Variable: Snow depth

Definition
Full name Snow depth
Definition Vertical distance from the snow surface to the underlying surface (ground, glacier ice or sea ice).
Measuring Units cm Uncertainty Units cm
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units cm (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2011-06-23
Classification
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow depth
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sea surface
          • Land surface

Requirements defined for Snow depth  (3)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
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
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
860 Snow depth Land surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 0.1 cm 0.1 cm 1 km 24 h Global reasonable 2020-03-05 TOPC
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)