CEOP Model Output : 3D Gridded ECPC RII36 data


IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

Name CEOP Model Output : 3D Gridded ECPC RII36 data
Abbreviation Coordinated Energy and Water-Cycle Observation Project Model Output 3D Gridded ECPC: Experimental Climate Prediction Center RII36 data
Metadata Identifier CEOP_Model_Grid_ECPC_RII3620180228143702-DIAS20170725102541-en

CONTACT

CONTACT on DATASET

Name Masao Kanamitsu
Organization Experimental Climate Prediction Center, Scripps
Address La Jolla, California, USA

CONTACT on PROJECT

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DOCUMENT AUTHOR

Name Masao Kanamitsu
Organization Experimental Climate Prediction Center, Scripps

DATASET CREATOR

Name Masao Kanamitsu
Organization Experimental Climate Prediction Center, Scripps

DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT

2018-02-28

DATE OF DATASET

  • publication : 2010-04-02

DATASET OVERVIEW

Abstract

Ten operational Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) and two data assimilation centers are currently contributing analysis/assimilation and forecast model products from global and regional NWP suites, including both operational and reanalysis systems to this component of CEOP. The contributing centers include:

BoM: Bureau of Meteorology

CPTEC: Centro de Previsao de Tempo e Estudos Climaticos

ECMWF: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

ECPC: Experimental Climate Prediction Center

EMC: EPSON Meteo Center (Centro EPSON Meteo)

GLDAS: Global Land Data Assimilation System

GMAO: NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office

JMA: Japan Meteorological Agency

MSC: Meteorological Service Canada

NCEP: National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NCMRWF: National Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting

UKMO: UK Met Office

The Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPIM) in coordination with the ICSU World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) in Hamburg, Germany was designated as the CEOP model output archive center. The WDCC is administered by the Model and Data Group (M&D) at MPIM and the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ).

To assist with the organization of this activity during the Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period ('CEOP'), a Model Output Management Document was drafted as a guide for the participating centers to use in setting up their processes for meeting their commitments to 'CEOP'. The Guidance Document addressed the two issues of (1) the model output variables requested by 'CEOP' and (2) the two types of requested model output, namely global gridded (in GRIB format) and site-specific Model Output Location Time Series (MOLTS) at each of the 'CEOP' Reference Sites.

A new version of the Guidance Document will be compiled that clarifies what model output data will be generated by the NWP Centers and Groups contributing to the model output component of Coordinated Energy and Water Cycle Observations Project (CEOP) and how they will interface/transfer the data that will be handled and retained at the WDCC. The issues covered in the document will include: (1) global versus regional products; (2) desired assimilation output; Interval and length of free-running forecasts; (3) Operational versus reanalysis data; (4) the CEOP schedule/archive periods; (5) the number and locations of MOLTS sites; and (6) the homogenizing of the model output and metadata formats (i.e. standard parameters).

Results up to this point in the CEOP model output generation effort make it clear that the transfer aspect of the data handling effort has been progressing well. Data from all twelve Centers participating in CEOP have been received at the data archive center and has either been placed into the database at the Hamburg facility, or is in the process of being entered into the database. The current data holdings in the MPIM archive can be viewed http://www.mad.zmaw.de/fileadmin/extern/wdc/ceop/Data_timeline_L_12.pdf.

Topic Category(ISO19139)

  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere

Temporal Extent

Begin Date 01-JUL-2001
End Date 31-DEC-2004

Geographic Bounding Box

North bound latitude 90
West bound longitude -180
Eastbound longitude 180
South bound latitude -90

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Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme Climate GEOSS

Keywords on Project

Data Integration and Analysis System
Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme DIAS > Data Integration and Analysis System No_Dictionary

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DATA REMARKS

Ruane, A.C., and J.O. Roads, 2007: The diurnal cycle of water and energy over the continental United States from three reanalyses. J. Meteor. Soc. Jpn. 85A, 117-143.

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REFERENCES

Ruane, A.C., and J.O. Roads, 2007: The diurnal cycle of water and energy over the continental United States from three reanalyses. J. Meteor. Soc. Jpn. 85A, 117-143.


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