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Multi-level ocean variables

The variables included in UKCP09 multi-level ocean data.

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Variable Dimensions
Bathymetry (sea floor depth below sea level) Latitude, longitude
Depth below the surface of the near-bed model level Latitude, longitude
Depth below the surface of the near-surface model level Latitude, longitude
Average number of seasonally stratified days Time, latitude, longitude
Day of breakdown of seasonal stratification Time, latitude, longitude
Day of onset of seasonal stratification Time, latitude, longitude
Day of peak seasonal stratification Time, latitude, longitude
Maximum daily mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Maximum daily mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Minimum daily mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Minimum daily mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Standard deviation of mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Standard deviation of mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Maximum daily mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Maximum daily mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Maximum daily mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Minimum daily mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Minimum daily mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Minimum daily mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Standard deviation of mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Standard deviation of mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Standard deviation of mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in average number of seasonally stratified days Time, latitude, longitude
Change in day of breakdown of seasonal stratification Time, latitude, longitude
Change in day of onset of seasonal stratification Time, latitude, longitude
Change in day of peak seasonal stratification Time, latitude, longitude
Change in maximum daily mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in maximum daily mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in minimum daily mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in minimum daily mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in standard deviation of mean salinity Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in standard deviation of mean sea water potential temperature Time, level, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in maximum daily mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in maximum daily mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in maximum daily mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in minimum daily mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in minimum daily mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in minimum daily mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in standard deviation of mean mixed layer depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in standard deviation of mean potential energy anomaly per unit depth Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
Change in standard deviation of mean total kinetic energy through water column Time, temporal average, latitude, longitude
 
  • The multi-level ocean projections are summarised in of the UKCP09 Briefing report with more details in of the UKCP09 Marine & coastal projections report.