BackForward Variable: Height of the tropopause

Full name Height of the tropopause
Definition Height of the surface separating the troposphere from the stratosphere
Measuring Units km Uncertainty Units km
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units km (Stability /decade)


Last modified:
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Height of the tropopause
        • Measured in Layers:
          • n/a (2D)
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Height of the tropopause  (1)

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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
438 Height of the tropopause n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.1 km
0.2 km
1 km
10 km
25 km
200 km
30 min
60 min
6 h
30 min
60 min
2 h
Global firm 2013-04-03 P. Ambrosetti