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NCEP GFS Imagery



This dataset contains images for NOAA/NCEP Global Forecast System (GFS) in GIF format. Image products include 300mb wind/height, 500mb vorticity/height, 700mb relative humidity/omega/height, 850 mb temperature/wind/height, MSLP/precip/1000-500mb thickness, and tropopause pressure/wind. All except the tropopause pressure product are available every six hours from 26 February to 2 May 2006. The forecasts are available every 6 hours out to 96 hours. These images were retrieved from the NOAA/NWS web site. The tropopause pressure product is available every six hours from 1 March to 2 May 2006. The forecasts are available every six hours out to 24 hours. These images were retrieved from the COLA/IGES web site.

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Spatial Type raster
Frequency 6 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-02-26 01:01:00
End datetime 2006-05-25 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 70.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -50.00

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2007. NCEP GFS Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 28 May 2022.

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