Requirement #635 

Values

For variable: Wind (horizontal)

In application: SPARC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 3 m.s-1 4 m.s-1 5 m.s-1
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 200 km 300 km 500 km
Vertical Resolution 0.5 km 1 km 2 km
Observing Cycle 6 h 12 h 3 d
Timeliness 24 h 2 d 7 d

 

Validated: 1998-10-29 Source: WCRP
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Wind (horizontal)
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • FT
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global