Requirement #571 


This requirement is historic and not longer current

For variable: Sea surface salinity

In application: SIAF (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 psu 0.15 psu 0.3 psu
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 100 km 150 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 30 d 40 d 60 d
Timeliness 9 d 20 d 120 d


Validated: 1/19/09 Source: Laura Ferranti
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean
      • Variable: Sea surface salinity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Sea surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean