Unidata, a consortium of education and research institutions for sharing geoscience data THREDDS: Thematic Real-time Environmental Data Distributed Services project
NetCDF: Network Common Data Form project Climate and Forecast (CF) Conventions and Metadata
OPeNDAP: Open-source Project for a Network Data Access Protocol OGC: Open Geospatial Consortium

UAF in Action

Discover some of the ways that Unified Access Framework for data is used in research and applications through these posters and presentations.

Using Surface Forecast Currents to Predict Particle Dispersion

This video walks you through how to access and use surface forecast currents to do interactive particle tracking using data and access tools available via the Unified Access Framework.

Implementation of Model Data Interoperability for US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)

The challenges of stovepiped model access, inability to compare and assess model results, and underutilization of model products drove the joint NOAA/USGS study on model data interoperability led by Dr. Richard Signell.
Download the presentation prepared for AGU Ocean Sciences on February 23, 2010 here.

A three dimensional view of ocean current direction in Massachusetts Bay dated Jun 20, 1990