Model Analyses and Guidance User's Guide

Observations and Analyses: Upper Air (UAIR)


When the user selects UAIR, the regions corresponding to Upper Air is highlighted in blue and the other regions are greyed out, as shown in the next figure.

Observations and Analysis Upper Air Selection

To view the Upper Air Products, select a region of choice. Note: The user can also choose a region first, and the corresponding Obs/Analysis Type is highlighted in blue. The other types are “grayed out”.

UAIR product page

The next figure shows how the Upper Air product page looks when the user selects North America (NAMER) as the region of interest. The page presents all the available model cycles in one box on the left. A box to the right shows the levels, in millibars. Below the levels is a map of the chosen region of interest, in this case, North America.

Each of these (cycles, levels, map), are displayed in accordion boxes. Each accordion box has a title at the top, with the choices listed below. The accordion boxes can be closed by clicking on the title. Clicking the title again will open the box. A minus symbol (-) on the righthand side of the title indicates clicking on the title will close the box. A plus symbol (+) indicates clicking on the title will open it.

Observations and Analysis Upper Air Products

To view observational data images, choose the cycle and level:

The user is presented with the graphic similar to what is shown below.

Observations and Analysis Upper Air Image

The user can zoom in or out on the image:

The static URL (link) of the image is provided just below the title of the page. The link may be used to save the image to your device, or bookmark the chosen product and cycle.