Questions tagged [land-surface]

The **land surface** is a major component of the Earth's hydrocycle and biosphere. It has significant impacts on the atmosphere and climate.

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On which software can I simulate landmass collisions?

Such as in 3D simulations of vehicule crashes but this time with huge rocks or bodies of water (continental plates). I need to be able to set the properties of the material (density, size etc) and see ...
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What timescales do eddies operate at in the planetary boundary layer?

What are the largest eddies within the planetary boundary layer? What timescales do the operate on? Edit: I'm talking about atmospheric eddies over land. So, eddies that are measured in [eddy ...
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WRF: minimal list of variables required by coupling a land surface model to the whole system

We are trying to couple our land surface model into WRF. As a first step, we'd like to know what is the minimal list of variables required by such coupling?
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Land Use grib2 Table 4.212 download?

The grib2 format has a field listed under table 4.212 giving the land use code. Does anyone know where I can download data containing this field?