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Federal

Difference from normal soil moisture is the modelled amount of plant available water (mm) in the root zone of the soil, minus the average amount that has historically been available on that day. This value is intended to provide users with a representation of conditions above or below normal and by the amount of water (mm).

Values are computed using the Versatile Soil Moisture Budget (VSMB)

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST TIFF
Keywords:  Soil Moisture, agclimate, VSMB, DNM, Farmlands, Agriculture, Crops, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

Percent of normal soil moisture is the modelled amount of plant available water (mm) in the root zone of the soil, divided by the average amount that has historically been available on that day. This value is intended to provide users with a representation of conditions above or below normal as a percentage.

Values are computed using the Versatile Soil Moisture Budget (VSMB)

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST TIFF
Keywords:  Soil Moisture, agclimate, VSMB, PNM, Farmlands, Crops, Agriculture, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

The Versatile Soil Moisture Budget (VSMB) is a soil water budget model that is continuous and deterministic in nature and was developed by AAFC. It is based on the premise that the water available for plant growth is gained by precipitation or irrigation, and lost through evapotranspiration and runoff as well as lateral and deep drainage. The daily net loss or gain is added or subtracted from the water already present in the rooting zone. Water is withdrawn simultaneously, but at different rates, from different soil depths, depending on the potential evapotranspiration, the stage of crop development, the water release characteristics of each soil layer and the available water.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST TIFF
Keywords:  Soil Moisture, Farmlands, Crops, Agriculture, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

The Blended Index (BI) is a model which employs multiple potential indicators of drought and excess moisture, such as the Palmer drought index, rolling precipitation amounts and soil moisture, and combines them into a weighted, normalized value between 0 and 100. The inputs and weights used in this model are subject to change periodically as it is optimized to best represent extent, duration and severity of impactful weather conditions. The blended index is deployed as two variations; short term (st) focusing on 1 to 3 months, and long term (lt) focusing on 6 months to 5 years.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  BI, agclimate, BIST, Farmlands, Crops, Agriculture, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

The Blended Index (BI) is a model which employs multiple potential indicators of drought and excess moisture, such as the Palmer drought index, rolling precipitation amounts and soil moisture, and combines them into a weighted, normalized value between 0 and 100. The inputs and weights used in this model are subject to change periodically as it is optimized to best represent extent, duration and severity of impactful weather conditions. The blended index is deployed as two variations; short term (st) focusing on 1 to 3 months, and long term (lt) focusing on 6 months to 5 years.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  BI, agclimate, BILT, Crops, Agriculture, Farmlands, Precipitation, Temperature
Federal

The term "Palmer Drought Index" has been used collectively to represent multiple indices. This index is simply a water balance model which analyzes precipitation and temperature, and used as a tool to measure meteorological and hydrological drought across space and time. All versions of the index uses the Versatile Soil Moisture Budget to model the movement of water within the system, and a daily Priestly-Taylor model to estimate evapotranspiration. The Palmer Drought Index (PDI) uses monthly temperature and precipitation data to calculate a simple soil water balance.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  PDI, agclimate, PHDI, Farmlands, Agriculture, Crops, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

The term "Palmer Drought Index" has been used collectively to represent multiple indices. This index is simply a water balance model which analyzes precipitation and temperature, and used as a tool to measure meteorological and hydrological drought across space and time. All versions of the index uses the Versatile Soil Moisture Budget to model the movement of water within the system, and a daily Priestly-Taylor model to estimate evapotranspiration. The Palmer Drought Index (PDI) uses monthly temperature and precipitation data to calculate a simple soil water balance.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  PDI, agclimate, PMDI, Agriculture, Crops, Farmlands, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

This data series represents the volumetric soil moisture (percent saturated soil) for the surface layer (<5 cm). The data is created daily and is averaged for the ISO standard week and month. The data is produced from passive microwave satellite data collected by the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite and converted to soil moisture using version 6.20 of the SMOS soil moisture processor. The data are produced by the European Space Agency and obtained under a Category 1 proposal for Level 2 soil moisture data.

Last Updated: Nov. 24, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 6, 2015
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML GeoTIF ESRI REST
Keywords:  Drainage, Satellites, Water, Soil quality, Soil, Hydrology, Remote sensing
Federal

The Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) has been recognized as the most accessible index for quantifying and reporting meteorological drought. On short timescales, the SPI is closely related to soil moisture, while at longer timescales, the SPI can be related to groundwater and reservoir storage. The model uses observed historical precipitation amounts to compute probability distributions which are then normalized using an incomplete gamma function over a range of timescales. The values can be interpreted as the number of standard deviations by which the observed anomaly deviates from the long-term mean.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  SPI, agclimate, Farmlands, Crops, Agriculture, Temperature, Precipitation
Federal

The Moisture Anomaly Index (Palmer-Z) is an estimate of the moisture difference from normal (a 30-year mean). It attempts to express conditions for the current month regardless of what may have occurred before the month in question.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2017
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  PDI, agclimate, MAI, Agriculture, Crops, Farmlands, Temperature, Precipitation
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