Requirement #48 


For variable: Snow water equivalent

In application: Agricultural Meteorology

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 mm 23.2 mm 500 mm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 30 km 2.2 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 7 d 11 d 30 d
Timeliness 24 h 46 h 7 d


Validated: 10/20/03 Source: ET ODRRGOS
Comment: Evaluation of soil water storage in spring Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow water equivalent
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land