Re: [gembud] Whither GARP? Or withered GARP?

Hey Kevin.

We use GARP, NMAP, and NSHARP on a daily basis here, in several classes and for 
forecasting activities.


Dr. Patrick S. Market
Associate Professor of Synoptic Meteorology
Dept. of Soil, Env. & Atmospheric Sciences
University of Missouri
302 ABNR, Columbia, MO  65211
Voice:  573-882-1496  /  Fax:  573-884-5070

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Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 4:41 PM
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Subject: [gembud] Whither GARP? Or withered GARP?

Hi all,

Since the last two bugs on the list have related to GARP . . . this 
brings up the short- and long-term question of GARP support within 
GEMPAK/N-AWIPS.  When was the last time any of the codebase of GARP was 
updated?  Is the code just being bundled as -is, without any significant 
updates, or none at all, into each Unidata NAWIPS release?  I suspect 
that is the case, and we are running into these bugs as a result of 
functions and subroutines not being brought up-to-date with the 
underlying GEMPAK code base.

A couple questions I'm curious about:

1. Are there any plans by Unidata to include GARP with AWIPS 2 once it 
is released?
2. How many folks use GARP on a regular basis?  If you do, do you also 
use NMAP2?


Kevin Tyle, Systems Administrator               **********************
Dept. of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences   ktyle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
University at Albany, ES-235                    518-442-4578 (voice)
1400 Washington Avenue                          518-442-5825 (fax)
Albany, NY 12222                                **********************

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