BackForward Variable: Lake area

Full name Lake area
Definition Aera extent of the surface of a lake
Measuring Units m2 Uncertainty Units m2
Horizontal Res Units m Vertical Res Units
Stability Units m2 (Stability /decade)


Last modified:
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Lake area
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Land surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Lake area  (3)

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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
669 Lake area Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated) 250 m
550 m
2500 m
30 d
45 d
90 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global land firm 2007-07-19 TOPC
393 Lake area Land surface Hydrology 10 m
292.4 m
250000 m
24 h
7 d
1 y
24 h
46 h
7 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
819 Lake area Land surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 20 m 24 h Global reasonable 2019-09-30 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)