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)

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
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 Lake area
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 2.5 Armospheric Climate Forecasting and Monitoring 20 m 24 h Global reasonable 2019-09-30 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016) Requirements in the GCOS-200 IP, Annex A, are only specified at the goal level. Requirements for uncertainty and stability in the GCOS IP are specified in different units than in OSCAR/requirement