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Background information about the characteristics of this data may be found in An Introduction to Atmospheric and Oceanographic Datasets. There is general basic information in its Introduction .

More specific information may be found in these chapter(s) or section(s): Analyzed and Model Data .


TYPES:

Analyses
Gridded analyses


COVERAGE:

Global coverage
81x41
80-wave triangular truncation
126-wave triangular truncation (beginning 1991mar06)
See this for the Gaussian latitudes.
See this for the grid longitudes.


UPDATES:

None


TIMES:

daily 12-hourly 6-hourly

at 00Z, 06Z, 12Z and 18Z


LEVELS:


Sigma layers (see this)
18 layers, 28 beginning 1993aug11


FORMAT:

NMC Office Note 85 "Sigma File Format" in folder

More format information is here.


VOLUME:

9MB/day, 135MB/VSN, 178MB/VSN (beginning aug 1993)


COST:

Users with NCAR computing accounts have free access from the NCAR MSS through clicking the tab in the navigation bar.

For all others, costs depend on the amount requested, and the DSS standard charging rate applies unless their order qualifies for a substantially reduced charging rate, aka "direct copy rate" as shown on the service charges page.

To send a data request to a staff member, please use this form.



The Research Data Archive is managed by the Data Support Section of the Computational and Information Systems Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. NCAR is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

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