BackForward Variable: Snow status (wet/dry)

Full name Snow status (wet/dry)
Definition Binary product (dry or melting/thawing) expressing the presence of liquid water in a snow layer- Accuracy expressed as Hit Rate [ HR ] and False Alarm Rate [ FAR ].
Measuring Units Wet/Dry Uncertainty Units HR, FAR
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units HR, FAR (Stability /decade)


Comment: Renamed from "Snow melting conditions"
Last modified: 2011-07-06
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Snow status (wet/dry)
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Land surface

Requirements defined for Snow status (wet/dry)  (1)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
405 Snow status (wet/dry) Land surface Hydrology 5 HR, FAR
0.1 km
0.464 km
10 km
30 min
4 h
12 d
60 min
5 h
6 d
Global land reasonable 2003-10-20 ET ODRRGOS