WDB 1.1.0

WDB is a database system designed to store meteorological, hydrological and oceanographic (MHO) data.

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What's new in WDB 1.0.1:

  • Cleaned up the code for wci.addDataProvider, wci.setDataProviderName and wci.addWciUser. Tweaked the wci.setConfiguration function.
  • Fixed a bug in the constraints of the dataprovidername table (updated WDB schema version to 1).
  • Metadata: Added 'dew point temperature' as a parameter.
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Michael Akinde
ROOT \ Information Management
WDB is a database system designed to store meteorological, oceanographic and hydrological (MHO) data in a PostgreSQL database management server. The purpose of the WDB system is to improve the quality and effectiveness of IT systems for MHO production by providing a flexible and effective data storage solution for real-time and archive data.

Here are some key features of "WDB":

Decode and store meteorological forecast fields
· WDB has loading programs to load forecasts, analysis, etc. stored in GRIB1 format. Metadata is provided for HIRLAM fields

Decode and store oceanographic fields
· WDB has loading programs to load wave and circulation models stored in GRIB1 files. Metadata is provided for WAM fields

Flexible retrieval interface
· The WDB Call Interface (WCI) allows the extraction of entire fields or points (time-series) from the database using an SQL-based function interface.
· WCI is compatible with C++; it should be usable in C, Java, Perl, Python, and Fortran as well (however, these interfaces are not yet tested).

Last updated on January 24th, 2012


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