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  • CAPS Project Data Products

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214607136-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    The Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS; "http://caps.ou.edu") was established at the University of Oklahoma in 1989 as one of the first 11 National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center. Its mission was, and remains the development of techniques for the computer-based prediction of high-impact local weather, such as individual spring and winter storms, with the NEXRAD (WSR-88D) Doppler radar serving as a key data source. Along the path toward fulfilling this mission, CAPS developed the Advanced Regional Prediction System (ARPS; "http://caps.ou.edu/ARPS"). The ARPS is a fully automated numerical prediction system designed for both research and operational application at scales ranging from continents down to cities. It includes a data ingest, quality control, and objective analysis package known as the ARPS Data Analysis System (ADAS; "http://www.caps.ou.edu/"); a single-Doppler radar parameter retrieval and 3DVAR/4DVAR data assimilation system; the prediction model itself; and a web-based data display and decision support system. The value of the ARPS was recognized in 1997, when CAPS received both the Discover Magazine Award for Technology Innovation as well as the Computerworld-Smithsonian Award. [Summary Entracted from the CAPS Home Page]

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 24 -125 50 -67

    SCIOPS Short Name: UOK_AA_CAPS_ARCHIVE Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214607136-SCIOPS

  • CERES GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C7019528-LARC_ASDC.xml
    Description:

    CER_ISCCP-D2like-GEO_DAY_Edition3A is the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Geostationary Satellite (GEO) Cloud Retrievals in International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP)-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A data product. Data collection for this product is complete. The Monthly Gridded Cloud Averages (ISCCP-D2like-GEO) data product contains monthly and monthly 3-hourly (GMT-based) gridded regional mean geostationary satellite (GEO) cloud properties as a function of 18 cloud types, similar to the ISCCP D2 product, where the cloud properties are stratified by pressure, optical depth, and phase. The ISCCP-D2like-GEO product is a 5-satellite, daytime 3-hourly GMT, 8-km nominal resolution, geostationary-only cloud product limited to . The ISCCP-D2like-GEO is a daytime-only product, where the cloud retrievals incorporate only the visible and IR channels common to all geostationary satellites for spatial consistency. Each ISCCP-D2like file covers a single month. CERES is a key component of the Earth Observing System (EOS) program. The CERES instruments provide radiometric measurements of the Earth's atmosphere from three broadband channels. The CERES missions are a follow-on to the successful Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) mission. The first CERES instrument, protoflight model (PFM), was launched on November 27, 1997 as part of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Two CERES instruments (FM1 and FM2) were launched into polar orbit on board the Earth Observing System (EOS) flagship Terra on December 18, 1999. Two additional CERES instruments (FM3 and FM4) were launched on board Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua on May 4, 2002. The CERES FM5 instrument was launched on board the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite on October 28, 2011. The newest CERES instrument (FM6) was launched on board the Joint Polar-Orbiting Satellite System 1 (JPSS-1) satellite, now called NOAA-20, on November 18, 2017.

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: -90 -180 90 180

    LARC_ASDC Short Name: CER_ISCCP-D2like-GEO_DAY Version ID: Edition3A Unique ID: C7019528-LARC_ASDC

  • CERES MODIS and GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C7019527-LARC_ASDC.xml
    Description:

    CER_ISCCP-D2like-Mrg_GEO-MODIS-DAY_Edition3A is the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and Geostationary Satellite (GEO) Cloud Retrievals in International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) – Day 2like Format Daytime Edition3A data product. This product is a merge of data from the following platforms and instruments: Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) on Meteosat Operational Programme 10 (METEOSAT-10); Japanese Advanced Meteorological Imager (JAMI) on The Multi-functional Transport Satellite 2 (MTSAT-2); SEVIRI on METEOSAT-9; Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer (GMS Series) on (VISSR-GMS) on Geostationary Meteorological Satellite-5 (GMS-5); SEVIRI on METEOSAT-8; Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) I-M IMAGER on Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 9 (GOES-9); GOES-11 IMAGER on GOES-11; GOES N-P IMAGER on GOES-13; GOES-8 IMAGER on GOES-8; GOES I-M IMAGER on GOES-10; SEVIRI on METEOSAT-7; MODIS on Terra; GOES N-P IMAGER on GOES-14; MVIRI on METEOSAT-5; GOES-12 IMAGER on GOES-12; GOES-15 IMAGER on GOES-15; MODIS on Aqua; JAMI on Multi-functional Transport Satellite 1 Replacement (MTSAT-1R). Data collection for this product is complete. The Monthly Gridded Cloud Averages (ISCCP-D2like-Mrg) data products contain monthly and monthly 3-hourly (GMT-based) gridded regional mean cloud properties as a function of 18 cloud types, similar to the ISCCP D2 product, where the cloud properties are stratified by pressure, optical depth, and phase. The merged (Mrg) product combines daytime cloud properties from Terra-MODIS (10:30 AM local equator crossing time LECT), Aqua-MODIS (1:30 PM LECT), and geostationary satellites (GEO) to provide the most diurnally complete daytime ISCCP-D2like product. The GEO cloud properties have been normalized with MODIS for diurnal consistency. The CERES MODIS-derived cloud properties are not the official NASA MODIS cloud retrievals but are based on the CERES cloud working group retrievals that are also available in other CERES products. The CERES MODIS-derived cloud properties provide coverage from pole to pole. The 3-hourly GMT-based GEO cloud properties come from five satellites at 8 km nominal resolution with limited coverage. The GEO daytime cloud retrievals incorporate only a visible and IR channel common to all geostationary satellites for spatial consistency. The geostationary calibration is normalized to Terra-MODIS. Each ISCCP-D2like file covers a single month. CERES is a key component of the Earth Observing System (EOS) program. The CERES instruments provide radiometric measurements of the Earth's atmosphere from three broadband channels. The CERES missions are a follow-on to the successful Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) mission. The first CERES instrument, protoflight model (PFM), was launched on November 27, 1997 as part of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). Two CERES instruments (FM1 and FM2) were launched into polar orbit on board the Earth Observing System (EOS) flagship Terra on December 18, 1999. Two additional CERES instruments (FM3 and FM4) were launched on board Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua on May 4, 2002. The CERES FM5 instrument was launched on board the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite on October 28, 2011. The newest CERES instrument (FM6) was launched on board the Joint Polar-Orbiting Satellite System 1 (JPSS-1) satellite, now called NOAA-20, on November 18, 2017.

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: -90 -180 90 180

    LARC_ASDC Short Name: CER_ISCCP-D2like-Mrg_GEO-MODIS-DAY Version ID: Edition3A Unique ID: C7019527-LARC_ASDC

  • COMET Case Study 021: Wichita, Kansas Halloween Flood Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214584321-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    Case 021 focuses on the 11 inch rainfall in south-central Kansas which caused four main rivers to experience record flooding. There were numerous incidents of flash flooding which closed roads and resulted in one automobile-related fatality. For more information, see: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_021

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 34 -102 40 -95

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET021_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214584321-SCIOPS

  • COMET Case Study 023: Upper Midwest U.S. Winter Severe Weather 1998 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214584322-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    Case 023 follows the development of a strong extratropical cyclone that took place from 8-11 November 1998. Severe weather that accompanied the case included blizzard conditions in the Upper Midwest and severe thunderstorms over the Mississippi Valley. For more information, see: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_023

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 26.3 -142.5 56.7 -55.7

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET023_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214584322-SCIOPS

  • COMET Case Study 025: Salt Lake City Tornado/Long Island Flood 1999 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214584299-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    Case 025 represents one of the most devastating weather events in Utah's history. On August 11th 1999 a tornado moved through downtown Salt Lake City between 18:45 and 18:55 UTC. The tornado damage was rated as F2 on the Fujita scale, and was resonsible for the first recorded tornado death in the state's history and dozens of injuries. Hail up to 1.5 inches in diameter was also reported from this storm. In addition, on the East Coast, flash floods impacted Long Island. Between 13Z and 17Z on August 11, clusters of thunderstorms formed along a warm front. As they moved very slowly east, they produced heavy rain that caused flash flooding from Deer Park to Manorville, NY. Rainfall rates estimated at 1 to 2 inches per hour for up to 3 hours generated rainfall totals from 3 to 5 inches. Water, rapidly accumulating in low-lying areas, swept cars away and trapped people in their vehicles. For more information, see: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_025

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 25 -125.5 48.8 -66.9

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET025_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214584299-SCIOPS

  • COMET Case Study 026: Pacific Northwest Winter Storm 1999 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214584341-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    Case 026 follows an early winter storm moving onshore in thePacific Northwest on November 24, 1999. The storm brought heavy precipitation, while the associated cold front brought strong winds to the coasts of Oregon and Washington. The north Oregon coastline reported high winds November 24, as Conon Beach reported wind of 55-60 knots with gusts to 69 knots, while Arch Cape also reported gusts to 69 knots. The northern Oregon coast reported up to 10 inches of rain, causing flodding and landslides. For more information, see: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_026

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 39 -127.5 55.1 -111

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET026_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214584341-SCIOPS

  • COMET Case Study 029: Montana Fire Weather-Dry Cold Front 1999 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214584362-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    A dry cold front passed through eastern Montana on 31 October 1999 bringing in a strong northwest wind behind it. Warmer and drier than normal conditions existed in the region at this time, so with the addition of strong wind, the fire danger rose greatly. Sustained winds of 50+ knots and gusts to near 80 knots were reported in eastern Montana, driving fires near the towns of Outlook and Wolf Point. Over $12 million in damages are estimated statewide from the strong wind and fires. For more information, see: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_029

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 36 -132 59 -94

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET029_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214584362-SCIOPS

  • COMET Case Study 030: Null Event: Eastern Colorado Snowstorm 2000 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214584324-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    This case is the first in a series of null-event cases and presents a developing winter storm in the Desert Southwest and its effect on Eastern Colorado's weather, on 20 March, 2000. Forecasts of over a foot of snowfall by late evening on Monday the 20th of March were issued as early as the afternoon of Sunday the 19th of March, from Denver to Fort Collins. By 10 p.m. Monday, snow reports from most areas along the Front Range were only 3 to 5 inches. For more information, see: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_030

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 31.3 -120 43.7 -99

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET030_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214584324-SCIOPS

  • COMET Case Study 036:Seattle Snowstorm at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

    https://cmr.earthdata.nasa.gov/search/concepts/C1214611156-SCIOPS.xml
    Description:

    On Friday, February 16, 2001, a major snowstorm hit the Seattle area as an arctic front moved from Canada into Washington, interacting with warmer moist, Pacific air. Accumulations generally ranged from four to eight inches of snow across most of the lowlands of western Washington with a foot of snow over the hills around Seattle. For more information, see: "http://www.joss.ucar.edu/cgi-bin/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_036" and "http://www.comet.ucar.edu/resources/cases/c36_16feb2001/"

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    Minimum Bounding Rectangle: 43.8 -131.4 50.1 -119.3

    SCIOPS Short Name: COMET036_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC Version ID: Not provided Unique ID: C1214611156-SCIOPS