GRIB2 - TABLE 3.1

Grid Definition Template Number

In Section 3, Octet 13-14

Revised 07/01/2014
Red text depicts changes made since 07/11/2013



Code Figure Meaning
0
Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.0)    Also called Equidistant Cylindrical or Plate Caree
1
Rotated Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.1)
2
Stretched Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.2)
3
Rotated and Stretched Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.3)
4 Variable Resolution Latitude/longitude (See Template 3.4)
5 Variable Resolution Rotated Latitude/longitude (See Template 3.5)
6-9 Reserved
10
Mercator (See Template 3.10)
11 Reserved
12 Transverse Mercator (See Template 3.12)
13-19 Reserved
20
Polar Stereographic Projection (North or South) (See Template 3.20)
21-29
Reserved
30
Lambert Conformal (Secant, Tangent, Conical, or Bipolar) (See Template 3.30)
31
Albers Equal Area (See Template 3.31)
32-39
Reserved
40
Gaussian Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.40)
41
Rotated Gaussian Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.41)
42
Stretched Gaussian Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.42)
43
Rotated and Stretched Gaussian Latitude/Longitude (See Template 3.43)
44-49
Reserved
50
Spherical Harmonic Coefficients (See Template 3.50)
51
Rotated Spherical Harmonic Coefficients (See Template 3.51)
52
Stretched Spherical Harmonic Coefficients (See Template 3.52)
53
Rotated and Stretched Spherical Harmonic Coefficients (See Template 3.53)
54-89
Reserved
90
Space View Perspective or Orthographic (See Template 3.90)
91-99
Reserved
100 Triangular Grid Based on an Icosahedron (See Template 3.100)
101 General Unstructured Grid (see Template 3.101)
102-109
Reserved
110
Equatorial Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (See Template 3.110)
111-119
Reserved
120
Azimuth-Range Projection (See Template 3.120)
121-139
Reserved
140 Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area Projection (See Template 3.140)
141-203
Reserved
204 Curvilinear Orthogonal Grids (See Template 3.204)
205-999
Reserved
1000
Cross Section Grid with Points Equally Spaced on the Horizontal (See Template 3.1000)
1001-1099
Reserved
1100
Hovmoller Diagram with Points Equally Spaced on the Horizontal (See Template 3.1100)
1101-1199
Reserved
1200
Time Section Grid (See Template 3.1200)
1201-32767
Reserved
32768-65534 Reserved for Local Use
32768
Rotated Latitude/Longitude (Arakawa Staggered E-Grid) (See Template 3.32768)
32769
Rotated Latitude/Longitude (Arakawa Non-E Staggered Grid) (See Template 3.32769)
65535
Missing


Back