Requirement #955 


For variable: Aerosol Optical Depth [550nm]

In application: Monitoring Atmospheric Composition

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 28 d
Timeliness 60 min 12 h


Validated: 7/1/22 Source: GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
Comment: Uncertainty Goal: 0.02+0.05*X Uncertainty Threshold: 0.03+0.2*X Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Atmosphere