Requirement #757 


For variable: Sea surface temperature

In application: SSLP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 K 0.2 K 0.5 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 85.5 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 6 h 12 h
Timeliness 3 h 6 h 24 h


Validated: 1/19/09 Source: Laura Ferranti
Comment: Tropical ocean most important Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean