Requirement #534 


For variable: Sea-ice thickness

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 cm 30 cm 50 cm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 25 km 5 km 0.5 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 3 d 6 d
Timeliness 15 d 30 d 90 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: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Sea Ice
      • Variable: Sea-ice thickness
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Sea surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean