BackForward Variable: pCO2

Definition
Full name pCO2
Definition Partial pressure of carbon dioxide at the surface of the sea
Measuring Units microatm Uncertainty Units microatm
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units microatm (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2011-10-27
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
Classification
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Ocean
      • Variable: pCO2
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Near Surface
          • Sea surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for pCO2  (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
558 pCO2 Sea surface Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 1 microatm
1.5 microatm
3 microatm
5 km
10 km
50 km
60 min
3 h
30 h
30 d
70 d
360 d
Global ocean reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
850 pCO2 Sea surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 2 microatm 500 km
1000 km
7 d
10 y
Global reasonable 2019-10-15 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
692 pCO2 Sea surface SOLAS 1 microatm
5 microatm
10 microatm
10 km
20 km
50 km
10 d
30 d
60 d
Global ocean tentative 2012-12-18 WCRP (M.Rixen)
694 pCO2 Near Surface SOLAS 1 microatm
5 microatm
10 microatm
10 km
20 km
30 km
10 d
30 d
60 d
Global ocean tentative 2012-12-18 WCRP (M.Rixen)