Requirement #288 

Values

For variable: Ocean temperature

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.3 K 0.5 K 1 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 100 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution 1 m 2 m 10 m
Observing Cycle 24 h 2 d 30 d
Timeliness 3 h 24 h 5 d

 

Validated: 2/10/09 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean
      • Variable: Ocean temperature
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Upper oc
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean