Requirement #446 

Values

For variable: Snow cover

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 % 13 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 6 h 24 h
Timeliness 60 min 2 h 6 h

 

Validated: 2013-04-03 Source: P. Ambrosetti
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