Requirement #303 

Values

For variable: Specific humidity

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 2 % 5 % 10 %
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 15 km 50 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution 0.3 km 1 km 3 km
Observing Cycle 60 min 6 h 12 h
Timeliness 6 min 30 min 6 h

 

Validated: 2009-02-10 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Uncertainty: 5% in RH Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Subdomain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Specific humidity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • PBL
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global