Requirement #447 


For variable: Soil moisture at surface

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.01 m3 /m3 0.02 m3 /m3 0.05 m3 /m3
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 6 h 24 h
Timeliness 60 min 6 h 24 h


Validated: 4/3/13 Source: P. Ambrosetti
Comment: for forest fire indices calculation Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface