Requirement #66 


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
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Aerosols and radiation