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SPECS - MOHC-HadGEM3 model output prepared for SPECS SolarIrradiance (1960-2008)

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2016-10-06
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-11-09
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 402.17K Files | 918GB


This dataset includes the Met Office HadGEM3 model output prepared for SPECS SolarIrradiance(1960-2008). These data were prepared by the Met Office Hadley Centre, as part of the SPECS project.

Model id is HadGEM3 (DePreSys2 HadGEM3 v3.0 (2014); atmosphere: UM (GA3.0) ; ocean: NEMO (v3.2, ORCA1) ; coupler: OASIS3 (v3); sea ice: CICE), frequency is monthly.

Monthly atmos variables:
clt hfls hfss mrso pr psl rls rlut rsds rsdt rss rsut ta tas uas vas zg

Citable as:  Andrews, M. (2015): SPECS - MOHC-HadGEM3 model output prepared for SPECS SolarIrradiance (1960-2008). Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: SPECS-MOH-HadGEM3-solarIrradiance
Keywords: specs, MOHC, HadGEM3, 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.
Data lineage:

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: ta
  • long_name: Air Temperature
  • names: air_temperature, Air Temperature
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • var_id: uas
  • long_name: Eastward Near-Surface Wind
  • names: eastward_wind, Eastward Near-Surface Wind
  • units: m
  • standard_name: geopotential_height
  • var_id: zg
  • long_name: Geopotential Height
  • names: geopotential_height, Geopotential Height
  • units: K
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: tas
  • long_name: Near-Surface Air Temperature
  • names: air_temperature, Near-Surface Air Temperature
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux
  • long_name: Net Shortwave Surface Radiation
  • var_id: rss
  • names: surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux, Net Shortwave Surface Radiation
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_net_downward_longwave_flux
  • long_name: Net longwave surface radiation
  • var_id: rls
  • names: surface_net_downward_longwave_flux, Net longwave surface radiation
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • var_id: vas
  • long_name: Northward Near-Surface Wind
  • names: northward_wind, Northward Near-Surface Wind
  • var_id: pr
  • units: kg m-2 s-1
  • standard_name: precipitation_flux
  • long_name: Precipitation
  • names: precipitation_flux, Precipitation
  • units: %
  • standard_name: sea_ice_area_fraction
  • var_id: sic
  • long_name: Sea Ice Area Fraction
  • names: sea_ice_area_fraction, Sea Ice Area Fraction
  • units: m
  • standard_name: sea_ice_thickness
  • long_name: Sea Ice Thickness
  • var_id: sit
  • names: sea_ice_thickness, Sea Ice Thickness
  • units: Pa
  • var_id: psl
  • standard_name: air_pressure_at_sea_level
  • long_name: Sea Level Pressure
  • names: air_pressure_at_sea_level, Sea Level Pressure
  • units: K
  • standard_name: sea_surface_temperature
  • var_id: tos
  • long_name: Sea Surface Temperature
  • names: sea_surface_temperature, Sea Surface Temperature
  • units: psu
  • standard_name: sea_water_salinity
  • var_id: so
  • long_name: Sea Water Salinity
  • names: sea_water_salinity, Sea Water Salinity
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: uo
  • long_name: Sea Water X Velocity
  • standard_name: sea_water_x_velocity
  • names: sea_water_x_velocity, Sea Water X Velocity
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: vo
  • standard_name: sea_water_y_velocity
  • long_name: Sea water Y velocity
  • names: sea_water_y_velocity, Sea water Y velocity
  • units: K
  • standard_name: sea_water_potential_temperature
  • var_id: thetao
  • long_name: Sea water potential temperature
  • names: sea_water_potential_temperature, Sea water potential temperature
  • units: m
  • standard_name: surface_snow_thickness
  • long_name: Snow Depth
  • var_id: snd
  • names: surface_snow_thickness, Snow Depth
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air
  • var_id: rsds
  • long_name: Surface Downwelling Shortwave Radiation
  • names: surface_downwelling_shortwave_flux_in_air, Surface Downwelling Shortwave Radiation
  • var_id: hfls
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: surface_upward_latent_heat_flux
  • long_name: Surface Upward Latent Heat Flux
  • names: surface_upward_latent_heat_flux, 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
  • names: surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux, Surface Upward Sensible Heat Flux
  • units: degrees_north
  • long_name: T grid center latitude
  • var_id: TLAT
  • names: T grid center latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • long_name: T grid center longitude
  • var_id: TLON
  • names: T grid center longitude
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_incoming_shortwave_flux
  • var_id: rsdt
  • long_name: TOA Incident Shortwave Radiation
  • names: toa_incoming_shortwave_flux, TOA Incident Shortwave Radiation
  • var_id: rlut
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux
  • long_name: TOA Outgoing Longwave Radiation
  • names: toa_outgoing_longwave_flux, TOA Outgoing Longwave Radiation
  • var_id: rsut
  • units: W m-2
  • standard_name: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux
  • long_name: TOA Outgoing Shortwave Radiation
  • names: toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux, TOA Outgoing Shortwave Radiation
  • units: days
  • long_name: Time elapsed since the start of the forecast
  • standard_name: forecast_period
  • var_id: leadtime
  • names: Time elapsed since the start of the forecast, forecast_period
  • units: %
  • standard_name: cloud_area_fraction
  • var_id: clt
  • long_name: Total Cloud Fraction
  • names: cloud_area_fraction, Total Cloud Fraction
  • units: kg m-2
  • standard_name: soil_moisture_content
  • long_name: Total Soil Moisture Content
  • var_id: mrso
  • names: soil_moisture_content, Total Soil Moisture Content
  • units: m
  • standard_name: depth
  • long_name: Vertical T levels
  • var_id: nav_lev
  • names: depth, Vertical T levels
  • units: m^2
  • var_id: tarea
  • long_name: area of T grid cells
  • names: area of T grid cells
  • var_id: time_bounds
  • long_name: boundaries for time-averaging interval
  • names: boundaries for time-averaging interval
  • var_id: e1
  • var_id: e2
  • var_id: e3
  • units: m
  • standard_name: height
  • var_id: height
  • long_name: height
  • names: height
  • units: degrees_north
  • long_name: latitude boundaries of T cells
  • var_id: latt_bounds
  • names: latitude boundaries of T cells
  • units: degrees_east
  • long_name: longitude boundaries of T cells
  • var_id: lont_bounds
  • names: longitude boundaries of T cells
  • long_name: ocean grid mask
  • var_id: tmask
  • names: ocean grid mask
  • units: hPa
  • var_id: pressure
  • long_name: pressure
  • names: pressure

Co-ordinate Variables

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