36 Wildfire-Relevant
BioPhysical Characteristics

Map Layer or Variable Name
 
Mean daytime temperature
Penultimate maximum degrees x days heating > 18C
Penultimate maximum precipitation sum while >= 10C
Penultimate maximum days with precipitation (>0.3cm) while >= 10C
Penultimate maximum days without precipitation (<0.3cm) while >= 10C
Penultimate maximum consecutive days without precipitation (<0.3cm) while >= 10C
Penultimate maximum days VPD > 750 Pa while >= 10C
Penultimate maximum consecutive days VPD > 750 Pa while >= 10C
Penultimate maximum days VPD < 1000 Pa while >= 10C
 
Degree-days heat sum above 42F from daytime land surface temperature during the local growing season
Degree-days cold sum below 42F from nighttime land surface temperature during the local non-growing season
Number of days above 90F during the local growing season
Number of days below 32F during the local non-growing season
95th percentile of maximum diurnal surface temperature difference during the local growing season
95th percentile of maximum diurnal surface temperature difference during the local non-growing season
Precipitation sum during the local non-growing season
Depth of mineral soil
Depth to water table
Soil Kjeldahl nitrogen to 50 cm depth
Soil organic matter to 50 cm depth
Soil plant-available water holding capacity to 1.5 m
Compound Topographic Index (CTI)
Total solar insolation during the local growing season, including clouds, aerosols, slope and aspect physiography
Total solar insolation during the local non-growing season, including clouds, aerosols, slope and aspect physiography
 
Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) integrated over the local growing season
Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) integrated over the local non-growing season
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) absorbed by vegetation integrated over the local growing season
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) absorbed by vegetation integrated over the local non-growing season
Leaf Area Index (LAI) integrated over the local growing season
Leaf Area Index (LAI) integrated over the local non-growing season
Percent tree cover
Percent bare cover
 
Gross Primary Production (GPP) integrated over the local growing season
Gross Primary Production (GPP) integrated over the local non-growing season
Respiration Index (RI) integrated over the local growing season
Respiration Index (RI) integrated over the local non-growing season