The Goddard Ensemble Data Assimilation System for NU-WRF (G-EDAS for NU-WRF) was released on 11 October 2016. This supports and includes NU-WRF Version 8 Patch 2 ("Bjerknes Patch 2").
G-EDAS consists of three major components:
(1) A forecast model (NU-WRF);
(2) Observation forward models extracted from the Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation System (GSI) and the Goddard Satellite Data Simulation Unit (G-SDSU); and