Requirement #4 

Values

For variable: Cloud top height

In application: CLIC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 km 0.7 km 1 km
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 100 km 200 km 500 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 12 h 15 h 24 h
Timeliness 24 h 30 h 2 d

 

Validated: 1998-10-29 Source: WCRP
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 top height
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • n/a (2D)
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global