','1',1,'A','MODIS Liquid Cloud Optical Thickness (Log10 Mean)',...
call addfld('TAUILOGMODIS','1',1,'A','MODIS Ice Cloud Optical Thickness (Log10 Mean)',...
call addfld('REFFCLWMODIS','m',1,'A','MODIS Liquid Cloud Particle Size',...
call addfld('REFFCLIMODIS','m',1,'A','MODIS Ice Cloud Particle Size',...
call addfld('PCTMODIS','Pa',1,'A','MODIS Cloud Top Pressure',...
call addfld('LWPMODIS','kg m-2',1,'A','MODIS Cloud Liquid Water Path',...
call addfld('IWPMODIS','kg m-2',1,'A','MODIS Cloud Ice Water Path',...
call addfld('CLMODIS','%',nprs_cosp*ntau_cosp,'A','MODIS Cloud Area Fraction',...

Sub-columns addfld calls (see cam_history.F90)

call addfld('SCOPS_OUT','0=nocld,1=strcld,2=cnvcld',nhtml_cosp*nscol_cosp,'I','SCOPS Subcolumn output', ...