Accession Number:

AD1053221

Title:

Report on the Installation and Testing of the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS II) for U.S. Navy Applications

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB MONTEREY CA MONTEREY United States

Report Date:

2018-04-24

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This memorandum report was commissioned to study the feasibility of providing US Navy-specific forecasting applications and datasets within the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System AWIPS II. The report outlines the Naval Research Laboratorys NRL efforts to install the open-source Unidata version of AWIPS II, add Navy numerical weather prediction forecast to the server, the Environmental Data Exchange Server EDEX,and display in the AWIPS client, Common Access Visualization Environment CAVE. The report also details NRLs work in extending AWIPS II EDEX to ingest and decode a Navy movement report instructions MOVREP message and attempts to display a ship track on CAVE. NRLs recommendation on the use of AWIPS II for Navy specific applications is summarized in this report.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE