BackForward Variable: Sea-ice elevation

Full name Sea-ice elevation
Definition Elevation of the surface of the sea-ice sheet above sea level
Measuring Units cm Uncertainty Units cm
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units cm (Stability /decade)


Comment: Used to derive Sea-ice Thickness.
Last modified: 2013-12-03
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Sea Ice
      • Variable: Sea-ice elevation
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sea surface

Requirements defined for Sea-ice elevation  (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
403 Sea-ice elevation Sea surface Hydrology 1 cm
1.3 cm
2 cm
1 km
3.7 km
50 km
24 h
2 d
12 d
24 h
38 h
4 d
Global ocean firm 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS
9 Sea-ice elevation Sea surface CLIC (deprecated) 1 cm
1.4 cm
3 cm
1 km
2.2 km
10 km
1 y
2 y
4 y
30 d
43 d
90 d
Global ocean tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP