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ERA-40 Global Land Surface Observation Feedback Record Reports

| DOI: 10.5065/D6319SWS

ERA-40 Global Land Surface Observation Feedback Record Reports include 3 hourly surface observation feedback record reports from SYNOP land observations used in the ECMWF 45-year reanalysis (ERA-40) covering the period from September 1957 to August 2002. SYNOP land observations, from multiple data sources, were assimilated into an ECMWF model and produced ERA-40. Select variables include pressure, height, relative humidity, zonal and meridional wind speed components. The metadata generated during the ERA-40 quality control data assimilation process were appended to the input observations. The final combination of input observations and feedback metadata are called feedback record reports.

Temporal Range:
1957-09-01 to 2002-08-31
Air Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Measurements Dew Point Temperature Geopotential Height
Humidity Upper Level Winds
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface Mean sea level 2 m
Temporal Frequencies:
Every 3 hours , Every 6 hours
Data Types:
Location ,  Platform Observation
Data Contributors:
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Total Volume:
203.19 GB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Related RDA Datasets:
ERA-40 Global Upper Air Radiosonde Observation Feedback Record Reports
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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