Priority Variable/long name Dimension Category Variable/Short name Units OCMIP equivalent name CMIP5 equivalent name
1 Grid cell volume 3D Grid GRIDVOL m3 n/a volcello
1 Grid cell area 2D Grid AREA m2 n/a areacello
1 Sea area fraction 2D Grid FRACSEA % n/a sftof
1 Grid cell thickness 1D(z)/2D(sigma) Grid GRIDDEPTH m n/a thkcello
1 Potential temperature 3D Physical TEMP degC TEMP thetao
1 Salinity 3D Physical SALT PSU SALT so
1 Potential density 3D Physical PRHO kg/m3 PRHO rhopoto
1 Depth resolved PAR/light 3D Physical ETOT W/m2 n/a n/a
3 Zonal velocity 3D Physical ZONU m/s ZONU uo
3 Meridional velocity 3D Physical MERV m/s MERV vo
3 Vertical velocity 3D Physical VERW m/s VERW wmo
3 Bolus zonal verlocity 3D Physical BOLU m/s BOLU n/a
3 Bolus meridional velocity 3D Physical BOLV m/s BOLV n/a
3 Bolus vertical velocity 3D Physical BOLZ m/s BOLZ n/a
3 Vertical diffusivity coefficient 3D Physical AVTZ m2/s AVTZ n/a
1 Mixed layer depth (sigma) 2D Physical ZMXL m ZMXL mlotst
1 Mixed layer depth (for biogeochemistry) 2D Physical MMXL m n/a n/a
1 Sea surface temperature 2D Physical SST degC SST tos
1 Sea surface salinity 2D Physical SSS PSU SSS sos
1 Sea ice concentration 2D Physical ICEC 0-1 ICEC n/a
1 Sea ice thickness 2D Physical ICET m ICET sit
1 Surface radiation (PAR) 2D Physical sPAR W/m2 n/a n/a
3 Total heat flux 2D Physical QTOT W/m2 QTOT hfds
3 Shortwave heat flux (exclude absobed flux by sea ice) 2D Physical QSW W/m2 QSW rsntds
3 Evaporation-precipitation 2D Physical QWAT mm/d QWAT wfo
3 Water input from rivers 2D Physical FRIVER m3/s FRIVER friver
3 Nutrient input from rivers 2D Physical NRIVER mol X/m3/s n/a n/a
3 Surface Downward Net Flux of Iron (Deposition) 2D Physical SFFE mol Fe/m2/s n/a fsfe
3 Sea surface height 2D Physical SSH m SSH zos
1 Dissolved Inorganic Carbon 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP DIC mol/m3 DIC dissic
1 Total Alkalinity 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP TALK eq/m3 TALK talk
1 Oxygen 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP O2 mol/m3 O2 o2
1 Phosphate 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP PO4 mol P/m3 PO4 po4
1 Nitrate 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP NO3 mol N/m3 NO3 no3
1 Ammonium 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP NH4 mol N/m3 NH4 nh4
1 Silicic acid (Silicate) 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP SiO3 mol Si/m3 Si si
1 Particulate organic carbon (large) 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP POCl mol C/m3 n/a n/a
1 Particulate organic carbon (small) 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP POCs mol C/m3 n/a n/a
1 Particulate organic nitrogen 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PON mol N/m3 n/a pon
1 Particulate organic phosphorus 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP POP mol P/m3 n/a pop
1 Particulate organic Iron 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP PFE mol Fe/m3 PFE bfe
1 Dissolved organic Carbon 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP DOC mol C/m3 DOC dissoc
1 Dissolved organic phosphorus 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP DOP mol P/m3 n/a n/a
1 Dissolved organic nitrogen 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP DON mol N/m3 n/a n/a
1 Dissolved Iron 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP FER mol Fe/m3 FER dfe
1 Biogenic Silica 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP BSI mol Si/m3 BSI bsi
1 Biogenic CaCO3 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP BCaCO3 mol C/m3 n/a n/a
1 Total phytoplankton biomass 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP TOTPHY mol C/m3 PHY phyc
1 Total zooplankton biomass 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP TOTZOO mol C/m3 ZOO zooc
1 Total chlorophyll 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP TOTCHL mgChl/m3 CHL chl
1 Phytoplankton PFT biomasses 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHY1 - PHYn mol C/m3 n/a phydiat, phydiaz, phycalc, phypico, phymisc
1 Zooplankton PFT biomasses 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP ZOO1 - ZOOn mol C/m3 n/a zmicro, zmeso, zoomisc
1 Bacterial PFT biomass(es) 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP BAC mol C/m3 n/a bacc
1 Phytoplankton PFT chlorophyll 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHYCHL1-PHYCHLn mgChl/m3 n/a chldiat, chldiaz, chlcalc,chlpico, chlmisc
1 Phytoplankton PFT Chl/C ratio 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHYRCCHL1 - PHYRCCHLn mgChl/molC n/a n/a
1 Fe content for each PFTi 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHYiFE mol Fe/m3 n/a phyfe (all)
1 N content for each PFTi 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHYiN mol N/m3 n/a phyn (all)
1 P content for each PFTi 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHYiP mol P/m3 n/a phyp (all)
1 Si content for each relevant PFTi 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PHYiSI mol Si/m3 n/a bsi
1 Surface concentration of all 3D -P1 variables 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP S+short name-3D mol X/m3 S+short name-3D n/a
1 Surface pCO2 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP PCO2s uatm PCO2surf spco2
1 Delta pCO2 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP dpCO2 uatm dpCO2 dpco2
1 air-sea flux CO2 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP fgCO2 mol C/m2/s fgCO2 fgco2
1 air-sea flux O2 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP fgO2 mol O2/m2/s fgO2 fgo2
1 Total gross primary production 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP GPP mol C/m3/s PP pp
1 Total net primary production 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP NPP mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
1 Total new production  3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP PNEW mol C/m3/s PNEW n/a
1 Gross PP for each pPFT 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP GPPPHY1-GPPHYn mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
1 Net PP for each pPFT 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP NPPPHY1-NPPHYn mol C/m3/s n/a pdia, dpocdtdiaz, dpocdtcalc, dpocdtpico, phypmisc
1 Remineralisation rate 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP REMIN mol C/m3/s REMIN n/a
2 Advective POC flux 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP ADVPOC mol C/m2/s n/a n/a
2 Advective DOC flux 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP ADVDOC mol C/m2/s n/a n/a
2 Diffusive POC flux 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP DIFPOC mol C/m2/s n/a n/a
2 Diffusive DOC flux 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP DIFPDOC mol C/m2/s n/a n/a
2 Grazing rates for all zPFTs 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RGPFTi mol C/m3/s n/a graz (all grazing)
2 Biogenic silica production 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP PBSI mol Si/m3/s PBSI pbsi
2 Biogenic calcite production 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PCACO3 mol C/m3/s n/a pcalc
2 DOC production rate for all zPFTs 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RDOCPFTi mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
2 POC production rate for all zPFTs 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RPOCPFTi mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
1 Export flux of POC 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP EXPPOC mol C/m2/s EPOC expc
1 Export flux of POC (at 100m) 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP EXPC100 mol C/m2/s EPC100 epc100
1 Export flux of Calcite 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP EXPCACO3 mol C/m2/s EXPCACO3 expcalc
1 Export flux of Calcite (at 100m) 2D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP EXPCACO3100 mol C/m2/s EXPCACO3100 expcalc
2 Export flux of Biogenic Silica 3D Biogeochemical-OCMIP/MAREMIP EXPSI mol Si/m2/s EXPSI expsi
2 Export flux of PON 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP EXPPON mol N/m2/s n/a expn
2 Export flux of POP 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP EXPPOP mol P/m2/s n/a expp
2 Export flux of Particulate Iron 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP EXPPOF mol Fe/m2/s n/a expfe
2 Export flux of Aragonite 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP EXPARAG mol C/m2/s n/a exparag
2 Carbon fluxes between PFTi -> PFTj 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CPFTiPFTj mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Carbon fluxes between PFTi -> POC 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CPFTiPOC mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Carbon fluxes between PFTi -> DOC 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CPFTiDOC mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Grazing of zPFTi -> PFTj 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP gzPFTipPFTj mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Nutrient limitation terms for all pPFTi 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PFTiLIMNj dimensionless n/a n/a
2 Light limitation terms for all pPFTi 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PFTiLIML dimensionless n/a n/a
2 Contribution of each PFTi to DOC (fraction) 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP FPFTiDOC % n/a n/a                
2 Contribution of each PFTi to POC (fraction) 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP FPFTiDOC % n/a n/a                
2 Respiration (community) 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CRES mol C/m3/s ? ?                
3 Respiration for each PFT 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CRESPHYi mol C/m3/s n/a n/a                
2 Nitrogen fixation rate 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RNFIX mol N/m3/s n/a intpn2 (integrated)
2 Denitrification rate 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RDN mol N/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Anammox rate 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RANA mol N/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Ammonification rate 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RAMM mol N/m3/s n/a n/a
3 Remineralisation rate of NH4 from DON 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP REMNH4 mol N/m3/s n/a n/a
2 DMS production rate 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PDMS mol S/m3/s n/a n/a
2 DMS concentration 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP DMS mol S/m3 n/a dms
2 DMSPP concentration 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP DMSPP mol S/m3 n/a n/a
2 air-sea flux DMS 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP fgDMS mol S/m2/s n/a fgdms
1 pH 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PH *-* n/a ph
2 Omega aragonite 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP OMEGAC *-* n/a n/a
2 Omega calcite 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP OMEGAA *-* n/a n/a
2 Calcite concentration 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CALC mol C/m3 n/a calc
2 Aragonite concentration 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP ARAG mol C/m3 n/a arag
2 Aragonite production 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP PARAG mol C/m3/s n/a parag
2 Calcification rate 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP RCALC mol C/m3/s n/a n/a
2 Carbonate dissolution 3D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP CACO3DISS mol C/m3/s n/a dcalc, darag
1 Vertically integrated total GPP 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP INTPP mol C/m2/s
1 Vertically integrated GPP for each PFT 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP INTPPPHY1-INTPPPHYn mol C/m2/s
1 Vertically integrated Respiration (community) 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP INTCRES mol C/m2/s
2 Vertically integrated Respiration for each PFT 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP INTPHYiRES mol C/m2/s
2 Vertically integrated Carbon fluxes between PFTi -> POC 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP INTCPFTiPOC mol C/m2/s n/a n/a                
2 Vertically integrated Carbon fluxes between PFTi -> DOC 2D Biogeochemical-MAREMIP INTCPFTiDOC mol C/m2/s n/a n/a                
                               
Indices for PFTs Filenames and Format
Diatoms/ Silicifiers DIA
Coccolithophores/Calcifiers COC Fileformat netcdf
Nitrogen Fixers NFIX Number format Single Precision 4 byte
Dinoflagellates/Other large Phyto DFL Grid 1x1deg
Phaeocystis/DMS Producers PHA File names Model_timeresolution_shortname_year.nc
Picophytoplankton PIC with: Model=Model name, timeresolution= monthly, daily
Prochlorococcus PRO Included files Model_readme.txt includes description of PFTs (model organism), list of model parameters, variable names for variables provided, varaiable units, up to date model references and additional remarks
Synechococcus SYN Model_equations.pdf Actual equations and parameters describing all PFTs and their dynamics
Pico-heterotrophs/Bacteria BAC Data Frequency Monthly output for all variables (2012-2100)
Mixed small phytoplankton MIX Daily output for Priority 1variables (2090-2100)
Microzooplankton/Protozooplankton MIC
Mesozooplankton/Copepods MES
Macrozooplankton/Predatory zooplankton MAC
Jelly Fish JEL
Fish FISH