GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-2-0

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 2
CATEGORY 0

(Land Surface products, Vegetation/Biomass category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 2
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 0

Revised 07/18/2013
Red text depicts changes made since 03/15/2012



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Land Cover (0=sea, 1=land)
Proportion LAND
1
Surface Roughness
m
SFCR
2 Soil Temperature *** K TSOIL
3
Soil Moisture Content*
kg m-2
SOILM
4
Vegetation
%
VEG
5
Water Runoff
kg m-2 WATR
6
Evapotranspiration
kg-2 s-1
EVAPT
7
Model Terrain Height
m
MTERH
8
Land Use
See Table 4.212
LANDU
9
Volumetric Soil Moisture Content** Proportion
SOILW
10
Ground Heat Flux* W m-2 GFLUX
11
Moisture Availability %
MSTAV
12
Exchange Coefficient kg m-2 s-1
SFEXC
13
Plant Canopy Surface Water kg m-2 CNWAT
14
Blackadar's Mixing Length Scale m
BMIXL
15
Canopy Conductance m s-1 CCOND
16
Minimal Stomatal Resistance s m-1 RSMIN
17
Wilting Point* Proportion
WILT
18
Solar parameter in canopy conductance Proportion
RCS
19
Temperature parameter in canopy Proportion RCT
20 Humidity parameter in canopy conductance Proportion RCQ
21
Soil moisture parameter in canopy conductance Proportion RCSOL
22 Soil Moisture *** kg m-3 SOILM
23 Column-Integrated Soil Water *** kg m-2 CISOILW
24 Heat Flux W m-2 HFLUX
25 Volumetric Soil Moisture m3 m-3 VSOILM
26 Wilting Point kg m-3 WILT
27 Volumetric Wilting Point m3 m-3 VWILTP
28 Leaf Area Index Numeric LEAINX
29 Evergreen Forest Cover Proportion EVGFC
30 Deciduous Forest Cover Proportion DECFC
31 Normalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI) Numeric NDVINX
32 Root Depth of Vegetation m RDVEG
33-191
Reserved

192-254 Reserved for Local Use

192
Volumetric Soil Moisture Content Fraction
SOILW
193
Ground Heat Flux W m-2 GFLUX
194
Moisture Availability %
MSTAV
195
Exchange Coefficient (kg m-3) (m s-1)
SFEXC
196
Plant Canopy Surface Water kg m-2 CNWAT
197
Blackadar’s Mixing Length Scale m
BMIXL
198
Vegetation Type Integer (0-13) VGTYP
199
Canopy Conductance m s-1 CCOND
200
Minimal Stomatal Resistance s m-1 RSMIN
201
Wilting Point Fraction
WILT
202
Solar parameter in canopy conductance Fraction
RCS
203
Temperature parameter in canopy conductance Fraction RCT
204
Humidity parameter in canopy conductance Fraction RCQ
205
Soil moisture parameter in canopy conductance Fraction RCSOL
206
Rate of water dropping from canopy to ground
RDRIP
207
Ice-free water surface %
ICWAT
208
Surface exchange coefficients for T and Q divided by delta z m s-1 AKHS
209 Surface exchange coefficients for U and V divided by delta z m s-1 AKMS
210
Vegetation canopy temperature K
VEGT
211
Surface water storage Kg m-2
SSTOR
212
Liquid soil moisture content (non-frozen) Kg m-2
LSOIL
213
Open water evaporation (standing water) W m-2
EWATR
214
Groundwater recharge Kg m-2
GWREC
215
Flood plain recharge Kg m-2
QREC
216
Roughness length for heat m
SFCRH
217
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
NDVI
218
Land-sea coverage (nearest neighbor) [land=1,sea=0]
LANDN
219
Asymptotic mixing length scale m
AMIXL
220
Water vapor added by precip assimilation Kg m-2
WVINC
221
Water condensate added by precip assimilation Kg m-2
WCINC
222
Water Vapor Flux Convergance (Vertical Int) Kg m-2
WVCONV
223
Water Condensate Flux Convergance (Vertical Int) Kg m-2
WCCONV
224
Water Vapor Zonal Flux (Vertical Int) Kg m-2
WVUFLX
225
Water Vapor Meridional Flux (Vertical Int) Kg m-2
WVVFLX
226
Water Condensate Zonal Flux (Vertical Int) Kg m-2
WCUFLX
227
Water Condensate Meridional Flux (Vertical Int) Kg m-2
WCVFLX
228
Aerodynamic conductance m s-1 ACOND
229
Canopy water evaporation W m-2
EVCW
230
Transpiration W m-2
TRANS
255
Missing




Notes:

* Parameter deprecated - See Regulation 92.6.2 and use another parameter instead.
** It is not recommended to use this parameter, but to use another one with a more descriptive unit.
*** Parameter deprecated. Use another parameter in parameter category 3: Soil products instead.


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