NRL has contributed YOPP SiteMIP data from Navy-ESPC

By steingod | Wed, 02/24/2021 - 18:02

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has committed data from the Navy Earth System Prediction Capability (Navy‐ESPC) to YOPPSiteMIP datasets. the data are directly available at… and addition of discovery metadata to the YOPP Data catalogue is in progress.

How to contribute YOPP SiteMIP data

By steingod | Wed, 02/10/2021 - 13:04

Detailed information on the YOPP SiteMIP activity is available at The focus of this information is how to provide YOPP SiteMIP data, observations and model output, to the YOPP data portal. These data will be hosted by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and served through a THREDDS Data Server enabling OPeNDAP access to the data.

How to Search for Data in the YOPP Data Portal - a video tutorial

By steingod | Tue, 12/22/2020 - 10:26

From the YOPP news section at

MET Norway and the YOPP International Coordination Office are publishing the first of a series of video tutorials on how data can be searched in the YOPP Data Portal. YOPP maintains this metadata portal as an overview archive for Arctic and Antarctic data generated during the Year of Polar Prediction. The community is invited to find YOPP data from a specific area or time to use for their various purposes.

New datasets added from the Iceland Greenland Seas Project

By steingod | Tue, 09/01/2020 - 18:18

The Iceland Greenland Seas Project (IGP) has added 4 datasets. These are served from contributing data centres and further information is available at

Improvements in the central search facility

By steingod | Fri, 07/24/2020 - 21:26

First week of July the search interface and results tabulation was updated. The search interfaces has received

  • improved support in the map search (including map projections),
  • the list of institutions is made more manageable,
  • all fileds are expanded by default but can be collapsed by the user,

results tabulation now includes

  • a map presentation of location of datasets
  • improved visualisation of time series which now includes dynamic plotting (including readout of values)
  • improved data dump to CSV

YOPP Guidance for Data Centres

By steingod | Tue, 04/28/2020 - 22:39

The YOPP Guidance for Data Centres manual has been updated. The updated manual is available at here. Specific elements that are updated include how to link datasets hosted external to the YOPP data portal to the catalogue. Options to connect datasets that are not served through discovery metadata interoperability interfaces are described.

Arome-Arctic YOPPSiteMIP data available

By steingod | Sun, 12/15/2019 - 00:17

The Norwegian Meteorological Institute has uploaded YOPPSiteMIP data for YOPP supersites Ny-Ålesund and Sodankylä that are within the geographical domain of the Arome-Arctic model. Data are searchable and also directly available at:…