Requirement #93 


For variable: Downward short-wave irradiance at Earth surface

In application: Climate-AOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 W.m-2 6.5 W.m-2 10 W.m-2
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 25 km 50 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 2 d 5 d
Timeliness 24 h 3 d 30 d


Validated: 7/19/07 Source: AOPC
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models