DOE's Water Power Technology Office's (WPTO) US Wave dataset

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Description

Released to the public as part of the Department of Energy's Open Energy Data Initiative, this is the highest resolution publicly available long-term wave hindcast dataset that – when complete – will cover the entire U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Update Frequency

As needed

License

https://github.com/openEDI/documentation/blob/master/US_Wave.md

Documentation

https://github.com/openEDI/documentation/blob/master/US_Wave.md

Managed By

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Contact

Levi.Kilcher@nrel.gov

Usage Examples

Tools & Applications
  • HSDS Examples by Caleb Phillips, Caroline Draxl, John Readey, Jordan Perr-Sauer, Michael Rossol
Publications

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    32 Year Wave Hindcast (1979-2010) at 3-hour temporal resolution and down to 200m spatial resolution in HDF5 format
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::wpto-pds-us-wave/v1.0.0/
    AWS Region
    us-west-2
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls s3://wpto-pds-us-wave/v1.0.0// --no-sign-request
  • Description
    32 Year Wave Hindcast (1979-2010) from select virtual buoys along the West Coast of the United States with 1-hour temporal resolution and direction wave specturm data in HDF5 format
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::wpto-pds-us-wave/v1.0.0/virtual_buoy/
    AWS Region
    us-west-2
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls s3://wpto-pds-us-wave/v1.0.0/virtual_buoy// --no-sign-request
  • Description
    HSDS backend data
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::nrel-pds-hsds/nrel/US_wave/
    AWS Region
    us-west-2
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls s3://nrel-pds-hsds/nrel/US_wave// --no-sign-request

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