Variable: Long-wave Earth surface emissivity

Definition
Full name Long-wave Earth surface emissivity
Definition Emissivity of the Earth surface in the thermal IR, function of the wavelength
Measuring Units % Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
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Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Long-wave Earth surface emissivity
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Land surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Long-wave Earth surface emissivity  (3)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
280 Long-wave Earth surface emissivity Land surface Global NWP 0.5 %
1 %
3 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
24 h
5 d
30 d
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global land reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
362 Long-wave Earth surface emissivity Land surface High Res NWP 0.5 %
1 %
3 %
1 km
5 km
20 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
3 h
12 h
Global land reasonable 2011-08-04 T Montmerle
398 Long-wave Earth surface emissivity Land surface Hydrology 5 %
8 %
20 %
0.01 km
0.292 km
250 km
24 h
2 d
12 d
24 h
2 d
12 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS