air_temperature_at_cloud_optical_centroid

under discussion
Created: April 19, 2016
Proposer: Maarten Sneep
Proposed Date: 2016-03-10
Change Date: April 19, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Term: air_temperature_at_cloud_optical_centroid
Unit: K
Unit ref: UPKA
AMIP:
GRIB:
Air temperature is the bulk temperature of the air, not the surface (skin) temperature. The cloud optical centriod pressure is a pressure level inside the cloud, near the optical thickness center of the cloud. There is also a standard name for air_pressure_at_cloud_optical_centroid.