Requirement #222 


For variable: Soil moisture at surface

In application: GEWEX (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.01 m3 /m3 0.02 m3 /m3 0.05 m3 /m3
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 15 km 50 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 3 d 10 d
Timeliness 10 d 15 d 30 d


Validated: 10/29/98 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: tentative
Def: :Positive impact expected but not yet validated due to lack of suitable data and/or models
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface