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Ecosystem modeling: a look up table for system state variables

A list of variables has been established to describe the ecosystem system state. Specially, these variables are from different process-based algorithms.

Module Variable Description
Radiation Shortwave Incoming shortwave radiation
PAR Photosynthetically active radiation
Evapotranspiration Potential ET Total potential evapotranspiration
Interception canopy depth Depth of rain and snow in canopy
canopy ET ET from the canopy
Net rain Net rain from canopy
Net snow Net snow from canopy
Snow SCA Snow cover area
Snow albedo Snow albedo
Snow ET Snow sublimation
Snowmelt
SWE Snowpack water equivalent
SWE temperature Temperature of the snowpack
Infiltration Infiltration
Surface runoff Surface runoff
Surface runoff upslope Surface runoff from upslope
Soil Dunnian runoff
Dunnian runoff upslope
Interflow
Interflow upslope
Soil moisture
Soil to groundwater
Groundwater Groundwater inflow
Groundwater outflow
Groundwater upslope

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