Requirement #852 


For variable: Ocean subsurface tracers

In application: Climate Monitoring (GCOS)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.005 % 0.5 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1000 2000
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 1 y 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
  • Domain: Ocean