Requirement #300 

Values

For variable: Snow water equivalent

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 2 mm 10 mm 20 mm
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: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow water equivalent
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land