Requirement #192 

Values

For variable: Specific humidity

In application: Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 8 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 500 km
Vertical Resolution 1 km 1.7 km 5 km
Observing Cycle 12 h 24 h 3 d
Timeliness 3 d 4 d 7 d

 

Validated: 5/24/02 Source: GAW Report No. 159
Comment: Atmos dynamics, Rad clim, Ozone chem, 5% RH Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Specific humidity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • MUS
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • M
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global