Weather forecasts

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Internal Name of the Dataset GFS
Name of the Dataset/API Provider National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Short Description The Global Forecast System (GFS) is a weather forecast model produced by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP).
Extended Description Dozens of atmospheric and land-soil variables are available through this dataset, from temperatures, winds, and precipitation to soil moisture and atmospheric ozone concentration. The entire globe is covered by the GFS at a base horizontal resolution of 18 miles (28 kilometers) between grid points, which is used by the operational forecasters who predict weather out to 16 days in the future. Horizontal resolution drops to 44 miles (70 kilometers) between grid point for forecasts between one week and two weeks.
Version 2017
Initial Availability Date 10Oct2006–Present (approx. two years to present online)
Data Type weather variables at several pressure levels
Personal Data No
Rightsholder NOOA
Other Rights Information
Dataset/API Owner/Responsible BR&T-E
Dataset/API Owner/Responsible Contacts
Technology GRIB2
Name of the System National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Dataset Data Model/API Interface
Data Model: Standards, Glossaries and metadata standards
Data Identifier - Standard used N/A
Data Model - Specific Data Model
Data Volume 1 GB
Update Frequency Daily
Data Archiving and preservation NA
Geographical Coverage Global, worldwide
Timespan 2017…
Access Level Open
Access Mechanism NA