Requirement #504 

Values

For variable: Ocean salinity

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.05 psu 0.07 psu 0.1 psu
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 50 km 100 km 1000 km
Vertical Resolution 1 m 10 m 100 m
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 12 h
Timeliness 24 h 3 d 30 d

 

Validated: 2011-03-07 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Climate Modeling (Offshore) Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
Specifications
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean
      • Variable: Ocean salinity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Upper oc
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean