Dataset Information

History: Original file generated: Tue Jan 20 19:51:24 2015 GMT
Comment: GMAO filename: d5124_m2_jan79.tavg3_3d_trb_Np.19890909.nc4
Filename: MERRA2_100.tavg3_3d_trb_Np.19890909.nc4
Conventions: CF-1
Institution: NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office
References: http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov
Format: NetCDF-4/HDF-5
SpatialCoverage: global
VersionID: 5.12.4
TemporalRange: 1980-01-01 -> 2016-12-31
identifier_product_doi_authority: http://dx.doi.org/
ShortName: M2T3NPTRB
GranuleID: MERRA2_100.tavg3_3d_trb_Np.19890909.nc4
ProductionDateTime: Original file generated: Tue Jan 20 19:51:24 2015 GMT
LongName: MERRA2 tavg3_3d_trb_Np: 3d,3-Hourly,Time-Averaged,Pressure-Level,Assimilation,Turbulence Diagnostics
Title: MERRA2 tavg3_3d_trb_Np: 3d,3-Hourly,Time-Averaged,Pressure-Level,Assimilation,Turbulence Diagnostics
SouthernmostLatitude: -90.0
NorthernmostLatitude: 90.0
WesternmostLongitude: -180.0
EasternmostLongitude: 179.375
LatitudeResolution: 0.5
LongitudeResolution: 0.625
DataResolution: 0.5 x 0.625 (42 pressure levels)
Source: CVS tag: GEOSadas-5_12_4
Contact: http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov
identifier_product_doi: 10.5067/ZRRJPGWL8AVL
RangeBeginningDate: 1989-09-09
RangeBeginningTime: 00:00:00.000000
RangeEndingDate: 1989-09-09
RangeEndingTime: 23:59:59.000000
Unlimited_Dimension: time


Variables in this Dataset

lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KH: Grid
long_name: total_scalar_diffusivity
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: total_scalar_diffusivity
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KH: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: total_scalar_diffusivity
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: total_scalar_diffusivity
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHLK: Grid
long_name: entrainment_heat_diffusivity_from_Lock
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: entrainment_heat_diffusivity_from_Lock
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHLK: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: entrainment_heat_diffusivity_from_Lock
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: entrainment_heat_diffusivity_from_Lock
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHLS: Grid
long_name: scalar_diffusivity_from_Louis
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: scalar_diffusivity_from_Louis
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHLS: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: scalar_diffusivity_from_Louis
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: scalar_diffusivity_from_Louis
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHRAD: Grid
long_name: radiation_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: radiation_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHRAD: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: radiation_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: radiation_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHSFC: Grid
long_name: surface_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: surface_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KHSFC: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: surface_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: surface_driven_scalar_diffusivity_from_Lock_scheme
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KM: Grid
long_name: total_momentum_diffusivity
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: total_momentum_diffusivity
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KM: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: total_momentum_diffusivity
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: total_momentum_diffusivity
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KMLK: Grid
long_name: entrainment_momentum_diffusivity_from_Lock
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: entrainment_momentum_diffusivity_from_Lock
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KMLK: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: entrainment_momentum_diffusivity_from_Lock
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: entrainment_momentum_diffusivity_from_Lock
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KMLS: Grid
long_name: momentum_diffusivity_from_Louis
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: momentum_diffusivity_from_Louis
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
KMLS: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: momentum_diffusivity_from_Louis
units: m+2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: momentum_diffusivity_from_Louis
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
RI: Grid
long_name: Richardson_number_from_Louis
units: 1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: Richardson_number_from_Louis
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
RI: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lev = 0..41][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: Richardson_number_from_Louis
units: 1
_FillValue: 9.99999987e+14
missing_value: 9.99999987e+14
fmissing_value: 9.99999987e+14
scale_factor: 1.00000000
add_offset: 0.00000000
standard_name: Richardson_number_from_Louis
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 1989-09-09 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 19890909
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lev: Array of 64 bit Reals [lev = 0..41]
long_name: vertical level
units: hPa
positive: down
coordinate: PLE
standard_name: PLE_level
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.99999987e+14
vmin: -9.99999987e+14
valid_range: -9.99999987e+14, 9.99999987e+14