CMIP6 Data Request

1.1 Model Intercomparison Project: [SIMIP] Sea Ice Model Intercomparison Project

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1.2 MIP Variable

  • siage: Age of Sea Ice [s]
  • siareaacrossline: Sea-Ice Area Flux Through Straits [m2 s-1]
  • siarean: Sea-Ice Area North [1e6 km2]
  • siareas: Sea-Ice Area South [1e6 km2]
  • sicompstren: Compressive Sea Ice Strength [N m-1]
  • siconc: Sea-Ice Area Percentage (Ocean Grid) [%]
  • siconca: Sea-Ice Area Percentage (Atmospheric Grid) [%]
  • sidconcdyn: Sea-Ice Area Percentage Tendency Due to Dynamics [s-1]
  • sidconcth: Sea-Ice Area Percentage Tendency Due to Thermodynamics [s-1]
  • sidivvel: Divergence of the Sea-Ice Velocity Field [s-1]
  • sidmassdyn: Sea-Ice Mass Change from Dynamics [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmassevapsubl: Sea-Ice Mass Change Through Evaporation and Sublimation [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmassgrowthbot: Sea-Ice Mass Change Through Basal Growth [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmassgrowthwat: Sea-Ice Mass Change Through Growth in Supercooled Open Water (Frazil) [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmasslat: Lateral Sea Ice Melt Rate [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmassmeltbot: Sea-Ice Mass Change Through Bottom Melting [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmassmelttop: Sea-Ice Mass Change Through Surface Melting [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmasssi: Sea-Ice Mass Change Through Snow-to-Ice Conversion [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmassth: Sea-Ice Mass Change from Thermodynamics [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sidmasstranx: X-Component of Sea-Ice Mass Transport [kg s-1]
  • sidmasstrany: Y-Component of Sea-Ice Mass Transport [kg s-1]
  • sidragbot: Ocean Drag Coefficient [1]
  • sidragtop: Atmospheric Drag Coefficient [1]
  • siextentn: Sea-Ice Extent North [1e6 km2]
  • siextents: Sea-Ice Extent South [1e6 km2]
  • sifb: Sea-Ice Freeboard [m]
  • siflcondbot: Net Conductive Heat Fluxes in Ice at the Bottom [W m-2]
  • siflcondtop: Net Conductive Heat Flux in Ice at the Surface [W m-2]
  • siflfwbot: Freshwater Flux from Sea Ice [kg m-2 s-1]
  • siflfwdrain: Freshwater Flux from Sea-Ice Surface [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sifllatstop: Net Latent Heat Flux over Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • sifllwdtop: Downwelling Longwave Flux over Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • sifllwutop: Upwelling Longwave Flux over Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • siflsenstop: Net Upward Sensible Heat Flux over Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • siflsensupbot: Net Upward Sensible Heat Flux Under Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • siflswdbot: Downwelling Shortwave Flux Under Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • siflswdtop: Downwelling Shortwave Flux over Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • siflswutop: Upwelling Shortwave Flux over Sea Ice [W m-2]
  • siforcecoriolx: Coriolis Force Term in Force Balance (X-Component) [N m-2]
  • siforcecorioly: Coriolis Force Term in Force Balance (Y-Component) [N m-2]
  • siforceintstrx: Internal Stress Term in Force Balance (X-Component) [N m-2]
  • siforceintstry: Internal Stress Term in Force Balance (Y-Component) [N m-2]
  • siforcetiltx: Sea-Surface Tilt Term in Force Balance (X-Component) [N m-2]
  • siforcetilty: Sea-Surface Tilt Term in Force Balance (Y-Component) [N m-2]
  • sihc: Sea-Ice Heat Content per Unit Area [J m-2]
  • siitdconc: Sea-Ice Area Percentages in Thickness Categories [%]
  • siitdsnconc: Snow Area Percentages in Ice Thickness Categories [%]
  • siitdsnthick: Snow Thickness in Ice Thickness Categories [m]
  • siitdthick: Sea-Ice Thickness in Thickness Categories [m]
  • simass: Sea-Ice Mass per Area [kg m-2]
  • simassacrossline: Sea Mass Area Flux Through Straits [kg s-1]
  • simpconc: Percentage Cover of Sea Ice by Meltpond [%]
  • simpmass: Meltpond Mass per Unit Area (as Depth) [m]
  • simprefrozen: Thickness of Refrozen Ice on Melt Pond [m]
  • sipr: Rainfall Rate over Sea Ice [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sirdgconc: Percentage Cover of Sea Ice by Ridging [1]
  • sirdgthick: Ridged Ice Thickness [m]
  • sisali: Sea Ice Salinity [0.001]
  • sisaltmass: Mass of Salt in Sea Ice per Area [kg m-2]
  • sishevel: Maximum Shear of Sea-Ice Velocity Field [s-1]
  • sisnconc: Snow Area Percentage [%]
  • sisnhc: Snow Heat Content per Unit Area [J m-2]
  • sisnmass: Snow Mass per Area [kg m-2]
  • sisnthick: Snow Thickness [m]
  • sispeed: Sea-Ice Speed [m s-1]
  • sistremax: Maximum Shear Stress in Sea Ice [N m-1]
  • sistresave: Average Normal Stress in Sea Ice [N m-1]
  • sistrxdtop: X-Component of Atmospheric Stress on Sea Ice [N m-2]
  • sistrxubot: X-Component of Ocean Stress on Sea Ice [N m-2]
  • sistrydtop: Y-Component of Atmospheric Stress on Sea Ice [N m-2]
  • sistryubot: Y-Component of Ocean Stress on Sea Ice [N m-2]
  • sitempbot: Temperature at Ice-Ocean Interface [K]
  • sitempsnic: Temperature at Snow-Ice Interface [K]
  • sitemptop: Surface Temperature of Sea Ice [K]
  • sithick: Sea Ice Thickness [m]
  • sitimefrac: Fraction of Time Steps with Sea Ice [1]
  • siu: X-Component of Sea-Ice Velocity [m s-1]
  • siv: Y-Component of Sea-Ice Velocity [m s-1]
  • sivol: Sea-Ice Volume per Area [m]
  • sivoln: Sea-Ice Volume North [1e3 km3]
  • sivols: Sea-Ice Volume South [1e3 km3]
  • sndmassdyn: Snow Mass Rate of Change Through Advection by Sea-Ice Dynamics [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sndmassmelt: Snow Mass Rate of Change Through Melt [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sndmasssi: Snow Mass Rate of Change Through Snow-to-Ice Conversion [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sndmasssnf: Snow Mass Change Through Snow Fall [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sndmasssubl: Snow Mass Rate of Change Through Evaporation or Sublimation [kg m-2 s-1]
  • sndmasswindrif: Snow Mass Rate of Change Through Wind Drift of Snow [kg m-2 s-1]
  • snmassacrossline: Snow Mass Flux Through Straits [kg s-1]

3.1 Request variable group: a collection of request variables