BackForward Variable: Aerosol Layer Height

Full name Aerosol Layer Height
Definition Height of vertically localized aerosol layer in the free troposphere above sea level
Measuring Units km Uncertainty Units km
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units (Stability /decade)


Last modified: 2019-09-26
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Aerosol Layer Height
        • Measured in Layers:
          • n/a (2D)
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Aerosol Layer Height  (1)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green, threshold orange
Application-dependent Technical Priority (ATP) Magenta and Relative priority of the attributes Red

Id Variable Layer App Area ATP Uncertainty Layer/s Quality Coverage Quality Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source General Comment Application Area Comment Horizontal Coverage Comment Observation Comment Performance Comment
809 Aerosol Layer Height n/a (2D) 2.5 Armospheric Climate Forecasting and Monitoring 1 km 0.5  5 km
10 km
4 h Global reasonable 2019-09-26 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)