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OPeNDAP/DODS Data URL: https://goldsmr5.gesdisc.eosdis.nasa.gov/dods/M2TUNPCLD

Description:
MERRA-2 tavgU_3d_cld_Np: 3d,Diurnal,Time-Averaged,Pressure-Level,Assimilation,Cloud Diagnostics V5.12.4
Documentation: (none provided)
Longitude:
-180.00000000000°E to 179.37500000000°E
 (576 points, avg. res. 0.625°)
Latitude:
-90.00000000000°N to 90.00000000000°N
 (361 points, avg. res. 0.5°)
Altitude:
1000.00000000000 to 0.10000000000
 (42 points, avg. res. 24.388)
Time:
00Z01JAN1980 to 00Z01APR2021
 (496 points, avg. res. 30.436 days)
Ensemble:
1 to 8
 (8 points)
Variables:
(total of 10)
 
cfcu
updraft areal fraction 1
 
cloud
cloud fraction for radiation 1
 
dtrain
detraining mass flux kg m-2 s-1
 
incloudqi
in cloud cloud ice for radiation kg kg-1
 
incloudql
in cloud cloud liquid for radiation kg kg-1
 
qi
mass fraction of cloud ice water kg kg-1
 
ql
mass fraction of cloud liquid water kg kg-1
 
rh
relative humidity after moist 1
 
taucli
in cloud optical thickness for ice clouds 1
 
tauclw
in cloud optical thickness for liquid clouds 1

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complete metadata listing:

Global attributes:

title: "MERRA-2 tavgU_3d_cld_Np: 3d,Diurnal,Time-Averaged,Pressure-Level,Assimilation,Cloud Diagnostics V5.12.4"
Conventions: "COARDS"
"GrADS"
dataType: "Grid"
history: "Mon May 24 18:53:22 GMT 2021 : imported by GrADS Data Server 2.0"


Variables

cfcu: Grid
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "updraft areal fraction 1 "
cfcu: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "updraft areal fraction 1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
cloud: Grid
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "cloud fraction for radiation 1 "
cloud: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "cloud fraction for radiation 1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
dtrain: Grid
units: "kg m-2 s-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "detraining mass flux kg m-2 s-1 "
dtrain: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "kg m-2 s-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "detraining mass flux kg m-2 s-1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
incloudqi: Grid
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud cloud ice for radiation kg kg-1 "
incloudqi: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud cloud ice for radiation kg kg-1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
incloudql: Grid
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud cloud liquid for radiation kg kg-1 "
incloudql: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud cloud liquid for radiation kg kg-1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
qi: Grid
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "mass fraction of cloud ice water kg kg-1 "
qi: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "mass fraction of cloud ice water kg kg-1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
ql: Grid
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "mass fraction of cloud liquid water kg kg-1 "
ql: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "kg kg-1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "mass fraction of cloud liquid water kg kg-1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
rh: Grid
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "relative humidity after moist 1 "
rh: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "relative humidity after moist 1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
taucli: Grid
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud optical thickness for ice clouds 1 "
taucli: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud optical thickness for ice clouds 1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
tauclw: Grid
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud optical thickness for liquid clouds 1 "
tauclw: Array of 32 bit Reals [ens = 0..7][time = 0..495][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
units: "1"
_FillValue: 1.0E15
missing_value: 1.0E15
long_name: "in cloud optical thickness for liquid clouds 1 "
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625
ens: Array of 64 bit Reals [ens = 0..7]
long_name: "Diurnal Cycle, at 3hr increments"
units: "Time of day"
grads_name: "00Z,03Z,06Z,09Z,12Z,15Z,18Z,21Z"
grads_length: "496,496,496,496,496,496,496,496"
grads_tinit: "1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1"
grads_dim: "e"
grads_size: "8"
grads_mapping: "null"
time: Array of 64 bit Reals [time = 0..495]
grads_dim: "t"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "496"
grads_min: "00z01jan1980"
grads_step: "1mo"
units: "days since 1-1-1 00:00:0.0"
long_name: "time"
minimum: "00z01jan1980"
maximum: "00z01apr2021"
resolution: 30.436363
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
grads_dim: "z"
grads_mapping: "levels"
units: "millibar"
long_name: "altitude"
minimum: 1000.00000000000
maximum: 0.10000000000
resolution: 24.387804
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
grads_dim: "y"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "361"
units: "degrees_north"
long_name: "latitude"
minimum: -90.00000000000
maximum: 90.00000000000
resolution: 0.5
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
grads_dim: "x"
grads_mapping: "linear"
grads_size: "576"
units: "degrees_east"
long_name: "longitude"
minimum: -180.00000000000
maximum: 179.37500000000
resolution: 0.625

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