Requirement #427 

Values

For variable: Atmospheric temperature

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 K 1 K 3 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution 0.1 km 0.3 km 1 km
Observing Cycle 5 min 10 min 60 min
Timeliness 5 min 10 min 60 min

 

Validated: 4/3/13 Source: P. Ambrosetti
Comment: Higher resolution is required for derivation of atmospheric stability index Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric