Requirement #830 


For variable: Land surface temperature

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 K
Stability/decade (if applicable) 0.1 K
Horizontal Resolution 1 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h


Validated: 9/30/19 Source: GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
Comment: Requirements in the GCOS-200 IP, Annex A, are only specified at the goal level. Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface