Requirement #529 


For variable: Sea surface temperature

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 K 0.2 K 0.5 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 50 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 24 h
Timeliness 12 h 24 h 3 d


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