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0 Surface data - land 1 Surface data - sea 2 Vertical soundings (other than satellite) 3 Vertical soundings (satellite) 4 Single level upper-air data (other than satellite) 5 Single level upper-air data (satellite) 6 Radar data 7 Synoptic features 8 Physical/chemical constituents 9 Dispersal and transport 10 Radiological data 11 BUFR tables, complete replacement or update 12 Surface data (satellite) 13 Forecasts 14 Warnings 20 Status information 21 Radiances (satellite measured) 22 Radar (satellite) but not altimeter and scatterometer - Validation 23 Lidar (satellite) - Validation 24 Scatterometry (satellite) - Validation 25 Altimetry (satellite) - Validation 26 Spectrometry (satellite) - Validation 27 Gravity measurement (satellite) - Validation 28 Precision orbit (satellite) - Validation 29 Space environment (satellite) - Validation 30 Calibration datasets (satellite) - Validation 31 Oceanographic data 31 Oceanographic data 101 Image data (satellite) 255 BUFR ed 3: Indicator for local use, with sub-category; BUFR ed 4: Other category
15-19, 32-100, 102-239 Reserved 240-254 For experimental use
Note (BUFR ed 3): In data category 255, the local data category may be described by BUFR, Section 1, octet 10.
This is version 15.1 of Cipher BUFR table A, created from original WMO documents by Northern Lighthouse Ltd.