Requirement #292 


For variable: Sea surface temperature

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.3 K 0.5 K 1 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 15 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 24 h 5 d
Timeliness 3 h 24 h 5 d


Validated: 2/10/09 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean