Requirement #622 

Values

For variable: Atmospheric temperature

In application: SPARC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 K 0.7 K 1 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 500 km
Vertical Resolution 0.5 km 1 km 2 km
Observing Cycle 6 h 12 h 3 d
Timeliness 24 h 2 d 7 d

 

Validated: 10/29/98 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric