Requirement #40 


For variable: Land surface temperature

In application: Agricultural Meteorology

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.3 K 0.6 K 2 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.1 km 0.5 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 3 d
Timeliness 3 h 6 h 24 h


Validated: 10/20/03 Source: ET ODRRGOS
Comment: Detection of areas affected by frost; drought eval Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface