Requirement #507 


For variable: Ocean surface currents (vector)

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 cm/s 10 cm/s 20 cm/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution 1
Observing Cycle 12 h 24 h 3 d
Timeliness 6 h 24 h 6 d


Validated: 3/7/11 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Coastal applications Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models