Requirement #344 


For variable: Cloud drop effective radius

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 μm 2 μm 5 μm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.5 km 2 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 15 min 60 min 3 h
Timeliness 15 min 30 min 2 h


Validated: 8/4/11 Source: T Montmerle
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Clouds and precipitations