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CM2.x atmosphere land time independent variable list by table

[NOAA bullet] Table A1b: Time-independent 2-d land surface data (longitude, latitude)

To learn about the directory structure used in storing CM2.0 data on this server, see the FAQ How are the CM2.0 model output files arranged in directories on the GFDL Data Portal?.
The variables and output variable names listed in this table are consistent with those of the IPCC/PCMDI archive as outlined in their document titled IPCC Standard Output from Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere GCMs.

CF standard_name output variable name GFDL's CM2 variable name(s) Notes
Location on GFDL Data Portal
relative to
1 surface_altitude orog zsurf height above the geoid
2 land_area_fraction sftlf lfrac  
3 land_ice_area_fraction sftgif   fraction of grid cell occupied by glaciers
4 soil_moisture_content_at_field_capacity mrsofc max_water  

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last modified: November 13 2012.