GRIB2 - TABLE 3.1

Grid Definition Template Number

In Section 3, Octet 13-14

Revised 06/04/2019
Red text depicts changes made since 07/12/2016



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 Mercator with modelling subdomains definition (See Template 3.13)
14-19 Reserved
20
Polar Stereographic Projection (Can be North or South) (See Template 3.20)
21-22 Reserved
23 Polar Stereographic with modelling subdomains definition (See Template 3.23)
24-29 Reserved
30
Lambert Conformal (Can be Secant, Tangent, Conical, or Bipolar) (See Template 3.30)
31
Albers Equal Area (See Template 3.31)
32 Reserved
33 Lambert conformal with modelling subdomains definition (See Template 3.33)
34-39 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)
54-59 Reserved
60 Cubed-Sphere Gnomonic (See Template 3.60) Validation
61 Spectral Mercator with modelling subdomains definition (See Template 3.61)
62 Spectral Polar Stereographic with modelling subdomains definition (See Template 3.62)
63 Spectral Lambert conformal with modelling subdomains definition (See Template 3.63)
64-89 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


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