Requirement #287 

Values

For variable: Ocean salinity

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 psu 0.2 psu 0.3 psu
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 100 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution 1 m 2 m 10 m
Observing Cycle 24 h 30 d 60 d
Timeliness 3 h 24 h 5 d

 

Validated: 2009-02-10 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: tentative
Def: :Positive impact expected but not yet validated due to lack of suitable data and/or models
Specifications
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean
      • Variable: Ocean salinity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Upper oc
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean