Requirement #505 

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 1 km 5 km 30 km
Vertical Resolution 1 m 10 m 50 m
Observing Cycle 6 h 24 h 3 d
Timeliness 3 d 5 d 8 d

 

Validated: 2014-03-16 Source: JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
Comment: Ocean forecasting (coastal). Vertical resolution scales with variability 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: Costal areas