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METAFOR questionnary

METAFOR CMIP5 web site

You can find METAFOR Questionnary as defined on page http://q.cmip5.ceda.ac.uk/cmip5 (need authentication) in the ORCHIDEE DODS with following links :

  1. ORCHIDEE
  2. Land Surface Albedo
  3. Land Surface Carbon Cycle
  4. Land Surface Energy Balance
  5. Land Surface Key Properties
  6. Land Surface Lakes
  7. Land Surface Snow
  8. Land Surface Soil
  9. Land Surface Vegetation
  10. Land Surf Soil Heat Treatment
  11. Land Surf Soil Hydrology
  12. River Routing
  13. Vegetation Carbon Cycle
  14. Files

But we can't modify them without authentication.

You can find original text export from METAFOR CMIP5 web site there :

  1. ORCHIDEE
  2. Land Surface Albedo
  3. Land Surface Carbon Cycle
  4. Land Surface Energy Balance
  5. Land Surface Key Properties
  6. Land Surface Lakes
  7. Land Surface Snow
  8. Land Surface Soil
  9. Land Surface Vegetation
  10. Land Surf Soil Heat Treatment
  11. Land Surf Soil Hydrology
  12. River Routing
  13. Vegetation Carbon Cycle

Wiki traduction

ORCHIDEE surface model

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR

Short Name : Land Surface

Long Name : ORCHIDEE surface model

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value

Land Surface Albedo

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Albedo

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Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:SpecificTiling Is tiling used in the surface albedo calcualtions? One value from list no, yes
SnowFreeAlbedo:Type Describe the treatment of snow-free land albedo One value from list N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic
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
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
SnowFreeAlbedo:[if Type is "prognostic"]NumberOfWavelenghBands? Enter the number of wavelength bands used Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
SnowAlbedo:Type Describe the treatment of snow-covered land albedo One value from list N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic
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

Land Surface Carbon Cycle

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Carbon Cycle

Long Name : ORCHIDEE (version?)

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
Soil:Method Describe the methods used within the soil carbon cycle scheme One or more values from list heterotrophic respiration, N/A, other heterotrophic respiration
Soil:NumberOfCarbonPools How many soil carbon cycle pools are used?
Soil:ListOfCarbonPools active, slow and passive soil carbon 3
Litter:NumberOfCarbonPools How many litter carbon cycle pools are used?
Litter:ListOfCarbonPools structural and metabolic litter, above and below the surface 4
Permafrost:ListOfGases Which gases are included in permafrost? n/a n/a

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Land Surface Energy Balance

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Energy Balance

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Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:SpecificTiling Is tiling used in the surface energy balance scheme? One value from list no, yes
General Attributes:NumberOfSurfaceTemperatures Enter the number of surface temperatures used Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
General Attributes:[if SpecificTiling? is "yes"]SubsurfaceTiling? Is sub-surface tiling employed? One value from list no, yes
SchemeMethod:TypeOfEvaporationFormulation Specify the formulation method for land surface evaporation One value from list alpha, beta, combined, Monteith potential evaporation, N/A, other
SchemeMethod:Processes Describe whih processes are included in the energy balance scheme One or more values from list N/A, other, transpiration

Land Surface Key Properties

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Key Properties

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Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:BasicApproximations Decription of the basic approximations made in the LandSurface? model. Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
General Attributes:Genealogy History of parent models. One value from list BATS, Bucket, Deardorff, N/A, other, SiB
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
TimeSteppingFramework:[if Method is "specific time step"]TimeStep? Enter the length of timestep in seconds Unrestricted (units="seconds") (type="numeric") n/a

Land Surface Lakes

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Lakes

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Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:CouplingWithRivers Are lakes coupled to the river routing model component? One value from list no, yes
General Attributes:[if CouplingWithRivers? is "yes"]QuantitiesExchangedWithRivers? Which quantities are exchanged between the lakes and rivers One or more values from list heat, other, tracers, water
SchemeMethod:IceTreatment Is lake ice included? One value from list no, yes
SchemeMethod:LakesAlbedo Describe the treatment of lake albedo One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:LakesDynamics Which dynamics of lakes are treated? horizontal, vertical, etc. One value from list horizontal, N/A, none, other, vertical, vertical + horizontal
SchemeMethod:DynamicLakesExtent Is a dynamic lake extent scheme included? One value from list no, yes
SchemeMethod:EndorheicBasins basins not flowing to ocean. One value from list no, yes

Land Surface Snow

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Snow

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Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:SpecificTiling Is tiling used in the land surface snow scheme? One value from list no, yes
General Attributes:NumberOfSnowLayers How many snow layers are included in the model? Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
SchemeMethod:SnowAlbedo List of biome types of the classification used. One value from list constant, diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:SnowDensity Description of the treatment of snow density One value from list constant, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:SnowWaterEquivalent Description of the treatment of the 'snow water equivalent' One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:SnowHeatContent Description of the treatment of the heat content of snow One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:SnowTemperature Description of the treatment of snow temperature One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:SnowLiquidWaterContent Description of the treatment of the snow liquid water treatment One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:SnowCoverFractions Specify cover fractions used in the surface snow scheme One or more values from list ground snow fraction, N/A, other, vegetation snow fraction
SchemeMethod:Processes Implemented snow-related processes One or more values from list blowing snow, N/A, other, snow interception, snow melting, snow refreezing

Land Surface Soil

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Soil

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Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
SoilMap:Texture Description of the relative clay, sand and silt proportions of the soil Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
SoilMap:Structure Description of the aggregate characteristics of the soil particles Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
SoilMap:Albedo Ratio of reflected to incoming solar radiation on a land surface Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
SoilMap:WaterTable Description of the level of water saturation within the soil layer Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a

Land Surface Vegetation

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : Land Surface Vegetation

Long Name :

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:SpecificTiling Is tiling used in the surface vegetation scheme? One value from list no, yes
General Attributes:VegetationRepresentation Vegetation classification used. One value from list biome types, N/A, other, vegetation types
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)
General Attributes:Interception Vegetation interception of rainwater represented? One value from list no, yes
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
General Attributes:[if VegetationRepresentation? is "vegetation types"]VegetationTypes? List of vegetation types in the classification. One or more values from list broadleaf tree, C3 grass, C4 grass, needleleaf tree, other, vegetated
General Attributes:[if VegetationTimeVariation? is "fixed" or "prescribed"]VegetationMap? Characteristics of the vegetation map used (common name and reference, if possible). Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
SchemeMethod:Phenology Description of the treatment of vegetation phenology One value from list diagnostic (vegetation map), N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:LAI Describe the treatment of the leaf area index One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prescribed, prognostic
SchemeMethod:Biomass Describe the treatment of vegetation biomass One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:BioGeography describe the treatment of vegetation biogeography One value from list diagnostic, N/A, other, prognostic
SchemeMethod:StomatalResistanceFunctionOf Specify the dependancies on vegetation stomatal resistance One or more values from list CO2, light, N/A, O3, other, temperature, water availability

Land Surf Soil Heat Treatment

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface/Land? Surface Soil

Short Name : Land Surf Soil Heat Treatment

Long Name :

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
SoilHeatTreatmentAttributes:SpecificTiling Is tiling used in the treatment of soil heat? One value from list no, yes
SoilHeatTreatmentAttributes:NumberOfGroundHeatLayers How many layers are used in ground heat treatment? Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
Method:HeatStorage Specify the method of heat storage One value from list Explicit diffusion, Force-Restore, N/A, other
Method:Processes Describe processes included in the treatment of soil heat One or more values from list N/A, other, soil moisture freeze-thaw

Land Surf Soil Hydrology

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface/Land? Surface Soil

Short Name : Land Surf Soil Hydrology

Long Name :

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
SoilHydrologyAttributes:SpecificTiling Does the model use a tiling scheme within soil hydrology? One value from list no, yes
SoilHydrologyAttributes:NumberOfGroundWaterLayers Enter the number of ground water levels used in the land surface scheme/model Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
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
SoilMoistureFreezing:NumberOfGroundIceLayers How many ground ice layers are included in the land surface scheme Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
SoilMoistureFreezing:IceStorageMethod Describe the method of ice storage Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
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
Runoff-Drainage:Method Specify the treatment of runoff One value from list bulk (undifferentiated drainage and runoff), differentiated drainage and runoff, N/A, other
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

River Routing

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface

Short Name : River Routing

Long Name :

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:SpecificTiling Tiling of basins. One value from list no, yes
General Attributes:Resolution Is the resolution independant of the land surface resolution? One value from list independent, inherited from Land Surface, N/A, other
General Attributes:NumberOfReservoirs Enter the number of reservoirs Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
General Attributes:ListOfPrognosticVariables Specify the prognostic variables within the river routing scheme One or more values from list heat, N/A, other, tracers, water
General Attributes:WaterRe-evaporation Definition of property name WaterRe?-evaporation required One or more values from list flood plains, irrigation, N/A, other
General Attributes:CouplingWithAtmosphere Is river routing coupled to the atmosphere model component? One value from list no, yes
General Attributes:DrainageMap What type of drainage map is being used? One value from list adapted for other periods, N/A, other, present-day
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
OceanicDischarge:Type Specify how rivers are discharged to the ocean One value from list diffuse, direct (large rivers), N/A, other
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

Vegetation Carbon Cycle

Component details

Location : /IPSL-CM5A-LR/Land Surface/Land? Surface Carbon Cycle

Short Name : Vegetation Carbon Cycle

Long Name :

Description :

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Properties

Property Definition Type Options Value
General Attributes:NumberOfCarbonPools Enter the number of carbon pools used Unrestricted (units="") (type="numeric") n/a
General Attributes:NumberOfCarbonPools 8
General Attributes:ListOfCarbonPools List the carbon pools used within the model carbon cycle Unrestricted (units="") (type="string") n/a
General Attributes:ListOfCarbonPools leaves, roots, sapwood above and below ground, heartwood above and below ground, fruits, and a plant carbohydrate reserve
Photosynthesis:Method Describe the method used for photosynthesis One value from list biochemical approach, carbon assimilation approach, light use efficiency approach (LUE), N/A, other
AutotrophicRespiration:Method Describe the treatment of autotrophic respiration One value from list implicit, N/A, other, parametrized
AutotrophicRespiration:[if Method is "parametrized"]MaintenanceRespiration? Definition of property name MaintenanceRespiration? required One value from list leaves + fine roots + stems and roots, leaves + stems and roots (leafy + woody), leaves + stems + roots, other, whole plant (no distinction)
Allocation:AllocationBins Specify the allocation of vegetation carbon bins One value from list leaves + fine roots + coarse roots + stems, leaves + stems and roots (leafy + woody), leaves + stems + roots, N/A, other, whole plant (no distinction)
Allocation:AllocationFractions Describe how the fractions of allocation are calculated One value from list explicitly calculated, fixed, function of plant allometry, function of vegetation type, N/A, other
Phenology:Method Describe the treatment of vegetation carbon cycle phenology One value from list implicit (seasonal evolution of LAI), implicit (spectral vegetation indices NDVI or SR), N/A, other, parametrized