Requirement #502 


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 10 km 20 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 14 min 2 h 24 h
Timeliness 24 h 2 d 7 d


Validated: 3/7/11 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Climate Modeling (Offshore) Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean