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American Meteorological Society (AMS)
In 1959, the AMS published the Glossary of Meteorology. Containing 7900 terms, more than 10,000 copies have been sold over four decades through five printings. It is a tribute to the editors of that...
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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
METAR is a format for reporting weather information. A METAR weather report is predominantly used by pilots in fulfillment of a part of a pre-flight weather briefing, and by meteorologists, who use...
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World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code form FM 94 BUFR (Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data) is a binary code designed to represent, employing a continuous...
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Center for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
CEDA has used NASA-Ames formatted data for many years. NASA-Ames was devised primarily as a format for aircraft observations, but can be adapted for many atmospheric observation data. However, NASA-...
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World Meteorological Organization
CLIMAT is a code for reporting monthly climatological data assembled at land-based meteorological surface observation sites to data centres. CLIMAT-coded messages contain information on several...
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British Atmospheric Data Centre
Climate Science Modelling Language v3.0 is a data model for encoding climate, atmospheric and oceanographic data in terms of geometry-based observation classes such as Points, Profiles, Trajectories...
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CLIPC Consortium
CLIPC (Constructing Europe's Climate Information Portal) is an EC FP7 project giving access to data from satellite and in-situ observations, climate models and re-analyses, as well as transformed...
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Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS)
OASIS Emergency Management TC
The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is a simple but general format for exchanging all-hazard emergency alerts and public warnings over all kinds of networks. CAP allows a consistent warning message to...
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US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
EnergyPlus is a whole building energy simulation program that engineers, architects, and researchers use to model both energy consumption—for heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting and plug and...
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United States Environment Protection Agency
Glossary of Climate Change Terms is maintained by US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and defines terms used in relation to climate change.
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World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Commission for Basic Systems (CBS) Extraordinary Meeting Number VIII (1985) approved a general purpose, bit-oriented data exchange format, designated FM 92...
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HDF Group
The format of an HDF5 file on disk encompasses several key ideas of the HDF4 and AIO file formats as well as addressing some shortcomings therein. The new format is more self-describing than the HDF4...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
Physical conditions in the atmosphere. Includes spatial data based on measurements, on models or on a combination thereof and includes measurement locations. The INSPIRE themes "Atmospheric...
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European Commission Joint Research Centre
INSPIRE Thematic Working Group Coordinate Reference Systems & Geographical Grid Systems
Weather conditions and their measurements; precipitation, temperature, evapotranspiration, wind speed and direction. The scope of 'Meteorological geographical features' thematic data should be...
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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
World Meteorological Organization
IWXXM (ICAO Meteorological Information Exchange Model) is a format for reporting weather information in XML/GML. IWXXM includes XML/GML-based representations for products standardized in...
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World Meteorological Organization
The Modèle pour l’Échange des Informations sur le Temps, le Climate et l’Éau (METCE) is a Logical Data Model (LDM) that was developed to work within the O&M framework and support WMO domains...
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NASA
The NASA Ames Format for Data Exchange, often referred to as NASA Ames Format, grew out of NASA aircraft campaigns and was first formalised at the Ames Research Centre, California, during the 1987...
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Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
The Network Common Data Form, or netCDF, is an interface to a library of data access functions for storing and retrieving data in the form of arrays, and it's also by extension the name of the format...
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Climate and Forecast metadata conventions
The conventions for CF (Climate and Forecast) metadata are designed to promote the processing and sharing of files created with the NetCDF API . The CF conventions are increasingly gaining acceptance...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The OGC netCDF encoding supports electronic encoding of geospatial data, that is, digital geospatial information representing space and time-varying phenomena. This standard specifies the CF-netCDF...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
This standard specifies an XML implementation for the OGC and ISO Observations and Measurements (O&M) conceptual model (OGC Observations and Measurements v2.0 also published as ISO/DIS 19156),...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The primary focus of the Sensor Model Language (SensorML) is to provide a robust and semantically-tied means of defining processes and processing components associated with the measurement and post-...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
TimeseriesML 1.0 defines an XML encoding that implements the OGC Timeseries Profile of Observations and Measurements [OGC 15-043r3] , with the intent of allowing the exchange of such data sets across...
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W3C
The Semantic Sensor Network Ontology (SSN) is an ontology for describing sensors and their observations, the involved procedures, the studied features of interest, the samples used to do so, and the...
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World Meteorological Organization
OSCAR is a resource developed by WMO in support of Earth Observation applications, studies and global coordination. It contains quantitative user-defined requirements for observation of physical...
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World Meteorological Organization
SYNOP (surface synoptic observations) is a numerical code (called FM-12 by WMO) used for reporting weather observations made by manned and automated weather stations. SYNOP reports are typically sent...
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Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
NcML is an XML representation of netCDF metadata, (approximately) the header information one gets from a netCDF file with the "ncdump -h" command. NcML is similar to the netCDF CDL (network Common...
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US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
The TMY3s are data sets of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. Their intended use is for computer simulations of solar energy conversion systems and...
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Finnish Meteological Institute
Development for a GML Application Schema for Meteorological Objects, like weather fronts, rain areas and such, was started at Finnish Meteological Institute in autumn 2008. The primary goal of WOML...
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World Meteorological Organization
The WMO Codes Registry is the mechanism through which the authoritative terms required for WMO AvXML are published as web-accessible resources. The Met Office operates this Service on behalf of WMO...
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World Meteorological Organization
The WMO Core Profile of the ISO 19115: Geographic Information - Metadata standard is used by the WMO Information System (WIS) to create a catalogue of all information that is made available through...
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World Meteorological Organization
METEOTERM is the WMO terminology database. It contains specialized terminology in six languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish. It includes the International Meteorological...