Requirement #555 

Values

For variable: Ocean salinity

In application: Climate-OOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.001 psu 0.002 psu 0.01 psu
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 15 km 40 km 300 km
Vertical Resolution 1 m 2 m 10 m
Observing Cycle 24 h 2 d 10 d
Timeliness 30 min 36 min 60 min

 

Validated: 2007-07-19 Source: OOPC
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
Specifications
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean
      • Variable: Ocean salinity
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Upper oc
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean