[Wrfems] Any interest in historical ECMWF data for WRF initialization?

Robert Rozumalski rozumal at ucar.edu
Mon Sep 21 08:22:45 MDT 2009




Jon,

Yes, you are correct. My mistake.

The  Reanalysis II data are 2.5 degree and not 5 degree!

Bob

Case, Jonathan (MSFC-VP61)[Other] wrote:
> Bob,
>
> I thought that Reanalysis II data were at 2.5 deg resolution, not 5 deg.
> I would be interested in the data for running EMS on archived cases.
>
> Thanks,
> Jon
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: wrfems-bounces at comet.ucar.edu [mailto:wrfems-bounces at comet.ucar.edu] On Behalf Of Robert Rozumalski
> Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 8:52 AM
> To: WRF Testers
> Subject: [Wrfems] Any interest in historical ECMWF data for WRF initialization?
>
>
>
> Good Morning All,
>
> I may be able to get access the ECMWF ERA Interm data set for WRF EMS 
> model initialization. This
> data set covers a similar period (1981-current) as that of the 
> Reanalysis II, but at a better spatial resolution
> (1.5 degree Vs. 5 degree). I've already tested the data with the EMS and 
> everything works.
>
> You can manually download the data from:
>
>     http://data-portal.ecmwf.int/data/d/interim_daily
>
> but the data sets can be very large. I would eventually make then 
> available through the
> personal tile data servers.
>
> The files would only be available to NWS and collaborators for research 
> and training purposes only,
> so I could not make these data available to commercial groups.
>
> Any publications would have to site the ECMWF.
>
> Is there any interest in these data before I start requesting disk space 
> for 10Tbs of data?
>
> Bob
>
>
>   

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