Requirement #851 


For variable: Dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC)

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 2.0E-6 Mol. Kg-1
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1000 km 2000 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 10 y


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