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NCEP North American Mesoscale (NAM) Web Services

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Modified on 2008/05/09 09:07 by kimschreuders Categorized as WaterOneFlow

NAM12KM

NCEP North American Mesoscale (NAM) Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model. More information can be obtained at: http://www.meted.ucar.edu/

This function returns a string formatted as XML containing Unidata North American Model (NAM) time series data. The function takes Latitude/Longitude coordinates in decimal degrees at a single point.returns the time series of total precipitation. The function uses NCEP North American Model : AWIPS 218 (B) grid over the continental United States - Model runs are made at 06Z, 12Z, 18Z and 00Z, with analysis and forecasts every 3 hours out to 84 hours. Grid dimensions are 614 by 428 points, and the resolution is 12.19 km. The east and west longitudinal extents of the grid (in decimal degrees) are -49.30897 and -133.49621. The north and south latitude extents of the grid (in decimal degrees) are 57.35624 and 12.12367. For more information please refer to http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/catalog/model/NCEP/NAM/CONUS_12km/latest.html

Network Code:NAM12KM

Vocabulary:NAM12KM

Status

Provisonal

Simple Example

Input Parameters

location: "GEOM:POINT(-113 45)"

variable: "NAM:1"

Example

Valid Variables include:
1 - Total Precipitation (kg m-2 or mm rainfall)

Test arguments: GetValues("GEOM:POINT(-113 45)", "NAM:1", null, null)

Test arguments: GetValues("GEOM:POINT(-113 45)", "NAM:1", {Current Time in yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm format}, )

ERRORS



Service Notes

NAM Webservice Development Notes

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