16. August 2022
For specified locations on Earth, it is now possible to output variables, for instance temperature or radiation or wind, at a very high frequency, a frequency which can be as high as the model time-step (in the order of seconds to a few minutes). As a comparison, over the full Earth, two dimensional variables are only outputted every 30 minutes due to the high storage requirement. This high-frequency data logging is needed for model evaluation activities and for the nextGEMS pilot project on solar power. Variables, location and sampling frequency can be chosen according to the user needs, as communicated to the modeling centers. After discussion with scientists and stakeholders, 30 locations were chosen for the high frequency data logging. These locations correspond to sites with high quality observations, with a renewable energy park or locations of previous field campaigns.
|Latitude [°]||Longitude [°]||Description|
|-74.99||122.96||Dome C Antarctica|
|-15.775435||-43.466896||IBER Minas Gerais/rad|
|22.466893||-100.777205||IBER San Luis Potosi Mex/wind|
|22.087895||-101.602993||IBER Zacatecas Mex/rad|
|84.5914||14.7372||MOSAIC Polarstern in spring (warm spells)|
|88.8859||96.0429||MOSAIC Polarstern in autumn (rain event)|
|85.5852||13.248||MOSAIC Maximal ice production event in March|
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