Measurement: Aerosol optical depth profile (for chemistry) / GOS Reference: 086

Param Type Application Source Accuracy (RMS) Δx (km) Δz (km) Δt (h) δ (h)
thresh break thresh break thresh break thresh break thresh break
Lower TroposphereComposition and climateEUM0.050000.0300050.0000010.000005.000002.0000024.0000012.000006.000000.50000
Lower TroposphereAir qualityEUM0.050000.0300050.0000020.000005.000002.000004.000002.000003.000000.50000
Lower TroposphereAtmospheric chemistryWMO0.050000.03000500.00000150.000005.000002.0000024.0000012.00000168.0000048.00000
             
Higher TroposphereComposition and climateEUM0.050000.0300050.0000010.000007.000002.0000024.0000012.000006.000000.50000
Higher TroposphereAir qualityEUM0.050000.0300050.0000020.000005.000002.000004.000002.000003.000000.50000
Higher TroposphereAtmospheric chemistryWMO0.050000.03000500.00000150.000005.000002.0000024.0000012.00000168.0000048.00000
             
Lower StratosphereOzone layer and surface UVEUM0.050000.03000250.00000100.000004.000002.0000072.0000024.000006.000000.50000
Lower StratosphereComposition and climateEUM0.050000.03000250.00000100.0000010.000003.0000072.0000024.000006.000000.50000
Lower StratosphereAir qualityEUM0.050000.03000250.00000100.000003.000002.000004.000002.000003.000000.50000
Lower StratosphereAtmospheric chemistryWMO0.050000.03000500.00000150.000005.000002.0000024.0000012.00000168.0000048.00000
             
Upper Stratosphere & MesosphereOzone layer and surface UVEUM0.050000.03000500.00000200.000004.000002.0000072.0000024.000006.000000.50000
Upper Stratosphere & MesosphereComposition and climateEUM0.050000.03000500.00000200.0000015.000003.0000072.0000024.000006.000000.50000
Upper Stratosphere & MesosphereAtmospheric chemistryWMO0.050000.03000500.00000150.0000010.000003.0000024.0000012.00000168.0000048.00000
             
At Cloud TopComposition and climateEUM0.050000.0300050.0000010.00000N/AN/A24.0000012.000006.000000.50000
At Cloud TopAir qualityEUM0.050000.0300020.0000010.00000N/AN/A4.000002.000003.000000.50000

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