BackForward Variable: Lake Surface Temperature

Full name Lake Surface Temperature
Definition Temperature of the lake surface - Physical unit: [ K ] - Accuracy unit: [ K ].
Measuring Units K Uncertainty Units K
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units K (Stability /decade)


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

Requirements defined for Lake Surface Temperature  (2)

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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
671 Lake Surface Temperature Land surface Climate-TOPC (deprecated) 0.2 K
0.3 K
0.4 K
1 km
2 km
10 km
24 h
2 d
10 d
30 d
45 d
90 d
Global land firm 2007-07-19 TOPC
821 Lake Surface Temperature Land surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 1 K 0.1 K 0.3 km 7 d Global reasonable 2019-09-30 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)