6.7.3. Anomalies

6.7.3.1. Operation


Operation name:Anomalies
Description:This Operation serves for the calculation of differences compared to a reference.
Utilised in:Use Case #9 Workflow, Use Case #6 Workflow

6.7.3.2. Options


name:temporal
description:calculate anomalies compared to the temporal mean of a specific reference period
settings:reference period

name:spatial
description:calculate anomalies compared to the spatial mean of a specific reference region
settings:reference region

name:internal reference
description:calculate anomalies compared to the mean of a specfic region/time of the input data itself.
settings:reference region, reference period

name:external reference
description:calculate anomalies compared to the mean of a specfic region/time of external reference data.
settings:reference region, reference period, reference data

6.7.3.3. Input data


name:longitude (lon, x)
type:floating point number
range:[-180.; +180.] respectively [0.; 360.]
dimensionality:vector
description:grid information on longitudes

name:latitude (lat, y)
type:floating point number
range:[-90.; +90.]
dimensionality:vector
description:grid information on latitudes

name:height (z)
type:floating point number
range:[-infinity; +infinity]
dimensionality:vector
description:grid information on height/depth

name:variable(s)
type:floating point number
range:[-infinity; +infinity]
dimensionality:cube or 4D
description:values of (a) certain variable(s)

name:time (steps)
type:integer or double
range:[0; +infinity]
dimensionality:vector
description:days/months since …

6.7.3.4. Output data


name:anomalies
type:array
description:input data transformed to anomalies (same dimensions as input data)

6.7.3.5. Parameters


name:lon1, x1 (longitudinal position)
type:floating point number
valid values:[-180.; +180.] respectively [0.; 360.]
default value:minimum longitude of input data
description:longitudinal coordinate limiting rectangular area of interest

name:lon2, x2 (longitudinal position)
type:floating point number
valid values:[-180.; +180.] resp. [0.; 360.]
default value:maximum longitude of input data
description:longitudinal coordinate limiting rectangular area of interest

name:lat1, y1 (latitudinal position)
type:floating point number
valid values:[-90.; +90.]
default value:minimum latitude of input data
description:latitudinal coordinate limiting rectangular area of interest

name:lat2, y2 (latitudinal position)
type:floating point number
valid values:[-90.; +90.]
default value:maximum latitude of input data
description:latitudinal coordinate limiting rectangular area of interest

name:time1, tim1
type:integer or double
valid values:[0; +infinity]
default value:start point of input data
description:starting point of reference period

name:time2, tim2
type:integer or double
valid values:[0; +infinity]
default value:terminal point of input data
description:terminal point of reference period