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ECMWF 0.25 Degree Forecast Model Grids (GRIB) [Barve,NPS]

Summary

This dataset contains ECMWF 0.25 degree (lon x lat = 561 x 261 points) resolution forecast model grids in GRIB format from NPS. Forecasts are initialized at 00 and 12 UTC every day. Forecast times are 3-hourly out to 144 hours, then 6-hourly out to 240 hours 25 vertical levels (hPa): 1000 950 925 900 850 800 700 600 500 400 300 250 200 150 100 70 50 30 20 10 7 5 3 2 1. There are two files per day (where HH is the initial time of 00 or 12): predict.atmos.HH.grib - Three-dimensional data that exist on the 25 different levels; predict.srfce.HH.grib - "Two-dimensional" data that exist on just one level. To be more accurate, have just one value at each location. (eg: mean sea level pressure, total precipitable water, 10m winds).

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-06-10 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-11-07 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -120.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 20.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Barve, S., Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). 2011. ECMWF 0.25 Degree Forecast Model Grids (GRIB). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/126.022. Accessed 22 Sep 2019.

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