FLDAS Model data description

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Output Variables


LONG NAME VARIABLE NAME UNITS
net downward shortwave radiation Swnet_tavg W m-2
net downward longwave radiation Lwnet_tavg W m-2
latent heat flux Qle_tavg W m-2
sensible heat flux Qh_tavg W m-2
soil heat flux Qg_tavg W m-2
total precipitation Rainf_tavg kg m-2 s-1
total evapotranspiration Evap_tavg kg m-2 s-1
surface runoff Qs_tavg kg m-2 s-1
subsurface runoff Qsb_tavg kg m-2 s-1
surface temperature AvgSurfT_tavg K
soil moisture content SoilMoist_tavg m^3 m-3
soil temperature SoilTemp_tavg K
total canopy water storage CanopInt_tavg kg m-2
wind speed Wind_f_tavg m s-1
specific humidity Qair_f_tavg kg kg-1
surface pressure Psurf_f_tavg Pa
surface downward shortwave radiation SWdown_f_tavg W m-2
surface downward longwave radiation LWdown_f_tavg W m-2
water requirement satisfication index (WRSI) WRSI_[inst|sum] [dimensionless]
Start of season (SOS) SOS_tavg dekad of year
Layer 1 soil moisture percentiles SM01_Percentile percentile