Dear Maarten

These make sense to me and appear to conform to current patterns.

Best wishes

Jonathan

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> Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2018 14:00:01 +0200
> From: Maarten Sneep <maarten.sn...@knmi.nl>
> To: cf-metadata@cgd.ucar.edu
> Subject: Re: [CF-metadata] Standard name proposal related to methane, water
>       vapor, carbon monoxide, semi-heavy water, and nitrogen dioxide.
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> Hi,
> 
> I haven't heard anything after sending this in. Can these names be considered 
> for
> inclusion in the standard_name list?
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Maarten Sneep
> 
> On 23/02/18 15:04, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'd like to propose the following standard names:
> > 
> > * atmosphere_mole_content_of_methane
> > * atmosphere_mole_content_of_water_vapor
> > * atmosphere_mole_content_of_carbon_monoxide
> > * atmosphere_mole_content_of_semiheavy_water_vapor
> > * atmosphere_mole_content_of_nitrogen_dioxide
> > 
> > Details are provided below.
> > 
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_methane
> > Canonical units: mol/m2
> > Description: "Content" indicates a quantity per unit area. The "atmosphere 
> > content"
> > of a quantity refers to the vertical integral from the surface to the top 
> > of the
> > atmosphere. For the content between specified levels in the atmosphere, 
> > standard
> > names including "content_of_atmosphere_layer" are used. The construction
> > "atmosphere_mole_content_of_X" means the vertically integrated number of 
> > moles of X
> > above a unit area. The chemical formula for methane is CH4. Methane is a 
> > member of
> > the group of hydrocarbons known as alkanes. There are standard names for 
> > the alkane
> > group as well as for some of the individual species.
> > 
> > (References: atmosphere_mass_content_of_methane, 
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_ozone;
> > for ozone both mole content and mass content exist).
> > 
> > 
> > atmosphere_column_average_mole_fraction_of_methane_in_dry_air
> > Canonical units: 1
> > 
> > 
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_water_vapor
> > Canonical units: mol/m2
> > Description: "Content" indicates a quantity per unit area. The "atmosphere 
> > content"
> > of a quantity refers to the vertical integral from the surface to the top 
> > of the
> > atmosphere. For the content between specified levels in the atmosphere, 
> > standard
> > names including "content_of_atmosphere_layer" are used. The construction
> > "atmosphere_mole_content_of_X" means the vertically integrated number of 
> > moles of X
> > above a unit area. The chemical formula for water is H2O. Atmosphere water 
> > vapor
> > content is sometimes referred to as "precipitable water", although this 
> > term does not
> > imply the water could all be precipitated.
> > 
> > (References: atmosphere_mass_content_of_water_vapor,
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_ozone; for ozone both mole content and mass 
> > content exist).
> > 
> > 
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_carbon_monoxide
> > Canonical units: mol/m2
> > Description: "Content" indicates a quantity per unit area. The "atmosphere 
> > content"
> > of a quantity refers to the vertical integral from the surface to the top 
> > of the
> > atmosphere. For the content between specified levels in the atmosphere, 
> > standard
> > names including "content_of_atmosphere_layer" are used. The construction
> > "atmosphere_mole_content_of_X" means the vertically integrated number of 
> > moles of X
> > above a unit area. The chemical formula for carbon monoxide is CO.
> > 
> > (References: atmosphere_mass_content_of_carbon_monoxide,
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_ozone; for ozone both mole content and mass 
> > content exist).
> > 
> > 
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_semiheavy_water_vapor
> > Canonical units: mol/m2
> > Description: "Content" indicates a quantity per unit area. The "atmosphere 
> > content"
> > of a quantity refers to the vertical integral from the surface to the top 
> > of the
> > atmosphere. For the content between specified levels in the atmosphere, 
> > standard
> > names including "content_of_atmosphere_layer" are used. The construction
> > "atmosphere_mole_content_of_X" means the vertically integrated number of 
> > moles of X
> > above a unit area. The chemical formula for semi-heavy water is HDO, water 
> > with one
> > hydrogen replaced by deuterium.
> > 
> > Note: This one is tricky, HDO is not D2O, so the correct term is not heavy 
> > water.
> > Open for suggestions here.
> > 
> > 
> > atmosphere_mole_content_of_nitrogen_dioxide
> > Canonical units: mol/m2
> > Description: "Content" indicates a quantity per unit area. The "atmosphere 
> > content"
> > of a quantity refers to the vertical integral from the surface to the top 
> > of the
> > atmosphere. For the content between specified levels in the atmosphere, 
> > standard
> > names including "content_of_atmosphere_layer" are used. The construction
> > "atmosphere_mole_content_of_X" means the vertically integrated number of 
> > moles of X
> > above a unit area. The chemical formula for nitrogen_dioxide is NO2.
> > 
> > (References: troposphere_mole_content_of_nitrogen_dioxide,
> > stratosphere_mole_content_of_nitrogen_dioxide).
> 
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