Dataset Information

Conventions: CF-1.5
GranuleID: GOZ-Source-MLP_T_ev1-00_2011.nc4
ProductionDateTime: 2013-03-11T18:21:32.000000Z
identifier_product_DOI: 10.5067/MEASURES/GOZCARDS/DATA3023
identifier_product_doi_authority: http://dx.doi.org/
Format: NetCDF-4
RangeBeginningDate: 2011-01-01
RangeBeginningTime: 00:00:00.000000Z
RangeEndingDate: 2011-12-31
RangeEndingTime: 23:59:59.999999Z
ContactPersonName: Lucien Froidevaux
ContactPersonRole: MEaSUREs GOZCARDS PI
ContactPersonEmail: Lucien.Froidevaux@nasa.gov
ContactPersonAddress: 4800 Oak Grove Dr M/S 183-701, Pasadena, CA 91109
RelatedURL: http://gozcards.jpl.nasa.gov
ObservationArea: Global
ProcessingDate: 2013-03-11
ProcessingCenter: Jet Propulsion Laboratory / California Institute of Technology
ProductGenerationAlgorithm: Zonal average quantities from original source datasets. See algorithm documentation at related MEaSUREs GOZCARDS website
ProductGenerationAlgorithmVersion: ev1.00
ProductReference: See algorithm documentation at related MEaSUREs GOZCARDS website
SouthBoundingCoordinate: -90.00000000
NorthBoundingCoordinate: 90.00000000
LatitudeResolution: 10.00000000
EastBoundingCoordinate: 180.0000000
WestBoundingCoordinate: -180.0000000
LongitudeResolution: 360.0000000
ShortName: GozSmlpT
LongName: GOZCARDS Source Data for Temperature Monthly Zonal Averages on a Geodetic Latitude and Pressure Grid
DataProduct: Temperature
LatitudeType: Geodetic
LevelType: Pressure
TimeResolution: Monthly
History: 2013-03-11T18:21:32.000000Z : Initial file creation


Variables in this Dataset

MERRA_std_error: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature Standard Error from MERRA
units: K
description: The standard error of the mean for each bin (equal to std_dev divided by the square root of nvalues)
_FillValue: -999.0000000
origname: std_error
fullnamepath: /MERRA/std_error
MERRA_std_dev: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature Standard Deviation from MERRA
units: K
description: The standard deviation for each bin
_FillValue: -999.0000000
origname: std_dev
fullnamepath: /MERRA/std_dev
MERRA_average: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature Zonal Average from MERRA
units: K
description: The zonal average for each bin
_FillValue: -999.0000000
origname: average
fullnamepath: /MERRA/average
MERRA_rms_uncertainty: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature RMS Uncertainty from MERRA
units: K
description: The root mean square uncertainty for each bin based on uncertainty/error supplied in original source dataset
_FillValue: -999.0000000
origname: rms_uncertainty
fullnamepath: /MERRA/rms_uncertainty
MERRA_minimum: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature Minimum Value from MERRA
units: K
description: The minimum usable data value for each bin
_FillValue: -999.0000000
origname: minimum
fullnamepath: /MERRA/minimum
MERRA_maximum: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature Maximum Value from MERRA
units: K
description: The maximum usable data value for each bin
_FillValue: -999.0000000
origname: maximum
fullnamepath: /MERRA/maximum
MERRA_days_used: Array of 16 bit Integers [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17][MERRA_day_in_month = 0..30]
long_name: Temperature Days Used in the Calculations of the Zonal Quantities from MERRA
units: 1
description: Bitmask indicator for which days in the month have usable data for each bin (1 = used, 0 = not used)
_FillValue: 0
origname: days_used
fullnamepath: /MERRA/days_used
MERRA_nvalues: Array of 32 bit Integers [MERRA_time = 0..11][MERRA_lev = 0..29][MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Temperature Number of Values from MERRA
units: 1
description: The number of values used in the calculations of the zonal average quantities for each bin
_FillValue: -999
origname: nvalues
fullnamepath: /MERRA/nvalues
MERRA_day_in_month: Array of 32 bit Integers [MERRA_day_in_month = 0..30]
long_name: Day of the month
units: 1
description: Day of the month
origname: day_in_month
fullnamepath: /MERRA/day_in_month
MERRA_lat: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_lat = 0..17]
long_name: Latitude
units: degrees_north
description: Center latitude
origname: lat
fullnamepath: /MERRA/lat
MERRA_lev: Array of 32 bit Reals [MERRA_lev = 0..29]
long_name: Pressure
units: hPa
description: Value of vertical coordinate (Pressure)
origname: lev
fullnamepath: /MERRA/lev
MERRA_time: Array of 32 bit Integers [MERRA_time = 0..11]
long_name: Time
units: days since 1950-01-01
description: Day number referenced to 15th day of the month
origname: time
fullnamepath: /MERRA/time