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GLDAS Mosaic Land Surface Model L4 3 Hourly 1.0 x 1.0 degree Subsetted V001 (GLDAS_MOS10SUBP_3H) at GES DISC

With the upgraded Land Surface Models (LSMs) and updated forcing data sets, the GLDAS version 2.1 (GLDAS-2.1) production stream serves as a replacement for GLDAS-001. The entire GLDAS-001 collection from January 1979 through March 2020 was decommissioned on June 30, 2020 and removed from the GES DISC system. However, there is no replacement for GLDAS-001 monthly and 3-hourly 1.0 x 1.0 degree products from Mosaic LSM. This data set contains a series of land surface parameters simulated from the Mosaic model in the Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS). The data are in 1.0 degree resolution and range from January 1979 to present. The temporal resolution is 3-hourly. This simulation was forced by a combination of NOAA/GDAS atmospheric analysis fields, spatially and temporally disaggregated NOAA Climate Prediction Center Merged Analysis of Precipitation (CMAP) fields, and observation based downward shortwave and longwave radiation fields derived using the method of the Air Force Weather Agency's AGRicultural METeorological modeling system (AGRMET). The simulation was initialized on 1 January 1979 using soil moisture and other state fields from a GLDAS/Mosaic model climatology for that day of the year. WGRIB or another GRIB reader is required to read the files. The data set applies a user-defined parameter table to indicate the contents and parameter number. The GRIBTAB file shows a list of parameters for this data set, along with their Product Definition Section (PDS) IDs and units.

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