Requirement #509 


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 5 km 10 km 25 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 6 d 24 d 72 d
Timeliness 24 h 2 d 3 d


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