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Met Office MSLP Charts images 1999-2014 from the Met Office's GCPS Commercial System

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2015-05-14
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-09-22
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 4.47K Files | 160MB


UK Met Office charts analyses pertaining to Mean Surface Level Pressure and 24 hour Weather Frontal Forecasting for the UK and Western Europe. The charts in this dataset have been produced by the Met Office's GPCS Commercial Suite and covers the period 7th June 1999 to 24th June 2014. At this point the Met Office turned off that service and switched to providing images produced by the Met Office's SWIFT system using VisualWeather (available as part of a separate dataset).

Citable as:  Met Office (2014): Met Office MSLP Charts images 1999-2014 from the Met Office's GCPS Commercial System. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: ukmo-charts-GPCS-Comm
Keywords: mlsp, charts, atmospheric pressure, met office, fronts, depressions, lows, highs


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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data, over the period June 1999 to the present, are produced by the Met Office's operational model system then disseminated to the BADC through the Met Office's operational dissemination system. Data are ingested daily.

Data Quality:
Charts are produced automatically by Met Office's operational system
File Format:
Files are GIF formatted images

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  • long_name: Surface Pressure
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  • gcmd_keyword: Surface Pressure
  • names: Surface Pressure,

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