Variable: Sea-ice thickness

Definition
Full name Sea-ice thickness
Definition Thickness of the ice sheet. It is related to sea-ice elevation and ice density
Measuring Units cm Uncertainty Units cm
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units cm (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2014-12-18
Classification
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Sea Ice
      • Variable: Sea-ice thickness
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sea surface

Requirements defined for Sea-ice thickness  (7)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
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
562 Sea-ice thickness Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 0.1 cm
0.2 cm
1 cm
100 km
170 km
500 km
24 h
2 d
7 d
24 h
3 d
24 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
847 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 10 cm 25 km 30 d Global reasonable 2019-10-15 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
11 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 100 cm
126 cm
200 cm
200 km
300 km
500 km
7 d
12 d
30 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
295 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Global NWP 20 cm
50 cm
100 cm
15 km
50 km
250 km
24 h
5 d
30 d
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre
534 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Ocean Applications 10 cm
30 cm
50 cm
25 km
5 km
0.5 km
24 h
3 d
6 d
15 d
30 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
535 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface Ocean Applications 0.1 cm
0.1 cm
0.1 cm
0.5 km
0.5 km
0.5 km
24 h
24 h
24 h
24 h
24 h
3 d
Costal areas tentative 2014-02-18 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
373 Sea-ice thickness Sea surface High Res NWP 20 cm
50 cm
100 cm
2 km
10 km
40 km
12 h
24 h
2 d
12 h
24 h
3 d
Global ocean speculative 2011-07-29 T Montmerle