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NCEP FNL Operational Model Global Surface Analyses

| DOI: 10.5065/978H-D239

These NCEP FNL (Final) Operational Global Analysis data are on pairs of 2.5 by 2.5 degree hemispheric grids every twelve hours. This product was from the Global Forecast System (GFS) that was run operationally in near-real time at NCEP. DSS prepared this surface subset from ds082.0.

The analyses are available on the surface, at 1000mb and a boundary layer. Parameters include surface pressure, sea level pressure, geopotential height, temperature, sea surface temperature, soil temperature, water content of soil, ice cover, water equivalent of snow depth, relative humidity, specific humidity, u- and v-wind components, minimum temperature, maximum temperature and land-sea mask.

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Temporal Range:
1997-05-01 00:00 +0000 to 2001-06-30 12:00 +0000
Air Temperature Boundary Layer Winds Geopotential Height Humidity
Ice Extent Sea Level Pressure Sea Surface Temperature Skin Temperature
Snow Water Equivalent Soil Moisture/Water Content Soil Temperature Surface Pressure
Surface Winds Total Precipitable Water Upper Air Temperature
GRIB parameter table: HTML | XML
Vertical Levels:
See the detailed metadata for level information.
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Total Volume:
987.96 MB
Data Formats:
Related RDA Datasets:
NCEP FNL Operational Model Global Tropospheric Analyses, April 1997 through June 2007
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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