Requirement #530 


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 5 km 10 km 25 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 6 h 24 h 3 d
Timeliness 60 min 2 h 3 h


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
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean