Variable: Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance

Definition
Full name Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance
Definition Reflectance of the Earth surface as a function of the viewing angle and the illumination angle in the range 0.4-0.7 . The distribution of this variable is represented by the Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF)
Measuring Units % Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2011-06-16
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Near Surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance  (2)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
276 Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance Near Surface Global NWP 1 %
2 %
5 %
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
96 Earth surface short-wave bidirectional reflectance Near Surface Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 5 %
6.5 %
10 %
25 km
50 km
100 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
24 h
2 d
5 d
Global speculative 2007-07-19 AOPC