BackForward Variable: SO2

Definition
Full name SO2
Definition 3D field of amount of SO2 (Sulfur dioxide, expressed in moles) divided by the total amount of all constituents in dry air (also expressed in moles)
Measuring Units ppt Uncertainty Units ppt
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units m
Stability Units Dimentionless (mol/mol) (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2022-05-19
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: SO2
        • Measured in Layers:
          • UTLS
          • FT
          • PBL

Requirements defined for SO2  (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
189 SO2 UTLS
FT
PBL
Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated) 10 ppt
13 ppt
20 ppt
100 km
200 km
500 km
1 m
1.4 m
3 m
12 h
24 h
3 d
24 h
46 h
7 d
Global firm 2002-05-24 GAW Report No. 159
736 SO2 PBL Aeronautical Meteorology Global firm 2013-12-05 J van der Meulen
928 SO2 UTLS
FT
PBL
Forecasting Atmospheric Composition Global firm 2022-01-26 GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
929 SO2 UTLS
FT
PBL
Monitoring Atmospheric Composition Global firm 2022-01-26 GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution
930 SO2 UTLS
FT
PBL
Providing Atmospheric Composition information to support services in urban and populated areas Local firm 2022-01-26 GAW Expert Team on Atmospheric Composition Network Design and Evolution