Requirement #220 

Values

For variable: Snow cover

In application: GEWEX (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 % 20 % 50 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 15 km 50 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 2 d 7 d
Timeliness 30 d 45 d 90 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: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow cover
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land