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IMK 7.0 km COSMO Model Imagery on Domain 1 Using IFS Boundary Conditions



This data set contains COSMO (Consortium for Small Scale Modeling) model forecast imagery from the 7.0 km resolution version of the model on domain 1 (flex1) and using the ECMWF IFS (Integrated Forecast System) global model for boundary conditions. The domains are defined daily, according to the current weather conditions. The domain is typically a 15 degree by 15 degree box over the region of primary interest. Often a second model run on a 15 degree by 15 degree box over a region of secondary interest. The forecast products are available hourly out to 72 hours. Products include amongst others surface, clouds, precipitation, and 200/500/850/1000mb winds and relative vorticity.

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Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-08-04 12:00:00
End datetime 2008-10-18 11:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 15.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 140.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 160.00

Primary point of contact information

Christian Grams <>


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Grams, C. 2011. IMK 7.0 km COSMO Model Imagery on Domain 1 Using IFS Boundary Conditions. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 17 May 2022.

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