BackForward Variable: Soil moisture (in the roots region)

Definition
Full name Soil moisture (in the roots region)
Definition Sub-soil 3D field of the fractional content of water in a volume of wet soil. Requested from surface down to ~ 3 m
Measuring Units m3 /m3 Uncertainty Units m3 /m3
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units m3 /m3 (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2019-09-30
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
Classification
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Soil moisture (in the roots region)
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Root
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Soil moisture (in the roots region)  (1)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
822 Soil moisture (in the roots region) Root Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 0.04 m3 /m3 0.01 m3 /m3 1 km
25 km
24 h Global reasonable 2019-09-30 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)