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

Richard Grumm Richard.Grumm at noaa.gov
Mon Sep 21 08:36:14 MDT 2009


Bob,

Cool. I use the ECMWF portal too. The perl script option makes it easy 
to use.

Rich

Robert Rozumalski said the following on 9/21/2009 10:22 AM:
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> Jon,
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> Yes, you are correct. My mistake.
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> The  Reanalysis II data are 2.5 degree and not 5 degree!
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> Bob
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> Case, Jonathan (MSFC-VP61)[Other] wrote:
>> Bob,
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>> 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.
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>> Thanks,
>> Jon
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>> Jonathan Case, ENSCO Inc.
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>> "Whether the weather is cold, or whether the weather is hot, we'll 
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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?
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>> Good Morning All,
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>> 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.
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>> You can manually download the data from:
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>>     http://data-portal.ecmwf.int/data/d/interim_daily
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>> but the data sets can be very large. I would eventually make then 
>> available through the
>> personal tile data servers.
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>> 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.
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>> Any publications would have to site the ECMWF.
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>> Is there any interest in these data before I start requesting disk 
>> space for 10Tbs of data?
>>
>> Bob
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