[MITgcm-support] What is the unit of PH and PNH in the output files?

Pär Jansson jansson.par at telia.com
Wed Nov 20 16:01:44 EST 2013

Hi there!
Sorry for asking such a trivial question, but I've scoured the manual, the online documentation and the support mails.
Nowhere did i find the answer to my question;

What are the units of the pressure (PH and PNH) in the output fields from the model?
I'm trying to evaluate the energy flux contents in internal waves etc. for my masters' thesis and 
was assuming the output would be SI-units. That would mean Pascal (N/m^2), but they seem too small.
In the variable list, some variables has the pressure in db and some are in Pascal. So I'm still confused...

Best regards!
/Pär Jansson
University of Gothenburg

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