Requirement #370 


For variable: Sea surface temperature

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.3 K 0.5 K 1 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 2 h 6 h
Timeliness 30 min 60 min 6 h


Validated: 8/4/11 Source: JF Mahfouf
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean