BackForward Variable: CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio

Definition
Full name CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio
Definition 2D Column integrated number of molecules of the target gas (CO2, Carbon dioxide) divided by that of dry air expressed in mole fraction
Measuring Units μmol/mol Uncertainty Units μmol/mol
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units μmol/mol (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2021-11-25
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio
        • Measured in Layers:
          • TC
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio  (4)

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
875 CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio TC Forecasting Atmospheric Composition 0.6 μmol/mol
1 μmol/mol
1.6 μmol/mol
0.1 μmol/mol
0.15 μmol/mol
0.2 μmol/mol
1 km
5 km
10 km
60 min
12 h
3 d
24 h
7 d
14 d
Global firm 2021-12-09 GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
876 CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio TC Monitoring Atmospheric Composition 0.6 μmol/mol
1 μmol/mol
1.6 μmol/mol
0.1 μmol/mol
0.15 μmol/mol
0.2 μmol/mol
1 km
5 km
10 km
60 min
12 h
3 d
24 h
7 d
14 d
Global firm 2021-12-09 GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
877 CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio TC Providing Atmospheric Composition information to support services in urban and populated areas 0.6 μmol/mol
1 μmol/mol
1.6 μmol/mol
0.1 μmol/mol
0.15 μmol/mol
0.2 μmol/mol
0.5 km
2 km
4 km
60 min
12 h
3 d
24 h
7 d
14 d
Global firm 2021-12-09 GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
878 CO2 column average dry air mixing ratio Climate Monitoring (GCOS) Global firm AOPC