Variable: Ocean velocity

Definition
Full name Ocean velocity
Definition Ocean motion measured at various depth levels.
Measuring Units cm/s Uncertainty Units cm/s
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units m
Stability Units cm/s (Stability /decade)

 

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

Requirements defined for Ocean velocity  (5)

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
517 Ocean velocity Upper oc Ocean Applications 5 cm/s
10 cm/s
20 cm/s
1 km
5 km
20 km
1 m
10 m
100 m
30 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
60 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
518 Ocean velocity Upper oc Ocean Applications 10 cm/s
20 cm/s
50 cm/s
1 km
5 km
20 km
1 m
10 m
100 m
60 min
3 h
6 h
24 h
3 d
30 d
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
519 Ocean velocity Upper oc Ocean Applications 5 cm/s
10 cm/s
20 cm/s
1 km
5 km
30 km
1 m
10 m
50 m
6 h
24 h
3 d
60 min
2 h
3 h
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
520 Ocean velocity Upper oc Ocean Applications 10 cm/s
20 cm/s
50 cm/s
10 km
50 km
100 km
1 m
10 m
50 m
6 h
24 h
3 d
60 min
2 h
3 h
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
840 Ocean velocity Upper oc Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 2 cm/s 1 km
10 km
60 min
7 d
Global reasonable 2019-10-15 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)