Requirement #438 


For variable: Height of the tropopause

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 km 0.2 km 1 km
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 25 km 200 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 30 min 60 min 6 h
Timeliness 30 min 60 min 2 h


Validated: 4/3/13 Source: P. Ambrosetti
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