Category: Reanalysis

Exploring Reanalysis Datasets: Downloading NCEP Vertical Wind for Earth Science Research

Reanalysis data are a valuable resource for Earth science researchers. The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) provides a number of reanalysis datasets that contain information on a variety of atmospheric and oceanic variables, including vertical wind. Vertical wind is an important variable for a number of applications including climate modeling, weather forecasting, and air