AGRMET - AFWA's Global Land Data Aassimilation System

George Gayno

Meteorological Models Branch
U.S. Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)
Offutt AFB, Nebraska

An overview of AFWA's global land data assimilation system, known as AGRMET, is presented. As an uncoupled system, it generates analyses of radiation, precipitation and shelter height fields as inputs to its soil hydrology physics. The creation of these analysis fields will be examined. Current projects, including model comparisons against field data, will also be presented. Finally, future plans for land data assimilation at AFWA will be discussed.