Requirement #202 

Values

For variable: Sea-ice cover

In application: CLIVAR (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 2 % 3 % 5 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 15 km 25 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 36 h 3 d
Timeliness 3 d 4 d 7 d

 

Validated: 1998-10-29 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Sea Ice
      • Variable: Sea-ice cover
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Sea surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean