Requirement #206 

Values

For variable: Cloud cover

In application: GEWEX (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 10 % 20 %
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: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud cover
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • TC
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global