Requirement #382 


For variable: Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 W/m2 10 W/m2 20 W/m2
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 2 km 10 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 30 min 60 min 6 h
Timeliness 60 min 3 h 12 h


Validated: 8/4/11 Source: T Montmerle
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models