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)

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
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 2.5 Armospheric Climate Forecasting and Monitoring 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) Requirements in the GCOS-200 IP, Annex A, are only specified at the goal level.