Requirement #278 


For variable: Land surface temperature

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 K 1 K 4 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 15 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 30 min 3 h 6 h
Timeliness 6 min 30 min 6 h


Validated: 2/10/09 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface