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GCOS Land ECV - Land Surface Temperature

The Land Surface Temperature is the skin temperature of ground. It is mainly a product of albedo, the vegetation cover and the soil moisture.

Product Requirements:

  • Maps of land surface temperature:
    • Frequency:  3 hour
    • Resolution:  1 km
    • Required Measurement uncertainty:  1 K
    • Stability (per decade unless otherwise specified):  <0.1 K/decade
    • Entity (Satellite):  WGClimate

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