Requirement #677 

Values

For variable: Snow cover

In application: Climate-TOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 7 % 10 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.1 km 0.45 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 3 d 30 d
Timeliness 30 h 3 d 15 d

 

Validated: 2007-07-19 Source: TOPC
Comment: For impact and hydrological cycle studies. Snow cover area Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow cover
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land