BackForward Variable: Soil temperature

Full name Soil temperature
Definition The standard depths for soil temperature measurements are 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 cm below the surface; additional depths may be included. The site for such measurements should be a level plot of bare ground (about 75 cm^2 ) and typical of the surrounding soil for which information is required.
Measuring Units K Uncertainty Units K
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units K (Stability /decade)


Last modified: 2011-06-23
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Soil temperature
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Land surface
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Requirements defined for Soil temperature  (1)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source