Requirement #263 


For variable: Cloud ice Total Column

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 g.m-2 10 g.m-2 20 g.m-2
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 15 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 12 h
Timeliness 6 min 30 min 6 h


Validated: 2/10/09 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations