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)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
809 Aerosol Layer Height n/a (2D) Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 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)