Requirement #794 

Values

For variable: Cloud liquid water (CLW)

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 25 %
Stability/decade (if applicable) 5 %
Horizontal Resolution 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h
Timeliness

 

Validated: 2019-09-25 Source: GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
Comment: Requirements in the GCOS-200 IP, Annex A, are only specified at the goal level. In GCOS IP cloud water path includes liquid and ice Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations