MARS - Meteorological Archival and Retrieval System
contains the meteorological forecast/analysis/re-analysis ECMWF data in GRIB format, observations in BUFR format and observations feedbacks in ODB format (ECMWF ad-hoc format).
Access to operational forecasts and analysis as well as observations require to have an account at ECMWF but all REANALYSES can be freely downloaded. The list of freely accessible dataset can be found here.
http://www.ecmwf.int/ (Main website)
https://ecaccess.ecmwf.int/ (Tool to handle jobs and files)
https://software.ecmwf.int/ (Software information, e.g. GRIB_API, Metview etc)
[MARS] (overview of MARS)
Browse the content of the MARS archive, create requests, check availability, retrieve small amounts of data.
Get your data where you need to run your simulation (local computer, abel, etc.).
Overview of file systems/domains and quotas on the various domains.
ECgate is the standard UNIX server, HPCF (High Performance Computing Facility) is the supercomputer.