BackForwardApplication: 4.2 Hydrological and Terrestrial Climate Monitoring

Name 4.2 Hydrological and Terrestrial Climate Monitoring
Description This AA covers the set of hydrological and other terrestrial observations defined by Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) as essential to detect, model and assess climate change and its impact; support adaptation to climate change; monitor the effectiveness of policies for mitigating climate change; and develop climate information services.
Organization World Meteorological Organization
Antonio Bombelli
Earth System Application Category 4. Hydrological and Terrestrial Applications
Variables measured in this Application Area
Subdomain Variables
Land surface

Requirements defined for 4.2 Hydrological and Terrestrial Climate Monitoring  (1)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green, threshold orange
Application-dependent Technical Priority (ATP) Magenta and Relative priority of the attributes Red

Id Variable Layer App Area ATP Uncertainty Layer/s Quality Coverage Quality Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source General Comment Application Area Comment Horizontal Coverage Comment Observation Comment Performance Comment
1056 Lake Surface Temperature 4.2 Hydrological and Terrestrial Climate Monitoring 0.5 Global reasonable 2023-10-06 GCOS-245: The 2022 ECVs Requirements (GCOS-245)