> Dear Sir or Madam, > > if you would be kind to provide us with some information regarding > forecasting model on your server. As a part of prediction model, we use > weather forecast data for predicting output power production profile of > a photovoltaic panel. Until now, we were working with past > meteorological data available in the National Solar Radiation Data Base > (NSRDB). However, to verify models' real prediction capabilities, we > need future weather data (e.g. dry-bulb temperature, local air pressure, > precipitable water vapor thickness, aerosol optical thickness, total and > opaque cloud cover), and that's how we found forecast model on your > server (model on this LINK > > <http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/catalog/fmrc/NCEP/GFS/Global_0p5deg/runs/catalog.html> > ). > > But we have trouble finding directions on how to use aforementioned > weather forecast model. For instance, how to use variables like time, > time1, time2, run, lat, lon etc. Are there any directions or tutorial > on how to use forecast model available on your server? > > Sincerely, > > Marko Gulin > > -- > Marko Gulin, M.Sc.E.E. > Department of Control and Computer Engineering > Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing > University of Zagreb > Unska 3, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia > Tel.: +385 1 6129 893 > Fax.: +385 1 6129 809 > E-mail: address@hidden <mailto:address@hidden> > > Dear Marko, I'm afraid that Unidata does not actually provide support for the forecast models that generate the data you are referencing. We merely act as a conduit to serve the data to those interested in it. The data files on our servers are created by many different research groups, and as near as I can tell, you may find the information you are looking for here: http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/products/gfs/ Kind Regards, Lansing Madry Unidata Boulder, Colorado Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: DIR-764547 Department: Support THREDDS Priority: High Status: Open
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