Global Parallel Experiment Product Changes List

New GSI history file

Experiment Name:  GSI hybrid

Directory Filename Description Change Current location
Sigma-hybrid vertical coordinate replaces sigma vertical coordinate.
30 additional variables in sfcflx file
67:SFCR:Surface roughness (m)
68:VEG:Vegetation fraction (%)
69:VGTYP:Vegetation type (as in SiB) (0..13)
70:SOTYP:Soil type (Zobler) (0..9)
71:SLTYP:Surface slope type (Index)
72:FRICV:Friction velocity (m/s)
73:HGT:Orography (m)
74:CRAIN:Freezing precip flag (Yes=1, no=0)
75:SFEXC:Surface exchange coefficient for heat ((kg/m**3)(m/s))
76:ACOND:Surface exchange coefficient for momentum (Aerodynamic conductance) (m/s)
77:PEVPR:Instantaneous potential evaporation rate (W/m**2)
78:DLWRF:Instantaneous surface downward long wave flux (W/m**2)
79:ULWRF:Instantaneous surface upward long wave flux (W/m**2)
80:USWRF:Instantaneous surface upward short wave flux (W/m**2)
81:DSWRF:Instantaneous surface downward short wave flux (W/m**2)
82:SHTFL:Instantaneous sensible heat flux (W/m**2)
83:LHTFL:Instantaneous latent heat flux (W/m**2)
84:GFLUX:Instantaneous ground heat flux (W/m**2)
85:SSRUN:Surface runoff (kg/m**2)
86:TMP:Lowest model level Temp. (K)
87:SPFH:Lowest model level specific humidity (kg/kg)
88:UGRD:Lowest model level u wind (m/s)
89:VGRD:Lowest model level v wind (m/s)
90:HGT:Lowest model level height (mi)
91:EVBS:Direct evaporation from bare soil (W/m**2)
92:EVCW:Canopy water evaporation (W/m**2)
93:TRANS:Transpiration (W/m**2)
94:SBSNO:Sublimation (evaporation from snow) (W/m**2)
95:SNOWC:Snow cover (%)
96:SOILM:Total soil moisture content (kg/m**2)

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