Requirement #950 

Values

For variable: N(15)NO-Alpha Delta

In application: Monitoring Atmospheric Composition

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.01 ‰ 0.03 ‰ 0.2 ‰
Stability/decade (if applicable) 0.01 ‰ 0.03 ‰ 0.2 ‰
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: 2/22/22 Source: GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
Comment: Roeckmann and Levin, JGR, 2005; Ishijima et al., ACP, 2015; Kaiser et al., JGR, 2003; Roeckmann et al., RCMS, 2003. 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: N(15)NO-Alpha Delta
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • Near Surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global