BackForward Variable: CFC-11

Full name CFC-11
Definition 3D field of amount of CFC-11 (Trichlorofluoromethane = Freon-11,expressed in moles) divided by the total amount of all constituents in dry air (also expressed in moles).
Measuring Units dimensionless (mol/mol) Uncertainty Units dimensionless (mol/mol)
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units km
Stability Units dimensionless (mol/mol) (Stability /decade)


Last modified: 2021-01-22
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: CFC-11
        • Measured in Layers:
          • MUS
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • M
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for CFC-11  (1)

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, threshold orange
Application-dependent Technical Priority (ATP) Magenta and Relative priority of the attributes Red

Id Variable Layer App Area ATP Uncertainty Layer/s Quality Coverage Quality Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source General Comment Application Area Comment Horizontal Coverage Comment Observation Comment Performance Comment
132 CFC-11 MUS
Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated) 5 dimensionless (mol/mol)
6.3 dimensionless (mol/mol)
10 dimensionless (mol/mol)
100 km
200 km
500 km
1 km
1.4 km
3 km
6 h
10 h
24 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global firm 2002-05-24 GAW Report No. 159 Rad climatology, Atmos dynamics (caviat: variable name, definition and units used for these deprecated requirements were changed in 2019; requirements in this table are still expressed in the original units (%) and not in mol/mol as indicated)