11. AbbreviationsΒΆ

CDSM - Canopy Digital Surface Model A vegetation raster grid where vegetation heights is given in meter above ground level. Pixels with no vegetation should be zero.

CRS - Coordinate Reference System

CRU - Climatic Research Unit

DEM - Digtial Elevation Model Here, same definition as DTM.

DSM - Digital Surface Model A raster grid including both buildings and ground given in meter above sea level.

DTM - Digtial Terrain Model A raster grid including only ground heights given in meter above sea level.

ECMWF - European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

GIS - Geographical Information System

LCZ - Local Climate Zone

LST - Local Standard Time

LTR - Long term release

LUCY - Large scale Urban Consumption of energy model

m agl - metres above ground level

m asl - metres above sea level

OTF - On the Fly Used in QGIS when different geodatasets with different coordinate systems are projected in the same automatically.

QF - Anthropogenic heat flux

SEBE - Solar Energy on Building Envelopes

SOLWEIG - Solar and longwave environmental irradiance geometry model

SUEWS - Surface urban energy and water balance scheme

SVF - Sky View Factor

TDSM - Trunk zone Digital Surface Model A raster grid specifying the height up to the buttom of a vegetation canopy in meter above ground level. Pixels with no trunk height should be zero.

UMEP - Urban Multi-scale Environmental Predictor

WFDEI - WATCH Forcing Data methodology applied to ERA-Interim data

WDF - WATCH Forcing Data methodology applied to ERA-40 data

WUDAPT - The World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools