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Update Frequency: As Needed
Latest Data Update: 2009-04-23
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2006-12-10
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 248 Files | 3MB


Datasets of 5 day back trajectories have been computed on a routine basis using analyses from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF). The three components of the wind and surface pressure over three launch grids covering the UK, the mid-Atlantic storm track region and the eastern USA, plus back trajectories from field campaign instrument sites were used to output datasets consisting of latitude, longitude and pressure of the trajectory every 30 minutes.

This dataset contains ECMWF trajectories model data for OP3.

Citable as:  European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (2006): ECMWF trajectories model data for OP3. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ECMWF, model, trajectories


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Data lineage:

Trajectories generated at the Reading University based on ECMWF data. Initially done in support of the NERC ACSOE programme. Data passed on to the BADC for archiving.

Data Quality:
Data were generated by the BADC trajectory service from the ECMWF data held at the BADC
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by a combination of instruments deployed on platforms and computations as detailed below.

Computation Element: 1

Title ECMWF trajectory model deployed on ECMWF Computer
Abstract This computation involved: ECMWF trajectory model deployed on ECMWF Computer.
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None
  • units: Pascals
  • long_name: Pressure At Ground Under Trajectory
  • names: Pressure At Ground Under Trajectory

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