BackForward Variable: CO2

Definition
Full name CO2
Definition 3D field of amount of CO2 (Carbon dioxide, expressed in moles) divided by the total amount of all constituents in dry air (also expressed in moles)
Measuring Units Dimentionless (mol/mol) Uncertainty Units Dimentionless (mol/mol)
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units km
Stability Units Dimentionless (mol/mol) (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2021-01-22
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: CO2
        • Measured in Layers:
          • TC
          • TrC
          • MUS
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
          • Near Surface
          • M
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for CO2  (9)

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
90 CO2 PBL Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
1.3 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
10 km
50 km
500 km
0.5 km
1 km
2 km
3 h
6 h
12 h
7 d
14 d
60 d
Global firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
156 CO2 PBL Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated) 2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2.7 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
5 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
50 km
100 km
500 km
6 h
10 h
24 h
3 d
4 d
7 d
Global firm 2002-05-24 GAW Report No. 159
87 CO2 FT Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
1.5 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
50 km
100 km
250 km
1 km
1.5 km
2 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
7 d
14 d
60 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 AOPC
88 CO2 MUS
M
Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
1.3 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
250 km
350 km
500 km
2 km
3 km
4 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
30 d
60 d
180 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 AOPC
89 CO2 UTLS Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
1.3 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
250 km
350 km
500 km
1 km
2 km
4 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
30 d
60 d
180 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 AOPC
91 CO2 TC Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
1.3 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
50 km
100 km
500 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
30 d
60 d
180 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 AOPC
92 CO2 TrC Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 1 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
1.3 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
2 Dimentionless (mol/mol)
10 km
50 km
500 km
3 h
4 h
6 h
7 d
14 d
60 d
Global reasonable 2007-07-19 AOPC
796 CO2 FT
PBL
Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 5 km
10 km
5 km 4 h Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)