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SPECS - MOHC-DePreSys3 model output prepared for SPECS decadal (1960-2005)

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2016-06-24
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2016-09-29
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 152.44K Files | 549GB


This dataset includes the Met Office DePreSys model output prepared for SPECS decadal (1960-2005). These data were prepared by the Met Office Hadley Centre, as part of the SPECS project.

Model id is DePreSys3 (DePreSys3: HadGEM3-GC2 N216; atmosphere: UM (GA5.0) ; ocean: NEMO (v3.4, ORCA0.25) ; coupler: OASIS3 (v3.3); sea ice: CICE), frequency is daily and monthly.

Daily Atmospheric variables are:
pr psl tas

Monthly atmos variables:
hfls hfss mrso pr psl rls rlut rsdt rss rsut ta tas ua va zg

Monthly seaIce variables:
sic sit

Ocean variables:

Citable as:  Met Office Hadley Centre (2016): SPECS - MOHC-DePreSys3 model output prepared for SPECS decadal (1960-2005). Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: specs, MOHC, DePreSys3, climate, model


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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
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Data were supplied by SPECS participants to CEDA for archiving in 2015. Data was checked for compliance with CF standards and SPECS requirements.

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Process overview

  • units: K
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: tas
  • long_name: Air Temperature
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • var_id: ua
  • long_name: Eastward Wind
  • units: m
  • standard_name: geopotential_height
  • var_id: zg
  • long_name: Geopotential Height
  • units: m
  • var_id: nav_lev
  • long_name: Model levels
  • units: K
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: tas
  • long_name: Near-Surface Air Temperature
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux
  • long_name: Net Shortwave Surface Radiation
  • var_id: rss
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_net_downward_longwave_flux
  • long_name: Net longwave surface radiation
  • var_id: rls
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • var_id: va
  • long_name: Northward Wind
  • var_id: pr
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: precipitation_flux
  • long_name: Precipitation
  • units: %
  • standard_name: sea_ice_area_fraction
  • var_id: sic
  • long_name: Sea Ice Area Fraction
  • units: m
  • standard_name: sea_ice_thickness
  • long_name: Sea Ice Thickness
  • var_id: sit
  • units: Pa
  • var_id: psl
  • standard_name: air_pressure_at_sea_level
  • long_name: Sea Level Pressure
  • units: K
  • standard_name: sea_surface_temperature
  • var_id: tos
  • long_name: Sea Surface Temperature
  • var_id: hfls
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upward_latent_heat_flux
  • long_name: Surface Upward Latent Heat Flux
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux
  • var_id: hfss
  • long_name: Surface Upward Sensible Heat Flux
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_incoming_shortwave_flux
  • var_id: rsdt
  • long_name: TOA Incident Shortwave Radiation
  • var_id: rlut
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux
  • long_name: TOA Outgoing Longwave Radiation
  • var_id: rsut
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux
  • long_name: TOA Outgoing Shortwave Radiation
  • units: days
  • long_name: Time elapsed since the start of the forecast
  • standard_name: forecast_period
  • var_id: leadtime
  • units: kg m-2
  • standard_name: soil_moisture_content
  • long_name: Total Soil Moisture Content
  • var_id: mrso
  • var_id: time_bnds
  • long_name: boundaries for time-averaging interval
  • var_id: e1
  • var_id: e2
  • var_id: e3
  • var_id: forecast_period_bnds
  • units: m
  • standard_name: height
  • var_id: height
  • long_name: height
  • var_id: latitude_longitude
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: pressure
  • var_id: pressure_0
  • var_id: time_bnds

Co-ordinate Variables

  • units: degrees_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • long_name: Latitude
  • var_id: nav_lat
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: Longitude
  • var_id: nav_lon
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • long_name: Verification time of the forecast
  • units: degrees_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: latitude_0
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude_0
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