SNOWPACK  SNOWPACK-3.6.0
MET meteorological time series

General structure

The MET time series of meteorological data has the structure defined below:

  • a header section containing the metadata for the location;
  • another header defining the properties and their order;
  • a data section containing the various meteorological parameters and fluxes.

Example

[STATION_PARAMETERS]
StationName= Weissfluhjoch:StudyPlot_MST
Latitude= 46.83
Longitude= 9.81
Altitude= 2540
SlopeAngle= 0.00
SlopeAzi= 0.00
DepthTemp= 0
[HEADER]
#2012-06-11T16:37, Snowpack DEFAULT version 20120611.193 run by "bavay" (research mode)
,,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63,64,65,66,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,75,76,77,78,79,80,81,82,83,84,85,86,87,88,89,90,91,92,93,94,95,96,97,98,99,100
ID,Date,Sensible heat,Latent heat,Outgoing longwave radiation,Incoming longwave radiation,Net absorbed longwave radiation,Reflected shortwave radiation,Incoming shortwave radiation,Net absorbed shortwave radiation,Modelled surface albedo,Air temperature,Modeled surface temperature,Measured surface temperature,Temperature at bottom of snow or soil pack,Heat flux at bottom of snow or soil pack,Ground surface temperature,Heat flux at ground surface,Heat advected to the surface by liquid precipitation,Global solar radiation (horizontal),Global solar radiation on slope,Direct solar radiation on slope,Diffuse solar radiation on slope,Measured surface albedo,Relative humidity,Wind speed,Max wind speed at snow station or wind speed at ridge station,Wind direction at snow station,Precipitation rate at surface (solid only),Modelled snow depth (vertical),Enforced snow depth (vertical),Surface hoar size,24h Drift index (vertical),Height of new snow HN (24h vertical),3d sum of daily height of new snow (vertical),Total
snowpack mass,Eroded mass,Rain rate,Surface runoff (without soil infiltration),Sublimation,Evaporation,Temperature 1 (modelled),Temperature 1 (measured),Temperature 2 (modelled),Temperature 2 (measured),Temperature 3 (modelled),Temperature 3 (measured),Temperature 4 (modelled),Temperature 4 (measured),Temperature 5 (modelled),Temperature 5 (measured),Measured snow depth HS or Solute load at soil surface,SWE (of snowpack),Liquid Water Content (of snowpack),Profile type,Stability class,z_Sdef,Deformation rate stability index Sdef,z_Sn38,Natural stability index Sn38,z_Sk38,Skier stability index Sk38,z_SSI,Structural Stability index SSI,z_S5,Stability index S5,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,Soil runoff,Internal energy change,Surface input (sum fluxes),Measured new snow density,Modeled new snow density,Crust thickness (S-slope),Measured sensible heat,Measured latent heat
,,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,1,degC,degC,degC,degC,W m-2,degC,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,W m-2,1,%,m s-1,m s-1,deg,kg m-2 h-1,cm,cm,mm,cm,cm,cm,kg m-2,kg m-2 h-1,kg m-2 h-1,kg m-2,kg m-2,kg m-2,degC,degC,degC,degC,degC,degC,degC,degC,degC,degC,cm or kg m-2,kg m-2,kg m-2,-,-,cm,1,cm,1,cm,1,cm,1,cm,1,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,kg m-2,kJ m-2,kJ m-2,kg m-3,kg m-3,cm,W m-2,W m-2
[DATA]
0203,01.11.1995 00:30,0.795426,-4.160588,308.899297,293.706000,-15.193297,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.090000,0.000000,-0.100000,0.200000,-0.100000,-999.000000,-0.100000,-999.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,-999.000000,95.800000,0.800000,0.800000,278.200000,0.000000,0.00,0.00,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,0.000000,,,,,,,,,,,0.00,0.000000,0.000000,-1,-1,0.0,6.00,0.0,6.00,0.0,6.00,0.0,6.00,0.0,0.00,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,-999.000000,-16.702613,-0.0,-151.3,0.000000,,
This class contains the stability routines for the snowpack model. Stability is found for each LAYER ...
Definition: Stability.h:49
Return the library version.
Definition: Utils.cc:33

Data lines start with an id, followed by the date and the other fields, as shown in the header.

Keywords

This plugin uses the following keywords:

  • in the [Output] section:
    • AVGSUM_TIME_SERIES
    • EXPERIMENT
    • METEOPATH
    • SNOWPATH
    • TS_DAYS_BETWEEN
    • OUT_CANOPY
    • OUT_HAZ
    • OUT_HEAT
    • OUT_LOAD
    • OUT_LW
    • OUT_MASS
    • OUT_METEO
    • OUT_SOILEB
    • OUT_STAB
    • OUT_SW
    • OUT_T
    • AGGREGATE_PRF
  • in the [SnowpackAdvanced] section:
    • HOAR_DENSITY_SURF
    • HOAR_MIN_SIZE_SURF
    • MIN_DEPTH_SUBSURF
    • PERP_TO_SLOPE
    • RESEARCH
    • VARIANT