Climate Prediction Center (CPC) NCEP-Global Forecast System (GFS) 0-10cm Soil-Moisture Forecast Product

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

The Global Forecast System (GFS) forecast 0-10cm soil-moisture data at 37.5km resolution is created at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center for the purpose of near real-time usage by the national and international relief agencies and the general public. The users of this data include the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Joint Agricultural Weather Facility (JAWF) and the national Meteorological Centers in Africa, Asia and South America. The data is disseminated in the binary format as well as in the form of shape and tiff files for use by the GIS community. The soil moisture data in the GIS format can be accessed at the online linkage provided above.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher Climate Prediction Center, NOAA (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.cpc:CPC-GFS-SOIL-MOIS-DLY-V2010
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2013-04-08
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
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Temporal 2010-04-01T00:00:00/2014-08-25T10:50:51.018000-04:00

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