Requirement #211 


For variable: Cloud ice Total Column

In application: GEWEX (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 g.m-2 15 g.m-2 20 g.m-2
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
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations