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Weather Research & Forecasting Visualization
Entry ID: IKD_WRF_VIS


Summary
Abstract: This service provides weather forecasts based on WRF (Weather Research & Forecasting) NWP model. The model is configured for territory of Ukraine (and neighbor countries) with horizontal spatial resolution of 10 km. Forecasts are provided in operational mode every 6 hours for next 72 hours. The service allows users to create animations of forecasts data by selecting forecast issue time, forecast hours and meteorological variables (such as temperature at 2 meters, total cumulative precipitation, etc.). The interface is built on the basis of open-source Web-mapping software UMN MapServer which supports OGC data delivery standards.
Service Citation
Originators: Ukraine Space Research Institute
Title: Weather Research & Forecasting Visualization
Provider: Ukraine Space Research Institute
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
MODELS >WEATHER RESEARCH/FORECAST MODELS Parameter Definition

Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: inform at ikd.kiev.ua
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2007-08-15
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-09-15


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