GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-3-1

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 3
CATEGORY 1

(Space products, Quantitative category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 3
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 1

Revised 07/23/2013
Red text depicts changes made since 12/19/2008



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Estimated Precipitation
kg m-2
ESTP
1
Instantaneous Rain Rate
kg m-2 s-1
IRRATE
2
Cloud Top Height
m
CTOPH
3
Cloud Top Height Quality Indicator
Code table 4.219 CTOPHQI
4
Estimated u-Component of Wind
m s-1
ESTUGRD
5
Estimated v-Component of Wind
m s-1
ESTVGRD
6
Number Of Pixels Used Numeric NPIXU
7
Solar Zenith Angle ° SOLZA
8
Relative Azimuth Angle ° RAZA
9
Reflectance in 0.6 Micron Channel % RFL06
10
Reflectance in 0.8 Micron Channel % RFL08
11
Reflectance in 1.6 Micron Channel % RFL16
12
Reflectance in 3.9 Micron Channel % RFL39
13
Atmospheric Divergence s-1 ATMDIV
14
Cloudy Brightness Temperature K CBTMP
15
Clear Sky Brightness Temperature K CSBTMP
16
Cloudy Radiance (with respect to wave number) W m-1 sr-1 CLDRAD
17
Clear Sky Radiance (with respect to wave number) W m-1 sr-1 CSKYRAD
18 Reserved

19
Wind Speed m s-1 WINDS
20
Aerosol Optical Thickness at 0.635 µm
AOT06
21
Aerosol Optical Thickness at 0.810 µm
AOT08
22
Aerosol Optical Thickness at 1.640 µm
AOT16
23
Angstrom Coefficient
ANGCOE
24-191
Reserved

192-254 Reserved for Local Use

192
Scatterometer Estimated U Wind Component
m s-1
USCT
193 Scatterometer Estimated V Wind Component m s-1 VSCT
194 Scatterometer Wind Quality
SWQI
255
Missing




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