Requirement #796 


For variable: CO2

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution 5 km
Observing Cycle 4 h


Validated: 9/25/19 Source: GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
Comment: Uncertainty and stability requirements in the GCPOS IP have different units than in the OSCAR/requirements Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: CO2
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • FT
          • PBL
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global