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SAFARI 2000 ETA Atmospheric Model Data, Wet and Dry Seasons 2000

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/723
Project
Release Date2004-09-13
Usage692 downloads

Description

With modern computer power now capable of making mesoscale model output available in real time in the operational environment, increased attention has been given to utilizing these models in order to improve the forecasting ability of meteorologists. The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) has developed a step-mountain eta coordinate model generally known as the ETA Model.This NCEP ETA data assimilation and prediction system (see Mesinger et al., 1988; Black, 1994) has been used by the South African Weather Bureau/Service (SAWS) to provide operational regional forecast guidance since November 1993. SAWS used this model to produce the basic meteorological data for the SAFARI project. The SAWS ETA model is a hydrostatic model with a horizontal grid spacing of approximately 48 km and 38 vertical levels, with layer depths that range from 20 m in the planetary boundary layer to 2 km at 50 mb. There have been several major ETA Model upgrades at SAWS: in March 1996, August 1998, November 1999, and August 2001.

Science Keywords

  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ALTITUDE
  • GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • AIR TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • HUMIDITY
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS
  • UPPER LEVEL WINDS
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS
  • SURFACE WINDS
  • U/V WIND COMPONENTS
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • CLOUDS
  • CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD FREQUENCY
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • PRECIPITATION
  • PRECIPITATION AMOUNT

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South African Weather Service (SAWS). 2004. SAFARI 2000 ETA Atmospheric Model Data, Wet and Dry Seasons 2000. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/723

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eta_ACPCP-sfc_2000-02.zip 19.3KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_ACPCP-sfc_2000-03.zip 20.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_ACPCP-sfc_2000-04.zip 18.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_ACPCP-sfc_2000-08.zip 20.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_ACPCP-sfc_2000-09.zip 18.0KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CAPE_2000-02.zip 726.1KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CAPE_2000-03.zip 870.6KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CAPE_2000-04.zip 796.6KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CAPE_2000-08.zip 567.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CAPE_2000-09.zip 526.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CIN_2000-02.zip 744.2KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CIN_2000-03.zip 905.4KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CIN_2000-04.zip 929.5KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CIN_2000-08.zip 794.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CIN_2000-09.zip 701.9KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CLOUD_2000-02.zip 946.1KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CLOUD_2000-03.zip 969.1KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CLOUD_2000-04.zip 806.1KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CLOUD_2000-08.zip 784.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_CLOUD_2000-09.zip 701.7KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_DPT0_2000-09.zip 3.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_DPT_2000-02.zip 3.6MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_DPT_2000-03.zip 4.1MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_DPT_2000-04.zip 4.0MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_DPT_2000-08.zip 4.3MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_HGT_2000-02.zip 5.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_HGT_2000-03.zip 6.1MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_HGT_2000-04.zip 5.5MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_HGT_2000-08.zip 6.4MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_HGT_2000-09.zip 5.6MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_POT_2000-02.zip 2.4MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_POT_2000-03.zip 2.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_POT_2000-04.zip 2.6MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_POT_2000-08.zip 2.9MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_POT_2000-09.zip 2.7MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_PWAT_2000-02.zip 812.1KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_PWAT_2000-03.zip 830.4KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_PWAT_2000-04.zip 704.8KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_PWAT_2000-08.zip 629.1KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_PWAT_2000-09.zip 556.8KB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_RH_2000-02.zip 2.0MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_RH_2000-03.zip 2.4MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_RH_2000-04.zip 2.3MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_RH_2000-08.zip 2.3MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_RH_2000-09.zip 2.1MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_TMP_2000-02.zip 2.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_TMP_2000-03.zip 3.1MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_TMP_2000-04.zip 3.0MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_TMP_2000-08.zip 3.3MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_TMP_2000-09.zip 3.0MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_UGRD_2000-02.zip 3.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_UGRD_2000-03.zip 4.2MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_UGRD_2000-04.zip 3.9MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_UGRD_2000-08.zip 4.3MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_UGRD_2000-09.zip 3.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VGRD_2000-02.zip 3.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VGRD_2000-03.zip 4.2MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VGRD_2000-04.zip 3.9MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VGRD_2000-08.zip 4.3MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VGRD_2000-09.zip 3.9MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VVEL_2000-02.zip 1.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VVEL_2000-03.zip 2.1MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VVEL_2000-04.zip 1.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VVEL_2000-08.zip 1.8MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30
eta_VVEL_2000-09.zip 1.7MB 2000-02-01 to 2000-09-30

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  • eta_model_readme.pdf