Variable: Cloud type

Definition
Full name Cloud type
Definition Result of cloud type classification - Accuracy expressed as inverse of number of classes, so that smaller figures correspond to better performance.
Measuring Units Classes Uncertainty Units Classes -1
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units Classes -1 (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
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Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud type
        • Measured in Layers:
          • n/a (2D)
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Cloud type  (5)

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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
152 Cloud type n/a (2D) Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated) 100 km
126 km
200 km
3 h
5 h
12 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global firm 2002-05-24 GAW Report No. 159
271 Cloud type n/a (2D) Global NWP 0.99 km
1 km
5 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
433 Cloud type n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 Classes -1
0.125 Classes -1
0.2 Classes -1
1 km
5 km
10 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti
729 Cloud type n/a (2D) Aeronautical Meteorology 1 Classes -1
2 Classes -1
3 Classes -1
30 min
60 min
2 h
5 min
10 min
30 min
Point firm 2014-03-27 J van der Meulen
355 Cloud type n/a (2D) High Res NWP 0.5 km
2 km
10 km
15 min
30 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global tentative 2010-02-01 T Montmerle