Variable: Wind speed (near surface)

Definition
Full name Wind speed (near surface)
Definition Speed of air at a known height above the surface which is to be specified in the metadata
Measuring Units m/s Uncertainty Units m/s
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units m/s (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2019-10-15
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Wind speed (near surface)
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Near Surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Wind speed (near surface)  (10)

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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
318 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 m/s
1.5 m/s
2 m/s
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global land firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
319 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 m/s
1.5 m/s
2 m/s
15 km
100 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2009-02-10 John Eyre
389 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface High Res NWP 0.5 m/s
1 m/s
3 m/s
0.5 km
5 km
20 km
30 min
60 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global land firm 2011-08-04 T Montmerle
390 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface High Res NWP 0.5 m/s
1 m/s
3 m/s
0.5 km
5 km
20 km
30 min
3 h
12 h
15 min
30 min
2 h
Global ocean firm 2011-08-04 T Montmerle
456 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m/s
1.4 m/s
3 m/s
5 km
10 km
50 km
15 min
30 min
3 h
15 min
30 min
60 min
Global ocean firm 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
764 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Aeronautical Meteorology 0.2 m/s
0.5 m/s
1 m/s
5 sec
60 sec
2 min
5 sec
60 sec
2 min
Point firm 2014-03-31 J van der Meulen
455 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m/s
1.4 m/s
3 m/s
1 km
5 km
20 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
5 min
15 min
60 min
Global land reasonable 2013-04-08 P. Ambrosetti
563 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 0.5 m/s
0.6 m/s
1 m/s
10 km
40 km
500 km
60 min
3 h
24 h
60 min
2 h
12 h
Global ocean reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
768 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 0.5 m/s 0.05 m/s 10 km 3 h Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
52 Wind speed (near surface) Near Surface Agricultural Meteorology 1 km
5 km
20 km
60 sec
15 min
60 min
Global land