GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-2-3

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 2
CATEGORY 3

(Land Surface products, Soil category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 2
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 3

Revised 04/08/2013
Red text depicts changes made since 02/14/2012



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Soil Type
See Table 4.213
SOTYP
1
Upper Layer Soil Temperature*
K
UPLST
2
Upper Layer Soil Moisture*
kg m-3
UPLSM
3
Lower Layer Soil Moisture*
kg m-3 LOWLSM
4
Bottom Layer Soil Temperature* K
BOTLST
5
Liquid Volumetric Soil Moisture (non-frozen)**
Proportion
SOILL
6
Number of Soil Layers in Root Zone Numeric
RLYRS
7
Transpiration Stress-onset (soil moisture)** Proportion SMREF
8
Direct Evaporation Cease (soil moisture)** Proportion SMDRY
9
Soil Porosity** Proportion POROS
10
Liquid Volumetric Soil Moisture (Non-Frozen) m3 m-3 LIQVSM
11
Volumetric Transpiration Stree-Onset(Soil Moisture) m3 m-3 VOLTSO
12
Transpiration Stree-Onset(Soil Moisture) kg m-3 TRANSO
13
Volumetric Direct Evaporation Cease(Soil Moisture) m3 m-3 VOLDEC
14
Direct Evaporation Cease(Soil Moisture) kg m-3 DIREC
15
Soil Porosity m3 m-3 SOILP
16
Volumetric Saturation Of Soil Moisture m3 m-3 VSOSM
17
Saturation Of Soil Moisture kg m-3 SATOSM
18
Soil Temperature K SOILTMP
19
Soil Moisture kg m-3 SOILMOI
20 Column-Integrated Soil Moisture kg m-2 CISOILM
21
Soil Ice kg m-3 SOILICE
22 Column-Integrated Soil Ice kg m-2 CISICE
23-191
Reserved

192-254 Reserved for Local Use

192
Liquid Volumetric Soil Moisture (non Frozen)
Proportion
SOILL
193
Number of Soil Layers in Root Zone non-dim
RLYRS
194
Surface Slope Type Index
SLTYP
195
Transpiration Stress-onset (soil moisture) Proportion SMREF
196
Direct Evaporation Cease (soil moisture) Proportion SMDRY
197
Soil Porosity Proportion POROS
198
Direct Evaporation from Bare Soil W m-2 EVBS
199
Land Surface Precipitation Accumulation kg m-2 LSPA
200
Bare Soil Surface Skin temperature K BARET
201
Average Surface Skin Temperature K AVSFT
202
Effective Radiative Skin Temperature K RADT
203
Field Capacity Fraction FLDCP
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.
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