GSFC Meteorological Plots for the Arctic

GMAO GEOS 5.7 products

Last Updated: 2017-02-27

(Click on an element of the table to see the corresponding plot.)

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Potential Vorticity @ 320 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 340 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 350 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 380 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 400 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 440 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 500 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 600 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 800 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 1000 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 1300 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Potential Vorticity @ 1800 K A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature Zonal mean A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 1 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 3 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 10 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 30 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 50 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 70 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 100 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 150 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 200 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 250 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 500 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +
Temperature @ 700 mb A A A F24 F48 F72 F96 F120 F144 F168 F192 F216 F240 +

Notes

Most of these plots show a color-coded image background of some physical quantity which is labelled in the leftmost column above. A color bar scale on the right of the image shows how the quantity values map to the colors. Superimposed on the image is a depiction of the horizontal flow field as blue streamlines with arrows marking the direction of the flow. The thickness of each streamline indicates the wind speed, according to the legend at the bottow left. Where the physical quantity is a vertically cumulative variable that does not describe a single vertical level (e.g. CAPE), the pressure level indicated in the title is that of the flow field. Continental outlines are shown as thin white or yellow lines.

Units of these physical quantities are:

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