The NCEP Coupled Forecast System (CFS)
The CFS was developed at the Environmental Modeling Center at NCEP. It is a fully coupled model representing the interaction between the Earth's oceans, land and atmosphere. It became operational at NCEP in August 2004.
A description of the CFS is given in the following manuscript. Please reference this article when using the data.
|S. Saha, S. Nadiga, C. Thiaw, J. Wang, W. Wang, Q. Zhang, D. Behringer, W. Ebisuzaki, S. Lord, S. Moorthi, H.L. Pan, P. Peng, D. Stokes, H. M. van den Dool, G. White, P. Xie, 2005 :The Climate Forecast System at NCEP. To be submitted to the J. Climate.|
The CFS retrospective forecast datasets in this server are time series of monthly means of the 53 most commonly used variables, described in: http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/gmb/ssaha/cfs_data/cfs_data_in_nomad.doc
If you have any question regarding the data, please, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The datasets are located here.
National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Environmental Modeling Center
5200 Auth Road
Camp Springs, Maryland 20746