All rasters are centered on Tower VancouverSunset and have a 1900 x 1900 m extent, with either 1m or 50m raster cell size.
Please cite relevant work when using the fillowing datasets:
Preview  Filenames  Description  Units  Downloads 

Land Cover Fractions  
SUNSETRASTERVEGFRACTREES1M SUNSETRASTERVEGFRACTREES50M 
Land cover data / mask of fractional plan area covered by tall vegetation (trees h > 2m).  fractional coverage  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERVEGFRACGROUND1M SUNSETRASTERVEGFRACGROUND50M 
Land cover data / mask of fractional plan area covered by ground vegetation (lawns, gardens, bushes).  fractional coverage  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERVEGFRACALL1M SUNSETRASTERVEGFRACALL50M 
Land cover data / mask of fractional plan area covered by ground and tall vegetation.  fractional coverage  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERBUILDINGFRAC1M SUNSETRASTERBUILDINGFRAC50M 
Land cover data / mask of fractional plan area covered by buildings.  fractional coverage  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERNONVEGFRAC1M SUNSETRASTERNONVEGFRAC50M 
Land cover data / mask of fractional plan area covered by nonvegetated ground surfaces (streets, driveways, gravel, etc.).  fractional coverage  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

Urban 3D Form  
SUNSETRASTERSKYVIEWFACTORALL1M SUNSETRASTERSKYVIEWFACTORALL50M 
Calculated Sky View Factor of all horizontal surfaces (includes Roofs and Tree elements in the LIDAR)  (dimesnionless)  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERSKYVIEWFACTORGROUNDONLY1M SUNSETRASTERSKYVIEWFACTORGROUNDONLY50M 
Calculated average Sky View Factor for horizontal surfaces at ground level only (in buildings, trees = 0)  (dimesnionless)  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERMEANBUILDINGHEIGHTS50M  Mean height of all surface elements classified as buildings  m  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERMAXBUILDINGHEIGHTS50M  Characteristic building height. Height of highest 25 m2 classified as buildings within 50 x 50 m subset  m  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

Census Data  
SUNSETRASTERPOPULATIONDENSITY1M SUNSETRASTERPOPULATIONDENSITY50M 
Modelled nighttime population density (census data distributed on buildings based on type and volume).  Inh./m2  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

Vegetation Data  
SUNSETRASTERLAITREES50M  Modelled summer peak leaf area index of tall trees (> 2m)  m2 / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERLAILAWN50M  Modelled summer peak leaf area index of lawns  m2 / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERLAICOMPLETE50M  Modelled summer peak leaf area index of lawns and trees  m2 / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

Radiation  
SUNSETRASTERKINGLOBAL2009YEAR1M SUNSETRASTERKINGLOBAL2009YEAR50M 
Average global (direct and diffuse) shortwave irradiance on horizontal surfaces for 2009  W m2  Geotiff: 1m,50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERKINDIRECT2009YEAR1M SUNSETRASTERKINDIRECT2009YEAR50M 
Average direct shortwave irradiance on horizontal surfaces for 2009  W m2  Geotiff: 1m,50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERKINDIFFUSE2009YEAR1M SUNSETRASTERKINDIFFUSE2009YEAR50M 
Average diffuse shortwave irradiance on horizontal surfaces for 2009  W m2  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

SUNSETRASTERPARGLOBAL2009YEAR1M SUNSETRASTERPARGLOBAL2009YEAR50M 
Average global photosynthetically active irradiance on horizontal surfaces for 2009  µmol s1 m2  Geotiff: 1m, 50m Statistics: 1m, 50m 

CarbonPools  
SUNSETRASTERCARBONPOOLSOILS50M  Carbon stored in soils  kg C / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERCARBONPOOLVEGETATION50M  Carbon stored in vegetation (trees, lawns)  kg C / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERCARBONPOOLHUMANS50M  Carbon stored in human bodies (nighttime population)  kg C / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERCARBONPOOLALLORGANIC50M  Carbon stored in soils, vegetation and human bodies  kg C / m2  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

CarbonDioxide Fluxes  Biosphere  
SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXHUMANRESP50M  Modelled carbon respired by humans into the atmopshere based on nighttime population  kg C m2 year1)  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERRESPIRATIONTREE2009YEAR50M  Modelled aboveground respiration of urban trees  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERRESPIRATIONLAWN2009YEAR50M  Modelled respiration of lawns and soils (empirically as a function of soil temperature and soil volumetric water content) for the year 2009.  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERRESPIRATIONTOTALVEG2009YEAR50M  Modelled soil, lawn and aboveground tree respiration  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERPHOTOSYNLAWN2009YEAR50M  Modelled photosynthesis of lawn surfaces (empirically as a function of measured PAR and soil volumetric water content) for the year 2009.  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERPHOTOSYNTREE2009YEAR50M  Modelled photosynthesis by trees (multilayer model) for the year 2009.  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERPHOTOSYNTOTALVEG2009YEAR50M  Modelled lawn and aboveground photosynthesis  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m 

SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXTOTALVEG2009YEAR50M  Modelled carbon uptake [respiration (soil + trees)  photosynthesis(lawns + trees)]  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics: 50m Monthly rasters 

CarbonDioxide Fluxes  Buildings  
SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXBUILDINGSLOCALCIB1M SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXBUILDINGSLOCALCIB50M 
Modelled local buildingsector emissions from commercial and institutional buildings  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics:50m 

SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXBUILDINGSLOCALRES1M SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXBUILDINGSLOCALRES50M 
Modelled local buildingsector emissions from residential buildings  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics:50m 

SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXBUILDINGSLOCALTTL1M SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXBUILDINGSLOCALTTL50M 
Modelled local buildingsector emissions from all (commercial, institutional and residential) buildings  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics:50m Monthly rasters 

CarbonDioxide Fluxes  Transportation  
SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXTRANSPORTALL50M  Modelled emissions from transportation (local and throughtraffic).  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics:50m Monthly rasters 

CarbonDioxide Fluxes  Summation  
SUNSETRASTERCARBONFLUXSUM50M  Modelled local carbon emissions from all sources (buildings, transportation, human respiration, vegetation).  kg C m2 year1  Geotiff: 50m Statistics:50m Monthly rasters 