Requirement #508 


For variable: Ocean surface currents (vector)

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 cm/s 20 cm/s 50 cm/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 1000 km
Vertical Resolution 1
Observing Cycle 24 h 3 d 6 d
Timeliness 24 d 72 d 2 y


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