Requirement #703 

Values

For variable: Cloud cover

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 10 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 5 min 15 min 60 min
Timeliness 5 min 15 min 60 min

 

Validated: 2013-04-15 Source: P. Ambrosetti
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:
          • TrC
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global