"CEOP Code number" " " "Variables requested by CEOP (according to Appendix A)" "Center's code number" "Unit"
"Top of Atmosphere Processes" "Units"
1 "shortwave downward flux (positive) " "W/m2"
2 "shortwave upward flux (positive) " "W/m2"
3 "longwave upward flux (positive) " "W/m2"
"Atmosphere Variables"
4 "temperature" "K"
5 "pressure" "Pa"
6 "moisture " "kg/kg"
7 "zonal wind " "m/s"
8 "meridional wind " "m/s"
9 "geopotential (gZ) " "m2/s2"
10 "geopotential height" "gpm"
11 "pressure velocity " "Pa/s"
12 "Kinetic + potential energy (KE+gZ+CpT)" "J/m2"
13 "Kinetic energy plus enthalpy (CpT+KE)" "J/m2"
14 "cloud water, qc " "kg/kg"
"Atmosphere Processes 3D"
15 "convective latent heating rate " "W/m2"
16 "stable latent heating rate " "W/m2"
17 "convective moistening rate " "kg/(m2s)"
18 "stable moistening rate " "kg/(m2s)"
19 "turbulent moistening rate" "kg/(m2s)"
20 "turbulent heating rate" "W/m2"
21 "short-wave heating rate " "W/m2"
22 "long-wave heating rate " "W/m2"
23 "moisture zonal flux " "kg/(ms)"
24 "moisture meridional flux " "kg/(ms)"
25 "moisture vertical flux" "kg/(ms)"
26 "moisture flux divergence " "kg/(m2s)"
27 "energy (CpT+gZ+KE) zonal flux " "W/m"
28 "energy (CpT+gZ+KE) meridional flux " "W/m"
29 "energy (CpT+gZ+KE) vertical flux " "W/m"
30 "energy flux divergence " "W/m2"
31 "Total mass zonal flux " "kg/(ms)"
32 "Total mass meridional flux" "kg/(ms)"
33 "Total mass vertical flux" "kg/(ms)"
34 "Mass flux divergence" "kg/(m2s)"
35 "local time tendency of total energy" "W/m2"
36 "Local time tendency of temperature" "K/s"
37 "local time tendency of moisture" "kg/(m2s)"
38 "Local time tendency of mass" "kg/(m2s)"
"Vertically Integrated Atmos. Variables"
39 "Total moisture (precipitable water) Q" "kg/m2"
40 "Total dry energy (CpT+KE+fs)" "J/m2"
41 "Total cloud water" "kg/m2"
42 "surface pressure " "Pa"
43 "Total aerosol" "kg/m2"
" " "Vertically Integrated Processes"
44 "convective latent heating rate " "W/m2"
45 "stable latent heating rate " "W/m2"
46 "convective moistening rate " "kg/(m2s)"
47 "stable moistening rate " "kg/(m2s)"
48 "precipitation (total)" "kg/(m2s)"
49 "precipitation (snow)" "kg/(m2s)"
50 "water vapor zonal flux " "kg/(ms)"
51 "Water vapor meridional flux" "kg/(ms)"
52 "water vapor flux divergence" "kg/(m2s)"
53 "total energy flux divergence" "W/m2"
54 "mass flux divergence" "kg/(m2s)"
55 "local time tendency of total mass" "kg/(m2s)"
56 "local time tendency of total energy" "m2/s3"
57 "local time tendency of moisture" "kg/(m2s)"
"Surface Variables"
58 "skin temperature " "K"
59 "2-meter temperature " "K"
60 "2-meter specific humidity " "kg/kg"
61 "u-component at 10 m " "m/s"
62 "v_component at 10 m " "m/s"
63 "potential temperature at 10 m " "K"
64 "specific humidity at 10 m " "kg/kg"
65 "Soil moisture" "m"
66 "snow water equivalent" "m"
67 "Snow depth" "m"
68 "vegetation water " "kg/m2"
69 "Planetary boundary layer height" "m"
"Surface Processes"
70 "shortwave downward flux (positive number) " "W/m2"
71 "shortwave upward flux (positve number) " "W/m2"
72 "longwave downward flux (positive number) " "W/m2"
73 "longwave upward flux (postive number) " "W/m2"
74 "Sensible heating =Total turbulent heating (positive upward) " "W/m2"
75 "Latent heating=Total turbulent latent heating (positive upward)" "W/m2"
76 "Total turbulent moistening =evaporation(positive upward)" "kg/(m2s)"
77 "Snow and frozen ground conversion to soil water" "W/m2"
78 "Snow and frozen ground conversion to soil water" "kg/(m2s)"
79 "surface runoff" "kg/(m2s)"
80 "Baseflow runoff" "kg/(m2s)"
81 "Water runoff (surface + subsurface) a" "kg/(m2s)"
82 "Total ground heating=G" "W/m2"
83 "local skin temperature tendency" "K/s"
84 "Local soil moisture tendency" "kg/m2s"
85 "local snow water equivalent tendency" "kg/m2s"
"Subsurface Variables"
86 "Soil moisture" "%"
87 "temperature" "K"
"Subsurface Processes"
88 "infiltration rate" "kg/m2s"
89 "local soil moisture tendency" "kg/m2s"
90 "local temperature tendency" "kg/m2s"
"Bottom of Subsurface Variables"
91 "temperature" "K"
"Bottom of Subsurface Processes"
92 "ground Heat Flux" "W/m2"
"Miscellaneous"
93 "Precipitation type 1rain or 2snow " "1,2"
94 "elevation" "m"
95 "Surface albedo" "%"
96 "station land/sea/ice mask 0(land)or1(sea)or(2)ice " "0,1,2"
98 "Total loud cover" "%"
99 "surface exchange coefficient " "m/s"
100 "roughness length " "m"
101 "Vegetation cover" "%"
102 "Water table (wells)" "m"
103 "streamflow" "m3/s"
104 "Stream discharge" "m3/s"
105 "Reservoir storage" "m"
255 "set of variables"
255 "other variable"