Variable: Ocean salinity

Definition
Full name Ocean salinity
Definition 3D field of salinity of the ocean Requested in upper and deep ocean - Physical unit: [ psu ], Practical Salinity Unit, close to 1
Measuring Units psu Uncertainty Units psu
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units m
Stability Units psu (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified:
Classification
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Ocean
      • Variable: Ocean salinity
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Upper oc
          • Deep oc
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Ocean salinity  (8)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
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
503 Ocean salinity Upper oc
Deep oc
Ocean Applications 0.05 psu
0.07 psu
0.1 psu
1 km
5 km
30 km
1 m
10 m
100 m
60 min
3 h
12 h
3 h
6 h
24 h
Costal areas firm 2014-02-27 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
504 Ocean salinity Upper oc Ocean Applications 0.05 psu
0.07 psu
0.1 psu
50 km
100 km
1000 km
1 m
10 m
100 m
60 min
3 h
12 h
24 h
3 d
30 d
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
505 Ocean salinity Upper oc Ocean Applications 0.05 psu
0.07 psu
0.1 psu
1 km
5 km
30 km
1 m
10 m
50 m
6 h
24 h
3 d
3 d
5 d
8 d
Costal areas firm 2014-03-16 JCOMM (Guimei Liu)
506 Ocean salinity Upper oc Ocean Applications 0.05 psu
0.07 psu
0.1 psu
10 km
50 km
100 km
1 m
10 m
50 m
6 h
24 h
3 d
3 d
5 d
8 d
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
554 Ocean salinity Deep oc Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 0.002 psu
0.003 psu
0.005 psu
50 km
60 km
100 km
2 m
2.5 m
4 m
30 d
70 d
360 d
5 d
110 d
360 d
Global ocean reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
555 Ocean salinity Upper oc Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 0.001 psu
0.002 psu
0.01 psu
15 km
40 km
300 km
1 m
2 m
10 m
24 h
2 d
10 d
30 min
36 min
60 min
Global ocean reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
838 Ocean salinity Upper oc Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 0.01 psu 1 km
10 km
60 min
30 d
Global reasonable 2019-10-15 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
287 Ocean salinity Upper oc Global NWP 0.1 psu
0.2 psu
0.3 psu
5 km
100 km
250 km
1 m
2 m
10 m
24 h
30 d
60 d
3 h
24 h
5 d
Global ocean tentative 2009-02-10 John Eyre