BackForward Variable: CO

Definition
Full name CO
Definition 3D field of amount of CO (Carbon monoxide, expressed in moles) divided by the total amount of all constituents in dry air (also expressed in moles)
Measuring Units ppb Uncertainty Units ppb
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units km
Stability Units ppb (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2022-05-19
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: CO
        • Measured in Layers:
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for CO  (5)

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
153 CO FT
PBL
Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated) 5 ppb
6.3 ppb
10 ppb
50 km
100 km
500 km
1 km
1.6 km
4 km
6 h
12 h
24 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global firm 2002-05-24 GAW Report No. 159
890 CO Forecasting Atmospheric Composition Global firm GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
891 CO Monitoring Atmospheric Composition Global firm GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
892 CO Providing Atmospheric Composition information to support services in urban and populated areas Global firm GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
815 CO FT
PBL
Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 10 km 5 km 4 h Global reasonable 2019-09-27 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)