BackForward Variable: Temperature of the tropopause

Full name Temperature of the tropopause
Definition Atmospheric temperature at the height of the surface separating the troposphere from the stratosphere
Measuring Units K Uncertainty Units K
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units K (Stability /decade)


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

Requirements defined for Temperature 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
450 Temperature of the tropopause n/a (2D) Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
0.8 K
2 K
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