BackForward Variable: Relative humidity

Definition
Full name Relative humidity
Definition 3D field of relative humidity in the atmosphere. Relative humidity is the ratio of the amount of atmospheric moisture present relative to the amount that would be present if the air were saturated with respct to water or ice to be specified in the metadata
Measuring Units % Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units km
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2019-09-25
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Relative humidity
        • Measured in Layers:
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Relative humidity  (2)

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
789 Relative humidity FT
PBL
Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 5 % 0.3 % 25 km 2 km 4 h Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
790 Relative humidity UTLS Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 5 % 0.3 % 100 km
200 km
2 km 24 h Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)