The names of the MIP tables are constructed using the tokens described below, and a frequency token. The frequency is generally taken from the CIP6 frequency vocabulary, except for the “monClim” frequency, which is abbreviated to “clim”.

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"Header": {
    "mip_era":     "CMIP6", 
    "approx_interval": "30.00000", 
    "realm": "atmos", 
    "product": "output", 
    "cmor_version": "3.3", 
    "Conventions": "CF-1.6 CMIP-6.0", 
    "table_id": "Table Amon", 
    "data_specs_version": "3.0", 
    "generic_levels": "alevel alevhalf", 
    "missing_value": "1e20", 
    "table_date": "01 April 2016"
}, 

axis_entry

"axis_entry": {
    "forecast": {
        "stored_direction": "increasing",
        "must_have_bounds": "no",
        "long_name": "ensemble time axis",
        "standard_name": "time",
        "out_name": "forecast",
        "type": "double",
        "units": "days since 1900-01-01",
        "value": "0.0", 
        "axis": "T"
    },
    "plev17": {
        "requested": [
            "100000.", 
            "92500.", 
            "85000.", 
            "70000.", 
            "60000.", 
            "50000.", 
            "40000.", 
            "30000.", 
            "25000.", 
            "20000.", 
            "15000.", 
            "10000.", 
            "7000.", 
            "5000.", 
            "3000.", 
            "2000.", 
            "1000."
        ], 
        "stored_direction": "decreasing", 
        "z_factors": "", 
        "positive": "down", 
        "must_have_bounds": "no", 
        "valid_min": "", 
        "requested_bounds": "", 
        "z_bounds_factors": "", 
        "bounds_values": "", 
        "long_name": "pressure", 
        "standard_name": "air_pressure", 
        "value": "", 
        "out_name": "plev", 
        "type": "double", 
        "units": "Pa", 
        "formula": "", 
        "climatology": "", 
        "tolerance": "0.001", 
        "valid_max": "", 
        "axis": "Z"
    }, 
    "height2m": {
        "requested": "", 
        "stored_direction": "increasing", 
        "z_factors": "", 
        "positive": "up", 
        "must_have_bounds": "no", 
        "valid_min": "1.0", 
        "requested_bounds": "", 
        "z_bounds_factors": "", 
        "bounds_values": "", 
        "long_name": "height", 
        "standard_name": "height", 
        "value": "2.0", 
        "out_name": "height", 
        "type": "double", 
        "units": "m", 
        "formula": "", 
        "climatology": "", 
        "tolerance": "", 
        "valid_max": "10.0", 
        "axis": "Z"
    }, 
    "latitude": {
        "requested": "", 
        "stored_direction": "increasing", 
        "z_factors": "", 
        "positive": "", 
        "must_have_bounds": "yes", 
        "valid_min": "-90.0", 
        "requested_bounds": "", 
        "z_bounds_factors": "", 
        "bounds_values": "", 
        "long_name": "latitude", 
        "standard_name": "latitude", 
        "value": "", 
        "out_name": "lat", 
        "type": "double", 
        "units": "degrees_north", 
        "formula": "", 
        "climatology": "", 
        "tolerance": "", 
        "valid_max": "90.0", 
        "axis": "Y"
    }, 
    "longitude": {
        "requested": "", 
        "stored_direction": "increasing", 
        "z_factors": "", 
        "positive": "", 
        "must_have_bounds": "yes", 
        "valid_min": "0.0", 
        "requested_bounds": "", 
        "z_bounds_factors": "", 
        "bounds_values": "", 
        "long_name": "longitude", 
        "standard_name": "longitude", 
        "value": "", 
        "out_name": "lon", 
        "type": "double", 
        "units": "degrees_east", 
        "formula": "", 
        "climatology": "", 
        "tolerance": "", 
        "valid_max": "360.0", 
        "axis": "X"
    }, 
    "time": {
        "requested": "", 
        "stored_direction": "increasing", 
        "z_factors": "", 
        "positive": "", 
        "must_have_bounds": "yes", 
        "valid_min": "", 
        "requested_bounds": "", 
        "z_bounds_factors": "", 
        "bounds_values": "", 
        "long_name": "time", 
        "standard_name": "time", 
        "value": "", 
        "out_name": "time", 
        "type": "double", 
        "units": "days since ?", 
        "formula": "", 
        "climatology": "", 
        "tolerance": "", 
        "valid_max": "", 
        "axis": "T"
    } 
}, 

variable_entry

"variable_entry": {
    "rsutcs": {
        "comment": "", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "up", 
        "valid_min": "0", 
        "long_name": "TOA Outgoing Clear-Sky Shortwave Radiation", 
        "standard_name": "toa_outgoing_shortwave_flux_assuming_clear_sky", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "54.7", 
        "units": "W m-2", 
        "out_name": "rsutcs", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "444", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "73.36"
    }, 
    "tas": {
        "comment": "near-surface (usually, 2 meter) air temperature", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time height2m", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "", 
        "valid_min": "180.6", 
        "long_name": "Near-Surface Air Temperature", 
        "standard_name": "air_temperature", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "262.4", 
        "units": "K", 
        "out_name": "tas", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "335.1", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "293"
    }, 
    "tasforecast": {
        "comment": "near-surface (usually, 2 meter) air temperature", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time height2m forecast", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "", 
        "valid_min": "180.6", 
        "long_name": "Near-Surface Air Temperature", 
        "standard_name": "air_temperature", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "262.4", 
        "units": "K", 
        "out_name": "tas", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "335.1", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "293"
    }, 
    "rldscs": {
        "comment": "", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "down", 
        "valid_min": "33.55", 
        "long_name": "Surface Downwelling Clear-Sky Longwave Radiation", 
        "standard_name": "surface_downwelling_longwave_flux_in_air_assuming_clear_sky", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "238.6", 
        "units": "W m-2", 
        "out_name": "rldscs", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "543.6", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "293.8"
    }, 
    "n2oglobal": {
        "comment": "", 
        "dimensions": "time", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "", 
        "valid_min": "", 
        "long_name": "Global Mean Mole Fraction of N2O", 
        "standard_name": "mole_fraction_of_nitrous_oxide_in_air", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos atmosChem", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "", 
        "units": "1e-09", 
        "out_name": "n2oglobal", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": ""
    }, 
    "ts": {
        "comment": "'skin' temperature (i.e., SST for open ocean)", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "", 
        "valid_min": "176.8", 
        "long_name": "Surface Temperature", 
        "standard_name": "surface_temperature", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "262.8", 
        "units": "K", 
        "out_name": "ts", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "339.6", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "293.3"
    }, 
    "clt": {
        "comment": "cloud area fraction", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "", 
        "valid_min": "-0.0001822", 
        "long_name": "Total Cloud Fraction", 
        "standard_name": "cloud_area_fraction_in_atmosphere_layer", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: mean", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "39.37", 
        "units": "1.0", 
        "out_name": "clt", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "105", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "84.98"
    }, 
    "tasmax": {
        "comment": "maximum near-surface (usually, 2 meter) air temperature (add cell_method attribute 'time: max')", 
        "dimensions": "longitude latitude time height2m", 
        "frequency": "mon", 
        "positive": "", 
        "valid_min": "181.9", 
        "long_name": "Daily Maximum Near-Surface Air Temperature", 
        "standard_name": "air_temperature", 
        "modeling_realm": "atmos", 
        "cell_measures": "time: maximum within days time: mean over days", 
        "cell_methods": "area: areacella", 
        "ok_min_mean_abs": "264.9", 
        "units": "K", 
        "out_name": "tasmax", 
        "type": "real", 
        "valid_max": "341.9", 
        "ok_max_mean_abs": "294"
    }
}
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