Requirement #259 

Values

For variable: Cloud cover

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 10 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 15 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 12 h
Timeliness 6 min 30 min 6 h

 

Validated: 2009-02-10 Source: John Eyre
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