Requirement #205 

Values

For variable: Cloud base height

In application: GEWEX (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 km 1 km 2 km
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 6 h 12 h
Timeliness 30 d 45 d 60 d

 

Validated: 1998-10-29 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: tentative
Def: :Positive impact expected but not yet validated due to lack of suitable data and/or models
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud base height
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • n/a (2D)
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global