Requirement #807 

Values

For variable: Aerosol Optical Depth

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.03 Dimensionless
Stability/decade (if applicable) 0.02 Dimensionless
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 4 h
Timeliness

 

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 (0.03; 10%) Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Aerosols and radiation