BackForward Variable: Cloud top pressure

Full name Cloud top pressure
Definition Pressure at the top of the cloud
Measuring Units hPa Uncertainty Units hPa
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units hPa (Stability /decade)


Last modified: 2020-03-05
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Clouds and precipitations
      • Variable: Cloud top pressure
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Cloud-top
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Cloud top pressure  (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
858 Cloud top pressure Cloud-top Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 15 hPa
50 hPa
3 hPa
15 hPa
50 km 3 h Global reasonable 2020-03-05 AOPC