Variable: Land surface temperature

Definition
Full name Land surface temperature
Definition Temperature of the apparent surface of land (bare soil or vegetation) - Physical unit: [ K ] - Accuracy unit: [ K ].
Measuring Units K Uncertainty Units K
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units K (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
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Classification
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Land surface temperature
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Land surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Land surface temperature  (8)

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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
97 Land surface temperature Land surface Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 K
1.3 K
2 K
1 km
10 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
3 d
3 h
4 h
6 h
Global land firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
278 Land surface temperature Land surface Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
4 K
5 km
15 km
250 km
30 min
3 h
6 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
40 Land surface temperature Land surface Agricultural Meteorology 0.3 K
0.6 K
2 K
0.1 km
0.5 km
10 km
60 min
3 h
3 d
3 h
6 h
24 h
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
219 Land surface temperature Land surface GEWEX (deprecated) 1 K
2 K
4 K
50 km
100 km
250 km
3 h
6 h
12 h
30 d
45 d
60 d
Global land reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
360 Land surface temperature Land surface High Res NWP 1 K
2 K
4 K
1 km
5 km
20 km
30 min
60 min
6 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global land reasonable 2010-02-01 JF Mahfouf
395 Land surface temperature Land surface Hydrology 0.3 K
0.6 K
3 K
0.01 km
0.3 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
7 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
439 Land surface temperature Land surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
1 K
3 K
1 km
5 km
30 km
10 min
30 min
60 min
10 min
30 min
60 min
Global land reasonable 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
830 Land surface temperature Land surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 1 K 0.1 K 1 km 3 h Global reasonable 2019-09-30 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)