Requirement #474 


For variable: Sea Surface Mass Flux

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 mm/h 0.5 mm/h 1 mm/h
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 25 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 6 h
Timeliness 12 h 24 h 2 d


Validated: 3/7/11 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Ocean forecasting (open) Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean
      • Variable: Sea Surface Mass Flux
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Sea surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean