[CF-metadata] WG: proposal for two new standard_names and an additional chemical species

Jonathan Gregory j.m.gregory at reading.ac.uk
Mon Feb 20 11:00:12 MST 2017


Dear Beate

These proposals look fine to me. Thank you.

Jonathan

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> Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:29:41 +0100
> From: beate.geyer at hzg.de
> To: cf-metadata at cgd.ucar.edu
> Subject: [CF-metadata] WG: proposal for two new standard_names and an
> 	additional chemical species
> 
> Dear all and especially the cf-metadata crew,
> 
> My colleagues and I apply for an expansion of the table of chemical 
> species (
> http://cfconventions.org/Data/cf-standard-names/docs/guidelines.html#id2799094
> ): methane.
> 
> We apply to include partial_pressure_of_methane_in_sea_water (units: Pa)
> with following description:
> The partial pressure of a dissolved gas in sea water is the partial 
> pressure in air with which it would be in equilibrium. The partial 
> pressure of a gaseous constituent of air is the pressure which it alone 
> would exert with unchanged temperature and number of moles per unit 
> volume.
> 
> The description of 
> 'surface_partial_pressure_of_carbon_dioxide_in_sea_water' includes the 
> sentence
> "Water" means water in all phases, including frozen i.e. ice and snow. 
> which does not fit in this context – perhaps is an update possible here.
> 
> We apply to include the additional standard_name 
> partial_pressure_of_carbon_dioxide_in_sea_water (units: Pa)
> with the description
> The partial pressure of a dissolved gas in sea water is the partial 
> pressure in air with which it would be in equilibrium. The partial 
> pressure of a gaseous constituent of air is the pressure which it alone 
> would exert with unchanged temperature and number of moles per unit 
> volume.
> 
> The reason for this applications is the conversion of our measurement data 
> to cf-conform netCDF.
> 
> Thanks in advance for your help,
> Beate Geyer
> 
> Institut für Küstenforschung 
> 
> Dr. Beate Geyer
> Regionale Atmosphären Modellierung
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