BackForwardApplication: Nowcasting / VSRF

Requirements defined for Nowcasting / VSRF  (44)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
425 Aerosol column burden TC Nowcasting / VSRF 10 %
13 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
60 min
12 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global firm 2007-07-19 ET EGOS-3
427 Atmospheric temperature PBL Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
1 K
3 K
5 km
10 km
50 km
0.1 km
0.3 km
1 km
5 min
10 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
60 min
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
428 Atmospheric temperature FT Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
1 K
2 K
5 km
20 km
200 km
0.1 km
0.5 km
2 km
15 min
30 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
430 Cloud cover PBL Nowcasting / VSRF 5 %
10 %
20 %
1 km
5 km
20 km
30 sec
3 min
60 min
60 sec
3 min
30 min
Global firm 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
432 Cloud top temperature Cloud-top Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
0.8 K
2 K
1 km
5 km
10 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global firm 2013-04-09 P. Ambrosetti
433 Cloud type n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 Classes -1
0.125 Classes -1
0.2 Classes -1
1 km
5 km
10 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
438 Height of the tropopause n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 km
0.2 km
1 km
10 km
25 km
200 km
30 min
60 min
6 h
30 min
60 min
2 h
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
441 Ocean surface currents (vector) Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 cm/s
0.7 cm/s
1 cm/s
10 km
15 km
50 km
6 h
12 h
6 d
6 h
12 h
4 d
Global ocean firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
444 Sea surface temperature Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
0.8 K
2 K
5 km
10 km
50 km
3 h
6 h
24 h
3 h
6 h
24 h
Global ocean firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
445 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 %
13 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
24 h
3 d
24 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global ocean firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
448 Specific humidity FT Nowcasting / VSRF 5 %
8 %
20 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.1 km
0.5 km
2 km
15 min
30 min
60 min
10 min
20 min
60 min
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
449 Integrated Water Vapour (IWV) TC Nowcasting / VSRF 1 kg.m-2
2 kg.m-2
5 kg.m-2
5 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
30 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
450 Temperature of the tropopause n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
0.8 K
2 K
10 km
25 km
200 km
30 min
60 min
6 h
30 min
60 min
2 h
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
451 Wind (horizontal) FT Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m.s-1
2 m.s-1
8 m.s-1
5 km
15 km
200 km
0.5 km
1 km
2 km
15 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
60 min
3 h
Global firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
452 Wind (horizontal) UTLS Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m.s-1
2 m.s-1
5 m.s-1
10 km
25 km
100 km
1 km
2 km
5 km
15 min
60 min
6 h
10 min
30 min
2 h
Global firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
453 Wind (horizontal) PBL Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m.s-1
2 m.s-1
5 m.s-1
1 km
5 km
20 km
0.2 km
0.5 km
1 km
5 min
30 min
3 h
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
456 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m/s
1.4 m/s
3 m/s
5 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
30 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
60 min
Global ocean firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
457 Wind vector (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m/s
2 m/s
5 m/s
5 km
10 km
50 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global land firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
458 Wind vector (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m/s
2 m/s
5 m/s
5 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
30 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
60 min
Global ocean firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
646 Dominant wave direction Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 deg.
20 deg.
30 deg.
5 km
20 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
90 min
3 h
Global ocean firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
647 Dominant wave period Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 s
1 s
3 s
5 km
20 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
90 min
3 h
Global ocean firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
747 Total lightning density TrC Nowcasting / VSRF 1 Dimensionless
3 Dimensionless
15 Dimensionless
1 %/decade
3 %/decade
10 %/decade
1 km
3 km
15 km
30 sec
5 min
15 min
30 sec
5 min
30 min
Global firm 2015-06-09 P. Ambrosetti
748 Cloud to Ground lightning density Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 Dimensionless
3 Dimensionless
15 Dimensionless
1 %/decade
3 %/decade
15 %/decade
1 km
3 km
15 km
30 sec
5 min
15 min
30 sec
5 min
15 min
Global firm 2015-06-09 P. Ambrosetti
426 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
0.7 K
2 K
1 km
5 km
20 km
10 min
30 min
60 min
10 min
30 min
60 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
431 Cloud top height n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 km
0.3 km
1 km
1 km
5 km
15 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
435 Fire fractional cover Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 5 %
8 %
20 %
1 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
3 h
24 h
15 min
3 h
24 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
436 Fire temperature Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 50 K
80 K
200 K
1 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
3 h
24 h
15 min
3 h
24 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
437 Height of the top of PBL n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.05 km
0.1 km
0.5 km
5 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
30 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
439 Land surface temperature Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
1 K
3 K
1 km
5 km
30 km
10 min
30 min
60 min
10 min
30 min
60 min
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
440 Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 5 %
10 %
20 %
1 km
5 km
40 km
12 h
24 h
7 d
12 h
24 h
7 d
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
442 Precipitation intensity at surface (liquid or solid) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 mm/h
0.3 mm/h
1 mm/h
1 km
5 km
30 km
5 min
10 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
443 Precipitation intensity at surface (solid) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 mm/h
0.3 mm/h
1 mm/h
1 km
10 km
50 km
10 min
30 min
3 h
10 min
30 min
2 h
Global reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
446 Snow cover Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 %
13 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
60 min
2 h
6 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
447 Soil moisture at surface Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.01 m3 /m3
0.02 m3 /m3
0.05 m3 /m3
5 km
10 km
50 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
60 min
6 h
24 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
454 Wind (vertical) PBL Nowcasting / VSRF 1 cm.s-1
2 cm.s-1
5 cm.s-1
5 km
15 km
20 km
0.2 km
0.5 km
1 km
5 min
30 min
3 h
5 min
10 min
30 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
455 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m/s
1.4 m/s
3 m/s
1 km
5 km
20 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global land reasonable 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
698 Wind gust Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m.s-1 
1.7 m.s-1 
5 m.s-1 
1 km
5 km
20 km
60 sec
10 min
60 min
60 sec
10 min
60 min
Global land reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
699 Snow depth Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 cm
0.5 cm
2 cm
5 km
10 km
15 km
10 min
60 min
24 h
10 min
60 min
24 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
700 Earth surface albedo Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 5 %
10 %
20 %
1 km
5 km
10 km
24 h
3 d
10 d
12 h
24 h
3 d
Global reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
701 Downward short-wave irradiance at Earth surface Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 W.m-2
10 W.m-2
20 W.m-2
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 sec
10 min
60 min
60 sec
10 min
60 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
703 Cloud cover TrC Nowcasting / VSRF 5 %
10 %
20 %
1 km
5 km
20 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
704 Specific humidity PBL Nowcasting / VSRF 2 %
5 %
10 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
0.1 km
0.3 km
1 km
5 min
10 min
60 min
5 min
10 min
60 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-25 P. Ambrosetti
749 Cloud base height n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 km
0.25 km
0.5 km
0.5 km
2 km
10 km
15 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global reasonable 2015-06-09 P. Ambrosetti
702 Downward long-wave irradiance at Earth surface Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 W.m-2
10 W.m-2
20 W.m-2
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
3 h
12 h
Global tentative 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti