Requirement #860 


For variable: Snow depth

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 cm
Stability/decade (if applicable) 0.1 cm
Horizontal Resolution 1 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h


Validated: 3/5/20 Source: TOPC
Comment: GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016) Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow depth
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global