QSCAT 0.1 deg global monthly mean

Full resolution (0.1 degree) OFES output, QSCAT forcing

The OGCM For the Earth Simulator (OFES) is a global 0.1x0.1 degree model forced by NCEP winds. It was run with climatological forcing for 50 years, and this output is monthly means for a further integration with QSCAT winds. This model is based on MOM-3.0.

Please note: 2007-2008 are currently only available to IPRC scientist. Bio variables are not available for the entire time period

Variables
3D: temperature (C), salinity, zonal velocity (cm/sec), meridional velocity (cm/sec), verical velocity (cm/sec), detritus (mmol m-3), nitrogen (mmol m-3), phytoplankton (mmol m-3), zooplankton (mmol m-3);
2D: convergence u (cm/s), surface height (cm), boundary layer depth (cm), heat flux (cal/cm^2/sec), mixed layer depth (cm), salinity flux (g/cm^2/s), zonal wind stress (dyn/cm^2), meridional wind stress (dyn/cm^2)
ZonalGlobal by 0.1 deg
MeridionalGlobal by 0.1 deg
Vertical surface; 3D: 54 levels (2.5-5900m)
TemporalJan 1999 to Dec 2008 by 1 month
Static?yes
Volume21.6 MB per month 2D; 1.17GN per day 3D
Serverpublic:
Sourcehttp://www.jamstec.go.jp/esc/research/AtmOcn/ofes/index.en.html 
AcquiredNovember 2009
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