Requirement #132 


For variable: CFC-11

In application: Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 dimensionless (mol/mol) 6.3 dimensionless (mol/mol) 10 dimensionless (mol/mol)
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 100 km 200 km 500 km
Vertical Resolution 1 km 1.4 km 3 km
Observing Cycle 6 h 10 h 24 h
Timeliness 3 d 4 d 7 d


Validated: 5/24/02 Source: GAW Report No. 159
Comment: Rad climatology, Atmos dynamics (caviat: variable name, definition and units used for these deprecated requirements were changed in 2019; requirements in this table are still expressed in the original units (%) and not in mol/mol as indicated) Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: CFC-11
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • MUS
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • M
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global