Re: [idvusers] Antarctica weather data in IDV

  • To: Stuart Wier <wier@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [idvusers] Antarctica weather data in IDV
  • From: Mohan Ramamurthy <mohan@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 08:54:34 -0700
Hi Stu,

I am not an expert in that area, but let me point you to two US sites that provide real-time observations and forecast model output over Antarctica:

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http://www.mmm.ucar.edu/rt/mm5/amps/

You can get a wealth of observational data through the first link, and products from forecast model output at the second link.

There is a nice compilation of Antarctica met resources at:

http://www.climantartide.it/utilita/link.php?lang=it

Be warned that the above compilation can be overwhelming to peruse through.

Mohan

Stuart Wier wrote:
A Geon IDV user has asked me about using the IDV to show weather observations 
and forecast model output over Antarctica.

If you know of sources of such data that can be used in the IDV, please send me 
word. I understand this will be used to
support the NSF Office of Polar Programs (http://nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=OPP).