Variable: Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA

Definition
Full name Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA
Definition Flux density of terrestrial radiation emitted by the Earth surface and the gases, aerosols and clouds ot the atmosphere at the top of the atmosphere
Measuring Units W/m2 Uncertainty Units W/m2
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units W/m2 (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2011-06-23
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA
        • Measured in Layers:
          • TOA
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA  (6)

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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
117 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 5 W/m2
6.5 W/m2
10 W/m2
100 km
200 km
500 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
3 h
6 h
24 h
Global firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
307 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA Global NWP 5 W/m2
10 W/m2
20 W/m2
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
382 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA High Res NWP 5 W/m2
10 W/m2
20 W/m2
2 km
10 km
50 km
30 min
60 min
6 h
60 min
3 h
12 h
Global firm 2011-08-04 T Montmerle
409 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA Hydrology 5 W/m2
8 W/m2
20 W/m2
10 km
21.5 km
100 km
60 min
2 h
12 h
24 h
46 h
7 d
Global reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
633 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA SPARC (deprecated) 5 W/m2
7 W/m2
10 W/m2
50 km
100 km
250 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
784 Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA TOA Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 1 W/m2 0.2 W/m2 100 km 30 d Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)