Requirement #55 


For variable: Aerosol Extinction Coefficient

In application: Climate-AOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1.0E-5 m-1 1.5E-5 m-1 2.0E-5 m-1
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 20 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution 0.5 km 0.65 km 1 km
Observing Cycle 24 h 2 d 7 d
Timeliness 7 d 14 d 60 d


Validated: 7/19/07 Source: AOPC
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere