Recent news

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

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.

Paper describing the ECMWF-YOPP Dataset

Bauer, P., Sandu, I., Magnusson, L. et al. ECMWF global coupled atmosphere, ocean and sea-ice dataset for the Year of Polar Prediction 2017–2020. Sci Data 7, 427 (2020).

New datasets added from the Iceland Greenland Seas Project

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

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