Changes between Version 13 and Version 14 of Documentation/MetaforOrc


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    7979||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    80 ||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the surface albedo calcualtions?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| || 
    81 ||  SnowFreeAlbedo:Type||  Describe the treatment of snow-free land albedo||  One value from list||  N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic|| || 
    82 ||  SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]FunctionOf||  Describe the dependancies on snow free albedo calculations||  One or more values from list||  other, soil humidity, vegetation state, vegetation type|| || 
    83 ||  SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]Direct-Diffuse||  Is there a distinction between direct and diffuse albedo?||  One value from list||  distinction between direct and diffuse albedo, no distinction between direct and diffuse albedo, other|| || 
    84 ||  SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]NumberOfWavelenghBands||  Enter the number of wavelength bands used||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| || 
    85 ||  SnowAlbedo:Type||  Describe the treatment of snow-covered land albedo||  One value from list||  N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic|| || 
    86 ||  SnowAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]FunctionOf||  Describe dependancies on snow albedo calculations||  One or more values from list||  aerosol deposition, other, Snow age, Snow density, Snow grain type, vegetation type|| || 
     80||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the surface albedo calcualtions?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| yes || 
     81||  SnowFreeAlbedo:Type||  Describe the treatment of snow-free land albedo||  One value from list||  N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic|| prognostic || 
     82||  SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]FunctionOf||  Describe the dependancies on snow free albedo calculations||  One or more values from list||  other, soil humidity, vegetation state, vegetation type|| vegetation type || 
     83||  SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]Direct-Diffuse||  Is there a distinction between direct and diffuse albedo?||  One value from list||  distinction between direct and diffuse albedo, no distinction between direct and diffuse albedo, other|| no distinction between direct and diffuse albedo || 
     84||  SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]NumberOfWavelenghBands||  Enter the number of wavelength bands used||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| 2 || 
     85||  SnowAlbedo:Type||  Describe the treatment of snow-covered land albedo||  One value from list||  N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic|| prognostic || 
     86||  SnowAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]FunctionOf||  Describe dependancies on snow albedo calculations||  One or more values from list||  aerosol deposition, other, Snow age, Snow density, Snow grain type, vegetation type|| snow age, vegetation type || 
    8787 
    8888 ==== Additional information ==== 
     
    134134 
    135135||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    136 ||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the surface energy balance scheme?||  One value from list||  no, yes||  || 
    137 ||  General Attributes:NumberOfSurfaceTemperatures||  Enter the number of surface temperatures used||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a||  || 
    138 ||  General Attributes:[if SpecificTiling is "yes"]SubsurfaceTiling||  Is sub-surface tiling employed?||  One value from list||  no, yes||  || 
    139 ||  SchemeMethod:TypeOfEvaporationFormulation||  Specify the formulation method for land surface evaporation||  One value from list||  alpha, beta, combined, Monteith potential evaporation, N/A, other||  || 
    140 ||  SchemeMethod:Processes||  Describe whih processes are included in the energy balance scheme||  One or more values from list||  N/A, other, transpiration||  || 
    141  
    142  ==== Additional information ==== 
     136||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the surface energy balance scheme?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| no || 
     137||  General Attributes:NumberOfSurfaceTemperatures||  Enter the number of surface temperatures used||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| 1 || 
     138||  General Attributes:[if SpecificTiling is "yes"]SubsurfaceTiling||  Is sub-surface tiling employed?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| no || 
     139||  SchemeMethod:TypeOfEvaporationFormulation||  Specify the formulation method for land surface evaporation||  One value from list||  alpha, beta, combined, Monteith potential evaporation, N/A, other|| combined || 
     140||  SchemeMethod:Processes||  Describe whih processes are included in the energy balance scheme||  One or more values from list||  N/A, other, transpiration|| transpiration, other || 
     141 
     142 ==== Additional information ==== 
     143Other for SchemeMethode:Processes : bare soil evaporation, intercepted water evaporation, snow sublimation, longwave radiation, shortwave radiation, ground heat flux 
    143144 
    144145=== Land Surface Key Properties === 
     
    160161 
    161162||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    162 ||  General Attributes:BasicApproximations||  Decription of the basic approximations made in the LandSurface model.||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| || 
    163 ||  General Attributes:Genealogy||  History of parent models.||  One value from list||  BATS, Bucket, Deardorff, N/A, other, SiB|| || 
    164 ||  General Attributes:CouplingWithAtmosphere||  Specify the treatment of land surface coupling with the Atmosphere model component.||  One value from list||  explicit, implicit, N/A, other, semi-implicit|| || 
    165 ||  General Attributes:LandCoverTypes||  Types of land cover defined in the land surface model.||  One or more values from list||  bare soil, ice, lake, N/A, other, urban, vegetated|| || 
    166 ||  General Attributes:ListOfPrognosticVariables||  Specify which prognostic variables are included in the land surface scheme.||  One or more values from list||  canopy heat content, canopy skin temperature, canopy snow content, canopy water content, N/A, other, river water storage, snow albedo, snow density, snow layer thickness, snow mass, snow water content, soil heat content, soil ice content, soil moisture, soil temperature, surface skin temperature|| || 
    167 ||  General Attributes:Tiling||  Is land surface tiling common to all land surface subcomponents?||  One value from list||  common to all LS subcomponents, N/A, other, specific to each LS subomponents|| || 
     163||  General Attributes:BasicApproximations||  Decription of the basic approximations made in the LandSurface model.||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| Plant Functional Type Approach based on 13 PFT fractions per tile || 
     164||  General Attributes:Genealogy||  History of parent models.||  One value from list||  BATS, Bucket, Deardorff, N/A, other, SiB|| SECHIBA, CENTURY, LPJ || 
     165||  General Attributes:CouplingWithAtmosphere||  Specify the treatment of land surface coupling with the Atmosphere model component.||  One value from list||  explicit, implicit, N/A, other, semi-implicit|| implicit || 
     166||  General Attributes:LandCoverTypes||  Types of land cover defined in the land surface model.||  One or more values from list|| bare soil, ice, lake, N/A, other, urban, vegetated|| bare soil, ice, vegetated || 
     167||  General Attributes:ListOfPrognosticVariables||  Specify which prognostic variables are included in the land surface scheme.||  One or more values from list||  canopy heat content, canopy skin temperature, canopy snow content, canopy water content, N/A, other, river water storage, snow albedo, snow density, snow layer thickness, snow mass, snow water content, soil heat content, soil ice content, soil moisture, soil temperature, surface skin temperature|| canopy skin temperature, canopy snow content, canopy water content, other, river water storage, snow albedo, snow mass, soil moisture, soil temperature, surface skin temperature || 
     168||  General Attributes:Tiling||  Is land surface tiling common to all land surface subcomponents?||  One value from list||  common to all LS subcomponents, N/A, other, specific to each LS subomponents|| other || 
    168169||  General Attributes:[if Tiling is "common to all LS subcomponents"]TilingMethod||  Describe the method of tiling used||  One value from list||  dynamic, fixed number of types, other||  || 
    169 ||  ConservationOfProperties:WaterTreatment||  Specify the treatment of water to ocean||  One value from list||  All water sent to ocean (Instantly), All water sent to ocean (with a lag), N/A, other, Storage|| || 
     170||  ConservationOfProperties:WaterTreatment||  Specify the treatment of water to ocean||  One value from list||  All water sent to ocean (Instantly), All water sent to ocean (with a lag), N/A, other, Storage|| Storage || 
    170171||  ConservationOfProperties:[if WaterTreatment is "All water sent to ocean (with a lag)"]LagOfWaterDischarge||  Value of the lag duration of the water discharge into ocean.||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a||  || 
    171 ||  ConservationOfProperties:[if WaterTreatment is "Storage"]WaterStorageMethod||  Give further details of the water storage method||  One or more values from list||  endorheic lakes storage, other, snow as infinite reservoir|| || 
    172 ||  TimeSteppingFramework:Method||  Is the time stepping framework used the same as that used in the atmosphere model component?||  One value from list||  N/A, other, specific time step, use Atmosphere time step|| || 
     172||  ConservationOfProperties:[if WaterTreatment is "Storage"]WaterStorageMethod||  Give further details of the water storage method||  One or more values from list||  endorheic lakes storage, other, snow as infinite reservoir|| endorheic lakes storage || 
     173||  TimeSteppingFramework:Method||  Is the time stepping framework used the same as that used in the atmosphere model component?||  One value from list||  N/A, other, specific time step, use Atmosphere time step|| use Atmosphere time step || 
    173174||  TimeSteppingFramework:[if Method is "specific time step"]TimeStep||  Enter the length of timestep in seconds||  Unrestricted (units="seconds") (type="numeric")||  n/a||  || 
    174175 
    175176 ==== Additional information ==== 
     177other for General Attributes:Tiling : common to all LS subcomponents except for basin description 
     178Storage for ConservationOfProperties::WaterTreatment: There are 3 water reservoirs that store water with different residence time but all the water is sent to ocean with a lag 
     179TimeSteppingFramework:Method : There is a specific time step (1 day) for the routing process. 
    176180 
    177181=== Land Surface Lakes === 
     
    199203||  SchemeMethod:LakesDynamics||  Which dynamics of lakes are treated? horizontal, vertical, etc. ||  One value from list||  horizontal, N/A, none, other, vertical, vertical + horizontal||  || 
    200204||  SchemeMethod:DynamicLakesExtent|| Is a dynamic lake extent scheme included?||  One value from list||  no, yes||  || 
    201 ||  SchemeMethod:EndorheicBasins||  basins not flowing to ocean.||  One value from list||  no, yes||  || 
    202  
    203  ==== Additional information ==== 
     205||  SchemeMethod:EndorheicBasins||  basins not flowing to ocean.||  One value from list||  no, yes|| yes || 
     206 
     207 ==== Additional information ==== 
     208Only basins are considered: No lake treatment 
    204209 
    205210=== Land Surface Snow === 
     
    252257 
    253258||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    254 ||  SoilMap:Texture||  Description of the relative clay, sand and silt proportions of the soil||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| || 
    255 ||  SoilMap:Structure||  Description of the aggregate characteristics of the soil particles||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| || 
    256 ||  SoilMap:Albedo||  Ratio of reflected to incoming solar radiation on a land surface||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| || 
    257 ||  SoilMap:WaterTable||  Description of the level of water saturation within the soil layer||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| || 
     259||  SoilMap:Texture||  Description of the relative clay, sand and silt proportions of the soil||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| no || 
     260||  SoilMap:Structure||  Description of the aggregate characteristics of the soil particles||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| no || 
     261||  SoilMap:Albedo||  Ratio of reflected to incoming solar radiation on a land surface||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| yes || 
     262||  SoilMap:WaterTable||  Description of the level of water saturation within the soil layer||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a|| no || 
    258263 
    259264 ==== Additional information ==== 
     
    282287||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the surface vegetation scheme?||  One value from list||  no, yes||  || 
    283288||  General Attributes:VegetationRepresentation||  Vegetation classification used.||  One value from list||  biome types, N/A, other, vegetation types|| vegetation types || 
    284 ||  General Attributes:VegetationTimeVariation||  How the vegetation fractions in each tile are varying with time.||  One value from list||  dynamical (varying from simulation), fixed (not varying), N/A, other, prescribed (varying from files)|| prescribed  || 
     289||  General Attributes:VegetationTimeVariation||  How the vegetation fractions in each tile are varying with time.||  One value from list||  dynamical (varying from simulation), fixed (not varying), N/A, other, prescribed (varying from files)|| fixed  || 
    285290||  General Attributes:Interception||  Vegetation interception of rainwater represented?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| yes || 
    286291||  General Attributes:[if VegetationRepresentation is "biome types"]BiomeTypes||  List of biome types in the classification.||  One or more values from list||  closed shrubland, cropland, deciduous broadleaf forest, deciduous needleleaf forest, evergreen broadleaf forest, evergreen needleleaf forest, grassland, mixed forest, open shrubland, other, wetlands, wooded grassland, woodland||  || 
     
    313318 
    314319||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    315 ||  SoilHeatTreatmentAttributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the treatment of soil heat? ||  One value from list||  no, yes||  || 
    316 ||  SoilHeatTreatmentAttributes:NumberOfGroundHeatLayers||  How many layers are used in ground heat treatment?||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a||  || 
    317 ||  Method:HeatStorage||  Specify the method of heat storage||  One value from list||  Explicit diffusion, Force-Restore, N/A, other||  || 
    318 ||  Method:Processes||  Describe processes included in the treatment of soil heat||  One or more values from list||  N/A, other, soil moisture freeze-thaw||  || 
    319  
    320  ==== Additional information ==== 
     320||  SoilHeatTreatmentAttributes:SpecificTiling||  Is tiling used in the treatment of soil heat? ||  One value from list||  no, yes|| no || 
     321||  SoilHeatTreatmentAttributes:NumberOfGroundHeatLayers||  How many layers are used in ground heat treatment?||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| 7 || 
     322||  Method:HeatStorage||  Specify the method of heat storage||  One value from list||  Explicit diffusion, Force-Restore, N/A, other|| Explicit diffusion || 
     323||  Method:Processes||  Describe processes included in the treatment of soil heat||  One or more values from list||  N/A, other, soil moisture freeze-thaw|| other || 
     324 
     325 ==== Additional information ==== 
     326Other for Method:Processes :  
    321327 
    322328=== Land Surf Soil Hydrology === 
     
    338344 
    339345||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    340 ||  SoilHydrologyAttributes:SpecificTiling||  Does the model use a tiling scheme within soil hydrology?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| || 
    341 ||  SoilHydrologyAttributes:NumberOfGroundWaterLayers||  Enter the number of ground water levels used in the land surface scheme/model||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| || 
    342 ||  SoilHydrologyAttributes:WaterStorageMethod||  Describe the method by which water is stored in the land surface scheme/model||  One value from list||  Bucket, Choisnel, Explicit diffusion, Force-Restore, N/A, other|| || 
    343 ||  SoilMoistureFreezing:NumberOfGroundIceLayers||  How many ground ice layers are included in the land surface scheme||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| || 
     346||  SoilHydrologyAttributes:SpecificTiling||  Does the model use a tiling scheme within soil hydrology?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| yes || 
     347||  SoilHydrologyAttributes:NumberOfGroundWaterLayers||  Enter the number of ground water levels used in the land surface scheme/model||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| 2 || 
     348||  SoilHydrologyAttributes:WaterStorageMethod||  Describe the method by which water is stored in the land surface scheme/model||  One value from list||  Bucket, Choisnel, Explicit diffusion, Force-Restore, N/A, other|| Choisnel || 
     349||  SoilMoistureFreezing:NumberOfGroundIceLayers||  How many ground ice layers are included in the land surface scheme||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| 0 || 
    344350||  SoilMoistureFreezing:IceStorageMethod||  Describe the method of ice storage||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="string")||  n/a||  || 
    345351||  SoilMoistureFreezing:Permafrost||  Describe the treatment of permafrost within the land surface scheme||  One or more values from list||  N/A, other, specific tiling, specific treatment||  || 
    346 ||  Runoff-Drainage:Method||  Specify the treatment of runoff||  One value from list||  bulk (undifferentiated drainage and runoff), differentiated drainage and runoff, N/A, other|| || 
     352||  Runoff-Drainage:Method||  Specify the treatment of runoff||  One value from list||  bulk (undifferentiated drainage and runoff), differentiated drainage and runoff, N/A, other|| bulk || 
    347353||  Runoff-Drainage:[if Method is "differentiated drainage and runoff"]Processes||  Specify processes treated within the runoff and drainage scheme||  One or more values from list||  deep drainage, infiltration excess runoff, other, saturated surface runoff, subgrid, subgrid drainage, water table recharge||  || 
    348354 
     
    367373 
    368374||  Property||  Definition||  Type||  Options||  Value 
    369 ||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Tiling of basins.||  One value from list||  no, yes|| || 
    370 ||  General Attributes:Resolution||  Is the resolution independant of the land surface resolution?||  One value from list||  independent, inherited from Land Surface, N/A, other|| || 
    371 ||  General Attributes:NumberOfReservoirs||  Enter the number of reservoirs||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| || 
    372 ||  General Attributes:ListOfPrognosticVariables||  Specify the prognostic variables within the river routing scheme||  One or more values from list||  heat, N/A, other, tracers, water|| || 
    373 ||  General Attributes:WaterRe-evaporation||  Definition of property name WaterRe-evaporation required||  One or more values from list||  flood plains, irrigation, N/A, other|| || 
    374 ||  General Attributes:CouplingWithAtmosphere||  Is river routing coupled to the atmosphere model component?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| || 
    375 ||  General Attributes:DrainageMap||  What type of drainage map is being used?||  One value from list||  adapted for other periods, N/A, other, present-day|| || 
     375||  General Attributes:SpecificTiling||  Tiling of basins.||  One value from list||  no, yes|| yes || 
     376||  General Attributes:Resolution||  Is the resolution independant of the land surface resolution?||  One value from list||  independent, inherited from Land Surface, N/A, other|| no || 
     377||  General Attributes:NumberOfReservoirs||  Enter the number of reservoirs||  Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric")||  n/a|| 3 || 
     378||  General Attributes:ListOfPrognosticVariables||  Specify the prognostic variables within the river routing scheme||  One or more values from list||  heat, N/A, other, tracers, water|| water || 
     379||  General Attributes:WaterRe-evaporation||  Definition of property name WaterRe-evaporation required||  One or more values from list||  flood plains, irrigation, N/A, other|| N/A || 
     380||  General Attributes:CouplingWithAtmosphere||  Is river routing coupled to the atmosphere model component?||  One value from list||  no, yes|| no || 
     381||  General Attributes:DrainageMap||  What type of drainage map is being used?||  One value from list||  adapted for other periods, N/A, other, present-day|| present day || 
    376382||  General Attributes:[if CouplingWithAtmosphere is "yes"]QuantitiesExchangedWithAtmosphere||  Which quantities are exchanged between river routing and the atmosphere model components?||  One or more values from list||  heat, other, tracers, water||  || 
    377 ||  OceanicDischarge:Type||  Specify how rivers are discharged to the ocean||  One value from list||  diffuse, direct (large rivers), N/A, other|| || 
    378 ||  OceanicDischarge:QuantitiesTransported||  Which quantities are exchanged from river-routing to the ocean model component?||  One or more values from list||  heat, N/A, other, tracers, water|| || 
     383||  OceanicDischarge:Type||  Specify how rivers are discharged to the ocean||  One value from list||  diffuse, direct (large rivers), N/A, other|| diffuse, direct || 
     384||  OceanicDischarge:QuantitiesTransported||  Which quantities are exchanged from river-routing to the ocean model component?||  One or more values from list||  heat, N/A, other, tracers, water|| water || 
    379385 
    380386 ==== Additional information ====