Requirement #843 


For variable: Significant wave height

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 m
Stability/decade (if applicable) 0.05 m
Horizontal Resolution 25 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h


Validated: 10/15/19 Source: GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
Comment: Requirements in the GCOS-200 IP, Annex A, are only specified at the goal level. Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean