[Ncep.list.fv3-announce] Removal of GFSv13 and GFSv14 p-dumps from GDA

Kate Friedman - NOAA Federal Kate.Friedman at noaa.gov
Thu Sep 19 17:23:43 UTC 2019


Having received no requests to hold onto the GFSv13 and GFSv14 p-dumps I am
proceeding with removing them from the WCOSS GDA.


Kate Friedman
NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC Engineering and Implementation Branch

On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 11:53 AM Kate Friedman - NOAA Federal <
Kate.Friedman at noaa.gov> wrote:

> All,
> I'm looking to shave some older files out of the global dump archive (GDA)
> to make room on WCOSS. Specifically I'd like to remove the p-dumps
> currently within the GDA for the GFSv13 and GFSv14 implementations. The
> p-dumps are the "production" dumps produced in para mode leading up to an
> implementation, essentially the new production dumps that will replace the
> current production dumps the day of the upgrade. Those para dumps are saved
> in the gdasp and gfsp subdirectories for each cycle when available. They
> are in the GDA on WCOSS but not Theia.
> The p-dumps for the GFSv13 implementation only exist for the first couple
> weeks of the current GDA time-period, which covers May 2016 to present.
> They will not be used for the GFSv16 parallels so no need to keep them but
> I am double checking still.
> The p-dumps for the GFSv14 implementation exist for mid-April 2017 to
> mid-July 2017. I have been told they will likely not be needed for the
> GFSv16 parallels either but as with the GFSv13 p-dumps I'm double checking.
> The p-dumps for the GFSv15 implementation are not currently on the
> chopping block.
> *Please let me know by COB Wednesday if you feel you will need these
> p-dump files for your tests on WCOSS. I will be removing them Thursday if
> no one needs them. *This round of removal will not impact the production
> (gdas/gfs) or experimental (gdasx[y]/gfsx[y]) dumps in the GDA...just the
> p-dumps.
> Thanks all!
> Kate Friedman
> NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC Engineering and Implementation Branch
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