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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a US federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere.

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Understanding NOAA/GFS0P25 dataset of Google Earth Engine

I'm trying to get time-series data from NOAA/GFS0P25 data set on GEE. My code: var m2 = "NOAA/GFS0P25" var band1 = 'total_precipitation_surface' var data_collection = ee.ImageCollection(m2); var ...
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Getting Data from NOAA Reanalysis API

I know that to access data from the NOAA Web Server, the token must go in the header. Accessing NOAA web service with token For example, curl -H "token:AbCdEfGhIjKl1234" http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-...
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Automating Model Builder (ArcMap) for NetCDF Processing

I have a NetCDF with 30+ years of monthly data from which I want to find the climatological normal. Using the NetCDF tutorial I found through NOAA (https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded_help/...
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“Error 4: xxxxx.dat: not recognized as a supported file format.”

I am trying to convert a .dat file to a .tif file using gdal_translate. The .dat file comes with an associated .Hdr file of the same name with the metadata (these are geospatial data from SNODAS). ...
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Projecting a satellite full-disc image?

I receive full-disc GOES-16 images wich look like this: I want to crop it and project it so it look like this: How can I do this? Ideally from a command line tool so I can automate the process.
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How to get ERDDAP maximum time limit range?

I need to query an erddap/griddap service (i.e. NOAA/NCEP) in order to get its time axis maximum value, before submitting the request. I have read many documentations but couldn't find a way. Is ...
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Add NOAA layers to OpenLayers map

I'm trying to add a NOAA hosted layer to an OpenLayers map. I've seen some examples of doing it with an older (pre 3) version of OpenLayers and of services no longer offered by NOAA. Has anyone ...
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Tiff file output using print composer has blocks of image scrambled (out of place)

I have used 2.18 to print maps to file (tiff) using print commposer. The base layer imported into QGIS consists of NOAA raster tiles. (My problem arises whether or not I have added other layers.) ...
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Open NOAA daily datasets in R language

I need the daily mean temperatures and precipitation values for particular days and specific localities, far from any weather gauge. I guess that, for example, this dataset kindly provided by NOAA ...
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Is there an API for NOAA GOES 15 satellite data?

In August 2015, I was requesting GOES 15 GVAR_IMG satellite data because it had both visible and infrared light info (useful for studying cloud coverage and solar radiation). I remember having to ...
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QGIS placing data incorrectly?

I have two layers open. One is a Natural Earth ocean layer, the other an output from an NOAA computer forecast model. The forecast model is misplaced to the east as seen in this image. QGIS knows: ...
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Download AVHRR 1 km SST data

How to download NOAA AVHRR 1 km resolution sea surface temperature data? I need a SST 1 km image of the coast of Netherlands with at least 20 % valid pixels. After searching and searching I find the ...
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NOAA NHC WFS data not visible

I have worked with .shp, geodatabases and WMS formats in QGIS but I am new to working with WFS format. I have QGIS 2.18 installed on my computer. I am trying to open and view U.S. NOAA NHC WFSserver, ...
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How do I convert a latitude/longitude coordinate to a NOAA GFS grid cell location?

Looking at this GFS http://nomads.ncep.noaa.gov:9090/dods/gfs_0p50/gfs20170707/gfs_0p50_12z.ascii?tmax2m[0:2][124:128][279:283] The range defined by the second and third set of brackets specify the ...
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Get CSV of specific data from NOAA NAM-NMM Dataset using wgrib2

I am trying to get data from the NAM-NMM Dataset and am having a lot of trouble getting the data I want out of the grb2 files. How can I get a CSV file containing information like Probability of ...
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Interpolate grib2 data from GFS

I downloaded a grib2 file containing GFS data. I need to get wind and temperature from altitudes ranging from 1000 ft to 42000 ft I know the grib2 (GFS) only have data for specific "isobaricInhPa" ...
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Less detailed FIPS polygons?

I'm working on a project which takes the NOAA NWS alerts and places them onto a Google Map. https://alerts.weather.gov/cap/us.php?x=0 Most alerts use the FIPS or UGC codes. I don't think I need the ...
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Which bands or channels these NOAA AVHRR satellite images involve? [closed]

These two satellite images are from NOAA AVHRR, but I do not know which bands or channels exactly both images represent. Can you tell me the band or channels that are involved?
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Gdalinfo - missing corner coordinates

I came across some KAP charts which don't display correct corner coordinates from gdalinfo; despite them having REF fields in the header. For the NOAA file11425_3.KAP gdalinfo displays the coordinates:...
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How to get value of uvIndex for a particular latitude and longitude from a grib2 file?

I'm trying to find out the uvIndex of a particular set of lat,lng. I'm getting the data file from this link. I'm using pygrib to read the file. import pygrib grbs = pygrib.open('uv.t12z.grbf01.grib2'...
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Render Vector & Save as Raster

I am working with ENC files from noaa, specifically S57 format or ".000" to be as specific as possible. I am trying to render a layer or even the entire thing in a window but have had no luck. ...
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VDatum helmert transform parameters

I'm trying to use NOAA's VDatum to verify the NAVD88 -> WGS84 datum conversion in a c++ datum conversion library that I've written. The answers didn't agree, so I attempted to check a simple ITRF2008 ...
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Adding NOAA Radar to JavaScript Application

I am atempting to add NOAA's Dopler Radar to my web. For whatever reason the later will not display on the map. No errors are being reported and I have used console.log() to confirm the data is being ...
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How can I download data from an FTP server using python? [closed]

I am trying to download precipitation data from an ftp server. The code that I am using is this, but am still getting errors. import urllib2 urlretrieve("http://ftp.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/fews/fewsdata/...
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Downloading NOAA AVHRR NDVI using R

I am using the gimms package to automatically download NDVI data from 1981-2013. The code is provided here. The data is available here. However, after running it shows that data has been downloaded ...
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How to extract specific information from GRIB files?

How to extract fetched GRIB data with Python and gribapi package (link goes to official ECMWF Wiki)? I tried to follow few examples from their "documentation" and do it myself, but I just cannot ...
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Downloading GRIB GFS files with specific filters?

Is it possible to download a smaller GRIB GFS file with specific parameters only (e.g. surface wind and temperature values) rather than hundreds of MB of data? If so, what is the usual approach to ...
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NOAA API data for past monthly mean Temperature and precipitation

I am trying to use the NOAA API to get data on monthly mean temperature and precipitation for the past 10 years. I wrote the following python code (the variable "token" in the code is the API token ...
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Where can I get GIS data layers that show sea ice data for the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas?

I would like to put a layer on my basemap that shows sea ice coverage levels for both the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska for the last few years. Is this available anywhere? Would I have to make ...
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Accessing NOAA web service with token

I recently requested a NOAA "token" to access their data. However, I keep receiving a "Token parameter is required" 404 error. Here is the URL I am using (note token is not the real one): http://www....
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Converting a large set of GRIB2 files to a spreadsheet format

I have a large set of .pgrbf.grb2 files downloaded from the Climate Prediction Center, and I need to run statistical analyses comparing them to data that was produced locally in .csv format. I'm not ...
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extracting geographic location from NOAA NARR grib

I've downloaded a NOAA NARR grib file that I want to extract the wind component as well as the geographic location. I'm able to extract the wind component from the grib but I can't seem to find any ...
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Free Tide prediction service - World (a freeware program would work as an alternative)

Is there a free service where I could input a GPS location and it would return me the current tide situation at the position? As an alternative - some library / program that does the exact thing one ...
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Water grey levels - remote sensing [closed]

by viewing two bands in erdas imagine the grey levels of the water differ. on the one image as below the water is dark and the other image the water is light. why is that? what cause the difference?...
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How to create several header files to open AVHRR NDVI3g (GIMMS) files?

I have downloaded GIMMS NDVI3g data from http://ecocast.arc.nasa.gov/data/pub/gimms/3g/ I now need to open the files in arcgis. I have the follwing GRID PARAMETERS: grid-name: Geographic Lat/Lon ...
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Transform coordinates from NOAA

I use data from NOAA for some analysis in R and I want to transform coordinates to EPSG:54004 or something useful. There is something what they write about their coordinates. ... POS: 29-34 ...
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Getting time dimension from GRIB file?

I have a GRIB file from NOAA that contains several variables for a specific subregion in Norht-East Atlantic. I'm using ECMWF grip-api Python library to parse the file. While I'm able to get the ...
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NWS Grib Files scheduled download script

I am downloading grib2 files from the NWS NOMADS GFS service details here The files are provided on a 4x per day cycle and the date format is YYYYMMDDHH. I believe that the processing is actually ...