Requirement #450 


For variable: Temperature of the tropopause

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 K 0.8 K 2 K
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