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Here is the breakdown of the GLBa0.08 data files for a 00Z snapshot (1 day):


 

2d/archv.YYYY_DDD_00_2d.nc
521,788,000 Bytes [uncompressed] OR
246,421,000 Bytes {compressed}

salt/archv.YYYY_DDD_00_3zs.nc
2,029,076,000 Bytes [uncompressed] OR
643,528,000 Bytes {compressed}

temp/archv.YYYY_DDD_00_3zt.nc
2,029,076,000 Bytes [uncompressed] OR
643,528,000 Bytes {compressed}

uvel/archv.YYYY_DDD_00_3zu.nc
2,029,076,000 Bytes [uncompressed] OR
643,528,000 Bytes {compressed}

vvel/archv.YYYY_DDD_00_3zv.nc
2,029,076,000 Bytes [uncompressed] OR
643,528,000 Bytes {compressed}

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Totals (approximately):

8,638,092,000 Bytes / day (00Z) [uncompressed] OR
2,820,533,000 Bytes / day (00Z) {compressed}

3,152,903,580,000 Bytes / year (365 days) [uncompressed] OR
1,029,494,545,000 Bytes / year (365 days) {compressed}

 

Disclaimer

This is a demonstration product from the HYCOM Consortium and is provided as is. HYCOM Consortium does not warrant or suggest that this data is fit for any particular purpose. Further, neither COAPS nor HYCOM consortium guarantee availability, service updates or timely data delivery.