56 datasets found

  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Root penetration depth

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Depth of soil that can be penetrated by roots (general thick and fine roots; roots that penetrate into clefts or crevices are not included). (Details: Soil suitability map of Sw...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Waterlogging

    Geography, Territory and environment

    If external water (runoff from slopes and groundwater) is present in the soil as well as precipitation, this is described as external waterlogging. (Details: Soil suitability ma...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Crop type

    Geography, Territory and environment

    On the soil suitability map, each mapping unit has a code consisting of an uppercase letter and a number. The letters stand for 25 different physiographical units. The numbers r...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Water storage capacity

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The term refers to water which is retained in the soil by tension forces and can easily be taken up by plants (soil moisture tension 0.1 - 1 Atm). Estimates show that there is l...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Stone content

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The stone content refers to the individual mineral components of the soil which are larger than 2 mm (sieve residue). In most cases the top 50 cm of the soil was evaluated. (Det...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Nutrient storage capacity

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In a similar way to water storage capacity, the aim is to specify how many equivalents of cations can be stored in the soil. The stored milliequivalents of cations were converte...

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  • Demand for irrigation

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Long-term 33% quantile of relative evapotranspiration (ratio of current to potential evapotranspiration ET/ETp) for agriculturally productive areas of Switzerland. Calculation f...

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  • Measurement values precipitation, past 10 min total

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current measurement values of Precipitation, 10 min total [mm]. Data is updated every 10 minutes. The data set contains all weather stations of the SwissMetNet, the automatic mo...

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  • Weather stations of the automatic monitoring network

    Geography, Territory and environment

    SwissMetNet, the automatic monitoring network of MeteoSwiss, comprises about 160 automatic monitoring stations. These stations deliver a multitude of current data on the weather...

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  • Measurement values wind speed, 10 min mean

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current measurement values of Wind speed, 10 min [km/h]. Data is updated every 10 minutes. The data set contains all weather stations of the SwissMetNet, the automatic monitorin...

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  • Measurement values sunshine duration, 10 min total

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current measurement values of Sunshine duration, 10 min [min]. Data is updated every 10 minutes. The data set contains all weather stations of the SwissMetNet, the automatic mon...

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  • Automatic weather stations – Current measurement values

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current 10-min values of the following meteorological parameter: Measurement values of air temperature, sunshine duration, precipitation, wind, humidity, global radiation and ai...

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  • Numerical forecasts COSMO-2E for weather stations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    COSMO-2E comprises an ensemble of 21 slightly differing, but equally probable forecasts, calculated four times a day. The data set contains COSMO-2E ensemble forecasts for the l...

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  • Climatological Network - MonthlyValues

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Monthly Values of the Swiss National Basic Climatological Network (NBCN) of MeteoSwiss. Complete data series of the most important monthly values since start of measurement. Si...

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  • Visual meteorological observations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The information on current weather events is supplemented by visual human observations. The atmospheric conditions around the observation site are described in detail. Visual ob...

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  • Manual snow- and precipitation stations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In addition to its automatic precipitation measurements, MeteoSwiss also operates a manual precipitation monitoring network. Measurements are taken here once a day and transmitt...

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  • Radio Soundings

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Twice a day, MeteoSwiss carries out radio sounding using sounding balloons for the purpose of measuring key meteorological parameters in the atmosphere at high elevations. Radio...

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  • Observations for aviation

    Geography, Territory and environment

    MeteoSwiss is responsible for flight safety from a meteorological perspective and makes an important contribution to aviation safety with its meteorological readings. The high v...

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  • Measurement values foehn index, 10 min

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current measurement values of Foehn index, 10 min [index]. The foehn index is only available for the stations shown, and is updated every 10 minutes. Foehn wind is recorded only...

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  • Measurement values dew point, 10 min mean

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current measurement values of Dew point, 10 min [°C]. Data is updated every 10 minutes. The data set contains all weather stations of the SwissMetNet, the automatic monitoring n...

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