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NCEP North American Model: AWIPS 242 (S) Grid over Alaska.
Entry ID: edu.ucar.unidata-fmrc-NCEP-NAM-Alaska_11km

Abstract: NCEP North American Model: AWIPS 242 (S) Grid over Alaska. Model runs are made
at 0, 6, 12, 18Z with analysis and forecasts every 3 hours out to 84 hours (3.5

days). Horizontal = 553 by 425 points, resolution 11.25 km, Polar Stereographic

projection. Vertical = 1000 to 100 hPa pressure levels.
Related URL
Description: Internet Data Distribution of NWS/NCEP Model Products

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.08   S: 29.94   E: -62.65   W: -173.01

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-11-25
Stop Date: 2015-12-02
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 11 km
Longitude Resolution: 11 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Temporal Resolution: 3 Hours
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Use Constraints Freely available
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Data Center
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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