CATEGORY 3

In Section 4, Octet 10 = 3

Red text depicts changes made since 03/15/2012

Number (In Section 4, octet 11) |
Parameter | Units |
Abbrev |
---|---|---|---|

0 |
Pressure |
Pa |
PRES |

1 |
Pressure Reduced to MSL |
Pa |
PRMSL |

2 |
Pressure Tendency |
Pa s^{-1} |
PTEND |

3 |
ICAO Standard Atmosphere
Reference Height |
m |
ICAHT |

4 |
Geopotential |
m^{2} s^{-2} |
GP |

5 |
Geopotential Height |
gpm |
HGT |

6 |
Geometric Height |
m |
DIST |

7 |
Standard Deviation of Height |
m |
HSTDV |

8 |
Pressure Anomaly |
Pa |
PRESA |

9 |
Geopotential Height Anomaly |
gpm |
GPA |

10 |
Density |
kg m^{-3} |
DEN |

11 |
Altimeter Setting |
Pa |
ALTS |

12 |
Thickness |
m |
THICK |

13 |
Pressure Altitude |
m |
PRESALT |

14 |
Density Altitude |
m |
DENALT |

15 |
5-Wave Geopotential Height | gpm |
5WAVH |

16 |
Zonal Flux of Gravity Wave Stress | N m^{-2} |
U-GWD |

17 |
Meridional Flux of Gravity Wave Stress | N m^{-2} |
V-GWD |

18 |
Planetary Boundary Layer Height | m |
HPBL |

19 |
5-Wave Geopotential Height Anomaly | gpm |
5WAVA |

20 |
Standard Deviation of Sub-Grid Scale Orography | m |
SDSGSO |

21 |
Angle of Sub-Grid Scale Orography | rad |
AOSGSO |

22 |
Slope of Sub-Grid Scale Orography | Numeric |
SSGSO |

23 |
Gravity Wave Dissipation | W m^{-2} |
GWD |

24 |
Anisotropy of Sub-Grid Scale Orography | Numeric |
ASGSO |

25 |
Natural Logarithm of Pressure in Pa | Numeric |
NLPRES |

26 | Exner Pressure | Numeric |
EXPRES |

27-191 |
Reserved | ||

192-254 |
Reserved
for Local Use |
||

192 |
MSLP (Eta model reduction) | Pa |
MSLET |

193 |
5-Wave Geopotential Height | gpm |
5WAVH |

194 |
Zonal Flux of Gravity Wave Stress | N m^{-2} |
U-GWD |

195 |
Meridional Flux of Gravity Wave Stress | N m^{-2} |
V-GWD |

196 |
Planetary Boundary Layer Height | m |
HPBL |

197 |
5-Wave Geopotential Height Anomaly | gpm |
5WAVA |

198 |
MSLP (MAPS System Reduction) | Pa |
MSLMA |

199 |
3-hr pressure tendency (Std. Atmos. Reduction) | Pa s^{-1} |
TSLSA |

200 |
Pressure of level from which parcel was lifted | Pa |
PLPL |

201 |
X-gradient of Log Pressure | m^{-1} |
LPSX |

202 |
Y-gradient of Log Pressure | m^{-1} |
LPSY |

203 |
X-gradient of Height | m^{-1} |
HGTX |

204 |
Y-gradient of Height | m^{-1} |
HGTY |

205 |
Layer Thickness | m |
LAYTH |

206 |
Natural Log of Surface Pressure | ln (kPa) |
NLGSP |

207 |
Convective updraft mass flux |
kg m^{-2} s^{-1} |
CNVUMF |

208 |
Convective downdraft mass flux |
kg m^{-2} s^{-1} |
CNVDMF |

209 |
Convective detrainment mass flux | kg m^{-2} s^{-1} |
CNVDEMF |

210 |
Mass Point Model Surface | LMH | |

211 |
Geopotential Height (nearest grid point) | gpm | HGTN |

212 |
Pressure (nearest grid point) | Pa | PRESN |

255 |
Missing |