Requirement #472 


For variable: Sea surface height anomaly

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.05 m 0.07 m 0.1 m
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 25 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 6 h 24 h 3 d
Timeliness 24 h 2 d 3 d


Validated: 3/7/11 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Ocean forecasting (open). Highest priority for OF Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean