Theme: Cryosphere

Requirements defined for Variables related to Theme Cryosphere  (50)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
108 Snow cover Land surface Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 10 %
13 %
20 %
100 km
200 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
6 h
12 h
24 h
Global land firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
109 Snow water equivalent Land surface Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 5 mm
6.5 mm
10 mm
100 km
200 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
6 h
12 h
24 h
Global land firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
293 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
299 Snow cover Land surface Global NWP 10 %
20 %
50 %
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
402 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Hydrology 10 %
13 %
20 %
1 km
3.7 km
50 km
24 h
2 d
12 d
24 h
38 h
4 d
Global ocean firm 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
403 Sea-ice elevation Sea surface Hydrology 1 cm
1.3 cm
2 cm
1 km
3.7 km
50 km
24 h
2 d
12 d
24 h
38 h
4 d
Global ocean firm 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
445 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 %
13 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
24 h
3 d
24 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global ocean firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
561 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 5 %
6 %
10 %
12 km
25 km
100 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
3 h
6 h
24 h
Global ocean firm 2007-07-19 OOPC
665 Glacier cover Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated) 5 %
7 %
10 %
30 m
45 m
100 m
356 d
1 y
5 y
360 d
1 y
2 y
Global land firm 2007-07-19 TOPC
666 Glacier topography Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated) 10 cm
22 cm
100 cm
30 m
45 m
100 m
356 d
1 y
5 y
360 d
1 y
2 y
Global land firm 2007-07-19 TOPC
675 Permafrost Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated)

10 
0.25 km
0.85 km
10 km
24 h
36 h
5 d
24 h
36 h
5 d
Global land firm 2007-07-19 TOPC
677 Snow cover Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated) 5 %
7 %
10 %
0.1 km
0.45 km
10 km
24 h
3 d
30 d
30 h
3 d
15 d
Global land firm 2007-07-19 TOPC
8 Sea-ice cover Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 5 %
7 %
10 %
25 km
39.7 km
100 km
24 h
46 h
7 d
7 d
11 d
30 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
10 Sea-ice surface temperature Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 1 K
1.3 K
2 K
100 km
200 km
500 km
12 h
15 h
24 h
24 h
30 h
2 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
12 Snow cover Land surface CLIC (deprecated) 10 %
13 %
20 %
1 km
2.9 km
25 km
24 h
41 h
5 d
7 d
11 d
30 d
Global land reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
47 Snow cover Land surface Agricultural Meteorology 2 %
4 %
10 %
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
5 d
6 d
7 d
24 h
44 h
6 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
48 Snow water equivalent Land surface Agricultural Meteorology 5 mm
23.2 mm
500 mm
30 km
2.2 km
10 km
7 d
11 d
30 d
24 h
46 h
7 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
202 Sea-ice cover Sea surface CLIVAR (deprecated) 2 %
3 %
5 %
15 km
25 km
50 km
24 h
36 h
3 d
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
220 Snow cover Land surface GEWEX (deprecated) 10 %
20 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global land reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
232 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Climate Modelling Research (deprecated) 5 %
10 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
24 h
3 d
15 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
294 Sea-ice surface temperature Sea surface Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
4 K
5 km
15 km
250 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
300 Snow water equivalent Land surface Global NWP 2 mm
10 mm
20 mm
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
371 Sea-ice cover Sea surface High Res NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
40 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
2 h
6 h
Global ocean reasonable 2011-07-29 JF Mahfouf
375 Snow cover Land surface High Res NWP 5 %
15 %
20 %
1 km
5 km
20 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
3 h
12 h
Global land reasonable 2010-02-01 JF Mahfouf
401 Permafrost Land surface Hydrology
8.5 
25 
0.1 km
1 km
100 km
6 h
14 h
3 d
6 h
17 h
6 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
404 Snow cover Land surface Hydrology 5 %
8 %
20 %
0.1 km
1 km
100 km
24 h
46 h
7 d
24 h
44 h
6 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
405 Snow status (wet/dry) Land surface Hydrology 5 HR, FAR
2 HR, FAR
0.1 km
0.464 km
10 km
30 min
4 h
12 d
60 min
5 h
6 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
406 Snow water equivalent Land surface Hydrology 5 mm
8 mm
20 mm
0.1 km
0.464 km
10 km
24 h
46 h
7 d
24 h
44 h
6 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
446 Snow cover Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 %
13 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
60 min
6 h
24 h
60 min
2 h
6 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
562 Sea-ice thickness Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 0.1 cm
0.2 cm
1 cm
100 km
170 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
24 h
3 d
24 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
699 Snow depth Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 cm
0.5 cm
2 cm
5 km
10 km
15 km
10 min
60 min
24 h
10 min
60 min
24 h
Global land reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
7 Sea-ice cover Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 10 %
13 %
20 %
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
1 y
2 y
4 y
30 d
43 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
9 Sea-ice elevation Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 1 cm
1.4 cm
3 cm
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
1 y
2 y
4 y
30 d
43 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
11 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 100 cm
126 cm
200 cm
200 km
300 km
500 km
7 d
12 d
30 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
13 Snow water equivalent Land surface CLIC (deprecated) 5 mm
8 mm
20 mm
10 km
13.6 km
25 km
24 h
41 h
5 d
7 d
11 d
30 d
Global land tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
221 Snow water equivalent Land surface GEWEX (deprecated) 5 mm
10 mm
20 mm
15 km
50 km
250 km
12 h
24 h
7 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global land tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
295 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Global NWP 20 cm
50 cm
100 cm
15 km
50 km
250 km
24 h
5 d
30 d
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
296 Sea-ice type Sea surface Global NWP 0.25 Classes -1
0.333 Classes -1
0.5 Classes -1
10 km
25 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
372 Sea-ice surface temperature Sea surface High Res NWP 0.5 K
1 K
4 K
5 km
10 km
40 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
3 h
12 h
Global ocean tentative 2011-07-29 JF Mahfouf
376 Snow water equivalent Land surface High Res NWP 5 mm
8 mm
20 mm
0.5 km
2 km
20 km
60 min
3 h
6 h
60 min
3 h
24 h
Global land tentative 2010-02-01 JF Mahfouf
480 Sea-ice motion Sea surface Ocean Applications 1 km*d-1
3 km*d-1
5 km*d-1
1 km
25 km
25 km
24 h
24 h
24 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global ocean tentative 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
481 Sea-ice motion Sea surface Ocean Applications 0.5 km*d-1
0.5 km*d-1
0.5 km*d-1
0.1 km
0.5 km
1 km
24 h
24 h
3 d
24 h
24 h
3 d
Costal areas tentative 2016-03-22 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
484 Sea-ice surface characteristics Sea surface Ocean Applications 1 %
10 %
10 %
0.5 km
1 km
1 km
24 h
24 h
24 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global ocean tentative 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
486 Snow depth Sea surface Ocean Applications 0.005 cm
0.02 cm
0.05 cm
5 km
10 km
15 km
24 h
24 h
24 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global ocean tentative 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
533 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Ocean Applications 5 %
10 %
15 %
0.1 km
0.1 km
0.1 km
24 h
24 h
3 d
24 h
24 h
3 d
Costal areas tentative 2014-03-16 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
534 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Ocean Applications 10 cm
30 cm
50 cm
25 km
5 km
0.5 km
24 h
3 d
6 d
15 d
30 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
535 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Ocean Applications 0.1 cm
0.1 cm
0.1 cm
0.5 km
0.5 km
0.5 km
24 h
24 h
24 h
24 h
24 h
3 d
Costal areas tentative 2014-02-18 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
573 Snow water equivalent Land surface SIAF (deprecated) 5 mm
10 mm
20 mm
50 km
100 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global land tentative 2009-01-19 Laura Ferranti
758 Snow water equivalent SSLP 5 mm
10 mm
20 mm
50 km
100 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global land tentative 2009-01-19 Laura Ferranti
373 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface High Res NWP 20 cm
50 cm
100 cm
2 km
10 km
40 km
12 h
24 h
2 d
12 h
24 h
3 d
Global ocean speculative 2011-07-29 T Montmerle