Requirement #203 


For variable: Wind vector (near surface)

In application: CLIVAR (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 m/s 2 m/s 5 m/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 12 h 18 h 24 h
Timeliness 3 d 4 d 7 d


Validated: 10/29/98 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric