Requirement #511 


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 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 d 12 d 24 d
Timeliness 24 h 2 d 3 d


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