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Cal-SIMETAW Unit Values

Source: CNRA Portal

Cal-SIMETAW Unit Values dataset contains cumulative monthly unit values (per acre) of crop evapotranspiration (ETc), applied water (AW), and six other parameters for the period 2000 – 2015.
Monthly unit values are reported for 20 crops and four non-agricultural land use categories in each Detailed Analysis Unit by County (DAUCo) in California. ETc reflects a well-watered, non-stressed plant condition, and is calculated as the product of reference evapotranspiration (ETo) and the crop coefficient (Kc). Computed ETc is sensitive to assumptions about Kc and growth dates. Those assumptions can be reviewed in the LUCI files for each DAUCo.
Suggested Application: Unit values from the overlying DAUCo can be multiplied by land use acreages to compute total ETc or AW for a given study area, which can be used in a water budget or other planning analysis.

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Publisher
Modified Date
2018-08-09
Release Date
2018-08-09
Identifier
46c9d40b-fbb5-4ea0-9437-f84138d0b966
License
License Not Specified
Contact Name
Gholam Shakouri
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
POD Theme
Water
Harvested from CNRA Portal
Harvest Source TitleCNRA Portal
Harvest Source URIhttps://data.cnra.ca.gov/data.json
Last Harvest PerformedMon, 08/20/2018 - 06:01