BackForward Variable: Ice sheet topography

Full name Ice sheet topography
Definition Map of ice sheet height over land .
Measuring Units cm Uncertainty Units cm
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units cm (Stability /decade)


Comment: ?(for the ice over the ocean, see Sea-ice Elevation)
Last modified:
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Ice sheet topography
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Land surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Ice sheet topography  (2)

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 and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
5 Ice sheet topography Land surface CLIC (deprecated) 5 cm
6.3 cm
10 cm
0.1 km
0.171 km
0.5 km
10 y
11 y
15 y
30 d
43 d
90 d
Global land tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
668 Ice sheet topography Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated) 10 cm
15 cm
20 cm
0.01 km
0.015 km
0.05 km
356 d
2 y
10 y
360 d
1 y
2 y
Global land speculative 2007-07-19 TOPC