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Soil Temperature and Moisture Model
Entry ID: USDA_ARS_STM2


Summary
Abstract: The Soil Temperature and Moisture Model model predicts the soil temperature and moisture conditions based on very limited user inputs. The input requirements are:

1. A general soil characterization (soil texture and organic matter content)
2. Daily weather information limited to maximum and minimum air temperatures with daily precipitation.

Related URL
Link: DOWNLOAD SOFTWARE
Description: Download the Soil Temperature and Moisture Model (registration required).

ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Access Constraints
User registration is required before downloading.


Use Constraints
The USDA-ARS makes no warranties as to the merchantability or fitness of STM2 for any particular purpose, or any other warranties expressed or implied. Since some portions of STM2 have been validated with only limited data sets, it should not be used to make operational management decisions. The USDA-ARS is not liable for any damages resulting from the use or misuse of STM2, its output and its accompanying documentation.


Keywords
Models
Soil Characteristics
Soil Moisture
Predictions


Personnel
USDA-ARS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 254-770-6500
Fax: 254-770-6561
Contact Address:
USDA-ARS
Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory
808 E. Blackland Rd.
City: Temple
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 76502
Country: USA


TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2012-04-30
SERF Last Revision Date: 2018-09-12



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