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WDB is a database system designed to store Weather and Water data (also referred to as MHO - Meteorological, Hydrological, and Oceanographic data) in a PostgreSQL database management server. The overall purpose of the system is to improve the effectiveness and quality of IT systems for MHO production. The system is intended to provide a complete real-time and archive data storage solution.
WDB is being developed to:
WDB is capable of decoding and storing meteorological and oceanographics forecast fields from GRIB files. It allows retrieval of time-series (points) and entire fields using an SQL-based function interface (tested with C++, but should be compatible with Java, Perl, Python and Fortran).
Current development goals: