Requirement #380 


For variable: Integrated Water Vapour (IWV)

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 kg.m-2 2 kg.m-2 5 kg.m-2
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.5 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 15 min 60 min 6 h
Timeliness 15 min 30 min 2 h


Validated: 2/1/10 Source: T Montmerle
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Atmosphere