CMIP5 Ocean Biogeochemical Variables

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

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

Realm: ocnBgchem

Variable Short-Name

CF Standard Name

Frequencies

bfe

mole_concentration_of_particulate_organic_matter_expressed_as_iron_in_sea_water

mon   yr

bsi

mole_concentration_of_particulate_matter_expressed_as_silicon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

calc

mole_concentration_of_calcite_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

chl

mass_concentration_of_phytoplankton_expressed_as_chlorophyll_in_sea_water

mon   yr

co3

mole_concentration_of_carbonate_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

co3satcalc

mole_concentration_of_calcite_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water_at_saturation

mon   yr

dcalc

tendency_of_mole_concentration_of_calcite_\ expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water_due_to_dissolution

yr

detoc

mole_concentration_of_organic_detritus_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

dfe

mole_concentration_of_dissolved_iron_in_sea_water

mon   yr

dissic

mole_concentration_of_dissolved_inorganic_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

dissoc

mole_concentration_of_dissolved_organic_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

dms

mole_concentration_of_dimethyl_sulfide_in_sea_water

mon   yr

dpco2

surface_carbon_dioxide_partial_pressure_difference_between_sea_water_and_air

mon

dpo2

surface_molecular_oxygen_partial_pressure_difference_between_sea_water_and_air

mon

epc100

sinking_mole_flux_of_particulate_organic_matter_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon

epcalc100

sinking_mole_flux_of_calcite_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon

epfe100

sinking_mole_flux_of_particulate_iron_in_sea_water

mon

epsi100

sinking_mole_flux_of_particulate_silicon_in_sea_water

mon

fddtalk

integral_wrt_depth_of_tendency_of_sea_water_alkalinity_expressed_as_mole_equivalent

mon

fddtdic

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_dissolved_inorganic_carbon

mon

fddtdife

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_dissolved_inorganic_iron

mon

fddtdin

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_dissolved_inorganic_nitrogen

mon

fddtdip

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_dissolved_inorganic_phosphorus

mon

fddtdisi

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_dissolved_inorganic_silicon

mon

fgco2

surface_downward_mass_flux_of_carbon_dioxide_expressed_as_carbon

mon

fgdms

surface_upward_mole_flux_of_dimethyl_sulfide

mon

fgo2

surface_downward_mole_flux_of_molecular_oxygen

mon

frc

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_carbon_due_to_sedimentation

mon

frfe

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_iron_due_to_sedimentation

mon

frn

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_elemental_nitrogen_due_to_denitrification_\ and_sedimentation

mon

fsfe

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_iron_due_to_deposition_and_runoff_\ and_sediment_dissolution

mon

graz

tendency_of_mole_concentration_of_dissolved_iron_in_sea_water_due_to_\ grazing_of_phytoplankton

yr

intdic

ocean_mass_content_of_dissolved_inorganic_carbon

mon

intpbfe

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_iron_due_to_biological_production

mon

intpbsi

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_silicon_due_to_biological_production

mon

intpcalc

net_primary_mole_productivity_of_carbon_by_calcareous_phytoplankton

mon

intpcalcite

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_calcite_expressed_as_carbon_due_to_\ biological_production

mon

intpn2

tendency_of_ocean_mole_content_of_elemental_nitrogen_due_to_fixation

mon

intpp

net_primary_mole_productivity_of_carbon_by_phytoplankton

mon

no3

mole_concentration_of_nitrate_in_sea_water

mon   yr

o2

mole_concentration_of_dissolved_molecular_oxygen_in_sea_water

mon   yr

o2min

mole_concentration_of_dissolved_molecular_oxygen_in_sea_water_\ at_shallowest_local_minimum_in_vertical_profile

mon

pbfe

tendency_of_mole_concentration_of_iron_in_sea_water_due_to_\ biological_production

yr

pbsi

tendency_of_mole_concentration_of_silicon_in_sea_water_due_to_\ biological_production

yr

pcalc

tendency_of_mole_concentration_of_calcite_\ expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water_due_to_biological_production

yr

ph

sea_water_ph_reported_on_total_scale

mon   yr

phyc

mole_concentration_of_phytoplankton_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

phyfe

mole_concentration_of_phytoplankton_expressed_as_iron_in_sea_water

mon   yr

phyn

mole_concentration_of_phytoplankton_expressed_as_nitrogen_in_sea_water

mon   yr

phyp

mole_concentration_of_phytoplankton_expressed_as_phosphorus_in_sea_water

mon   yr

po4

mole_concentration_of_phosphate_in_sea_water

mon   yr

pon

mole_concentration_of_particulate_organic_matter_expressed_as_\ nitrogen_in_sea_water

mon   yr

pop

mole_concentration_of_particulate_organic_matter_expressed_as_\ phosphorus_in_sea_water

mon   yr

pp

tendency_of_mole_concentration_of_particulate_organic_matter_\ expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water_due_to_net_primary_p roduction

yr

si

mole_concentration_of_silicate_in_sea_water

mon   yr

spco2

surface_partial_pressure_of_carbon_dioxide_in_sea_water

mon

talk

sea_water_alkalinity_expressed_as_mole_equivalent

mon   yr

zo2min

depth_at_shallowest_local_minimum_in_vertical_profile_of_\ mole_concentration_of_dissolved_molecular_oxygen_in_sea_w ater

mon

zooc

mole_concentration_of_zooplankton_expressed_as_carbon_in_sea_water

mon   yr

zsatcalc

minimum_depth_of_calcite_undersaturation_in_sea_water

mon