U.S. Navy Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC)'s Ocean QC Sea Wave Height (SWH)
Entry ID: FNMOC_SWH

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Summary
Abstract: Sea wave height observational data from the FNMOC Ocean QC (Quality Control) process are posted in near real-time to the USGODAE server. These files contain all of the unclassified in-situ data used to initialize the US Navy NOGAPS model, and all of the climate and background (forecast) values used in the QC process.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: HTTP and FTP data access


Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: SWH Decoder


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: This data set is part of the Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment data sets. Under FNMOC SWH data set, information can be found about data provider and SWH decoder.


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: GOSIC provides access to data and information, and overviews of the structure and programs for the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS).


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

Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN


Science Keywords
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE HEIGHT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
OCEANS


Project
GOOS >Global Ocean Observing System    [Information]
GODAE >Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment    [Information]


Keywords
REAL TIME
IN-SITU
wave height
Near Real Time (NRT)


Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment, Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of Defense    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.usgodae.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGODAE HELPDESK
Email: godae-help at nrlmry.navy.mil



Distribution
Distribution_Media: HTTP, FTP
Distribution_Format: Binary (Decoder source available online)


Personnel
USGODAE HELPDESK
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: godae-help at nrlmry.navy.mil


MELANIE F. MEAUX
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-11-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-09-29

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