Requirement #519 

Values

For variable: Ocean velocity

In application: Ocean Applications

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 5 cm/s 10 cm/s 20 cm/s
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 60 min 2 h 3 h

 

Validated: 2011-03-07 Source: JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
Comment: Ocean forecasting (coastal) 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 velocity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Upper oc
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean