Requirement #457 


For variable: Wind vector (near surface)

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 m/s 2 m/s 5 m/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 5 min 15 min 60 min
Timeliness 5 min 15 min 60 min


Validated: 4/8/13 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