Requirement #375 

Values

For variable: Snow cover

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 15 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 12 h
Timeliness 60 min 3 h 12 h

 

Validated: 2010-02-01 Source: JF Mahfouf
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