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The Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model with thermosphere and ionosphere extension (WACCM-X) is a comprehensive numerical model, spanning the range of altitude from the Earth’s surface to the upper thermosphere. The history files herein contain refer to a 1980-2017 specified dynamics (SD) WACCM-X version v2.1 simulation with nudging of Modern-Era Retrospective analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2) data from the surface up to ~50 km.

"longrun" data is update for 1 Jan 2000 - 31 Dec 2017. The unspecified time frequency data is "hs output"; these files contain the variable instr_num which is set equal to 40 for the CHAMP satellite, 41 for GRACE, 42 for GOCE, 43 for SWARM-A, and 44 for SWARM-B.

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Date Created
2019-06-12 14:10:15
Date Last Updated
2021-05-26 17:30:23
Version Date Publisher Published State Source
Temporary Version 2019-06-12 14:10:15 Ilana Stern Published
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