Numerical Data from the RDPS in GRIB2 format – Coupled to Gulf of St. Lawrence: Oceanic component

Number Variable Level Abbreviation Units Description
0 Ice fraction Surface ICEC_SFC_0 fraction Sections 0 to 6
1 Ice Thickness Surface ICETK_SFC_0 meter (m) Sections 0 to 6
2 Ice Severity index Surface SEVI_SFC_0 dimensionless Sections 0 to 6
3 U-Component of ice drift Surface UICE_SFC_0 meter sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
4 V-Component of ice drift Surface VICE_SFC_0 meter sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
5 U-component of water current Surface UWAT_SFC_0 meter sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
6 V-Component of water current Surface VWAT_SFC_0 meter sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
7 U-component of vertically integrated internal ice pressure Surface UIST_SFC_0 Newton m-1 Sections 0 to 6
8 V-component of vertically integrated internal ice pressure Surface VIST_SFC_0 Newton m-1 Sections 0 to 6
9 Water temperature Surface WTMP_SFC_0 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6

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