Radiation Quantities in the ECMWF model and MARS

TitleRadiation Quantities in the ECMWF model and MARS
Publication TypeReport
Date Published2015
AuthorHogan, R

Radiation quantities are frequently required by users of ECMWF data, but there is often confusion about the interpretation of the variables available in the ECMWF Meteorological Archiving System (MARS). This
document describes what is presently archived by the operational model, illustrates the various fields obtainable via a MARS retrieval and explains how they should be interpreted.

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