BackForward Variable: Aerosol Optical Depth [550nm, str.]

Full name Aerosol Optical Depth [550nm, str.]
Definition The integral over the geometrical path lenght across the stratosphere of the aerosol light extinction coefficient at 550nm.The measure of the extinction of the solar beam by aerosol particles in the stratospheric vertical column.
Measuring Units unitless Uncertainty Units
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units km
Stability Units (Stability /decade)


Last modified: 2022-07-01
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: Aerosol Optical Depth [550nm, str.]
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Requirements defined for Aerosol Optical Depth [550nm, str.]  (0)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source