Requirement #958 


For variable: Particle single scattering albedo [CM, 550nm]

In application: Forecasting Atmospheric Composition

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.01 0.03
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 30 d
Timeliness 3 h 12 h


Validated: 7/4/22 Source: GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
Comment: Might require definition of cut-off diameter for the coarse mode. Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models