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Parameter Table Version: 133

Note: a text version of this table suitable for use as an NCL user-defined GRIB parameter table is available here

Index | Abbreviation | Units | Longname |
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1 | PRES | Pa | Pressure |

2 | PRMSL | Pa | Pressure reduced to MSL |

3 | PTEND | Pa/s | Pressure tendency |

4 | PVORT | km^2/kg/s | Potential vorticity |

5 | ICAHT | M | ICAO Standard Atmosphere Reference Height |

6 | GP | m^2/s^2 | Geopotential |

7 | HGT | gpm | Geopotential height |

8 | DIST | m | Geometric height |

9 | HSTDV | m | Std dev of height |

10 | TOZONE | Dobson | Total ozone |

11 | TMP | K | Temperature |

12 | VTMP | K | Virtual temperature |

13 | POT | K | Potential temperature |

14 | EPOT | K | Pseudo-adiabatic potential temperature |

15 | T_MAX | K | Maximum temperature |

16 | T_MIN | K | Minimum temperature |

17 | DPT | K | Dew point temperature |

18 | DEPR | K | Dew point depression |

19 | LAPR | K/m | Lapse rate |

20 | VIS | m | Visibility |

21 | RDSP1 | non-dim | Radar spectra (1) |

22 | RDSP2 | non-dim | Radar spectra (2) |

23 | RDSP3 | non-dim | Radar spectra (3) |

24 | PLI | K | Parcel lifted index (to 500 hPa) |

25 | TMP_A | K | Temperature anomaly |

26 | PRESA | Pa | Pressure anomaly |

27 | GPA | gpm | Geopotential height anomaly |

28 | WVSP1 | non-dim | Wave spectra (1) |

29 | WVSP2 | non-dim | Wave spectra (2) |

30 | WVSP3 | non-dim | Wave spectra (3) |

31 | WDIR | deg | Wind direction |

32 | WIND | m/s | Wind speed |

33 | U_GRD | m/s | u-component of wind |

34 | V_GRD | m/s | v-component of wind |

35 | STRM | m^2/s | Stream function |

36 | V_POT | m^2/s | Velocity potential |

37 | MNTSF | m^2/s^2 | Montgomery stream function |

38 | SGCVV | /s | Sigma coord. vertical velocity |

39 | V_VEL | Pa/s | Pressure vertical velocity |

40 | DZDT | m/s | Geometric vertical velocity |

41 | ABS_V | /s | Absolute vorticity |

42 | ABS_D | /s | Absolute divergence |

43 | REL_V | /s | Relative vorticity |

44 | REL_D | /s | Relative divergence |

45 | VUCSH | /s | Vertical u-component shear |

46 | VVCSH | /s | Vertical v-component shear |

47 | DIR_C | deg | Direction of current |

48 | SP_C | m/s | Speed of current |

49 | UOGRD | m/s | u-component of current |

50 | VOGRD | m/s | v-component of current |

51 | SPF_H | kg/kg | Specific humidity |

52 | R_H | % | Relative humidity |

53 | MIXR | kg/kg | Humidity mixing ratio |

54 | P_WAT | kg/m^2 | Precipitable water |

55 | VAPP | Pa | Vapor pressure |

56 | SAT_D | Pa | Saturation deficit |

57 | EVP | kg/m^2 | Evaporation |

58 | C_ICE | kg/m^2 | Cloud Ice |

59 | PRATE | kg/m^2/s | Precipitation rate |

60 | TSTM | % | Thunderstorm probability |

61 | A_PCP | kg/m^2 | Total precipitation |

62 | NCPCP | kg/m^2 | Large scale precipitation |

63 | ACPCP | kg/m^2 | Convective precipitation |

64 | SRWEQ | kg/m^2/s | Snowfall rate water equivalent. |

65 | WEASD | kg/m^2 | Water equivalent of accum. snow depth |

66 | SNO_D | m | Snow depth |

67 | MIXHT | m | Mixed layer depth |

68 | TTHDP | m | Transient thermocline depth |

69 | MTHD | m | Main thermocline depth |

70 | MTH_A | m | Main thermocline anomaly |

71 | T_CDC | % | Total cloud cover |

72 | CDCON | % | Convective cloud cover |

73 | L_CDC | % | Low level cloud cover |

74 | M_CDC | % | Mid level cloud cover |

75 | H_CDC | % | High level cloud cover |

76 | C_WAT | kg/m^2 | Cloud water |

77 | BLI | K | Best lifted index (to 500 hPa) |

78 | SNO_C | kg/m^2 | Convective snow |

79 | SNO_L | kg/m^2 | Large scale snow |

80 | WTMP | K | Water temperature |

81 | LAND | fraction | Land-sea mask (land=1;sea=0) |

82 | DSL_M | m | Deviation of sea level from mean |

83 | SFC_R | m | Surface roughness |

84 | ALBDO | % | Albedo |

85 | TSOIL | K | Soil temperature |

86 | SOIL_M | kg/m^2 | Soil moisture content |

87 | VEG | % | Vegetation |

88 | SALTY | kg/kg | Salinity |

89 | DEN | kg/m^3 | Density |

90 | WATR | kg/m^2 | Water runoff |

91 | ICE_C | fraction | Ice concentration (ice=1;no ice=0) |

92 | ICETK | m | Ice thickness |

93 | DICED | deg | Direction of ice drift |

94 | SICED | m/s | Speed of ice drift |

95 | U_ICE | m/s | u-component of ice drift |

96 | V_ICE | m/s | v-component of ice drift |

97 | ICE_G | m/s | Ice growth rate |

98 | ICE_D | /s | Ice divergence |

99 | SNO_M | kg/m^2 | Snow melt |

100 | HTSGW | m | Sig height of wind waves and swell |

101 | WVDIR | deg | Direction of wind waves |

102 | WVHGT | m | Significant height of wind waves |

103 | WVPER | s | Mean period of wind waves |

104 | SWDIR | deg | Direction of swell waves |

105 | SWELL | m | Significant height of swell waves |

106 | SWPER | s | Mean period of swell waves |

107 | DIRPW | deg | Primary wave direction |

108 | PERPW | s | Primary wave mean period |

109 | DIRSW | deg | Secondary wave direction |

110 | PERSW | s | Secondary wave mean period |

111 | NSWRS | W/m^2 | Net short wave radiation (surface) |

112 | NLWRS | W/m^2 | Net long wave radiation(surface) |

113 | NSWRT | W/m^2 | Net short wave radiation (top) |

114 | NLWRT | W/m^2 | Net long wave radiation (top) |

115 | LWAVR | W/m^2 | Long wave radiation |

116 | SWAVR | W/m^2 | Short wave radiation |

117 | G_RAD | W/m^2 | Global radiation |

118 | BRTMP | K | Brightness temperature |

119 | LWRAD | W/m/sr | Radiance with respect to wave no. |

120 | SWRAD | W/m^3/sr | Radiance with respect ot wave len. |

121 | LHTFL | W/m^2 | Latent heat flux |

122 | SHTFL | W/m^2 | Sensible heat flux |

123 | BLYDP | W/m^2 | Boundary layer dissipation |

124 | U_FLX | N/m^2 | Momentum flux, u component |

125 | V_FLX | N/m^2 | Momentum flux, v component |

126 | WMIXE | J | Wind mixing energy |

127 | IMG_D | none | Image data |

139 | POZT | kg/kg/s | Ozone production from temperature term |

154 | OMGALF | K | Omega (Dp/Dt) divide by density |

164 | COVZZ | m^2/s^2 | Covariance between zonal and zonal components of the wind. Defined as [uu]-[u][u], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

165 | COVMM | m^2/s^2 | Covariance between meridional and meridional components of the wind. Defined as [vv]-[v][v], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

166 | COVQZ | kg/kg*m/s | Covariance between specific humidity and zonal components of the wind. Defined as [uq]-[u][q], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

167 | COVQM | kg/kg*m/s | Covariance between specific humidity and meridional components of the wind. Defined as [vq]-[v][q], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

168 | COVTVV | K*Pa/s | Covariance between temperature and vertical components of the wind. Defined as [wT]-[w][T], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

169 | COVQVV | kg/kg*Pa/s | Covariance between specific humidity and vertical components of the wind. Defined as [w*q]-[w][q], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

173 | LRGMR | kg/kg/s | Large scale moistening rate |

174 | VDFOZ | kg/kg/s | Ozone vertical diffusion |

175 | POZ | kg/kg/s | Ozone production |

181 | GWDU | m/s^2 | Gravity wave drag zonal acceleration |

182 | GWDV | m/s^2 | Gravity wave drag meridional acceleration |

183 | CNVU | m/s^2 | Convective zonal momentum mixing acceleration |

184 | CNVV | m/s^2 | Convective meridional momentum mixing acceleration |

185 | AKHS | m/s | Surface exchange coefficients for T and Q divided by delta z |

186 | AKMS | m/s | Surface exchange coefficients for U and V divided by delta z |

188 | TOZ | kg/kg/s | Ozone tendency |

193 | EPSR | non-dim | Radiative emissivity |

195 | QZ0 | kg/kg | Specific humidity at top of viscous sublayer |

196 | CNGWDU | m/s^2 | Convective Gravity wave drag zonal acceleration |

197 | CNGWDV | m/s^2 | Convective Gravity wave drag meridional acceleration |

201 | THZ0 | K | Potential temperature at top of viscous sublayer |

202 | CNVUMF | kg/m^2/s | Convective updraft mass flux |

203 | COVPSPS | Pa*Pa | Covariance between surface pressure and surface pressure. Defined as [Psfc]-[Psfc][Psfc], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

204 | QMAX | kg/kg | Maximum specific humidity at 2m |

205 | QMIN | kg/kg | Minimum specific humidity at 2m |

206 | COVQQ | kg/kg*kg/kg | Covariance between specific humidity and specific humidy. Defined as [qq]-[q][q], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

209 | CNVDMF | kg/m^2/s | Convective downdraft mass flux |

219 | CNVDEMF | kg/m^2/s | Convective detrainment mass flux |

220 | COVVVVV | Pa^2/s^2 | Covariance between vertical and vertical components of the wind. Defined as [w]-[w][w], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

234 | COVTT | K*K | Covariance between temperature and temperature. Defined as [TT]-[T][T], where [] indicates the mean over the indicated time span. |

236 | WTEND | m/s^2 | Tendency of vertical velocity |

239 | POZO | kg/kg/s | Ozone production from col ozone term |