pop output files are named as pop.h.xxxx, tavg= averaged over certain time period.

Name |
Units |
Description |

SHF | W/m^{2} |
Surface Heat Flux |

SFWF | mm/day |
Surface Freshwater Flux (p-e) |

SSH | cm |
Sea Surface Height |

H2 (SSH2 in CESM1) | cm^{2} |
SSH^{2} |

H3 | unitless | (Δ_{x}(SSH))^{2} + (Δ_{y}(SSH))^{2} |

TAUX |
dyne/cm^{2} |
Zonal windstress |

TAUY |
dyne/cm^{2} |
Meridional windstress |

UVEL |
cm/s |
Zonal Velocity |

VVEL |
cm/s |
Meridional Velocity |

KE | cm^{2}/s^{2} |
Horizontal Kinetic Energy (U^{2} + V^{2})/2 |

TEMP | ^{o}C |
Potential Temperature |

SALT | g/g |
Salinity |

TEMP2 | ^{o}C^{2} |
Temperature^{2} |

SALT2 | (g/g)^{2} |
Salt^{2} |

UET | ^{o}C/s |
East Flux of Heat |

VNT | ^{o}C/s |
North Flux of Heat |

WTT | ^{o}C/s |
Top Flux of Heat |

UES | g/g/s |
East Flux of Salt |

VNS | g/g/s |
North Flux of Salt |

WTS | g/g/s |
Top Flux of Salt |

UEU | cm/s^{2} |
East Flux of Zonal Momentum |

VNU | cm/s^{2} |
North Flux of Zonal Momentum |

UEV | cm/s^{2} |
East Flux of Meridional Momentum |

VNV | cm/s^{2} |
North Flux of Meridional Momentum |

PV | 1/s |
Potential Vorticity |

Q | g/cm^{4} |
z-derivative of potential density |

PD | g/cm^{3} |
Potential density referenced to surface |

UDP | erg |
Pressure work |

PEC | g/cm^{3} |
Potential energy release due to convection |

NCNV | adjustments/s |
Convective adjustments per second |

WTU | cm/s^{2} |
Top flux of Zonal Momentum |

WTV | cm/s^{2} |
Top flux of Meridional Momentum |

ST | ^{o}Cg/g |
Temperature*Salinity |

RHO | g/cm^{3} |
In-situ density |

Name |
Units |
Description |

QFLUX | Watts/m^{2} |
Internal Ocean Heat Flux Due to Ice Formation; heat of fusion > 0 or ice-melting potential < 0 |

BSF | Sv |
Barotropic Stream Function |

TFW_T | Watts/m^{2} |
T flux due to freshwater flux |

TFW_S | kg/m^{2}/s |
S flux due to freshwater flux (kg of salt/m^2/s) |

RESID_T | Watts/m^{2} |
Free-Surface Residual Flux (T) |

RESID_S | kg/m^{2}/s |
Free-Surface Residual Flux (S) |

QSW_HTP | Watts/m^{2} |
Solar Short-Wave Heat Flux in top layer |

QSW_HBL | Watts/m^{2} |
Solar Short-Wave Heat Flux in boundary layer |

SHF_QSW | Watts/m^{2} |
Solar Short-Wave Heat Flux |

PREC_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Precipitation Flux from Coupler (rain+snow) |

SNOW_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Snow Flux from Coupler |

EVAP_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Evaporation Flux from Coupler |

MELT_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Melt Flux from Coupler |

ROFF_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Runoff Flux from Coupler |

IOFF_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Ice Flux from Coupler due to Land-Model Snow Capping |

SALT_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Salt Flux from Coupler (kg of salt/m^2/s) |

SENH_F | kg/m^{2}/s |
Sensible Heat Flux from Coupler |

LWUP_F | Watts/m^{2} |
Longwave Heat Flux (up) from Coupler |

LWDN_F | Watts/m^{2} |
Longwave Heat Flux (down) from Coupler |

MELTH_F | Watts/m^{2} |
Melt Heat Flux from Coupler |

IFRAC | unitless fraction |
Ice Fraction from Coupler |

HMXL and
HMXL_2 |
cm |
Mixed-Layer Depth |

XMXL and XMXL_2 | cm |
Maximum Mixed-Layer Depth |

TMXL | cm |
Minimum Mixed-Layer Depth |

HBLT | cm |
Boundary-Layer Depth |

XBLT | cm |
Maximum Boundary-Layer Depth |

TBLT | cm |
Minimum Boundary-Layer Depth |

FW | cm/s |
Freshwater Flux |

ADVT | cm/^{o}C/s |
Vertically-Integrated T Advection Tendency |

ADVS | cm g/km/s |
Vertically-Integrated S Advection Tendency |

dTEMP_POS_2D | ^{o}C |
max positive column temperature timestep diff |

dTEMP_NEG_2D | ^{o}C |
max negative column temperature timestep diff |

KAPPA_ISOP | cm^{2}/s |
Isopycnal diffusion coefficient |

KAPPA_THIC | cm^{2}/s |
Thickness diffusion coefficient |

HOR_DIFF | cm^{2}/s |
Horizontal diffusion coefficient |

DIA_DEPTH | cm |
Depth of the Diabatic Region at the Surface |

TLT | cm |
Transition Layer Thickness |

INT_DEPTH | cm |
Depth at which the Interior Region Starts |

UISOP | cm/s |
Bolus Velocity in grid-x direction (diagnostic) |

VISOP | cm/s |
Bolus Velocity in grid-y direction (diagnostic) |

WISOP | cm/s |
Vertical Bolus Velocity (diagnostic) |

ADVT_ISOP | cm/^{o}C/s |
Vertically-Integrated T Eddy-Induced Advection Tendency (diagnostic) |

ADVS_ISOP | cm g/km/s |
Vertically-Integrated S Eddy-Induced Advection Tendency (diagnostic) |

VNT_ISOP | ^{o}C/s |
Heat Flux Tendency in grid-y Dir due to Eddy-Induced Vel (diagnostic) |

VNS_ISOP | g/km/s |
Salt Flux Tendency in grid-y Dir due to Eddy-Induced Vel (diagnostic) |

KVMIX | cm^{2}/s |
Vertical diabatic diffusivity due to background or Tidal Mixing + background |

KVMIX_M | cm^{2}/s |
Vertical viscosity due to background or Tidal Mixing + background |

TPOWER | erg/s |
Energy Used by Vertical Mixing |

VVC_BCK | cm^{2}/s |
Vertical viscosity due to background |

USUBM | cm/s |
Submeso velocity in grid-x direction (diagnostic) |

VSUBM | cm/s |
Submeso velocity in grid-y direction (diagnostic) |

WSUBM | cm/s |
Vertical submeso velocity (diagnostic) |

ADVT_SUBM | cm/^{o}C/s |
Vertically-Integrated T submeso Advection Tendency (diagnostic) |

ADVS_SUBM | cm g/km/s |
Vertically-Integrated S submeso Advection Tendency (diagnostic) |

VNT_SUBM | ^{o}C/s |
Heat Flux Tendency in grid-y Dir due to submeso Vel (diagnostic) |

VNS_SUBM | ^{o}C/s |
Salt Flux Tendency in grid-y Dir due to submeso Vel (diagnostic) |

HLS_SUBM | cm |
Horizontal length scale used in submeso |

VDC_T | cm^{2}/s |
total diabatic vertical TEMP diffusivity |

VDC_S | cm^{2}/s |
total diabatic vertical SALT diffusivity |

UVEL2 | cm^{2}/s^{2} |
Velocity in grid-x direction |

VVEL2 | cm^{2}/s^{2} |
Velocity in grid-y direction |

WVEL2 | cm^{2}/s^{2} |
Vertical Velocity^{2} |

RHO_VINT | g/cm^{2} |
Vertical Integral of In-Situ Density |

SFWF_WRST | kg/m^{2}/s |
Virtual Salt Flux due to weak restoring |

TAUX2 | dyne^{2}/cm^{4} |
Windstress^{2} in grid-x direction |

TAUY2 | dyne^{2}/cm^{4} |
Windstress^{2} in grid-y direction |

SSH2 (H2 in LANL POP) | cm^{2} |
SSH^{2} |

VVC | cm^{2}/s |
total vertical momentum viscosity |

VDC_BCK | cm^{2}/s |
Vertical diabatic diffusivity due to background |