Requirement #609 


For variable: Solar X-ray flux

In application: Space Weather

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.05 watt·m-2 0.05 watt·m-2 0.2 watt·m-2
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle N/A N/A 3 sec
Timeliness 60 sec 60 sec 5 min


Validated: 5/1/11 Source: ICTSW-1
Comment: Ionospheric energy input Confidence: tentative
Def: :Positive impact expected but not yet validated due to lack of suitable data and/or models
  • Domain: Outer Space
    • Subdomain: Solar monitoring
      • Variable: Solar X-ray flux
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • n/a
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global