Requirement #63 

Values

For variable: Aerosol Optical Depth

In application: Climate-AOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.01 Dimensionless 0.015 Dimensionless 0.02 Dimensionless
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 2 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
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
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Aerosols and radiation
      • Variable: Aerosol Optical Depth
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • MUS
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • M
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global