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df_state variables

Note

Data structure of df_state is explained here.

aerodynamicresistancemethod
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
ah_min
Description:Minimum QF values.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AHMin_WD, AHMin_WE
ah_slope_cooling
Description:Cooling slope of QF calculation.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AHSlope_Cooling_WD, AHSlope_Cooling_WE
ah_slope_heating
Description:Heating slope of QF calculation.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AHSlope_Heating_WD, AHSlope_Heating_WE
ahprof_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in energy use calculation.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

EnergyUseProfWD, EnergyUseProfWE

alb
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for summertime.
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMax
albdectr_id
Description:Albedo of deciduous surface DecTr on day 0 of run
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 albDecTr0
albevetr_id
Description:Albedo of evergreen surface EveTr on day 0 of run
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 albEveTr0
albgrass_id
Description:Albedo of grass surface Grass on day 0 of run
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 albGrass0
albmax_dectr
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for summertime.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMax
albmax_evetr
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for summertime.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMax
albmax_grass
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for summertime.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMax
albmin_dectr
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for wintertime (not including snow).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMin
albmin_evetr
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for wintertime (not including snow).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMin
albmin_grass
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for wintertime (not including snow).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMin
alpha_bioco2
Description:The mean apparent ecosystem quantum. Represents the initial slope of the light-response curve.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 alpha
alpha_enh_bioco2
Description:Part of the alpha coefficient related to the fraction of vegetation.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 alpha_enh
alt
Description:Altitude of grids [m].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Alt
baset
Description:Base Temperature for initiating growing degree days (GDD) for leaf growth. [°C]
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 BaseT
baset_cooling
Description:Critical cooling temperature.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 TCritic_Cooling_WD, TCritic_Cooling_WE
baset_hc
Description:Base temperature for heating degree days [°C]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 BaseT_HC
baset_heating
Description:Critical heating temperature.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 TCritic_Heating_WD, TCritic_Heating_WE
basete
Description:Base temperature for initiating sensesance degree days (SDD) for leaf off. [°C]
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 BaseTe
basetmethod
Description:Determines method for base temperature used in HDD/CDD calculations.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 BaseTMethod
beta_bioco2
Description:The light-saturated gross photosynthesis of the canopy. [umol m-2 s-1 ]
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 beta
beta_enh_bioco2
Description:Part of the beta coefficient related to the fraction of vegetation.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 beta_enh
bldgh
Description:Mean building height [m]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 H_Bldgs
capmax_dec
Description:Maximum water storage capacity for upper surfaces (i.e. canopy)
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 StorageMax
capmin_dec
Description:Minimum water storage capacity for upper surfaces (i.e. canopy).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 StorageMin
chanohm
Description:Bulk transfer coefficient for this surface to use in AnOHM [-]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AnOHM_Ch
co2pointsource
Description:CO2 emission factor [kg km-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 CO2PointSource
cpanohm
Description:Volumetric heat capacity for this surface to use in AnOHM [J m-3]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AnOHM_Cp
crwmax
Description:Maximum water holding capacity of snow [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 CRWMax
crwmin
Description:Minimum water holding capacity of snow [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 CRWMin
daywat
Description:Irrigation flag: 1 for on and 0 for off.
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: {Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday}
SUEWS-related variables:
 DayWat(1), DayWat(2), DayWat(3), DayWat(4), DayWat(5), DayWat(6), DayWat(7)
daywatper
Description:Fraction of properties using irrigation for each day of a week.
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: {Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday}
SUEWS-related variables:
 DayWatPer(1), DayWatPer(2), DayWatPer(3), DayWatPer(4), DayWatPer(5), DayWatPer(6), DayWatPer(7)
decidcap_id
Description:Storage capacity of deciduous surface DecTr on day 0 of run.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 decidCap0
dectreeh
Description:Mean height of deciduous trees [m]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 H_DecTr
diagnose
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
diagqn
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
diagqs
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
drainrt
Description:Drainage rate of bucket for LUMPS [mm h-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 LUMPS_DrRate
ef_umolco2perj
Description:Emission factor for fuels used for building heating.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 EF_umolCO2perJ
emis
Description:Effective surface emissivity.
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 Emissivity
emissionsmethod
Description:Determines method for QF calculation.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 EmissionsMethod
enddls
Description:End of the day light savings [DOY]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 EndDLS
enef_v_jkm
Description:Emission factor for heat [J k|m^-1|].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 EnEF_v_Jkm
evapmethod
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
evetreeh
Description:Mean height of evergreen trees [m]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 H_EveTr
faibldg
Description:Frontal area index for buildings [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 FAI_Bldgs
faidectree
Description:Frontal area index for deciduous trees [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 FAI_DecTr
faievetree
Description:Frontal area index for evergreen trees [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 FAI_EveTr
faut
Description:Fraction of irrigated area that is irrigated using automated systems
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Faut
fcef_v_kgkm
Description:CO2 emission factor for weekdays [kg km-1];;CO2 emission factor for weekends [kg km-1]
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 FcEF_v_kgkmWD, FcEF_v_kgkmWE
flowchange
Description:Difference in input and output flows for water surface [mm h-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 FlowChange
frfossilfuel_heat
Description:Fraction of fossil fuels used for building heating [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 FrFossilFuel_Heat
frfossilfuel_nonheat
Description:Fraction of fossil fuels used for building energy use [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 FrFossilFuel_NonHeat
g1
Description:Related to maximum surface conductance [mm s-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 G1
g2
Description:Related to Kdown dependence [W m-2]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 G2
g3
Description:Related to VPD dependence [units depend on gsModel]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 G3
g4
Description:Related to VPD dependence [units depend on gsModel]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 G4
g5
Description:Related to temperature dependence [°C]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 G5
g6
Description:Related to soil moisture dependence [mm-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 G6
gddfull
Description:The growing degree days (GDD) needed for full capacity of the leaf area index (LAI) [°C].
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 GDDFull
gsmodel
Description:Formulation choice for conductance calculation.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 gsModel
h_maintain
Description:water depth to maintain used in automatic irrigation (e.g., ponding water due to flooding irrigation in rice crop-field) [mm].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 H_maintain
humactivity_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in human activity calculation.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

ActivityProfWD, ActivityProfWE

ie_a
Description:Coefficient for automatic irrigation model.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 Ie_a1, Ie_a2, Ie_a3
ie_end
Description:Day when irrigation ends [DOY]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Ie_end
ie_m
Description:Coefficient for manual irrigation model.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 Ie_m1, Ie_m2, Ie_m3
ie_start
Description:Day when irrigation starts [DOY]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Ie_start
internalwateruse_h
Description:Internal water use [mm h-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 InternalWaterUse
irrfracbldgs
Description:Fraction of Bldgs that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_Bldgs
irrfracbsoil
Description:Fraction of BSoil that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_BSoil
irrfracdectr
Description:Fraction of DecTr that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_DecTr
irrfracevetr
Description:Fraction of EveTr that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_EveTr
irrfracgrass
Description:Fraction of Grass that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_Grass
irrfracpaved
Description:Fraction of Paved that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_Paved
irrfracwater
Description:Fraction of Water that is irrigated [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 IrrFr_Water
kkanohm
Description:Thermal conductivity for this surface to use in AnOHM [W m K-1]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 AnOHM_Kk
kmax
Description:Maximum incoming shortwave radiation [W m-2]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Kmax
lai_id
Description:Initial LAI values.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 LAIinitialDecTr, LAIinitialEveTr, LAIinitialGrass
laicalcyes
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
laimax
Description:full leaf-on summertime value
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 LAIMax
laimin
Description:leaf-off wintertime value
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 LAIMin
laipower
Description:

parameters required by LAI calculation.

Dimensionality:

(4, 3)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

4: {LeafGrowthPower1, LeafGrowthPower2, LeafOffPower1, LeafOffPower2}

3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

LeafGrowthPower1, LeafGrowthPower2, LeafOffPower1, LeafOffPower2

laitype
Description:LAI calculation choice.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 LAIEq
lat
Description:Latitude [deg].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 lat
lng
Description:longitude [deg]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 lng
maxconductance
Description:The maximum conductance of each vegetation or surface type. [mm s-1]
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 MaxConductance
maxfcmetab
Description:Maximum (day) CO2 from human metabolism. [W m-2]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 MaxFCMetab
maxqfmetab
Description:Maximum value for human heat emission. [W m-2]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 MaxQFMetab
min_res_bioco2
Description:Minimum soil respiration rate (for cold-temperature limit) [umol m-2 s-1].
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 min_respi
minfcmetab
Description:Minimum (night) CO2 from human metabolism. [W m-2]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 MinFCMetab
minqfmetab
Description:Minimum value for human heat emission. [W m-2]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 MinQFMetab
narp_emis_snow
Description:Effective surface emissivity.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Emissivity
narp_trans_site
Description:Atmospheric transmissivity for NARP [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 NARP_Trans
netradiationmethod
Description:Determines method for calculation of radiation fluxes.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 NetRadiationMethod
ohm_coef
Description:

Coefficients for OHM calculation.

Dimensionality:

(8, 4, 3)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

8: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water, one extra land cover type (currently NOT used)}

4: {SummerWet, SummerDry, WinterWet, WinterDry}

3: {a1, a2, a3}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

a1, a2, a3

ohm_threshsw
Description:Temperature threshold determining whether summer/winter OHM coefficients are applied [°C]
Dimensionality:(8,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 8: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water, one extra land cover type (currently NOT used)}
SUEWS-related variables:
 OHMThresh_SW
ohm_threshwd
Description:Soil moisture threshold determining whether wet/dry OHM coefficients are applied [-]
Dimensionality:(8,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 8: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water, one extra land cover type (currently NOT used)}
SUEWS-related variables:
 OHMThresh_WD
ohmincqf
Description:Determines whether the storage heat flux calculation uses Q* or ( Q* +QF).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 OHMIncQF
pipecapacity
Description:Storage capacity of pipes [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 PipeCapacity
popdensdaytime
Description:Daytime population density (i.e. workers, tourists) [people ha-1]
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 PopDensDay
popdensnighttime
Description:Night-time population density (i.e. residents) [people ha-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 PopDensNight
popprof_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in dynamic population estimation.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

PopProfWD, PopProfWE

pormax_dec
Description:full leaf-on summertime value Used only for DecTr (can affect roughness calculation)
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 PorosityMax
pormin_dec
Description:leaf-off wintertime value Used only for DecTr (can affect roughness calculation)
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 PorosityMin
porosity_id
Description:Porosity of deciduous vegetation on day 0 of run.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 porosity0
preciplimit
Description:Temperature limit when precipitation falls as snow [°C]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 PrecipLimSnow
preciplimitalb
Description:Limit for hourly precipitation when the ground is fully covered with snow [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 PrecipLimAlb
qf0_beu
Description:Building energy use [W m-2]
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 QF0_BEU_WD, QF0_BEU_WE
qf_a
Description:Base value for QF calculation.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 QF_A_WD, QF_A_WE
qf_b
Description:Parameter related to heating degree days.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 QF_B_WD, QF_B_WE
qf_c
Description:Parameter related to heating degree days.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 QF_C_WD, QF_C_WE
radmeltfact
Description:Hourly radiation melt factor of snow [mm W-1 h-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 RadMeltFactor
raincover
Description:Limit when surface totally covered with water for LUMPS [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 LUMPS_Cover
rainmaxres
Description:Maximum water bucket reservoir [mm] Used for LUMPS surface wetness control.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 LUMPS_MaxRes
resp_a
Description:Respiration coefficient a.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 resp_a
resp_b
Description:Respiration coefficient b - related to air temperature dependency.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 resp_b
roughlenheatmethod
Description:Determines method for calculating roughness length for heat.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 RoughLenHeatMethod
roughlenmommethod
Description:Determines how aerodynamic roughness length (z0m) and zero displacement height (zdm) are calculated.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 RoughLenMomMethod
runofftowater
Description:Fraction of above-ground runoff flowing to water surface during flooding [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 RunoffToWater
s1
Description:A parameter related to soil moisture dependence [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 S1
s2
Description:A parameter related to soil moisture dependence [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 S2
sathydraulicconduct
Description:Hydraulic conductivity for saturated soil [mm s-1]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SatHydraulicCond
sddfull
Description:The sensesence degree days (SDD) needed to initiate leaf off. [°C]
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SDDFull
sfr
Description:Surface cover fractions.
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 Fr_Bldgs, Fr_Bsoil, Fr_DecTr, Fr_EveTr, Fr_Grass, Fr_Paved, Fr_Water
smdmethod
Description:Determines method for calculating soil moisture deficit (SMD).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SMDMethod
snowalb
Description:Initial snow albedo
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowAlb0
snowalbmax
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for summertime.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMax
snowalbmin
Description:Effective surface albedo (middle of the day value) for wintertime (not including snow).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 AlbedoMin
snowdens
Description:Initial snow density of each land cover.
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowDensBldgs, SnowDensPaved, SnowDensDecTr, SnowDensEveTr, SnowDensGrass, SnowDensBSoil, SnowDensWater
snowdensmax
Description:Maximum snow density [kg m-3]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowDensMax
snowdensmin
Description:Fresh snow density [kg m-3]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowDensMin
snowfrac
Description:Initial plan area fraction of snow on each land cover`
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowFracBldgs, SnowFracPaved, SnowFracDecTr, SnowFracEveTr, SnowFracGrass, SnowFracBSoil, SnowFracWater
snowlimbldg
Description:Limit of the snow water equivalent for snow removal from roads and roofs [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowLimRemove
snowlimpaved
Description:Limit of the snow water equivalent for snow removal from roads and roofs [mm]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowLimRemove
snowpack
Description:Initial snow water equivalent on each land cover
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowPackBldgs, SnowPackPaved, SnowPackDecTr, SnowPackEveTr, SnowPackGrass, SnowPackBSoil, SnowPackWater
snowpacklimit
Description:Limit for the snow water equivalent when snow cover starts to be patchy [mm]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowLimPatch
snowprof_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in snow clearing.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

SnowClearingProfWD, SnowClearingProfWE

snowuse
Description:Determines whether the snow part of the model runs.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowUse
snowwater
Description:Initial amount of liquid water in the snow on each land cover
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SnowWaterBldgsState, SnowWaterPavedState, SnowWaterDecTrState, SnowWaterEveTrState, SnowWaterGrassState, SnowWaterBSoilState, SnowWaterWaterState
soildepth
Description:Depth of soil beneath the surface [mm]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SoilDepth
soilstore_id
Description:Initial water stored in soil beneath each land cover
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SoilstoreBldgsState, SoilstorePavedState, SoilstoreDecTrState, SoilstoreEveTrState, SoilstoreGrassState, SoilstoreBSoilState
soilstorecap
Description:Limit value for SoilDepth [mm]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 SoilStoreCap
stabilitymethod
Description:Defines which atmospheric stability functions are used.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 StabilityMethod
startdls
Description:Start of the day light savings [DOY]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 StartDLS
state_id
Description:Initial wetness condition on each land cover
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 BldgsState, PavedState, DecTrState, EveTrState, GrassState, BSoilState, WaterState
statelimit
Description:Upper limit to the surface state. [mm]
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 StateLimit
storageheatmethod
Description:Determines method for calculating storage heat flux ΔQS.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 StorageHeatMethod
storedrainprm
Description:

Coefficients used in drainage calculation.

Dimensionality:

(6, 7)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

6: { StorageMin, DrainageEq, DrainageCoef1, DrainageCoef2, StorageMax, current storage}

7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

DrainageCoef1, DrainageCoef2, DrainageEq, StorageMax, StorageMin

surfacearea
Description:Area of the grid [ha].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 SurfaceArea
tau_a
Description:Time constant for snow albedo aging in cold snow [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 tau_a
tau_f
Description:Time constant for snow albedo aging in melting snow [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 tau_f
tau_r
Description:Time constant for snow density ageing [-]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 tau_r
tempmeltfact
Description:Hourly temperature melt factor of snow [mm K-1 h-1]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 TempMeltFactor
th
Description:Upper air temperature limit [°C]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 TH
theta_bioco2
Description:The convexity of the curve at light saturation.
Dimensionality:(3,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 3: { EveTr, DecTr, Grass}
SUEWS-related variables:
 theta
timezone
Description:Time zone [h] for site relative to UTC (east is positive). This should be set according to the times given in the meteorological forcing file(s).
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Timezone
tl
Description:Lower air temperature limit [°C]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 TL
trafficrate
Description:Traffic rate used for CO2 flux calculation.
Dimensionality:(2,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 2: {Weekday, Weekend}
SUEWS-related variables:
 TrafficRate_WD, TrafficRate_WE
trafficunits
Description:Units for the traffic rate for the study area. Not used in v2018a.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 TrafficUnits
traffprof_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in traffic activity calculation.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

TraffProfWD, TraffProfWE

tstep
Description:Specifies the model time step [s].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 Tstep
veg_type
Description:Internal use. Please DO NOT modify
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 None
waterdist
Description:

Fraction of water redistribution

Dimensionality:

(8, 6)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

8: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water, one extra land cover type (currently NOT used)}

6: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

ToBSoil, ToBldgs, ToDecTr, ToEveTr, ToGrass, ToPaved, ToRunoff, ToSoilStore, ToWater

waterusemethod
Description:Defines how external water use is calculated.
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 WaterUseMethod
wetthresh
Description:Depth of water which determines whether evaporation occurs from a partially wet or completely wet surface [mm].
Dimensionality:(7,)
Dimensionality Remarks:
 7: { Paved, Bldgs, EveTr, DecTr, Grass, BSoil, Water}
SUEWS-related variables:
 WetThreshold
wuprofa_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in automatic irrigation.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

WaterUseProfAutoWD, WaterUseProfAutoWE

wuprofm_24hr
Description:

Hourly profile values used in manual irrigation.

Dimensionality:

(24, 2)

Dimensionality Remarks:
 

24: hours of a day

2: {Weekday, Weekend}

SUEWS-related variables:
 

WaterUseProfManuWD, WaterUseProfManuWE

z
Description:Measurement height [m].
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 z
z0m_in
Description:Roughness length for momentum [m]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 z0
zdm_in
Description:Zero-plane displacement [m]
Dimensionality:0
Dimensionality Remarks:
 Scalar
SUEWS-related variables:
 zd