Requirement #488 


For variable: Air pressure (near surface)

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 hPa 5 hPa 10 hPa
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 10 km 25 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 6 h
Timeliness 3 h 6 h 12 h


Validated: 3/7/11 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Ocean forecasting (coastal) Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric