Requirement #270 

Values

For variable: Cloud top height

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.2 km 0.5 km 1 km
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: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud top height
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • n/a (2D)
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global