Requirement #299 

Values

For variable: Snow cover

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 % 20 % 50 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 15 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 24 h 5 d
Timeliness 3 h 24 h 5 d

 

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: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow cover
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land