Climate model data

Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis

CanESM2 / CGCM4 Model Output


Models/CanESM2/sstClimG1oceanAlbedo/day/atmos:

Variables

Short nameLong nameUnits
albisccpISCCP Mean Cloud Albedo 1
ccbAir Pressure at Convective Cloud Base Pa
cctAir Pressure at Convective Cloud Top Pa
clcalipsoCALIPSO Cloud Fraction %
clhcalipsoCALIPSO High Level Cloud Fraction %
clisccpISCCP Cloud Area Fraction %
cliviIce Water Path kg m-2
cllcalipsoCALIPSO Low Level Cloud Fraction %
clmcalipsoCALIPSO Mid Level Cloud Fraction %
cltTotal Cloud Fraction %
cltcalipsoCALIPSO Total Cloud Fraction %
cltisccpISCCP Total Cloud Fraction %
clwviCondensed Water Path kg m-2
hflsSurface Upward Latent Heat Flux W m-2
hfssSurface Upward Sensible Heat Flux W m-2
hurRelative Humidity %
husSpecific Humidity 1
hussNear-Surface Specific Humidity 1
parasolReflPARASOL Reflectance 1
pctisccpISCCP Mean Cloud Top Pressure Pa
prPrecipitation kg m-2 s-1
prcConvective Precipitation kg m-2 s-1
prsnSolid Precipitation kg m-2 s-1
pslSea Level Pressure Pa
radtoaTotal Incoming Solar Radiation at TOA W m-2
rhsNear-Surface Relative Humidity %
rhsmaxSurface Daily Maximum Relative Humidity %
rhsminSurface Daily Minimum Relative Humidity %
rldsSurface Downwelling Longwave Radiation W m-2
rldscsSurface Downwelling Clear-Sky Longwave Radiation W m-2
rlusSurface Upwelling Longwave Radiation W m-2
rlutTOA Outgoing Longwave Radiation W m-2
rlutcsTOA Outgoing Clear-Sky Longwave Radiation W m-2
rsdsSurface Downwelling Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsdscsSurface Downwelling Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsdtTOA Incident Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsusSurface Upwelling Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsuscsSurface Upwelling Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsutTOA Outgoing Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsutcsTOA Outgoing Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation W m-2
sfcWindDaily-Mean Near-Surface Wind Speed m s-1
sfcWindmaxDaily Maximum Near-Surface Wind Speed m s-1
taAir Temperature K
ta700Air Temperature at 700 hPa K
tasNear-Surface Air Temperature K
tasmaxDaily Maximum Near-Surface Air Temperature K
tasminDaily Minimum Near-Surface Air Temperature K
uaEastward Wind m s-1
uasEastward Near-Surface Wind m s-1
vaNorthward Wind m s-1
vasNorthward Near-Surface Wind m s-1
wapomega (=dp/dt) Pa s-1
wap500omega (=dp/dt) at 500 hPa Pa s-1
zgGeopotential Height m
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