Dataset Information

History: Original file generated: Tue Jun 30 14:08:55 2015 GMT
Filename: MERRA2_300.tavgU_2d_glc_Nx.200709.nc4
Comment: GMAO filename: d5124_m2_jan00.tavg3_2d_glc_Nx.diurnal.200709.nc4
Conventions: CF-1
Institution: NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office
References: http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov
Format: NetCDF-4/HDF-5
SpatialCoverage: global
VersionID: 5.12.4
TemporalRange: 1980-01-01 -> 2016-12-31
identifier_product_doi_authority: http://dx.doi.org/
ShortName: M2TUNXGLC
RangeBeginningDate: 2007-09-01
RangeEndingDate: 2007-09-30
GranuleID: MERRA2_300.tavgU_2d_glc_Nx.200709.nc4
ProductionDateTime: Original file generated: Tue Jun 30 14:08:55 2015 GMT
LongName: MERRA2 tavg3_2d_glc_Nx: 2d,3-Hourly,Time-Averaged,Single-Level,Assimilation,Land Ice Surface Diagnostics Diurnal Mean
Title: MERRA2 tavg3_2d_glc_Nx: 2d,3-Hourly,Time-Averaged,Single-Level,Assimilation,Land Ice Surface Diagnostics Diurnal Mean
SouthernmostLatitude: -90.0
NorthernmostLatitude: 90.0
WesternmostLongitude: -180.0
EasternmostLongitude: 179.375
LatitudeResolution: 0.5
LongitudeResolution: 0.625
DataResolution: 0.5 x 0.625
Source: CVS tag: GEOSadas-5_12_4
Contact: http://gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov
identifier_product_doi: 10.5067/7VUPQC736SWX
RangeBeginningTime: 00:00:00.000000
RangeEndingTime: 23:59:59.000000
Unlimited_Dimension: time


Variables in this Dataset

WESNSC: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: top_snow_layer_mass_change_due_to_sub_con
units: kg m-2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: WESNSC
fullnamepath: /WESNSC
RUNOFF: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: runoff_flux
units: kg m-2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: RUNOFF
fullnamepath: /RUNOFF
SNOMAS_GL: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: snow_mass_over_glaciated_surface
units: kg m-2
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: SNOMAS_GL
fullnamepath: /SNOMAS_GL
WESNEXT: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: total_snow_mass_residual_due_to_densification
units: kg m-2 s-1
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: WESNEXT
fullnamepath: /WESNEXT
SNOWDP_GL: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: snow_depth_over_glaciated_surface
units: m
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: SNOWDP_GL
fullnamepath: /SNOWDP_GL
ASNOW_GL: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: fractional_area_of_glaciated_surface_snowcover
units: 1
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: ASNOW_GL
fullnamepath: /ASNOW_GL
SNICEALB: Array of 32 bit Reals [time = 0..7][lat = 0..360][lon = 0..575]
long_name: aggregated_snow_ice_broadband_albedo
units: 1
_FillValue: 9.999999870e+14
missing_value: 9.999999870e+14
fmissing_value: 9.999999870e+14
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: SNICEALB
fullnamepath: /SNICEALB
lat: Array of 64 bit Reals [lat = 0..360]
long_name: latitude
units: degrees_north
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: lat
fullnamepath: /lat
lon: Array of 64 bit Reals [lon = 0..575]
long_name: longitude
units: degrees_east
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: lon
fullnamepath: /lon
time: Array of 32 bit Integers [time = 0..7]
long_name: time
units: minutes since 2007-09-01 01:30:00
time_increment: 30000
begin_date: 20070901
begin_time: 13000
vmax: 9.999999870e+14
vmin: -9.999999870e+14
valid_range: -9.999999870e+14, 9.999999870e+14
origname: time
fullnamepath: /time