Variable: O3 Total Column

Definition
Full name O3 Total Column
Definition 2D field of total amount of O3 molecules per unit area  in an atmospheric column extending from the Earth’s surface to the upper edge of the atmosphere (Dobson units).
Measuring Units molecules.cm-2 * Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)

 

Comment: *Also used Dobson units
Last modified: 2019-09-26
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Atmospheric chemistry
      • Variable: O3 Total Column
        • Measured in Layers:
          • TC
          • TrC
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for O3 Total Column  (6)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
102 O3 Total Column TC Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 5 %
8 %
15 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
3 h
9 h
3 d
30 d
60 d
180 d
Global firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
103 O3 Total Column TrC Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 5 %
8 %
15 %
5 km
10 km
50 km
3 h
9 h
3 d
30 d
60 d
180 d
Global firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
184 O3 Total Column TC Atmospheric Chemistry (deprecated) 6 %
9 %
20 %
25 km
39.7 km
100 km
6 h
12 h
2 d
3 h
12 h
7 d
Global firm 2002-05-24 GAW Report No. 159
286 O3 Total Column TC Global NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
367 O3 Total Column TC High Res NWP 5 %
10 %
20 %
2 km
10 km
40 km
30 min
2 h
6 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global reasonable 2011-07-29 T Montmerle
802 O3 Total Column TC Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 2 % 1 % 20 km
50 km
4 h Global reasonable 2019-09-26 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)