Requirement #944 

Values

For variable: (14)CH4 Delta

In application: Monitoring Atmospheric Composition

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 ‰ 3 ‰ 10 ‰
Stability/decade (if applicable) 0.5 ‰ 3 ‰ 10 ‰
Horizontal Resolution 500 km 1000 km 2000 km
Vertical Resolution 0.5 km 1 km 3 km
Observing Cycle 60 min 24 h 7 d
Timeliness 24 h 28 d 168 d

 

Validated: 2/21/22 Source: GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
Comment: GAW Rep. No. 242 G = Network Compatibility Goal. Uncertainties are provided as 2 sigma. They represent the sum of random and systematic error. Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: (14)CH4 Delta
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • Near Surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global