Requirement #549 


For variable: Wind vector (near surface)

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 m/s 2 m/s 5 m/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 5 km 25 km
Vertical Resolution 10
Observing Cycle 6 min 3 h 24 h
Timeliness 5 min 60 min 6 h


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