Variable: Sea-ice cover

Definition
Full name Sea-ice cover
Definition Fraction of an ocean area where ice is present
Measuring Units % Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2013-12-03
Classification
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Sea Ice
      • Variable: Sea-ice cover
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sea surface

Requirements defined for Sea-ice cover  (11)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
293 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
5 km
15 km
100 km
3 h
24 h
5 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
402 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Hydrology 10 %
13 %
20 %
1 km
3.7 km
50 km
24 h
2 d
12 d
24 h
38 h
4 d
Global ocean firm 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
445 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Nowcasting / VSRF 10 %
13 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
24 h
3 d
24 d
24 h
2 d
7 d
Global ocean firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
561 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 5 %
6 %
10 %
12 km
25 km
100 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
3 h
6 h
24 h
Global ocean firm 2007-07-19 OOPC
8 Sea-ice cover Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 5 %
7 %
10 %
25 km
39.7 km
100 km
24 h
46 h
7 d
7 d
11 d
30 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
202 Sea-ice cover Sea surface CLIVAR (deprecated) 2 %
3 %
5 %
15 km
25 km
50 km
24 h
36 h
3 d
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
232 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Climate Modelling Research (deprecated) 5 %
10 %
50 %
15 km
50 km
250 km
24 h
3 d
15 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global ocean reasonable 1998-10-29 WCRP
371 Sea-ice cover Sea surface High Res NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
5 km
10 km
40 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
60 min
2 h
6 h
Global ocean reasonable 2011-07-29 JF Mahfouf
846 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 5 % 5 % 1 km
15 km
7 d Global reasonable 2019-10-15 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
7 Sea-ice cover Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 10 %
13 %
20 %
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
1 y
2 y
4 y
30 d
43 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
533 Sea-ice cover Sea surface Ocean Applications 5 %
10 %
15 %
0.1 km
0.1 km
0.1 km
24 h
24 h
3 d
24 h
24 h
3 d
Costal areas tentative 2014-03-16 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)