NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)'s Global Forecast System (GFS) Model
Entry ID: NOAA_NCEP_GFS_Model

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Summary
Abstract: Two times daily global analysis fields from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)'s Global Forecast System (GFS) Model. Data are served by the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) using the GrADS-DODS/OPeNDAP Server (GDS) and by NOAA's National Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS) Server. Visualization of the NCEP GFS analysis field products can be done through the following link.

http://nomads.ncdc.noaa.gov/data.php?name=access

Related URL
Link: GET DATA > NOMADS
Description: NOMADS Access to GFS (and all data)


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: National Weather Service-NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). Model Analyses and Forecasts for the ETA, GFS, NGM and RUC models can be found.


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: This data set is part of the Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) data sets. Under NOAA NCEP GFS Model data set, information and documentation can be found about model provider and the GFS model.


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) GFS Model Documentation


Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL LAND
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN


Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 degree
Vertical Resolution: 64 unequally-spaced sigma levels.


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >PLANETARY BOUNDARY LAYER HEIGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >PLANETARY BOUNDARY LAYER HEIGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >CONDENSATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >CONVECTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >VORTICITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >HEAT FLUX    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >LONGWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SHORTWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >HEAT FLUX    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SEA ICE >ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW COVER    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RUNOFF    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN HEAT BUDGET >HEAT FLUX    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE >HEAT FLUX    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE >ICE ROUGHNESS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD BASE HEIGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN COMPOUNDS >OZONE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS
OCEANS


Project
NOMADS >The NOAA Operational Model Archive and Distribution System    [Information]
GODAE >Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment    [Information]


Keywords
GRIDDED DATA
DAILY
MODEL
NAVY
FORECAST MODELS
GLOBAL


Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ncep.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ZOLTAN TOTH
Phone: 301-763-8000 x 7596
Email: Zoltan.Toth at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
Global Climate and Weather Modeling Branch


Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, Institute of Global Environment and Society    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.iges.org/cola.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: JAMES L. KINTER
Phone: (301) 595-7000
Fax: (301) 595-9793
Email: www at cola.iges.org
Contact Address:
IGES / COLA
4041 Powder Mill Road, Suite 302
City: Calverton
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20705-3106
Country: USA


Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, U.S. Navy, U. S. Department of Defense    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://www.fnmoc.navy.mil/

Data Center Personnel
Name: FNMOC COMMAND DUTY OFFICER
Phone: (831) 656-4325
Email: cdo at fnmoc.navy.mil
Contact Address:
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
City: Monterey
Province or State: CA
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: OPeNDAP from COLA/IGES, GrADS-DODS, LAS


Personnel
SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-11-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-23

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