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Output



There are several files that contain output from the various NEMS regression tests. Click on any output type below to display output information. The resulting lists show basic information about the output variables. More information can be found in the individual output files.

Output from GFS regression tests


From GFS files:

NameDescriptionNameDescription
absvprsAbsolute vorticity (profile) (1/s)tcdclclLow cloud level total cloud cover (%)
acpcpsfcSurface convective precipitation (kg/m^2)tcdcmclMid cloud level total cloud cover (%)
albdosfcSurface albedo (%)tmax2m2m above ground maximum temperature (K)
apcpsfcSurface total precipitation (kg/m^2)tmin2m2m above ground minimum temperature (K)
brtmptoaTop of atmosphere brightness temperature (K)tmp0_10cm0-10cm underground temperature (K)
cape180_0mb180-0mb above ground convective available potential energy (J/kg)tmp10_40cm10-40cm underground temperature (K)
cape255_0mb255-0mb above ground convective available potential energy (J/kg)tmp40_100cm40-100cm underground temperature (K)
capesfcSurface convective available potential energy (J/kg)tmp100_200cm100-200cm underground temperature (K)
cduvbsfcSurface clear sky UV-B downward solar flux (W/m^2)tmp180_150mb180-150mb above ground temperature (K)
cfrzrsfcSurface categorical freezing rain (yes=1; no=0)tmp150_120mb150-120mb above ground temperature (K)
cicepsfcSurface categorical ice pellets (yes=1; no=0)tmp120_90mb120-90mb above ground temperature (K)
cin180_0mb180-0mb above ground convective inhibition (J/kg)tmp90_60mb90-60mb above ground temperature (K)
cin255_0mb255-0mb above ground convective inhibition (J/kg)tmp60_30mb60-30mb above ground temperature (K)
cinsfcSurface convective inhibition (J/kg)tmp30_0mb30-0mb above ground temperature (K)
clwmrprsCloud water (profile) (kg/kg)tmp80m80m above mean sea level temperature (K)
cnwatsfcSurface plant canopy surface water (kg/m^2)tmp100m100m above mean sea level temperature (K)
cpratsfcSurface convective precipitation rate (kg/m^2/s)tmp305m305m above mean sea level temperature (K)
crainsfcSurface categorical rain (yes=1; no=0)tmp457m457m above mean sea level temperature (K)
csnowsfcSurface categorical snow (yes=1; no=0)tmp610m610m above mean sea level temperature (K)
cwatclmAtmospheric column cloud water (kg/m^2)tmp914m914m above mean sea level temperature (K)
cworkclmAtmospheric column cloud work function (J/kg)tmp1829m1829m above mean sea level temperature (K)
dlwrfsfcSurface downward longwave flux (W/m^2)tmp2743m2743m above mean sea level temperature (K)
dpt2m2m above ground dew point temperature (K)tmp3658m3658m above mean sea level temperature (K)
dpt30_0mb30-0mb above ground dew point temperature (K)tmp4572m4572m above mean sea level temperature (K)
dswrfsfcSurface downward shortwave flux (W/m^2)tmp2m2m above ground temperature (K)
duvbsfcSurface UV-B downward solar flux (W/m^2)tmp320k320K level temperature (K)
fldcpsfcSurface field capacity (fraction)tmphctHigh cloud top temperature (K)
fricvsfcSurface friction velocity (m/s)tmplctLow cloud top temperature (K)
gfluxsfcSurface ground heat flux (W/m^2)tmpmctMid cloud top temperature (K)
gustsfcSurface wind gust (m/s)tmpmwlMaximum wind level temperature (K)
hgt0deg0C isotherm level geopotential height (gpm)tmpprsTemperature (profile) (K)
hgthtflHighest tropospheric freezing level geopotential height (gpm)tmppv500Potential vorticity = 500 units level temperature (K)
hgtmwlMaximum wind level geopotential height (gpm)tmppv1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level temperature (K)
hgtprsGeopotential height (profile) (gpm)tmppv1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level temperature (K)
hgtpv500Potential vorticity = 500 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmppv2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level temperature (K)
hgtpv1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmppvneg500Potential vorticity = -500 units level temperature (K)
hgtpv1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmppvneg1000Potential vorticity = -1000 units level temperature (K)
hgtpv2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmppvneg1500Potential vorticity = -1500 units level temperature (K)
hgtpvneg500Potential vorticity = -500 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmppvneg2000Potential vorticity = -2000 units level temperature (K)
hgtpvneg1000Potential vorticity = -1000 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmpsfcSurface temperature (K)
hgtpvneg1500Potential vorticity = -1500 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmpsig995Sigma=.995 temperature (K)
hgtpvneg2000Potential vorticity = -2000 units level geopotential height (gpm)tmptrpTropopause temperature (K)
hgtsfcSurface geopotential height (gpm)tozneclmAtmospheric column total ozone (Dobson)
hgttrpTropopause geopotential height (gpm)tsoil_300cm300cm underground soil temperature (K)
hindexsfcSurface Haines indexuflxsfcSurface zonal momentum flux (N/m^2)
hlcy0_3000m0-3000m above ground storm relative helicity (m^2/s^2)ugrd10m10m above ground u wind (m/s)
hpblsfcSurface planetary boundary layer height (m)ugrd80m80m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
icahtmwlMaximum wind level ICAO standard atmosphere reference height (M)ugrd100m100m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
icahttrpTropopause ICAO standard atmosphere reference height (M)ugrd305m305m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
icecsfcSurface ice concentration (ice=1; no ice=0) (fraction)ugrd457m457m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
icetksfcSurface ice thickness (m)ugrd610m610m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
landsfcSurface land cover (land=1; sea=0) (fraction)ugrd914m914m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
lftxsfcSurface surface lifted index (K)ugrd1829m1829m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
lhtflsfcSurface latent heat flux (W/m^2)ugrd2743m2743m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
mntsf320k320K level montgomery stream function (m^2/s^2)ugrd3658m3658m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
msletmslMean sea level pressure (ETA model) (Pa)ugrd4572m4572m above mean sea level u wind (m/s)
ncpcpsfcSurface large scale precipitation (kg/m^2)ugrd180_150mb180-150mb above ground u wind (m/s)
no4lftxsfcSurface best (4-layer) lifted index (K)ugrd150_120mb150-120mb above ground u wind (m/s)
o3mrprsOzone mixing ratio (profile) (kg/kg)ugrd120_90mb120-90mb above ground u wind (m/s)
pevprsfcSurface potential evaporation rate (W/m^2)ugrd90_60mb90-60mb above ground u wind (m/s)
pli30_0mb30-0mb above ground parcel lifted index (to 500 hPa) (K)ugrd60_30mb60-30mb above ground u wind (m/s)
plpl255_0mb255-0mb above ground pressure of level from which parcel was lifted (Pa)ugrd30_0mb30-0mb above ground u wind (m/s)
potsig995Sigma=.995 potential temperature (K)ugrd320k320K level u wind (m/s)
pratesfcSurface precipitation rate (kg/m^2/s)ugrdmwlMaximum wind level u wind (m/s)
pres80m80m above ground pressureugrdprsU wind (profile) (m/s)
prescvbConvective cloud base pressure (Pa)ugrdpv500Potential vorticity = 500 units level u wind (m/s)
prescvtConvective cloud top pressure (Pa)ugrdpv1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level u wind (m/s)
preshcbHigh cloud base pressure (Pa)ugrdpv1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level u wind (m/s)
preshctHigh cloud top pressure (Pa)ugrdpv2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level u wind (m/s)
preslcbLow cloud base pressure (Pa)ugrdpvneg500Potential vorticity = -500 units level u wind (m/s)
preslctLow cloud top pressure (Pa)ugrdpvneg1000Potential vorticity = -1000 units level u wind (m/s)
presmcbMid cloud base pressure (Pa)ugrdpvneg1500Potential vorticity = -1500 units level u wind (m/s)
presmctMid cloud top pressure (Pa)ugrdpvneg2000Potential vorticity = -2000 units level u wind (m/s)
presmslMean sea-level pressure (Pa)ugrdsig995Sigma=.995 u wind (m/s)
presmwlMaximum wind level pressure (Pa)ugrdtrpTropopause u wind (m/s)
prespv500Potential vorticity = 5000 units level pressure (Pa)ugwdsfcSurface zonal gravity wave stress (N/m^2)
prespv1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level pressure (Pa)ulwrfsfcSurface upward longwave flux (W/m^2)
prespv1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level pressure (Pa)ulwrftoaTop of atmosphere upward longwave flux (W/m^2)
prespv2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level pressure (Pa)ustm0_6000m0-6000m above ground u-component of storm motion (m/s)
prespvneg500Potential vorticity = -500 units level pressure (Pa)uswrfsfcSurface upward shortwave flux (W/m^2)
prespvneg1000Potential vorticity = -1000 units level pressure (Pa)uswrftoaTop of atmosphere upward shortwave flux (W/m^2)
prespvneg1500Potential vorticity = -1500 units level pressure (Pa)vflxsfcSurface meridional momentum flux (N/m^2)
prespvneg2000Potential vorticity = -2000 units level pressure (Pa)vgrd10m10m above ground v wind (m/s)
pressfcSurface pressure (Pa)vgrd80m80m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
prestrpTropopause pressure (Pa)vgrd100m100m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
pvort320k320K level potential vorticity (km^2/kg/s)vgrd305m305m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
pwat30_0mb30-0mb above ground precipitable water (kg/m^2)vgrd457m457m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
pwatclmAtmospheric column precipitable water (kg/m^2)vgrd610m610m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
rh0deg0C isotherm level relative humidity (%)vgrd914m914m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
rh180_150mb180-150mb above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd1829m1829m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
rh150_120mb150-120mb above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd2743m2743m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
rh120_90mb120-90mb above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd3658m3658m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
rh90_60mb90-60mb above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd4572m4572m above mean sea level v wind (m/s)
rh60_30mb60-30mb above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd180_150mb180-150mb above ground v wind (m/s)
rh30_0mb30-0mb above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd150_120mb150-120mb above ground v wind (m/s)
rh2m2m above ground relative humidity (%)vgrd120_90mb120-90mb above ground v wind (m/s)
rhclmAtmospheric column relative humidity (%)vgrd90_60mb90-60mb above ground v wind (m/s)
rhhtflHighest tropospheric freezing level relative humidity (%)vgrd60_30mb60-30mb above ground v wind (m/s)
rhprsRelative humidity (profile)(%)vgrd30_0mb30-0mb above ground v wind (m/s)
rhsg33_100Sigma=0.33-1 layer relative humidity (%)vgrd320k320K level v wind (m/s)
rhsg44_100Sigma=0.44-1 layer relative humidity (%)vgrdmwlMaximum wind level v wind (m/s)
rhsg72_94Sigma=0.72-0.94 layer relative humidity (%)vgrdpblUnknown level v wind (m/s)
rhsg44_72Sigma=0.44-0.72 layer relative humidity (%)vgrdprsV wind (profile) (m/s)
rhsig995Sigma=0.995 relative humidity (%)vgrdpv500Potential vorticity = 500 units level v wind (m/s)
sfcrsfcSurface surface roughness (m)vgrdpv1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level v wind (m/s)
shtflsfcSurface sensible heat flux (W/m^2)vgrdpv1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level v wind (m/s)
snodsfcSurface snow depth (m)vgrdpv2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level v wind (m/s)
soill0_10cm0-10cm underground liquid volumetric soil moisture (non-frozen) (fraction)vgrdpvneg500Potential vorticity = -500 units level v wind (m/s)
soill10_40cm10-40cm underground liquid volumetric soil moisture (non-frozen) (fraction)vgrdpvneg1000Potential vorticity = -1000 units level v wind (m/s)
soill40_100cm40-100cm underground liquid volumetric soil moisture (non-frozen) (fraction)vgrdpvneg1500Potential vorticity = -1500 units level v wind (m/s)
soill100_200cm100-200cm underground liquid volumetric soil moisture (non-frozen) (fraction)vgrdpvneg2000Potential vorticity = -2000 units level v wind (m/s)
soilw0_10cm0-10cm underground volumetric soil moisture (fraction)vgrdsig995Sigma=.995 v wind (m/s)
soilw10_40cm10-40cm underground volumetric soil moisture (fraction)vgrdtrpTropopause v wind (m/s)
soilw40_100cm40-100cm underground volumetric soil moisture (fraction)vgwdsfcSurface meridional gravity wave stress (N/m^2)
soilw100_200cm100-200cm underground volumetric soil moisture (fraction)vissfcSurface visibility (m)
spfh180_150mb180-150mb above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vratepblUnknown level ventilation rate (m^2/s)
spfh150_120mb150-120mb above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vstm0_6000m0-6000m above ground v-component of storm motion (m/s)
spfh120_90mb120-90mb above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vwshpv500Potential vorticity = 500 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
spfh90_60mb90-60mb above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vwshpv1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
spfh60_30mb60-30mb above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vwshpv1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
spfh30_0mb30-0mb above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vwshpv2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
spfh2m2m above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vwshpvneg500Potential vorticity = 500 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
spfh80m80m above ground specific humidity (kg/kg)vwshpvneg1000Potential vorticity = 1000 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
spfhprsSpecific humidity (profile) (kg/kg)vwshpvneg1500Potential vorticity = 1500 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
sunsdsfcSurface sunshine duration (s)vwshpvneg2000Potential vorticity = 2000 units level vertical speed shear (1/s)
tcdc500mb500mb total cloud cover (%)vwshtrpTropopause vertical wind shear (1/s)
tcdcbclBoundary cloud layer total cloud cover (%)watrsfcSurface water runoff (kg/m^2)
tcdcclmAtmospheric column total cloud cover (%)weasdsfcSurface accumulated snow (kg/m^2)
tcdccvlConvective cloud layer total cloud cover (%)wiltsfcSurface wilting point (fraction)
tcdchclHigh cloud level total cloud cover (%)