Christman Field Latest Observations
Date Time
MST
Temp
°F
RH
%
DewPt
°F
Wind
mph
Dir
°
Gust
mph
Dir
°
Press
in Hg
Solar
W/m^2
Prec
in
2020-06-02 07:10 77.3 31.8 45.0 6.2 58 9.4 48 24.929 466.7 0.00
2020-06-02 07:05 77.7 32.4 45.9 5.7 11 7.8 327 24.926 404.7 0.00
2020-06-02 07:00 77.1 32.0 45.0 6.7 329 9.3 318 24.925 390.8 0.00
2020-06-02 06:55 75.5 27.9 40.0 8.9 322 12.5 298 24.922 364.2 0.00
2020-06-02 06:50 70.7 29.8 37.6 9.3 299 12.5 308 24.920 313.8 0.00
2020-06-02 06:45 69.5 37.0 42.1 7.6 315 9.5 294 24.920 95.0 0.00
2020-06-02 06:40 71.0 34.3 41.4 7.9 295 11.8 296 24.918 74.0 0.00
2020-06-02 06:35 71.5 28.1 36.8 10.8 304 12.8 305 24.916 71.3 0.00
2020-06-02 06:30 71.8 28.0 37.0 10.9 289 13.6 296 24.914 65.1 0.00
2020-06-02 06:25 72.2 27.5 36.8 12.8 302 14.8 306 24.912 65.0 0.00
2020-06-02 06:20 72.8 27.7 37.5 12.6 299 15.2 300 24.912 70.2 0.00
2020-06-02 06:15 73.7 28.4 39.0 13.1 298 18.7 297 24.912 176.2 0.00
2020-06-02 06:10 70.8 32.4 39.8 11.2 296 13.8 290 24.913 230.8 0.00
2020-06-02 06:05 69.7 38.6 43.4 9.9 308 12.1 310 24.912 181.7 0.00
2020-06-02 06:00 69.2 36.0 41.1 10.7 311 12.1 305 24.912 155.1 0.00
2020-06-02 05:55 68.3 36.4 40.6 11.0 310 12.6 315 24.911 154.7 0.00
2020-06-02 05:50 67.7 39.2 42.1 10.1 318 11.1 305 24.910 153.8 0.00
2020-06-02 05:45 67.0 36.1 39.3 10.2 318 11.4 314 24.909 147.1 0.00
2020-06-02 05:40 66.4 39.4 41.0 11.3 327 12.7 312 24.909 109.3 0.00
2020-06-02 05:35 65.5 37.5 38.9 11.6 312 12.8 320 24.908 91.1 0.00
2020-06-02 05:30 65.1 40.5 40.6 11.6 316 12.9 319 24.906 61.2 0.00
2020-06-02 05:25 65.0 41.2 40.9 12.0 319 13.1 313 24.904 55.4 0.00
2020-06-02 05:20 63.7 40.1 39.0 12.6 315 14.2 321 24.901 55.1 0.00
2020-06-02 05:15 63.5 43.1 40.7 8.4 319 11.2 319 24.900 43.6 0.00
2020-06-02 05:10 61.8 39.8 37.1 7.5 308 11.0 319 24.898 35.6 0.00
2020-06-02 05:05 61.0 46.0 40.1 7.2 304 8.7 289 24.896 24.1 0.00
2020-06-02 05:00 60.9 45.1 39.5 6.8 313 8.5 293 24.895 23.6 0.00
2020-06-02 04:55 60.5 45.6 39.4 6.6 325 8.0 348 24.895 18.0 0.00
2020-06-02 04:50 59.9 46.0 39.1 6.2 343 7.8 351 24.895 11.9 0.00
2020-06-02 04:45 60.7 49.3 41.6 6.6 305 8.9 7 24.892 7.0 0.00
CIRA

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

Jamison, Brian

Brian Jamison


Job Title:
Research Associate III
Phone Number:

303-497-6079

Mailing Addresss:
Brian Jamison
NOAA/ESRL/GSD
Earth Modeling Branch R/GSD1
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO  80305-3328 
About Me:

Brian Jamison began working with the NOAA as a cooperative education student while attending Metropolitan State College of Denver. He received his BSc in Meteorology in 1991, and joined CIRA in 1995. Since then, he has been a key member of several projects, beginning with the Global Atmosphere-ocean IN-situ System (GAINS), a project to develop long-lived superpressure weather balloons which have altitude control. He has also made contributions in forecasting turbulence for the Federal Aviation Administration and road condition forecasting for the Federal Highway Administration. He was involved in two high-profile meteorological field experiments: the International H2O Project (IHOP) and the Terrain-induced Rotor Experiment (T-REX) project. His current areas of interest include modeling and model graphics, observing system experiments (OSEs), data denial and relative impact analyses, and web development. He has created and manages a number of web pages for model data viewing, including cutting-edge models such as the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, the Rapid Refresh (RR) and High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) models, and the latest global model, the Flow-following finite-volume Icosahedral Model (FIM).

Past Work

An example plot of Skin Temperature from the FIM global model.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

An example plot of Skin Temperature (temperature approximately 2 meters above ground level) from the FIM global model. The FIM model uses an icosahedral grid (an array of hexagons and pentagons fitted together, somewhat resembling the panels on a soccer ball, distributed evenly around the globe) which is interpolated to a latitude-longitude grid for plotting versatility. It uses an adaptive isentropic-sigma vertical coordinate system which has been used very successfully in the well known Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model, and accurate finite-volume horizontal advection.