NOAA Environmental Research Division

WMS for NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present)

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1948-present, 4-layer, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Pressure, Atmospheric Pressure Measurements, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Pressure, Sea Level Pressure, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Pressure, Static Pressure, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Pressure, Surface Pressure, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Temperature, Air Temperature, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Temperature, Potential Temperature, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Temperature, Surface Air Temperature, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Water Vapor, Humidity, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Water Vapor, Precipitable Water, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Water Vapor, Water Vapor, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Winds, Surface Winds, air, air_potential_temperature, air_pressure_at_sea_level, air_temperature, atmosphere, atmosphere_mass_content_of_water, atmospheric, best, content, daily, eastward, eastward_wind, entire, esrl, humidity, index, layer, level, lifted, mass, mean, measurements, meteorology, ncar, ncep, nmc, noaa, northward, northward_wind, omega, potential, precipitable, present, pressure, reanalysis, relative, relative_humidity, sea, seawater, sigma, static, surface, surface_air_pressure, temperature, u-wind, vapor, water, wind, winds
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NOAA Environmental Research Division (unverified)

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Bob Simons

NOAA Environmental Research Division

1352 Lighthouse Ave., 93950 Pacific Grove, USA


Phone: 831-658-3205

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The NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis 1 project is using a state-of-the-art analysis/forecast system to perform data assimilation using past data from 1948 to the present. Data is from NMC initialized reanalysis (4x/day). See the PROBLEMS LIST at

Available map layers (16)

Land (Land)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - air (esrlNcepRe:air)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - lftx4 (esrlNcepRe:lftx4)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - omega (esrlNcepRe:omega)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - pottmp (esrlNcepRe:pottmp)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - pr_wtr (esrlNcepRe:pr_wtr)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - pres (esrlNcepRe:pres)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - rhum (esrlNcepRe:rhum)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - slp (esrlNcepRe:slp)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - uwnd (esrlNcepRe:uwnd)

NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present) - vwnd (esrlNcepRe:vwnd)

LandMask (LandMask)

Coastlines (Coastlines)

Lakes and Rivers (LakesAndRivers)

National Boundaries (Nations)

State Boundaries (States)

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