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NCEP GFS Model : AWIPS 230 (G) Grid
Entry ID: edu.ucar.unidata-fmrc-NCEP-GFS-Global_0p5deg

Abstract: NCEP GFS Model : AWIPS 230 (G) Grid. Global Lat/Lon grid. Model runs are made
at 0, 6, 12, and 18Z, with analysis and forecasts every 3 hours from 96 to 180
hours (4 to 7.5 days). Horizontal= 361 by 720 points, resolution 0.5 degree,
Lat/Lon projection. Vertical= 1000 to 100 hPa mandatory pressure levels (10
levels); surface, height above ground, pressure layers.
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Description: Internet Data Distribution of NWS/NCEP Model Products

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: -0.5   W: 0.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-11-25
Stop Date: 2015-12-02
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 Degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 Degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 50 km - < 100 km or approximately .5 degree - < 1 degree
Temporal Resolution: 3 Hours
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Use Constraints Freely available
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: support at
Contact Address:
UCAR Office of Programs
Unidata Program Center
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24