[Met_help] archived prepbufr data (UNCLASSIFIED)

John Halley Gotway johnhg at rap.ucar.edu
Thu Nov 6 16:12:21 MST 2008


Using the GDAS data should be fine, as long as it's in PrepBufr format.

In fact, I believe we've run with GDAS PrepBufr obs here in the past.  So I don't think you'll have a problem.

Please let us know if you run into any problems.

John Halley-Gotway
johnhg at ucar.edu

Sauter, Barbara (Civ, ARL/CISD) wrote:
> Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED 
> Caveats: NONE
> Hello,
>      I know I can get recent prepbufr observation files matching the
> ones in the MET sample_obs directory (e.g.,
> ndas.t00z.prepbufr.tm12.yyyymmdd.nr) from the NCEP ftp site.
>      However, I was asked if I could run MET for a model run from
> November 2007.  Based on information from NCEP, I contacted NCDC.  They
> indicated that they archive gdas data but not ndas data.  Does it have
> to be an ndas file for use with the Point-Stat tool in MET?
> Thank you,
> Barb Sauter
> (575) 678-2840
> bsauter at arl.army.mil
> Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED 
> Caveats: NONE
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