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Table 1 Meteorological, land cover, and other data.

From: How sensitive are estimates of carbon fixation in agricultural models to input data?

Datatype Period used Resolution of space and time Parameters used Characteristics References
Meteorology 2000-2003 weather stations; daily Precipitation;
Minimum temperature;
Maximum temperature;
Wind Speed;
Radiation;
Relative Humidity
Measured time series Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG)
Meteorology 2000-2003 1 km2 grid; daily Precipitation;
Minimum temperature;
Maximum temperature;
Wind Speed;
Radiation;
Relative Humidity
Reallocated time series (from now on 'ZAMG reallocated') [32]
Meteorology 2000-2003 0.25°; up to 4 times a day Precipitation;
Minimum temperature;
Maximum temperature;
Wind Speed;
Cloud cover;
Soil Water Content
Time series of model re-analysis (ERA-40) European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Vegetation Indices 2000-2003 1 km2 grid; 36 time steps per year Leaf Area Index (LAI) Global coverage Pôle d'Observation des Surfaces continentales par TELédétection (POSTEL)
Landcover 2000 1 km2 grid, year 2000 Land cover / land use information;
22 classes
Global coverage (GLC2000) [35, 36]
Landcover 2000 1 ha grid, year 2000 Land cover / land use information;
44 classes
European coverage (CORINE 2000) [37]
Census 1999 'Agrar-struktur-erhebung' Marchfeld sub-regions, year 1999 Agricultural land use information;
Main soil type distribution
Land use data of farms aggregated to municipalities [30, 42]