GRIB2 - PRODUCT DEFINITION TEMPLATE 4.44

Analysis or Forecast at a horizontal level or in
a horizontal layer at a point in time for Aerosol

Revised 12/06/2011
Red text depicts changes made since 07/09/2010



Octet No. Contents
10
Parameter category (see Code table 4.1)
11
Parameter number (see Code table 4.2)
12-13
Aerosol Type (see Code table 4.233)
14
Type of interval for first and second size (see Code table 4.91)
15
Scale factor of first size
16-19
Scale value of first size in meters
20
Scale factor of second size
21-24
Scale value of second size in meters
25
Type of generating process (see Code table 4.3)
26
Background generating process identifier (defined by originating centre)
27
Analysis or forecast generating process identifier (see Code ON388 Table A)
28-29
Hours of observational data cutoff after reference time (see Note)
30
Minutes of observational data cutoff after reference time (see Note)
31
Indicator of unit of time range (see Code table 4.4)
32-33
Forecast time in units defined by octet 31
34
Type of first fixed surface (see Code table 4.5)
35
Scale factor of first fixed surface
36-39
Scaled value of first fixed surface
40
Type of second fixed surfaced (see Code table 4.5)
41
Scale factor of second fixed surface
42-45
Scaled value of second fixed surfaces


Note:

  Hours greater than 65534 will be coded as 65534


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