BackForwardApplication: Global NWP

Details
Name Global NWP
Description Global Numerical Weather Prediction
Corresponding Institution World Meteorological Organization
Contact
Person
Erik Andersson
Variables measured in this Application Area
Subdomain Variables
Basic atmospheric
Clouds and precipitations
Aerosols and radiation
Ocean
Land surface
Atmospheric chemistry
Sea Ice

Requirements defined for Global NWP  (76)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
244 Accumulated precipitation (over 24 h) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 mm
2 mm
5 mm
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
250 Air pressure (at surface) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 hPa
1 hPa
1 hPa
15 km
100 km
500 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
251 Air pressure (at surface) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 hPa
1 hPa
1 hPa
15 km
100 km
500 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
255 Atmospheric temperature HT Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
3 K
15 km
100 km
500 km
0.3 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
256 Atmospheric temperature LS Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
3 K
15 km
100 km
500 km
0.3 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
257 Atmospheric temperature LT Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
3 K
15 km
100 km
500 km
0.3 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
270 Cloud top height n/a (2D) Global NWP 0.2 km
0.5 km
1 km
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
271 Cloud type n/a (2D) Global NWP 0.99 km
1 km
5 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
272 Dominant wave direction Sea surface Global NWP 10 deg.
15 deg.
30 deg.
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
273 Dominant wave period Sea surface Global NWP 0.25 s
0.5 s
1 s
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
278 Land surface temperature Land surface Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
4 K
5 km
15 km
250 km
30 min
3 h
6 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
283 O3 HT Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
15 km
100 km
250 km
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
284 O3 LS Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
15 km
100 km
250 km
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
285 O3 LT Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
15 km
100 km
250 km
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
286 O3 (Total column) TC Global NWP 5 DU
10 DU
20 DU
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
292 Sea surface temperature Sea surface Global NWP 0.3 K
0.5 K
1 K
5 km
15 km
250 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
293 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
298 Significant wave height Sea surface Global NWP 0.1 m
0.3 m
0.5 m
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
299 Snow cover Land surface Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
302 Specific humidity HT Global NWP 2 %
5 %
10 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
0.5 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
303 Specific humidity LT Global NWP 2 %
5 %
10 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
0.3 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
304 Integrated Water Vapour (IWV) TC Global NWP 1 kg.m-2
2 kg.m-2
5 kg.m-2
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
305 Upward short-wave irradiance at TOA TOA Global NWP 5 W/m2
10 W/m2
20 W/m2
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
307 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA Global NWP 5 W/m2
10 W/m2
20 W/m2
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
310 Wind (horizontal) HS&M Global NWP 1 m.s-1
5 m.s-1
10 m.s-1
50 km
100 km
500 km
1 km
2 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
311 Wind (horizontal) HT Global NWP 1 m.s-1
3 m.s-1
8 m.s-1
15 km
100 km
500 km
0.5 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
312 Wind (horizontal) LS Global NWP 1 m.s-1
3 m.s-1
5 m.s-1
15 km
100 km
500 km
0.5 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
313 Wind (horizontal) LT Global NWP 1 m.s-1
3 m.s-1
5 m.s-1
15 km
100 km
500 km
0.5 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
318 Wind speed over the surface (horizontal) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 m/s
1.5 m/s
2 m/s
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
319 Wind speed over the surface (horizontal) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 m/s
1.5 m/s
2 m/s
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
320 Wind vector over the surface (horizontal) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 m/s
2 m/s
3 m/s
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
321 Wind vector over the surface (horizontal) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 m/s
2 m/s
3 m/s
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
252 Air specific humidity (at surface) Near Surface Global NWP 2 %
5 %
10 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
253 Air temperature (at surface) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
2 K
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
254 Atmospheric temperature HS&M Global NWP 0.5 K
3 K
5 K
50 km
100 km
500 km
0.3 km
1 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
258 Cloud base height n/a (2D) Global NWP 0.2 km
0.5 km
1 km
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
259 Cloud cover TC Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
261 Cloud ice HT Global NWP 20 %
50 %
100 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.2 km
1 km
2 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
262 Cloud ice LT Global NWP 20 %
50 %
100 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.2 km
1 km
2 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
263 Cloud ice (total column) TC Global NWP 5 g.m-2
10 g.m-2
20 g.m-2
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
264 Cloud liquid water (CLW) HT Global NWP 20 %
50 %
100 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.2 km
1 km
2 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
265 Cloud liquid water (CLW) LT Global NWP 20 %
50 %
100 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.2 km
1 km
2 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
266 Cloud liquid water (CLW) total column TC Global NWP 10 g.m-2
20 g.m-2
50 g.m-2
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
274 Downward short-wave irradiance at Earth surface Near Surface Global NWP 1 W.m-2
10 W.m-2
20 W.m-2
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
275 Downward long-wave irradiance at Earth surface Near Surface Global NWP 1 W.m-2
10 W.m-2
20 W.m-2
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
276 Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance Near Surface Global NWP 1 %
2 %
5 %
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
277 Fraction of Absorbed PAR (FAPAR) Land surface Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
2 km
10 km
50 km
24 h
5 d
10 d
3 h
24 h
10 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
279 Leaf Area Index (LAI) Land surface Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
2 km
10 km
50 km
24 h
5 d
10 d
3 h
24 h
10 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
280 Long-wave Earth surface emissivity Land surface Global NWP 0.5 %
1 %
3 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
24 h
5 d
30 d
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
281 Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Land surface Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
2 km
10 km
50 km
24 h
5 d
10 d
3 h
24 h
10 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
282 O3 HS&M Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
15 km
100 km
250 km
1 km
3 km
10 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
288 Ocean temperature Upper oc Global NWP 0.3 K
0.5 K
1 K
5 km
100 km
250 km
1 m
2 m
10 m
24 h
2 d
30 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
289 Precipitation intensity at surface (liquid or solid) Near Surface Global NWP 0.1 mm/h
0.5 mm/h
1 mm/h
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
290 Precipitation intensity at surface (solid) Near Surface Global NWP 0.1 mm/h
0.5 mm/h
1 mm/h
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
291 Sea surface salinity Sea surface Global NWP 0.1 psu
0.2 psu
0.3 psu
5 km
100 km
250 km
24 h
30 d
60 d
3 d
24 d
120 d
Global ocean reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
294 Sea-ice surface temperature Sea surface Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
4 K
5 km
15 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
297 Short-wave cloud reflectance Cloud-top Global NWP 1 %
3 %
10 %
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
300 Snow water equivalent Land surface Global NWP 2 mm
10 mm
20 mm
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
301 Soil moisture at surface Land surface Global NWP 0.02 m3 /m3
0.04 m3 /m3
0.08 m3 /m3
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global land reasonable 2013-01-22 Erik Andersson
306 Upward spectral radiance at TOA TOA Global NWP 0.05 SNR-1
0.1 SNR-1
0.2 SNR-1
10 km
30 km
100 km
6 min
18 min
5 d
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
308 Upward long-wave irradiance at Earth surface Near Surface Global NWP 1 W/m2
10 W/m2
20 W/m2
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
309 Vegetation type Land surface Global NWP 0.055 Classes-1
0.08 Classes-1
0.11 Classes-1
2000 m
10000 m
50000 m
7 d
15 d
30 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
245 Aerosol column burden TC Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
246 Aerosol mass mixing ratio HS&M Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
0.2 km
3 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
247 Aerosol mass mixing ratio HT Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
0.2 km
3 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
248 Aerosol mass mixing ratio LS Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
0.2 km
3 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
249 Aerosol mass mixing ratio LT Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
0.2 km
3 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
260 Cloud drop effective radius Cloud-top Global NWP 1 μm
2 μm
5 μm
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
287 Ocean salinity Upper oc Global NWP 0.1 psu
0.2 psu
0.3 psu
5 km
100 km
250 km
1 m
2 m
10 m
24 h
30 d
60 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
295 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Global NWP 20 cm
50 cm
100 cm
15 km
50 km
250 km
24 h
5 d
30 d
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
296 Sea-ice type Sea surface Global NWP 0.25 Classes -1
0.333 Classes -1
0.5 Classes -1
10 km
25 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
314 Wind (vertical) HS&M Global NWP 1 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
15 km
200 km
500 km
0.5 km
2 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
315 Wind (vertical) HT Global NWP 1 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
15 km
200 km
500 km
0.5 km
2 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
316 Wind (vertical) LS Global NWP 1 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
15 km
200 km
500 km
0.5 km
2 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
317 Wind (vertical) LT Global NWP 1 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
15 km
200 km
500 km
0.5 km
2 km
3 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
705 Aerosol column burden Global NWP Global