CMIP5 Land/Land Ice Variables

Realm: atmos - land/landIce - ocean/seaIce - ocnBgchem

A full list of CMIP5 requested variables is available at: CERA codelist 

Realm: land

Variable Short-Name

CF Standard Name

Frequencies

baresoilFrac

area_fraction

mon

burntArea

area_fraction

mon

c3PftFrac

area_fraction

mon

c4PftFrac

area_fraction

mon

cLitter

litter_carbon_content

mon

cSoil

soil_carbon_content

mon

cVeg

vegetation_carbon_content

mon

cropFrac

area_fraction

mon

fFire

surface_upward_mass_flux_of_carbon_dioxide_expressed_as_carbon_\ due_to_emission_from_fires_excluding_anthropogenic_ land_use_change

mon

fLuc

surface_net_upward_mass_flux_of_carbon_dioxide_expressed_as_carbon_\ due_to_emission_from_anthropogenic_land_use_cha nge

mon

fVegLitter

litter_carbon_flux

mon

gpp

gross_primary_productivity_of_carbon

mon

grassFrac

area_fraction

mon

lai

leaf_area_index

mon

landCoverFrac

area_fraction

mon

mrro

runoff_flux

day   mon

mrros

surface_runoff_flux

mon

mrso

soil_moisture_content

mon

mrsofc

soil_moisture_content_at_field_capacity

fx

nbp

surface_net_downward_mass_flux_of_carbon_dioxide_\ expressed_as_carbon_due_to_all_land_processes

mon

npp

net_primary_productivity_of_carbon

mon

pastureFrac

area_fraction

mon

ra

plant_respiration_carbon_flux

mon

residualFrac

area_fraction

mon

rh

heterotrophic_respiration_carbon_flux

mon

sftgif

land_ice_area_fraction

fx

shrubFrac

area_fraction

mon

snw

surface_snow_amount

day

tran

transpiration_flux

mon

treeFrac

area_fraction

mon

tsl

soil_temperature

mon

tslsi

surface_temperature

day

Realm: landIce

Variable Short-Name

CF Standard Name

Frequencies

snc

surface_snow_area_fraction

day   mon

snm

surface_snow_melt_flux

mon

snw

surface_snow_amount

day   mon