Requirement #235 

Values

For variable: Specific humidity

In application: Climate Modelling Research (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 % 10 % 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 25 km 37 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 6 h
Timeliness 30 d 45 d 60 d

 

Validated: 12/1/12 Source: WCRP (M.Rixen)
Comment: Uncertainty: Goal 5%, Threshold 10% in RH Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Specific humidity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • FT
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global