Not knowing the volume of data involved, but assuming it's manageable. I think
for operational use, the best avenue would be to advocate for inclusion of all
NDFD grids on the SBN/NOAAPORT. Then it would become a real-time,
NOAA/NWS/NWSTG operationally supported product.
Just my $0.02
> On Oct 17, 2016, at 9:52 AM, Barber, Nathan Michael <nbarber@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> At TVA, we would like to utilize the entire NDFD data set (7 days
> forecasts for some parameters) to drive various models we are using for
> hydrothermal forecasting purposes. We’ve realized however, that only partial
> forecasts exist on the CONDUIT data stream based on the status files uploaded
> by the NOAA data flow team. Since products on this stream are consumer
> driven, we’d like to see if others would benefit from the availability of the
> entire NDFD data set (out to 7 days in some cases). Given enough interest
> from other data customers, we were told that NOAA could potentially serve the
> rest of the data.
> We believe that releasing the entire NDFD dataset via this mechanism would…
> - allow greater use for these detailed forecasts across other federal/private
> - follow the “Open Government” mantra that is becoming pervasive throughout
> the scientific community
> - provide another reliable, popular avenue (LDM) for self-service
> - allow the consumers to decide what part of the entire forecast they want or
> don’t want. In the current paradigm, consumers are forced to accept a
> partial forecast despite official forecasts going out much longer.
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