Requirement #358 

Values

For variable: Earth surface albedo

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 10 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.5 km 4 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 12 h
Timeliness 60 min 3 h 12 h

 

Validated: 12/4/19 Source: T Montmerle
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Earth surface albedo
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Near Surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land