Requirement #501 


For variable: Ocean dynamic topography

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 cm 3 cm 10 cm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.1 km 0.5 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 14 min 2 h 24 h
Timeliness 115 min 2 h 24 h


Validated: 3/22/16 Source: JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
Comment: Storm Surge and tsunami forecasting Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean