|Name||CEOP Model Output for MOLTS(Model Output Location Time Series)|
|Abbreviation||Coordinated Energy and Water-Cycle Observation Project Model Output (MOLTS)Datasets|
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Meteorology|
|Address||Bundesstrasse 53,, Hamburg, 20 146, Germany|
|Organization||Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan|
|Address||TOKYU REIT Toranomon Building 2F 3-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001, Japan|
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Meteorology|
|Name||BoM: Bureau of Meteorology|
|Name||CPTEC: Centro de Previsao de Tempo e Estudos Climaticos|
|Name||ECMWF: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts|
|Name||EMC: EPSON Meteo Center (Centro EPSON Meteo)|
|Name||GLDAS: Global Land Data Assimilation System|
|Name||GMAO: NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office|
|Name||JMA: Japan Meteorological Agency|
|Name||MSC: Meteorological Service Canada|
|Name||NCEP: National Centers for Environmental Prediction|
publication : 2010-03-26
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&amp;amp;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.
|Temporal Characteristics||Depends on each NWPCs (Hourly, 3hourly, 6hourly, etc.) please see http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/model_table.html for more detail|
|North bound latitude||71.62|
|West bound longitude||148.15|
|South bound latitude||-35.66|
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CEOP : http://www.ceop.net/
CEOP Model Output Archive : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/
CEOP Model Output Data Gateway : http://ceop.wdc-climate.de
BoM : available soon
CPTEC : available soon
ECPC(Seasonal Forecast Model) : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/ECPC/04_Table_4_ECPC_MOLTS_Characteristics.doc
GLDAS(Mosaic Land Surface Model) : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/gldas/README.MOLTS.txt
GLDAS(Noah Land Surface Model) : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/gldas/README_NOAH_MOLTS.txt
JMA (JMA-GSM) (location) : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/jma/MOLTS_locations_JMA.xls
JMA (JMA-GSM) (Properties) : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/jma/property_ceop_molts_JMA.xls
NCEP (Global Forecast System) : as of 1200 UTC, 31 May 2005 : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/ncep/MOLTS_points_best_post_may05-2.xls
NCEP (Global Forecast System) : for the period from 1200 UTC, 01 Dec 2002 through 0600 UTC, 31 May 2005 : http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/ceop/dm/model/ncep/MOLTS_points_best_pre_may05.xls
EMC : available soon
|netCDF||no information||BMRC, ECPC|
|IEEE Binary||no information||CPTEC, NCEP|
|ASCII||no information||ECMWF, GLDAS, JMA, UKMet|
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For the atmospheric model GEM that was used for CEOP
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For the particular configuration of the global system that was used for CEOP:
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Global Climate and Weather Modeling Branch, EMC, Camp Springs, Maryland, 2003: The GFS Atmospheric Model. NCEP Office Note 442, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Mail Stop 9910, Washington D.C. 20233-9910
UK Met Office
Milton SF, Earnshaw P, 2007: Evaluation of surface water and energy >> cycles in the Met Office global NWP model using CEOP data. JMSJ, 85A, >> 43-72
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