Requirement #633 


For variable: Upward long-wave irradiance at TOA

In application: SPARC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 W/m2 7 W/m2 10 W/m2
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 4 h 6 h
Timeliness 30 d 45 d 90 d


Validated: 10/29/98 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data