Variable: Cloud liquid water (CLW)

Definition
Full name Cloud liquid water (CLW)
Definition 3D field of atmospheric water in the liquid phase (precipitating or not).
Measuring Units g/kg Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units km
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)

 

Comment: Replaces "Cloud water <100 µm" and "Cloud Water >100 µm"
Last modified: 2011-10-13
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud liquid water (CLW)
        • Measured in Layers:
          • FT
          • PBL
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Cloud liquid water (CLW)  (8)

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
20 Cloud liquid water (CLW) PBL Aeronautical Meteorology 10 %
15 %
25 %
50 km
70 km
100 km
0.15 km
0.3 km
0.6 km
60 min
90 min
3 h
60 min
90 min
2 h
Global firm 2000-06-23 ET ODRRGOS
348 Cloud liquid water (CLW) FT High Res NWP 5 %
8 %
20 %
0.5 km
2 km
10 km
0.1 km
0.17 km
0.5 km
15 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global firm 2014-03-12 T Montmerle
349 Cloud liquid water (CLW) PBL High Res NWP 5 %
8 %
20 %
0.5 km
2 km
10 km
0.1 km
0.17 km
0.5 km
15 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global firm 2011-07-28 T Montmerle
264 Cloud liquid water (CLW) FT Global NWP 20 %
50 %
100 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.2 km
1 km
2 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
265 Cloud liquid water (CLW) PBL Global NWP 20 %
50 %
100 %
5 km
15 km
50 km
0.2 km
1 km
2 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
794 Cloud liquid water (CLW) FT
PBL
Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 25 % 5 % 50 km 3 h Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
212 Cloud liquid water (CLW) FT GEWEX (deprecated) 5 %
10 %
20 %
50 km
100 km
250 km
3 h
6 h
12 h
30 d
45 d
60 d
Global tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
213 Cloud liquid water (CLW) PBL GEWEX (deprecated) 5 %
10 %
20 %
50 km
100 km
250 km
3 h
6 h
12 h
30 d
45 d
60 d
Global tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP