list of parameters

Variable name Dimensions Unit Description
time time days/hours/minutes/seconds since YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS time
FORC_TIME_STEP s forcing time step
LAT Number_of_points degrees latitudes
LON Number_of_points degrees longitudes
UREF Number_of_points m Reference_Height_for_Wind
ZREF Number_of_points m Reference_Height
ZS Number_of_points m surface orography
Tair time, Number_of_points K air temperature
Qair time, Number_of_points Kg/Kg air specific humidity
Wind time, Number_of_points m/s wind speed
DIR_SWdown time, Number_of_points W/m2 downward direct shortwave radiation
SCA_SWdown time, Number_of_points w/m2 downward diffuse shortwave radiation
LWdown time, Number_of_points W/m2 downward longwave radiation
PSurf time, Number_of_points Pa surface pressure
Rainf time, Number_of_points Kg/m2/s rainfall rate
Snowf time, Number_of_points Kg/m2/s snowfall rate
CO2air time, Number_of_points Kg/m3 CO2 concentration
Wind_DIR time, Number_of_points deg wind direction

Dimensions Number_of_points and time represent respectively the total number of gridboxes in the area of interest and the number of atmospheric time steps.

The following pictures show the time evolution of forcing quantities for the integration period, over the region of interest. Each curve correspond to a grid point.

Figure 3.1: Time evolution of temperature over the working area
Figure 3.2: Time evolution of specific humidity over the working area
Figure 3.3: Time evolution of longwave incoming radiation over the working area
Figure 3.4: Time evolution of shortwave incoming radiation over the working area

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