Requirement #389 


For variable: Wind speed (near surface)

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 m/s 1 m/s 3 m/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.5 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 30 min 60 min 3 h
Timeliness 15 min 30 min 2 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
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric