NOAA/NCEP Global Forecast System (GFS) Atmospheric Model


U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Global Forecast System (GFS) numerical weather prediction model 8-day, 3-hourly forecast for the globe at approximately 50-km or 0.5-deg resolution.

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Distributor Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
Point of Contact NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
ncep.list.pmb-dataflow@lstsrv.ncep.noaa.gov
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Originator NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
ncep.list.pmb-dataflow@lstsrv.ncep.noaa.gov
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Publisher Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
info@pacioos.org
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Dataset Point of Contact Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
info@pacioos.org
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Associated Documentation Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
Date(s) creation: 2011-05-06
issued: 2011-06-02
revision: 2011-05-06
creation: 2011-05-06
issued: 2011-06-02
revision: 2011-05-06
creation: 2011-05-06
issued: 2011-06-02
revision: 2011-05-06
creation: 2011-05-06
issued: 2011-06-02
revision: 2011-05-06
creation: 2011-05-06
issued: 2011-06-02
revision: 2011-05-06
Purpose PacIOOS provides timely, reliable, and accurate ocean information to support a safe, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone in the U.S. Pacific Islands region.
Use Limitations The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, University of Hawaii, PacIOOS, NOAA, State of Hawaii nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
Time Period 2011-05-06T12:00:00Z to 2022-05-23T12:00:00Z
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates N: 90.0° S: -90.0° E: 359.5° W: .0°
Theme keywords GCMD Science Keywords
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Longwave Radiation
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Shortwave Radiation
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain
  • Earth Science Services > Models > Weather Research/Forecast Models

GCMD Platform Keywords
  • Models/Analyses > > NCEP-GFS > NCEP Global Forecast System
  • Models/Analyses > > Operational Models

GCMD Instrument Keywords
  • Not Applicable > Not Applicable

CF Standard Name Table v39
  • surface_net_downward_longwave_flux
  • surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux
  • precipitation_flux
  • relative_humidity
  • surface_temperature
  • air_temperature
  • eastward_wind
  • northward_wind
  • forecast_period
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • air_pressure_at_sea_level
  • time
  • forecast_reference_time

Data Center keywords GCMD Data Center Keywords
  • PacIOOS > Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System

Place keywords GCMD Location Keywords
  • Geographic Region > Global Ocean

Project keywords GCMD Project Keywords
  • PacIOOS > Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System

Use Constraints The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, University of Hawaii, PacIOOS, NOAA, State of Hawaii nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
Lineage Statement 2011-06-02T00:00:00Z Subset 0.5-deg NCEP GFS daily from nomads server via OPeNDAP and Python.
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