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NASA GSFC FVGCM (Finite Volume GCM) Diagnostics With Aerosol Forcing [William Lau]


These model output files include aerosol direct effects. The files end in yyyymm extensions. The .ctl (control) files are GrADS description files. There are hourly, 6 hourly and monthly files. Within each type of file there are 4 ensembles, each with it's unique .ctl file. The time periods are for the months of April- October 2000-2005. There is no other documentation for this dataset.

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency other
Language English

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2000-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-10-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

Primary point of contact information

William Lau <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Lau, W. 2008. NASA GSFC FVGCM (Finite Volume GCM) Diagnostics With Aerosol Forcing. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 21 Nov 2019.

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