Requirement #662 

Values

For variable: Earth surface albedo

In application: Climate-TOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 7 % 10 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 2 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 3 d 30 d
Timeliness 30 d 45 d 90 d

 

Validated: 7/19/07 Source: TOPC
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Earth surface albedo
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Near Surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global