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Short name Variable description Frequency Aggregation System4 seasonal_15 & System4 seasonal_51 System4 annual_15 CFSv2 seasonal_16 SPECS-ESGF EUP_WP21 EUP_WP22 EUP_WP23 SPECS_WP6.1 Comments
tas Near-Surface air temperature Daily mean mean2t24 No. Derived (mean): tmp2m (6h) tas GSS, HI, HyI, HDD, UDIC AQUATOOL, E-HYPE, CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GUESS, MORDOR , VIC, (IC3) VORTEX, ENEA
Monthly mean Derived (mean): mean2t24 (day) No. Derived (mean): tmp2m (6h) tas (IC3)
tasmin Daily Minimum Near-Surface Air Temperature Daily minimum mn2t24 mn2t24 Derived (minimum): tmin (6h) tasmin T<-17ºC, CI CGMS, GUESS, GLAM, VIC (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE), (MORDOR) ULEEDS
tasmax Daily Maximum Near-Surface Air Temperature Daily maximum mx2t24 mx2t24 Derived (maximum): tmax (6h) tasmax HI, FWI CGMS, GUESS, GLAM, VIC (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE), (MORDOR) ULEEDS, ENEA
tp Total precipitation amount Daily accumulated tp tp Derived (rate2dly): prate(6h) pr GSP, HyI AQUATOOL, E-HYPE, CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GUESS, GLAM, MORDOR, VIC (IC3) ULEEDS, IC3 Accumulated or flux, which is preferred?
Monthly accumulated Derived (rate2mon): tp (day) Derived (rate2mon): tp (day) Derived (rate2mon): prate (6h) pr (IC3)
psl Sea Level Pressure Daily mean Derived (mean): msl (6h) Derived (mean): msl (12h) Proxy: pressfc (6h) Derived (mean): psl (6h) VORTEX
ps Surface Air Pressure Daily mean Estimated from psl, tas and z surface using the inverse ECMWF sea level pressure reduction No Derived (mean): pressfc (6h) Proxy: psl (day) JULES, (IC3, E-HYPE)
Monthly mean No No Derived (mean): pressfc (6h) Proxy: psl (day) (IC3)
sst Sea Surface Temperature Daily mean sst sst No. Proxy: tos (mon) VORTEX
uas Eastward Near-Surface Wind Daily mean Derived (mean): 10u (6h) Derived (mean): 10u (12h) Derived (mean): u-wnd10m (6h) uas VORTEX, ENEA
vas Northward Near-Surface Wind Daily mean Derived (mean): 10v (6h) Derived (mean): 10v (12h) Derived (mean): v-wnd10m (6h) vas VORTEX, ENEA
wsp Wind speed (at 10m) Daily mean Derived (module, mean):10u (6h), 10v (6h) Derived (module, mean):10u (12h), 10v (12h) Derived (module, mean): u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Derived (module, mean): uas (day), vas (day) FWI CGMS, JULES, VIC, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE)
Monthly mean Derived (module,mean): 10u (6h), 10v (6h) Derived (module,mean): 10u (12h), 10v (12h) Derived (module, mean): u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Derived (module): uas (mon), vas (mon) CFU
wspmax Wind speed (at 10m) Daily maximum Derived (module, maximum): 10u (6h), 10v (6h) Derived (module, maximum): 10u (12h), 10v (12h) Derived (module, maximum): u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Derived (module, maximum): uas (day), vas (day) (GUESS)
wgust Wind Gust Daily maximum 10fg No. No. No. (GUESS)
tdps 2M Dewpoint Temperature Daily mean Derived (mean): 2d (6h) No. Proxy (Clapeyron): q2m (6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Derived (mean): tdps (6h) UDIC (E-HYPE)
mrso Total Soil Moisture Content Daily mean Proxy: swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4 (day) No. Derived (sum): soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4)(6h) mrso (AQUATOOL)
huss Surface (2m) specific humidity Daily mean Estimated from tas, ps, tdps via Clausius-Clapeyron No Derived (mean): q2m (6h) No. JULES, (AQUATOOL), (GUESS), (GLAM)
rsds Surface Downwelling Shortwave Radiation Daily mean ssrd No. Derived (mean): dswsfc (6h) rsds CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GLAM, VIC, (MORDOR) ULEEDS, ENEA, IC3
rlds Net Longwave Surface Radiation Daily mean strd No. Derived (mean): dlwsfc (6h) rlds CGMS, LPJml, JULES, VIC
mrros Surface Runoff flux Daily accumulated sro No. Derived (mean): runoff (6h) No. (AQUATOOL)
mrro Total Runoff Monthly mean Derived (mean): ro (day) No. No. mrro (AQUATOOL) Monthly?
ssro Sub-surface runoff rate Daily mean ssro No. No. No. (AQUATOOL) Acording to System4 documentation, they are only available from 1981-1990 and 2009 to present
prsn Snowfall flux Daily mean sf No. No. prsn GUESS, (E-HYPE)
wcsl Water Content of Soil Layer Daily mean Derived (sum): swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4 (day) No. Proxy: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4 (6h) No. (GUESS) Total?
Monthly mean Derived (sum, mean): swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4 (day) No. Proxy: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4 (6h) No. GUESS, (AQUATOOL) Monthly?
z850 Geopotential 850mb Daily mean Derived (mean): z850 (12h) Derived (mean): z850 (12h) Proxy: z850 (6h) Proxy: zg850 (mon) VORTEX, ENEA
z925 Geopotential 925mb Daily mean Derived (mean): z925 (12h) No. No. No. VORTEX, ENEA
ua850 Eastward Wind Daily mean Derived (mean): u850 (12h) Derived (mean): u850 (12h) Derived (mean): wnd850 (6h) Proxy: ua850 (mon) VORTEX
va850 Northward Wind Daily mean Derived (mean): v850 (12h) Derived (mean): v850 (12h) Derived (mean): wnd850 (6h) Proxy: va850 (mon) VORTEX
ua925 Eastward Wind Daily mean Derived (mean): u925 (12h) No. Derived (mean): wnd925 (6h) No. VORTEX
va925 Northward Wind Daily mean Derived (mean): v925 (12h) No. Derived (mean): wnd925 (6h) No. VORTEX
zg700 Geopotential Height Daily At 12 UTC Proxy: z700 (12h) Proxy: z700 (12h) Derived (mean): z700 (6h) No. X MORDOR
zg1000 Geopotential Height Daily At 12 UTC Proxy: z1000 (12h) No. Derived (mean): z1000 (6h) No. X MORDOR
Water Evaporation from Soil Daily mean e No. No. evlwr (GUESS) *Find out if they include transpiration
Monthly mean Derived (mean): e (day) No. No. evlwr GUESS, (AQUATOOL) *Find out if they include transpiration.Monthly?
Precipitation At noon Accumulated in the last 24h No. No. Derived (rate2dly): prate (6h) pr (day) FWI
Moisture in Upper Portion of Soil Column Monthly mean Proxy: swvl1 (day) No. Derived (mean): soilm1 (6h) No. (AQUATOOL) What does Upper Portion mean?, Monthly?
Surface downwelling longwave flux in air At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point Proxy: strd (day) No. Proxy: dlwsfc(6h) No. PET
Surface downwelling shortwave flux in air At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point Proxy: ssrd (day) No. Proxy: dswsfc (6h) No. PET
Cloud area fraction Daily mean Proxy: tcc(6h) No. No. Derived (mean): clt (6h) ENEA
Air temperature At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point Proxy: 2t (6h) No. Proxy: tmp2m (6h) Proxy: tas (6h) PET
Relative humidity At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point Proxy: 2d (6h) No. Proxy (Clapeyron): q2m(6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Proxy:tdps (day) PET
At noon local standard time or daily mean point Proxy: 2d (6h) No. Proxy (Clapeyron): q2m (6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Proxy: tdps (day) FWI
Daily mean Proxy: 2d(6h) No. Proxy (Clapeyron): q2m (6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Proxy: tdps (day) CGMS, (E-HYPE)
Wind speed (at 10m) At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point Proxy: 10u (6h), 10v (6h) Proxy: 10u (12h), 10v (12h) Proxy: u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Proxy: uas (day), vas (day) PET
At noon local standard time point Proxy: 10u (6h), 10v (6h) Proxy: 10u (12h), 10v (12h) Proxy: u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Proxy: uas (day), vas (day) FWI
Cloudiness (in octas) At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point Proxy: tcc (6h) No. No. Proxy: clt (day) PET
Relative humidity at 300mb Daily mean Proxy: t (12h),q (12h) No. No. No. VORTEX
Ozone Daily mean Proxy: O3.Ozone max mixing ratio (12h) or Proxy: tco3.Total column ozone (day) No. No. No. (JULES) It needs clarification
Skin temperature Daily mean No. No. Proxy: tmpsfc (6h) No. Meteoswiss
Air temperature At noon local standard time point No. No. No. No. FWI
1.5M Temperature over tiles Daily mean No. No. No. No. (GUESS)
Daily maximum No. No. No. No. (GUESS)
Daily minimum No. No. No. No. (GUESS)
Precipitation hourly rate maximum No. No. No. No. GUESS
50 metre wind u-component B grid Daily mean No. No. No. No. IC3, (MORDOR)
Monthly mean No. No. No. No. IC3
50 metre wind v-component B grid Daily mean No. No. No. No. IC3, (MORDOR)
Monthly mean No. No. No. No. IC3
U-component 100 metre wind speed Daily mean No. No. No. No. VORTEX, ENEA, IC3
V-component 100 metre wind speed Daily mean No. No. No. No. VORTEX, ENEA, IC3
Surface snow amount Daily mean No. No. No. No. GUESS
Surface moisture Daily mean No. No. No. No. UDIC What does it refer to? Humidity? Water in soil?
Clear-sky (II) down surface SW flux Daily mean No. No. No. No. IC3, (GUESS) What does (II) refer to?
Monthly mean No. No. No. No. IC3
Water sublimation flux Daily mean No. No. No. No. E-HYPE
1.5M Specific humidity over tiles Daily mean No. No. No. No. (GUESS)
Gridbox outflow Daily mean No. No. No. No. (Metoffice) This variable needs clarification
Net primary productivity Daily mean No. No. No. No. (Metoffice) What does it mean?
Net primary productivity on PFTS Daily mean No. No. No. No. (Metoffice) What does it mean?
Net down surface LW rad. flux (used for rlus) Daily mean No. No. No. No. (JULES)
Diffuse flux Daily mean No. No. No. No. (JULES)
Canopy throughfall rate Daily mean No. No. No. No. (AQUATOOL)
Evaporation from Canopy Daily mean No. No. No. No. (AQUATOOL)
Transpiration+soil evp on tiles Daily mean No. No. No. No. (AQUATOOL)
Transpiration Monthly mean No. No. No. No. (AQUATOOL) Monthly?
Soil Frozen Water Content Monthly mean No. No. No. No. (AQUATOOL) Monthly?
Solar Radiation (Global Horizontal Radiation) Daily mean No. No. No. No. ULEEDS, ENEA, IC3 It needs clarification. Horizontal?

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