evaluation of meteorlogical data from several buoys of the NOAA Data Buoy Office
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evaluation of meteorlogical data from several buoys of the NOAA Data Buoy Office Eastern Gulf of Mexico (1973-1974) by C. N. K. Mooers

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SHORT CIRCULATION RECORD.

Statementby Christopher N. K. Mooers, Jose Fernandez-Partagas [and] James F. Price.
SeriesTechnical report (University of Miami. Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.), Technical report (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science)
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Open LibraryOL17699217M

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  Observational data collected by doppler radar, radiosondes, weather satellites, buoys and other instruments are fed into computerized NWS numerical forecast models. The models use equations, along with new and past weather data, to provide forecast guidance to our meteorologists. Learn more about NOAA’s supercomputers. 6. AWIPS. The main purpose of the NOAA buoy/C-MAN network is to provide reliable, accurate, and cost-effective atmospheric and oceanic observations in support of weather forecasting, especially including the issuance of marine warnings to the general public as well as all public and private coastal interests.   This page may be used to initiate a search for prior year data for a given station. Enter a station ID above or click a station icon on the map below to select the station ID. You can drag the map with your mouse, double-click the map to zoom in, or use the zoom controls on the left side of the map. Data buoys have been with us for decades, but the explosion in electronic sensors and digital communications of the past 30 years has accelerated their development — and their usefulness to many people, including recreational boaters. The idea of using buoys instead of moored ships to gather weather observations is nearly a century old.

  To facilitate evaluation and monitoring of numerical weather prediction model forecasts and satellite-based products against high-quality in situ observations, a data repository for collocated model forecasts, a satellite product, and in situ observations has been created under the support of various World Climate Research Program (WCRP) working groups. The loss of NOAA data buoys does not leave NWS forecasters, and the numerous other consumers of buoy data, completely without data. There are other instruments available that provide some data from the marine environment in much different fashions than moored buoys and are not intended to supplant the information currently reported by buoys. * you can select both Ocean and Met types * press ctrl and/or shift to select multiple year options * some buoys are newly placed or removed, so gaps in data may exist. US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service San Diego, CA W. Bernardo Court, Suite SAN DIEGO, CA