Requirement #22 


For variable: Wind (horizontal)

In application: Aeronautical Meteorology

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 2 m.s-1 2.7 m.s-1 5 m.s-1
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 63 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution 0.15 km 0.238 km 0.6 km
Observing Cycle 5 min 6 min 10 min
Timeliness 60 min 84 min 3 h


Validated: 6/23/00 Source: ET ODRRGOS
Comment: Near steep topography or jet streams min requirements for vertical gradient information 5m/s1000ft Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Wind (horizontal)
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • FT
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global