next up previous
Next: Subroutines Up: The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Previous: Model domains, grids and

Subsections

Model Variables

3D variables


Variable Description units modifed in Dimensions
aa Turbulent Viscosity m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ turbulence_closure (n,l,m)
ak Turbulent Diffusivity m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ turbulence_closure (n,l,m)
al Mixing Length m update_al (n,l,m)
b Buoyancy ms$^{-2}$ bcalc, bu (n,l,m)
bsal Boundary Condition salinity p.s.u. boundaryTS (n,l,m)
btmp Boundary Condition temperature $^{\circ }$C boundaryTS (n,l,m)
fu u Volume Flux (per length) m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ barot (n,l,m)
fv v Volume Flux (per length) m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ barot (n,l,m)
om vertical velocity ($\sigma $-units) s$^{-1}$ calculateOM (n,l,m)
qsq Turbulent Kinetic Energy x 2 m$^{2}$s$^{-2}$ update_TKE (n,l,m)
sal salinity p.s.u. advect_sca baroc (n,l,m)
saltflux advBC_TS
horizdiffuse fwin
tmp Potential temperature $^{\circ }$C advect_sca baroc (n,l,m)
downwell advBC_TS
horizdiffuse fwin
sigo2 Vertical Levels (intermediate) n.d. sigmaset scoordset (n,l,m)
u Eastward horizontal velocity ms$^{-1}$ advect_vel baroc pgrad (n,l,m)
pgrad_spline barot
horizdiffuse
v Northward horizontal velocity ms$^{-1}$ advect_vel baroc pgrad (n,l,m)
pgrad_spline barot
horizdiffuse
uo Eastward velocity (last time step) ms$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
vo Northward velocity (last time step) ms$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
ur Eastward velocity (depth varying) ms$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
vr Northward velocity (depth varying) ms$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
met1 Surface forcing data (time 1) various (l,m,ntypes)
met2 Surface forcing data (time 2) various (l,m,ntypes)
aastor 25hr average aa m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
akstor 25hr average ak m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
qsqstor 25hr average qsq m$^{2}$s$^{-2}$ (n,l,m)
salstor 25hr average sal p.s.u. (n,l,m)
tmpstor 25hr average tmp $^{\circ }$C (n,l,m)
ustor 25hr average u ms$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
vstor 25hr average v ms$^{-1}$ (n,l,m)
flxu depth mean Volume Flux (25hr av.) m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ (l,m)
flxv depth mean Volume Flux (25hr av.) m$^{2}$s$^{-1}$ (l,m)
kpgrad Index for z-levels in pgrad N/A (4,n,l,m)
pressure pressure for compressibility Nm$^{-2}$ (n,l,m)
rowbar Mean density kgm$^{-3}$ (n,l,m)
aln Mixing length Profile n.d. (n,l,m) or (n)
ds Seperation of $\sigma $-level at b-variable pnt. n.d. (n,l,m) or (n)
dsu Seperation of $\sigma $-level at b-flux pnt. n.d. (n,l,m) or (n)
dsv Seperation of $\sigma $-level at u-variable pnt. n.d. (n,l,m)
dsuv Seperation of $\sigma $-level at u-flux pnt. n.d. (n,l,m)
dsup Seperation of $\sigma $-level at b-flux pnt. n.d. (n,l,m) or (n)
finishes at sea surface
sig Location of $\sigma $-levels at b-variable pnt. n.d. (n,l,m) or (n)
sigv Location of $\sigma $-levels at v-variable pnt. n.d. (n,l,m)
sigo Location of $\sigma $-levels at b-flux pnt. n.d. (n,l,m) or (n)
sigov Location of $\sigma $-levels at b-flux pnt. n.d. (n,l,m)
spm Suspended particulate matter or tracer gm$^{-3}$ (ns,n,l,m)
bed Deposited material gm$^{-2}$ (ns,l,m)



next up previous
Next: Subroutines Up: The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Previous: Model domains, grids and
The AMMP Project 2005-04-20