News on Westwind.ch


Date What
10.03.2005
14.07.2004
10.07.2004
20.02.2004
12.10.2003
  • Added model NMM at University of Basel
  • Moved model WS-ETA to section 0..48h
  • Moved model UMPL to section 0..72h
  • Moved model MASS to section More...
  • Moved model ARPEGE to section More...
  • Corrected several links
04.10.2003
  • Added model BOLAM Sar at Servizio Agrometeorologico Regionale per La Sardegna
19.08.2003
  • Released font sizes that were fixed
06.07.2003
22.06.2003
  • Corrected several links
16.05.2003
  • Added more data to DALAM and moved it to section 0-10d -> More
10.05.2003
  • Added model COAMPS Fnmoc at Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
26.04.2003
24.04.2003
18.03.2003
  • Added model WS-ETA at University of Basel
  • Added model WW3 IlMeteo by Antonio Sano and Ivan Ristic
  • Corrected some links
10.02.2003
  • Moved some MRF maps to the GFS section
    MRF WZ can now be found under GFS WZ
    MRF Unisys can now be found under GFS Unisys
    MRF Albany can now be found under GFS Albany
    Some MRF maps for day 8 to 10 are no longer available through westwind.
    For compensation take the ENSEMBLES (up to 15 days), for example ENS WZ
  • Added more data to ALADIN Shmu
  • Added more data to MASS InfoMet
  • Corrected several links
25.01.2003
13.12.2002
28.11.2002
19.11.2002
  • Added model NWS Noaa (fax charts in TIFF format)
  • Renamend the AVN model to GFS = Global Forecast System
10.11.2002
17.09.2002
  • Added model ETA 2003 at ilmeteo.it (Antonio Sano)
  • Removed outdated models from tehnicom weather
08.08.2002
  • Replaced Live Cam section for Europe with map and links from wetterklima.de
  • Slightly changed behaviour of navigation system
  • Moved some formerly named MRF-models to the AVN-section
  • Added more data to NGP Nemoc
  • Corrected several links
17.07.2002
12.06.2002
  • Removed HALO model.
    Not only the Theyr website is down, even the DNS entries have been removed
  • Added European maps to ENSEMBLES Cdc
26.05.2002
08.05.2002
25.04.2002
20.03.2002
  • Splitted the HIRLAM models into subpages
  • Added more data to HIRLAM Inm
09.03.2002
08.03.2002
02.03.2002
  • The navigation menu now also works with Netscape6
20.02.2002
  • Made some changes in the animation scripts. Now everything that can be done server-side is implemented in php, including time and date critical functions that generate dynamic urls. Further, all broken dynamic urls are automatically logged in a file.
13.02.2002
  • Added more data to the GDAPS model
  • Added more data to the RAMS model
  • Added model ECMWF wetter.com
  • My animation-tool can not be accessed from outside of westwind.ch anymore.
    Sorry for that, but traffic caused by third-party-script-calls got to high.
16.01.2002
13.01.2002
  • Added new section Archives where you can browse and animate old weather maps and model analyzations
  • Added archive of AVN analyzations Arc AVN WZ
  • Added archive of UKMO Bracknell analyzations Arc UKMO WZ
28.12.2001
  • Added more data to model GDAPS and moved it into the section 0-10d
  • Moved model UKMO Uqam into the section 0-10d
14.12.2001
06.11.2001
27.10.2001
05.10.2001
  • Most of the target pages now show a navigation menu that needs JavaScript and Style-Sheets. The menu seems to be ok with Netscape 4, MSIe 4/5/6 and Opera 5 on Windows9x/2000 and Macintosh systems. If you have serious side effects, please tell me, I can turn off the menu for your specific browser. Unfortunately, the menu does not like selection boxes.
  • Grouped the sea wave models together into a new category Sea Waves...
  • Added more data to sea wave model WW3 Wwb
  • Corrected sounding interface on Snd Wyoming
  • Made some minor corrections in several pages
22.08.2001
  • The page navigation system is now php-based. This is faster.
    The total page system size decreases from 2.13 to 1.62 Mbyte
    Some minor features do not work yet. They will be up soon.
04.08.2001
29.07.2001
28.07.2001
03.07.2001
29.06.2001
21.06.2001
15.06.2001
  • Added model HALO UK at Theyr.com
05.06.2001
  • Added model NGP Nrl at Naval Research Laboratory of Monterey
  • Added radar-animation for Switzerland at Agrigate.
02.06.2001
  • Added model COMPASS by Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics (Icod), Malta
  • Added dust forecast model DREAM by Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics (Icod), Malta
  • Added image of Lisbon to Live Pics by Instituto Geofísico do Infante D. Luís, University of Lisbon, Portugal
30.05.2001
  • Added more parameters to HALO DE, HALO FR, HALO IT, HALO SP and HALO SC.
01.05.2001
19.03.2001
  • Added model AVN MeteoNews
10.03.2001
  • Moved AVN2000 into the section 0-72h
  • Added new hemispherical model charts to GDAPS
    (Global model by Korean Meteorological Administration)
18.02.2001
05.02.2001
  • Corrected several broken links
  • Added more data to MRF WZ
13.01.2001
02.01.2001
  • Added visibility parameter to ETA2000 Tehnicom
  • Added more data to MRF WetterOnline. Time range now 1..10 days
  • The HALO models now update twice a day
  • Fiorino AVN, MRF and NGP models at Llnl aren't available anymore
07.12.2000
  • In most image-animations, a link points to the site or institute where the weather maps are originally created, published or hosted.
19.11.2000
17.11.2000