Requirement #749 

Values

For variable: Cloud base height

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 km 0.25 km 0.5 km
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.5 km 2 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 15 min 60 min 3 h
Timeliness 15 min 30 min 2 h

 

Validated: 2015-06-09 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 base height
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • n/a (2D)
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global