wiki:udg/ecoms/EndUserNeeds/ListOfVariables

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Variables Frequency Aggregation EUP_WP21 EUP_WP22 EUP_WP23 SPECS_WP6.1 Available at SYSTEM4 seasonal hindcast Available at CFS_v2 reforecast Available at SPECS Comments
Air temperature At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Yes. (6havgd: 2t) Yes. (6havgd: tmp2m) Yes. (6havgd: tas)
Air temperature Daily mean GSS, HI, HyI, HDD, UDIC AQUATOOL, E-HYPE, CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GUESS, MORDOR , (IC3) VORTEX, ENEA Yes. (mean2t24) Yes. (tmp2m) Yes. (tas)
Air temperature Daily minimum T<-17ºC, CI CGMS, GUESS, GLAM, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE), (MORDOR) ULEEDS Yes. (mn2t24) Yes. (tmin) Yes. (tasmin)
Air temperature Daily maximum HI, FWI CGMS, GUESS, GLAM, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE), (MORDOR) ULEEDS, ENEA Yes. (mx2t24) Yes. (tmax) Yes. (tasmax)
Air temperature Monthly mean (IC3) Yes. (mean2t24) Yes. (tmp2m) Yes. (tas)
Precipitation Daily mean GSP, HyI AQUATOOL, E-HYPE, CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GUESS, GLAM, MORDOR, (IC3) ULEEDS, IC3 Yes. (tp) Yes. (prrate) Yes. (pr) Accumulated or flux, which is preferred?
Precipitation Monthly (IC3) Yes. (tp) Yes. (prrate) Yes. (pr)
Surface downwelling shortwave flux in air Daily mean CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GLAM, (MORDOR) ULEEDS, ENEA, IC3 Yes. (ssrd) Yes. (dswsfc) Yes. (rsds)
Surface downwelling longwave flux in air Daily mean CGMS, LPJml, JULES Yes. (strd) Yes. (dlwsfc) Yes. (rlds)
Wind speed (at 10m) Daily mean FWI CGMS, JULES, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE) VORTEX, ENEA Yes. (Derived:10u, 10v) Yes. (Derived:u-wnd10m, v-wnd10m) Yes. (Derived:uas, vas) VORTEX and ENEA really want u/v components
Wind speed (at 10m) Daily maximum (GUESS) Yes. (Derived:10u, 10v) Yes. (Derived:u-wnd10m, v-wnd10m) Yes. (Derived:uas, vas)
Wind speed (at 10m) Monthly mean CFU Yes. (Derived:10u, 10v) Yes. (Derived:u-wnd10m, v-wnd10m) Yes. (Derived:uas, vas)
Geopotential 850mb Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA Yes. (z850) Yes. (Derived:z850) No. (proxy: monthly zg850)
U-component 850mb Wind speed Daily mean VORTEX Yes. (u850) Yes. (wnd850) No. (Proxy: monthly ua850)
V-component 850mb Wind speed Daily mean VORTEX Yes. (v850) Yes. (wnd850) No. (Proxy: monthly va850)
U-component 925mb wind speed Daily mean VORTEX Yes. (u925) Yes. (wnd925) No.
V-component 925mb wind speed Daily mean VORTEX Yes. (v925) Yes. (wnd925) No.
Geopotential height at 700hPa Daily At 12 UTC MORDOR Yes. (Derived:z700) Yes. (gpm700) No.
Geopotential height at 1000hPa Daily At 12 UTC MORDOR Yes. (Derived:z1000) Yes. (gpm1000) No.
Surface Runoff Daily mean (AQUATOOL) Yes. (sro) Yes. (runoff) No.
Sea level pressure Daily mean VORTEX Yes. (msl) No. (Proxy:pressfc) Yes. (psl)
Dew point temperature Daily mean UDIC (E-HYPE) Yes. (2d) No. (Proxy:q2m, tmp2m, pressfc) Yes. (tdps)
Total Runoff Monthly (AQUATOOL) Yes. (ro) No. Yes. (mrro) Monthly?
Snowfall flux Daily mean GUESS, (E-HYPE) Yes (sf) No. Yes. (prsn)
Water Evaporation from Soil Daily (GUESS) Yes. (e) No. Yes. (Evlwr) *Find out if they include transpiration
Water Evaporation from Soil Monthly GUESS, (AQUATOOL) Yes. (e) No. Yes. (Evlwr) *Find out if they include transpiration.Monthly?
Water Content of Soil Layer Daily mean (GUESS) Yes. (Derived: swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4) No. (Proxy: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4) No. Total?
Water Content of Soil Layer Monthly GUESS, (AQUATOOL) Yes. (Derived: swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4) No. (Proxy: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4) No. Monthly?
Sea surface temperature Daily mean VORTEX Yes. (sst) No. No. (Proxy: monthly tos)
SUB-SURFACE RUNOFF RATE Daily mean (AQUATOOL) Yes. (ssrd) No. No. Acording to System4 documentation, they are only available from 1981-1990 and 2009 to present
Geopotential 925mb Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA Yes. (z925) No. No.
WIND GUST Daily maximum (GUESS) Yes. (10fg) No. No.
Precipitation At noon Accumulated in the last 24h FWI No. Yes. (prrate) Yes. (pr)
Total Soil Moisture Content Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. (Proxy:swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4) Yes. (Derived:soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4) Yes. (mrso)
Surface air pressure Daily mean JULES, (IC3, E-HYPE) No. (Proxy:msl) Yes. (pressfc) No. (Proxy:psl)
Surface air pressure Monthly (IC3) No. (Proxy:msl) Yes. (pressfc) No. (Proxy:psl)
Specific humidity Daily mean JULES, (AQUATOOL), (GUESS), (GLAM) No. Yes. (q2m) No.
Moisture in Upper Portion of Soil Column Monthly (AQUATOOL) No. (Proxy:swvl1) Yes. (soilm1) No. What does Upper Portion mean?, Monthly?
Surface downwelling longwave flux in air At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET No. (Proxy: daily strd) Yes. (6havgd:dlwsfc) No.
Surface downwelling shortwave flux in air At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET No. (Proxy: daily ssrd) Yes. (6havgd:dswsfc) No.
Cloud area fraction Daily mean ENEA No. (Proxy:tcc) No. Yes. (clt)
Relative humidity At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET No. (Proxy:2d) No. (Proxy:q2m, tmp2m, pressfc) No. (Proxy:tdps)
Relative humidity At noon local standard time or daily mean point FWI No. (Proxy:2d) No. (Proxy:q2m, tmp2m, pressfc) No. (Proxy:tdps)
Relative humidity Daily mean CGMS, (E-HYPE) No. (Proxy:2d) No. (Proxy:q2m, tmp2m, pressfc) No. (Proxy:tdps)
Wind speed (at 10m) At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET No (Proxy:10u, 10v) No. (Proxy:u-wnd10m, v-wnd10m) No. (Proxy:uas, vas)
Wind speed (at 10m) At noon local standard time point FWI No. (Proxy:10u, 10v) No. (Proxy:u-wnd10m, v-wnd10m) No. (Proxy:uas, vas)
Cloudiness (in octas) At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET No. (Proxy:tcc) No. No. (Proxy: clt)
Relative humidity at 300mb Daily mean VORTEX No. (Proxy:t,q) No. No.
Ozone Daily mean (JULES) No. (Proxy:O3. Ozone max mixing ratio / tco3. Total column ozone) No. No. It needs clarification
Skin temperature Daily mean Meteoswiss No. No. (Proxy: tmpsfc) No.
Air temperature At noon local standard time point FWI No. No. No.
1.5M TEMPERATURE OVER TILES Daily mean (GUESS) No. No. No.
1.5M TEMPERATURE OVER TILES Daily maximum (GUESS) No. No. No.
1.5M TEMPERATURE OVER TILES Daily minimum (GUESS) No. No. No.
Precipitation hourly rate maximum GUESS No. No. No.
50 METRE WIND U-COMPONENT B GRID Daily mean IC3, (MORDOR) No. No. No.
50 METRE WIND U-COMPONENT B GRID Monthly IC3 No. No. No.
50 METRE WIND V-COMPONENT B GRID Daily mean IC3, (MORDOR) No. No. No.
50 METRE WIND V-COMPONENT B GRID Monthly IC3 No. No. No.
U-component 100 metre wind speed Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA, IC3 No. No. No.
V-component 100 metre wind speed Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA, IC3 No. No. No.
Surface snow amount Daily mean GUESS No. No. No.
Surface moisture Daily mean UDIC No. No. No. What does it refer to? Humidity? Water in soil?
CLEAR-SKY (II) DOWN SURFACE SW FLUX Daily mean IC3, (GUESS) No. No. No. What does (II) refer to?
CLEAR-SKY (II) DOWN SURFACE SW FLUX Monthly IC3 No. No. No.
Water sublimation flux Daily mean E-HYPE No. No. No.
1.5M SPECIFIC HUMIDITY OVER TILES Daily mean (GUESS) No. No. No.
GRIDBOX OUTFLOW Daily mean (Metoffice) No. No. No. This variable needs clarification
NET PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY Daily mean (Metoffice) No. No. No. What does it mean?
NET PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY ON PFTS Daily mean (Metoffice) No. No. No. What does it mean?
NET DOWN SURFACE LW RAD FLUX (used for rlus) Daily mean (JULES) No. No. No.
DIFFUSE FLUX Daily mean (JULES) No. No. No.
CANOPY THROUGHFALL RATE Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. No. No.
Evaporation from Canopy Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. No. No.
TRANSPIRATION+SOIL EVP ON TILES Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. No. No.
Transpiration Monthly (AQUATOOL) No. No. No. Monthly?
Soil Frozen Water Content Monthly (AQUATOOL) No. No. No. Monthly?
Solar Radiation (Global Horizontal Radiation) Daily mean ULEEDS, ENEA, IC3 No. No. No. It needs clarification. Horizontal?