BackForward Variable: Cloud base height

Definition
Full name Cloud base height
Definition Height of the bottom surface of the cloud
Measuring Units km Uncertainty Units km
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units km (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified:
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud base height
        • Measured in Layers:
          • n/a (2D)
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Cloud base height  (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
205 Cloud base height n/a (2D) GEWEX (deprecated) 0.5 km
1 km
2 km
50 km
100 km
250 km
3 h
6 h
12 h
30 d
45 d
60 d
Global tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
258 Cloud base height n/a (2D) Global NWP 0.2 km
0.5 km
1 km
5 km
15 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
342 Cloud base height n/a (2D) High Res NWP 0.1 km
0.25 km
0.5 km
0.5 km
2 km
10 km
15 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global reasonable 2014-03-12 T Montmerle
726 Cloud base height n/a (2D) Aeronautical Meteorology Point firm 2013-12-05 J van der Meulen
749 Cloud base height n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 km
0.25 km
0.5 km
0.5 km
2 km
10 km
15 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global reasonable 2015-06-09 P. Ambrosetti