BackForward Variable: Short-wave cloud reflectance

Full name Short-wave cloud reflectance
Definition Reflectance of the solar radiation from clouds
Measuring Units % Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)


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Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Short-wave cloud reflectance
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Cloud-top
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Short-wave cloud reflectance  (1)

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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
297 Short-wave cloud reflectance Cloud-top Global NWP 1 %
3 %
10 %
10 km
30 km
100 km
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
5 d
30 d
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre