Requirement #806 


For variable: CO Tropospheric column

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 20 %
Stability/decade (if applicable) 2 %
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 4 h


Validated: 9/26/19 Source: GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
Comment: Requirement for uncertainty in the GCOS IP is expressed as max (20%; 20 DU) Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Atmospheric chemistry