Requirement #486 


For variable: Snow depth

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.005 cm 0.02 cm 0.05 cm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km 15 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 24 h 24 h
Timeliness 3 d 4 d 7 d


Validated: 3/7/11 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Marine climatology Confidence: tentative
Def: :Positive impact expected but not yet validated due to lack of suitable data and/or models
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow depth
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Sea surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean