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General
Data set name

KNMI Meteorological Model And Observation Data (1979-)

Data holding centreRoyal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
Time period1979 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Worldwide

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Cloud cover height and extent; Atmospheric humidity; Wind strength and direction; Other wave statistics

Description 
Summary

Atmospheric observation and numerical model data are kept at ECMWF (obtainable through KNMI or other national meteorological centres participating in ECMWF). The model data set has been extended backwards in time until about 1960. See http://www.ecmwf.int/research/era/index.html for details. KNMI contact person: Ton Donker (donkera@knmi.nl).

OriginatorsRoyal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.ecmwf.int/research/era/index.html
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactFrits Koek (KNMI Operationeel Datacentrum (KODAC))
Address

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Wilhelminalaan 10 P.O. Box 201
De Bilt

3730 AE
Netherlands

Telephone+31 (0)30 2206860
Facsimile+31 30 2210407
Emailfrits.koek@knmi.nl
Administration 
Collating centreNational Oceanographic Data Committee
Local identifier20005106
Global identifier2991
Last revised2009-09-23