BUFR Table B - element descriptors

As used by Cipher SoftBUFR Class Library, based on WMO BUFR Table B version 15

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Class 00

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 000001 Table A:  entry
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
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 000002 Table A:  data category description, line 1
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
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 000003 Table A:  data category description, line 2
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
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 000004 BUFR/CREX Master table (see Note 2)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 16
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 000005 BUFR/CREX edition number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
 000006 BUFR Master table Version number (see Note 3)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 16
#
 000007 CREX Master table Version number (see Note 4)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 16
#
 000008 BUFR Local table version number (see Note 5)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 16
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 000010 F descriptor to be added or defined
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 8
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 000011 X descriptor to be added or defined
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 16
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 000012 Y descriptor to be added or defined
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
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 000013 Element name, line 1
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
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 000014 Element name, line 2
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
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 000015 Units name
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 192
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 000016 Units scale sign
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 8
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 000017 Units scale
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
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 000018 Units reference sign
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 8
#
 000019 Units reference value
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 80
#
 000020 Element data width
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
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 000030 Descriptor defining sequence
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 48
#

Class 01

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 001001 WMO block number
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 001002 WMO station number
 Numeric
 0 0 10
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 001003 WMO Region number/geographical area
 Code table
 0 0 3
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 001004 WMO Region sub-area (see Note 9)
 Numeric
 0 0 3
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 001005 Buoy/platform identifier
 Numeric
 0 0 17
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 001006 Aircraft flight number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001007 Satellite identifier
 Code table
 0 0 10
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 001008 Aircraft registration number or other identification
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001009 Type of commercial aircraft
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001010 Stationary buoy platform identifier; e.g. C-MAN buoys
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001011 Ship or mobile land station identifier
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 72
#
 001012 Direction of motion of moving observing platform**
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 001013 Speed of motion of moving observing platform((
 m s-1
 0 0 10
#
 001014 Platform drift speed (high precision)
 m s-1
 2 0 10
#
 001015 Station or site name
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 160
#
 001018 Short station or site name
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 40
#
 001019 Long Station or site name
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
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 001020 WMO Region sub-area
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#
 001021 Synoptic feature identifier
 Numeric
 0 0 14
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 001022 Name of feature (see Note 11)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 224
#
 001023 Observation sequence number
 Numeric
 0 0 9
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 001024 Wind Speed source
 Code table
 0 0 5
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 001025 Storm identifier
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
 001026 WMO storm name*
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001027 WMO long storm name
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 80
#
 001028 Aerosol optical Depth (AOD) source 
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 001029 SSI Source
 Code table
 0 0 5
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 001030 Numerical model identifier (see Note 13)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 128
#
 001031 Identification of originating/generating centre (see Note 10)
 Code table
 0 0 16
#
 001032 Generating application
 Code table defined by originating/ generating centre  (Notes (3), (4) and (5))
 0 0 8
#
 001033 Identification of originating/generating centre
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 001034 Identification of originating/generating sub-centre
 Code table
 0 0 8
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 001035 Originating Centre
 Common Code Table C-11
 0 0 16
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 001036 Agency in charge of operating the Observing platform
 Code table
 0 0 20
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 001037 SIGMET sequence identifier
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
 001038 Source of Sea Ice Fraction
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 001039 Graphical Area Forecast (GFA) sequence identifier
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 40
#
 001041 Absolute platform velocity - first component (see Note 6)
 m s-1
 5 -1073741824 31
#
 001042 Absolute platform velocity - second component (see Note 6)
 m s-1
 5 -1073741824 31
#
 001043 Absolute platform velocity - third component (see Note 6)
 m s-1
 5 -1073741824 31
#
 001050 Platform transmitter ID number
 Numeric
 0 0 17
#
 001051 Platform transmitter ID number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 96
#
 001052 Platform transmitter ID
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 001053 Tsunameter report sequence number triggered by a tsunami event
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 001060 Aircraft reporting point (Beacon identifier)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001062 Short ICAO location indicator
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 001063 ICAO location indicator
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 001064 Runway designator
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 001065 ICAO region identifier
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
#
 001075 Tide station identification
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 40
#
 001080 Ship line number according to SOOP
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 001081 Radiosonde serial number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 160
#
 001082 Radiosonde ascension number (see Note 12)
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
 001083 Radiosonde release number (see Note 12)
 Numeric
 0 0 3
#
 001085 Observing platform manufacturer's model
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 160
#
 001086 Observing platform manufacturer's serial number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
#
 001087 WMO Marine observing platform extended identifier
 Numeric
 0 0 23
#
 001090 Technique for making up initial perturbations
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 001091 Ensemble member number
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 001092 Type of ensemble forecast
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 001093 Balloon lot number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 96
#
 001094 WBAN Number
 Numeric
 0 0 17
#
 001095 Observer identification
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 001096 Station acquisition
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 160
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# Validation:
 001097 Star catalogue number
 Numeric
 0 0 13
#
# Validation:
 001098 Type of product
 Code table
 0 0 12
#
# Validation:
 001099 Unique product definition
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 2048
#
 001101 State identifier
 Code table
 0 0 10
#
 001102 National station number
 Numeric
 0 0 30
#
# Validation:
 001103 IMO Number. Unique Lloyd's registry
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
# Validation:
 001110 Aircraft tail number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 48
#
# Validation:
 001111 Origination airport
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
# Validation:
 001112 Destination airport
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
 001124 Grid point identifier
 Numeric
 0 0 24
#
 001144 Snapshot identifier
 Numeric
 0 0 31
#

Class 02

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 002001 Type of station
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 002002 Type of instrumentation for wind measurement
 Flag table
 0 0 4
#
 002003 Type of measuring equipment used
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002004 Type of instrumentation for evaporation measurement or type of crop for which evapotranspiration is reported
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002005 Precision of temperature observation
 K
 2 0 7
#
# Validation:
 002007 Type of sensor for water level measuring instrument
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002011 Radiosonde type
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 002012 Radiosonde computational method
 Code table
 0 0 4
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 002013 Solar and infrared radiation correction
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002014 Tracking technique/status of system used
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 002015 Radiosonde completeness
 Code table
 0 0 4
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 002016 Radiosonde configuration
 Flag table
 0 0 5
#
 002019 Satellite instruments
 Code table
 0 0 11
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 002020 Satellite classification
 Code table
 0 0 9
#
 002021 Satellite instrument data used in processing*
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 002022 Satellite data-processing technique used
 Flag table
 0 0 8
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 002023 Satellite derived wind computation method
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002024 Integrated mean humidity computational method
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002025 Satellite channel(s) used in computation
 Flag table
 0 0 25
#
 002026 Cross track resolution
 m
 2 0 12
#
 002027 Along track resolution
 m
 2 0 12
#
 002028 Segment size at nadir in X direction
 m
 0 0 18
#
 002029 Segment size at nadir in Y direction
 m
 0 0 18
#
 002030 Method of current measurement
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002031 Duration and time of current measurement
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002032 Indicator for digitization
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 002033 Method of salinity/depth measurement
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002034 Drogue type
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002035 Cable length
 m
 0 0 9
#
 002036 Buoy type
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 002037 Method of tidal observation
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002038 Method of water temperature and/or salinity measurement
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002039 Method of wet-bulb temperature measurement
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002040 Method of removing velocity and motion of platform from current
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002041 Method for estimating reports related to synoptic features
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 002042 Indicator for sea surface current speed
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 002044 Indicator for method of calculating spectral wave data
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002045 Indicator for type of platform
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002046 Wave measurement instrumentation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002047 Deep-ocean tsunameter type
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 002048 Satellite sensor indicator
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002049 Geostationary satellite data-processing technique used
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 002050 Geostationary sounder satellite channels used
 Flag table
 0 0 20
#
 002051 Indicator to specify observing method for extreme temperatures
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002052 Geostationary imager satellite channels used
 Flag table
 0 0 6
#
 002053 GOES-I/M brightness temperature characteristics
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002054 GOES-I/M soundings parameter characteristics
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002055 Geostationary soundings statistical parameters
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002056 Geostationary soundings accuracy statistics
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002057 Origin of first guess information for GOES-I/M soundings
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002058 Valid times of first guess information for GOES-I/M soundings
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002059 Origin of analysis information for GOES-I/M soundings
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002060 Origin of surface information for GOES-I/M soundings
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002061 Aircraft navigational system
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002062 Type of aircraft data relay system
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002063 Aircraft roll angle
 Degree
 2 -18000 16
#
 002064 Aircraft roll angle quality
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 002065 ACARS ground receiving station
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 40
#
 002066 Radiosonde ground receiving system
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 002067 Radiosonde operating frequency
 Hz
 -5 0 15
#
 002070 Original specification of latitude/longitude
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002071 Spectrographic wavelength
 m
 13 0 30
#
# Validation:
 002072 Spectrographic width
 m
 13 0 30
#
 002080 Balloon manufacturer
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 002081 Type of balloon
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002082 Weight of balloon
 kg
 3 0 12
#
 002083 Type of balloon shelter
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002084 Type of gas used in balloon
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002085 Amount of gas used in balloon
 kg
 3 0 13
#
 002086 Balloon flight train length
 m
 1 0 10
#
 002091 Entry sensor 4/20 mA
 A
 4 0 10
#
 002095 Type of pressure sensor
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002096 Type of temperature sensor
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002097 Type of humidity sensor
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
# Validation:
 002098 Type of wave sensor
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002099 Polarisation
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002100 Radar constant*
 dB
 1 0 12
#
 002101 Type of antenna
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002102 Antenna height above tower base
 m
 0 0 8
#
 002103 Radome
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 002104 Antenna polarisation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002105 Maximum antenna gain
 dB
 0 0 6
#
 002106 3-dB beamwidth
 Degree
 1 0 6
#
 002107 Sidelobe suppression
 dB
 0 0 6
#
 002108 Crosspol discrimination (on axis)
 dB
 0 0 6
#
 002109 Antenna speed (azimuth)
 Degree s-1
 2 0 12
#
 002110 Antenna speed (elevation)
 Degree s-1
 2 0 12
#
 002111 Radar incidence angle
 Degree
 1 0 10
#
 002112 Radar look angle
 Degree
 1 0 12
#
 002113 Number of azimuth looks
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#
 002114 Antenna effective surface area
 m2
 0 0 15
#
 002115 Type of surface observing equipment
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002116 Percentage of 320 MHZ band processed
 %
 0 0 7
#
 002117 Percentage of 80 MHZ band processed
 %
 0 0 7
#
 002118 Percentage of 20 MHZ band processed
 %
 0 0 7
#
 002119 RA-2 instrument operations
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002120 Ocean wave frequency
 Hz
 3 0 10
#
 002121 Mean frequency
 Hz
 -8 0 7
#
 002122 Frequency agility range
 Hz
 -6 -128 8
#
 002123 Peak power
 W
 -4 0 7
#
 002124 Average power
 W
 -1 0 7
#
 002125 Pulse repetition frequency
 Hz
 -1 0 8
#
 002126 Pulse width
 s
 7 0 6
#
 002127 Receiver intermediate frequency
 Hz
 -6 0 7
#
 002128 Intermediate frequency bandwidth
 Hz
 -5 0 6
#
 002129 Minimum detectable signal
 dB
 0 -150 5
#
 002130 Dynamic range
 dB
 0 0 7
#
 002131 Sensitivity time control (STC)
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 002132 Azimuth pointing accuracy
 Degree
 2 0 6
#
 002133 Elevation pointing accuracy
 Degree
 2 0 6
#
 002134 Antenna beam azimuth
 Degree
 2 0 16
#
 002135 Antenna elevation
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 002136 Range processed by range attenuation correction
 m
 -3 0 16
#
# Validation:
 002137 Radar Dual PRF ratio
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 002138 Antenna rotation direction
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 002140 Satellite radar beam azimuth angle
 Degree
 0 0 9
#
 002141 Measurement type
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
 002142 Ozone instrument serial number/ identification
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 002143 Ozone instrument type
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 002144 Light source type for Brewer spectro photometer
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002145 Wave length setting for Dobson instruments
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002146 Source conditions for Dobson instruments
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 002147 Method of transmission to collection centre
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 002148 Data collection and/or location system
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 002149 Type of data buoy
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 002150 TOVS/ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 002151 Radiometer identifier
 Code table
 0 0 11
#
 002152 Satellite instrument used in data processing(6)
 Flag table
 0 0 31
#
 002153 Satellite channel centre frequency
 Hz
 -8 0 26
#
 002154 Satellite channel band width
 Hz
 -8 0 26
#
 002156 Percentage of valid KU ocean retracker measurements
 %
 0 0 7
#
 002157 Percentage of valid S ocean retracker measurements
 %
 0 0 7
#
 002158 RA-2 instrument
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 002159 MWR instrument
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 002160 Wave length of the radar
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002163 Height assignment method
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002164 Tracer correlation method
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 002165 Radiance type flags
 Flag table
 0 0 15
#
 002166 Radiance type
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002167 Radiance computational method
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002168 Hydrostatic pressure of lower end of cable (thermistor string)
 Pa
 -3 0 16
#
 002169 Anemometer type
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 002171 Instrument serial number for water temperature profile
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 64
#
 002172 Product type for retrieved atmospheric gases
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 002173 Square of the off nadir angle (7)
 Degree2
 4 0 10
#
 002174 Mean across track pixel number
 Numeric
 0 0 9
#
 002175 Method of precipitation measurement
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002176 Method of state of ground measurement
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002177 Method of snow depth measurement
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002178 Method of liquid content measurement of precipitation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002179 Type of sky condition algorithm
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002180 Main present weather detecting system
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002181 Supplementary present weather sensor
 Flag table
 0 0 21
#
 002182 Visibility measurement system
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002183 Cloud detection system
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002184 Type of lightning detection sensor
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002185 Method of evaporation measurement
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 002186 Capability to detect precipitation phenomena
 Flag table
 0 0 30
#
 002187 Capability to detect other weather phenomena
 Flag table
 0 0 18
#
 002188 Capability to detect obscuration
 Flag table
 0 0 21
#
 002189 Capability to discriminate lightning strikes
 Flag table
 0 0 12
#
 002190 Lagrangian drifter submergence (% time submerged)
 %
 0 0 7
#

Class 04

#
 004001 Year
 Year
 0 0 12
#
 004002 Month
 Month
 0 0 4
#
 004003 Day
 Day
 0 0 6
#
 004004 Hour
 Hour
 0 0 5
#
 004005 Minute
 Minute
 0 0 6
#
 004006 Second
 Second
 0 0 6
#
 004007 Seconds within a minute (microsecond accuracy)
 Second
 6 0 26
#
 004011 Time increment
 Year
 0 -1024 11
#
 004012 Time increment
 Month
 0 -1024 11
#
 004013 Time increment
 Day
 0 -1024 11
#
 004014 Time increment
 Hour
 0 -1024 11
#
 004015 Time increment
 Minute
 0 -2048 12
#
 004016 Time increment
 Second
 0 -4096 13
#
 004017 Reference time period for accumulated or extreme data
 Minute
 0 -1440 12
#
 004021 Time period or displacement
 Year
 0 -1024 11
#
 004022 Time period or displacement
 Month
 0 -1024 11
#
 004023 Time period or displacement
 Day
 0 -1024 11
#
 004024 Time period or displacement
 Hour
 0 -2048 12
#
 004025 Time period or displacement
 Minute
 0 -2048 12
#
 004026 Time period or displacement
 Second
 0 -4096 13
#
 004031 Duration of time relating to following value
 Hour
 0 0 8
#
 004032 Duration of time relating to following value
 Minute
 0 0 6
#
 004041 Time difference, UTC -LMT (see Note 6)
 Minute
 0 -1440 12
#
 004043 Day of the year
 Day
 0 0 9
#
 004051 Principal time of daily reading of maximum temperature
 Hour
 0 0 5
#
 004052 Principal time of daily reading of minimum temperature
 Hour
 0 0 5
#
 004053 Number of days with precipitation equal to or more than 1 mm
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 004059 Times of observation used to compute the reported mean values
 Flag table
 0 0 6
#
 004065 Short time increment
 Minute
 0 -128 8
#
 004066 Short time increment
 Second
 0 -128 8
#
 004073 Short time period or displacement
 Day
 0 -128 8
#
 004074 Short time period or displacement
 Hour
 0 -128 8
#
 004075 Short time period or displacement
 Minute
 0 -128 8
#
 004080 Averaging period for following value
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 004086 Long time period or displacement
 Second
 0 -8192 15
#

Class 05

#
 005001 Latitude (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -9000000 25
#
 005002 Latitude (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 005011 Latitude increment (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -9000000 25
#
 005012 Latitude increment (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 005015 Latitude displacement (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -9000000 25
#
 005016 Latitude displacement (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 005021 Bearing or azimuth
 Degree true
 2 0 16
#
 005022 Solar azimuth
 Degree true
 2 0 16
#
 005023 Sun to satellite azimuth difference
 Degree
 1 -1800 12
#
 005030 Direction (spectral)
 Degree
 0 0 12
#
 005031 Row number
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 005033 Pixel size on horizontal - 1
 m
 -1 0 16
#
 005034 Along track row number
 Numeric
 0 0 11
#
# Validation:
 005035 Maximum size of X-dimension
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 005036 Ship transect number according to SOOP
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 005040 Orbit number
 Numeric
 0 0 24
#
 005041 Scan line number
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 005042 Channel number
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 005043 Field of view number
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 005044 Satellite cycle number
 Numeric
 0 0 11
#
 005045 Field of regard number
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 005052 Channel number increment
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 005053 Field of view number increment
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 005060 Y angular position from centre of gravity
 Degree
 6 -8000000 24
#
 005061 Z angular position from centre of gravity
 Degree
 6 -8000000 24
#

Class 06

#
 006001 Longitude (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -18000000 26
#
 006002 Longitude (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -18000 16
#
 006011 Longitude increment (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -18000000 26
#
 006012 Longitude increment (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -18000 16
#
 006015 Longitude displacement (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -18000000 26
#
 006016 Longitude displacement (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -18000 16
#
 006021 Distance
 m
 -1 0 13
#
 006029 Wave number
 m-1
 1 0 22
#
 006030 Wave number (spectral)
 rad m-1
 5 0 13
#
 006031 Column number
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 006033 Pixel size on horizontal - 2
 m
 -1 0 16
#
 006034 Cross-track cell number
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
# Validation:
 006035 Maximum size of Y-dimension
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 006040 Radius of confidence
 m
 0 0 13
#

Class 07

#
 007001 Height of station (see Note 1)
 m
 0 -400 15
#
 007002 Height or altitude
 m
 -1 -40 16
#
 007003 Geopotential
 m2 s-2
 -1 -400 17
#
 007004 Pressure
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
 007005 Height increment
 m
 0 -400 12
#
 007006 Height above station
 m
 0 0 15
#
 007007 Height
 m
 0 -1000 17
#
 007008 Geopotential
 m2 s-2
 0 -10000 20
#
 007009 Geopotential height
 gpm
 0 -1000 17
#
 007010 Flight level
 m
 0 -1024 16
#
# Validation:
 007011 Pressure (high precision)
 Pa
 0 0 30
#
 007012 Grid point altitude
 m
 2 -50000 20
#
 007021 Elevation (see Note 2)
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 007022 Solar elevation
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 007024 Satellite zenith angle
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 007025 Solar zenith angle
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 007026 Satellite zenith angle
 Degree
 4 -900000 21
#
 007030 Height of station ground above mean sea level (see Note 3)
 m
 1 -4000 17
#
 007031 Height of barometer above mean sea level (see Note 4)
 m
 1 -4000 17
#
 007032 Height of sensor above local ground (or deck of marine platform) (see Note 5)
 m
 2 0 16
#
 007033 Height of sensor above water surface (see Note 6)
 m
 1 0 12
#
# Validation:
 007035 Maximum size of Z-dimension
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
# Validation:
 007036 Level index of Z
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 007040 Impact parameter (see Note 8)
 m
 1 62000000 22
#
 007061 Depth below land surface
 m
 2 0 14
#
 007062 Depth below sea/water surface
 m
 1 0 17
#
 007063 Depth below sea/water surface (cm)
 m
 2 0 20
#
 007064 Representative height of sensor above station (see Note 7)
 m
 0 0 4
#
 007065 Water pressure
 Pa
 -3 0 17
#
 007070 Drogue depth
 m
 0 0 10
#

Class 08

#
 008001 Vertical sounding significance
 Flag table
 0 0 7
#
 008002 Vertical significance (surface observations)
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008003 Vertical significance (satellite observations)
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008004 Phase of aircraft flight
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008005 Meteorological attribute significance
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008006 Ozone vertical sounding significance
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 008007 Dimensional significance
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008008 Radiation vertical sounding significance
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 008009 Detailed phase of flight
 Code Table
 0 0 4
#
 008010 Surface qualifier (temperature data)
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 008011 Meteorological feature
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008012 Land/sea qualifier
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008013 Day/night qualifier
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008014 Qualifier for runway visual range
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 008015 Significance qualifier for sensor
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008016 Change qualifier of a trend-type forecast or an aerodrome forecast
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008017 Qualifier of the time when the forecast change is expected
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008018 SEAWINDS land/ice surface type
 Flag table
 0 0 17
#
 008019 Qualifier for following Centre identifier
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008020 Total number of missing entities (with respect to accumulation or average)
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 008021 Time significance
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 008022 Total number (with respect to accumulation or average)
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 008023 First order statistics
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008024 Difference statistics
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008025 Time difference qualifier (see Note 5)
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008026 Matrix significance
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
# Validation:
 008027 Matrix geometry
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
# Validation:
 008029 Surface type
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 008030 Manual on Codes (Volume I.1, Section C) Code table from which data are derived
 Numeric
 0 0 13
#
 008031 Data category CREX table A
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
# Validation:
 008032 Status of operation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008033 Method of derivation of percentage confidence
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 008035 Type of monitoring exercise
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008036 Type of centre or station performing monitoring
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008039 Time significance (Aviation forecast)
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008040 Flight Level significance
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008041 Data significance
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 008042 Extended vertical sounding significance
 Flag table
 0 0 18
#
 008043 Atmospheric chemical or physical constituent type
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
# Validation:
 008044 CAS registry number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 88
#
# Validation:
 008045 Particulate matter characterization
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
# Validation:
 008046 Atmospheric chemical or physical constituent type
 Common CodeTable C-14
 0 0 16
#
 008049 Number of observations
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 008050 Qualifier for number of missing values in calculation of statistic
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008051 Qualifier for number of missing values in calculation of statistic
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008052 Condition for which number of days of occurrence follows
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 008053 Day of occurrence qualifier
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008054 Qualifier for wind speed or wind gusts
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008060 Sample scanning mode significance
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008065 Sun-glint indicator
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008066 Semi-transparency indicator
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008070 TOVS/ATOVS product qualifier
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008072 Pixel(s) type
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008074 Altimeter echo type
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008075 Ascending/Descending Orbit Qualifier
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 008076 Type of band
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008077 Radiometer sensed surface type
 Code table 
 0 0 7
#
 008079 Product status
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 008080 Qualifier for GTSPP quality flag
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008081 Type of equipment
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 008082 Modification of sensor height to another value
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008083 Nominal value indicator
 Flag table
 0 0 15
#
 008085 Beam identifier
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 008090 Decimal scale of following significands 
 Numeric 
 0 -127 8
#

Class 10

#
 010001 Height of land surface
 m
 0 -400 15
#
 010002 Height
 m
 -1 -40 16
#
 010003 Geopotential
 m2 s-2
 -1 -400 17
#
 010004 Pressure
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
 010007 Height
 m
 0 -1000 17
#
 010008 Geopotential
 m2 s-2
 0 -10000 20
#
 010009 Geopotential height
 gpm
 0 -1000 17
#
 010010 Minimum pressure reduced to mean sea level
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
 010011 Maximum pressure reduced to mean sea level
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
# Validation:
 010012 Density altitude (see note 5)
 m
 0 -1525 13
#
 010031 In direction of the North Pole, distance from the Earth's centre (see Notes 2 and 3)
 m
 2 -1073741824 31
#
 010032 Satellite distance to Earth's centre
 m
 1 0 27
#
 010033 Altitude (platform to Ellipsoid)
 m
 1 0 27
#
 010034 Earth radius
 m
 1 0 27
#
 010035 Earth's local radius of curvature
 m
 1 62000000 22
#
 010036 Geoid undulation (see Note 4)
 m
 2 -15000 15
#
 010040 Number of retrieved layers
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 010050 Standard deviation altitude
 m
 2 0 16
#
 010051 Pressure reduced to mean sea level
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
 010052 Altimeter setting (QNH)
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
# Validation:
 010053 Global navigation satellite system altitude
 m
 0 -1000 17
#
 010060 Pressure change
 Pa
 -1 -1024 11
#
 010061 3-hour pressure change
 Pa
 -1 -500 10
#
 010062 24-hour pressure change
 Pa
 -1 -1000 11
#
 010063 Characteristic of pressure tendency
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 010064 SIGMET cruising level
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 010070 Indicated aircraft altitude
 m
 0 -400 16
#
 010080 Viewing Zenith angle
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 010081 Altitude of COG above reference Ellipsoid
 m
 3 0 31
#
 010082 Instantaneous altitude rate
 ms-1
 3 -65536 17
#
# Previous definition of 0'10'083 and 0'10'084:
#
# 010083 Off Nadir angle of the satellite from platform data
# Degree
# 2 -36000 17
#
# 010084 Off Nadir angle of the satellite from waveform data
# Degree
# 2 -36000 17
#
 010083 Squared off Nadir angle of the satellite from platform data
 Degree^2
 2 0 16
#
 010084 Squared off Nadir angle of the satellite from waveform data
 Degree^2
 2 0 16
#
 010085 Mean sea surface height
 m
 3 -131072 18
#
 010086 Geoid's height
 m
 3 -131072 18
#
 010087 Ocean depth/land elevation
 m
 1 -131072 18
#
 010088 Total geocentric ocean tide height (solution 1)
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 010089 Total geocentric ocean tide height (solution 2)
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 010090 Long period  tide height
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 010091 Tidal loading height
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 010092 Solid Earth tide height
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 010093 Geocentric pole tide height
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 010095 Height of atmosphere used
 m
 0 0 16
#
 010096 Mean dynamic topography 
 m
 3 -131072 18
#
 010097 Mean sea surface height from altimeter only
 m
 3 -131072 18
#
 010098 Loading tide height geocentric ocean tide solution 1
 m
 4 -2000 12
#
 010099 Loading tide height geocentric ocean tide solution 2
 m
 4 -2000 12
#
 010100 Non-equilibrium long period tide height
 m
 4 -2000 12
#
 010101 Squared off nadir angle of the satellite from waveform data
 Degrees
 2 -32768 16
#
# Validation:
 010102 Sea surface height anomaly
 m
 3 -32768 16
#

Class 11

#
 011001 Wind direction
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011002 Wind speed
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011003 u-component
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
 011004 v-component
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
 011005 w-component
 Pa s-1
 1 -512 10
#
 011006 w-component
 m s-1
 2 -4096 13
#
 011010 Wind direction associated with wind speed which follows
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011011 Wind direction at 10 m
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011012 Wind speed at 10 m
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011013 Wind direction at 5 m
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011014 Wind speed at 5 m
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011016 Extreme counterclockwise wind direction of a variable wind
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011017 Extreme clockwise wind direction of a variable wind
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011019 Steadiness of wind (6)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 011021 Relative vorticity
 s-1
 9 -65536 17
#
 011022 Divergence
 s-1
 9 -65536 17
#
 011023 Velocity potential
 m2 s-1
 -2 -65536 17
#
 011030 Extended degree of turbulence
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 011031 Degree of turbulence
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 011032 Height of base of turbulence
 m
 -1 -40 16
#
 011033 Height of top of turbulence
 m
 -1 -40 16
#
 011034 Vertical gust velocity
 m s-1
 1 -1024 11
#
 011035 Vertical gust acceleration
 m s-2
 2 -8192 14
#
 011036 Maximum derived equivalent vertical gust speed
 m s-1
 1 0 10
#
 011037 Turbulence Index
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 011038 Time of occurrence of Peak Eddy Dissipation Rate
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 011039 Extended time of occurrence of peak  Eddy Dissipation Rate
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 011040 Maximum wind speed (mean wind)
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011041 Maximum wind gust speed
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011042 Maximum wind speed (10-min mean wind)
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011043 Maximum wind gust direction
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011044 Mean wind direction for surface - 1500 m (5000 feet)
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011045 Mean wind speed for surface - 1500 m (5000 feet)
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011046 Maximum instantaneous wind speed
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011047 Maximum instantaneous wind speed over 10 minutes
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011049 Standard deviation of wind direction
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011050 Standard deviation of horizontal wind speed
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011051 Standard deviation of vertical wind speed
 m s-1
 1 0 8
#
 011052 Formal uncertainty in wind speed
 m s-1
 2 0 13
#
 011053 Formal uncertainty in wind direction
 Degree true
 2 0 15
#
 011054 Mean wind direction for 1500 m - 3000 m
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 011055 Mean wind speed for 1500 m - 3000 m
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011061 Absolute wind shear in 1 km layer below
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011062 Absolute wind shear in 1 km layer above
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 011070 Designator of the runway affected by wind shear (including ALL)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 011071 Turbulent vertical momentum flux
 m2 s-2
 3 -128 14
#
 011072 Turbulent vertical buoyancy flux
 K m s-1
 3 -128 11
#
 011073 Turbulent kinetic energy
 m2 s-2
 2 -1024 13
#
 011074 Dissipation energy
 m2 s-2
 2 -1024 10
#
 011075 Mean turbulence intensity (eddy dissipation rate)
 m2/3 s-1
 2 0 8
#
 011076 Peak turbulence intensity (eddy dissipation rate)
 m2/3 s-1
 2 0 8
#
 011077 Reporting interval or averaging time for Eddy Dissipation Rate
 s
 0 0 12
#
 011081 Model wind direction at 10m
 Degree true
 2 0 16
#
 011082 Model wind speed at 10m
 m s-1
 2 0 14
#
 011083 Wind speed
 km h-1
 0 0 9
#
 011084 Wind speed
 knot
 0 0 8
#
 011085 Maximum wind gust speed
 km h-1
 0 0 9
#
 011086 Maximum wind gust speed
 knot
 0 0 8
#
 011095 U component of the model wind vector
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
 011096 V component of the model wind vector
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
 011097 Wind speed from altimeter
 m s-1
 2 0 12
#
 011098 Wind speed from radiometer
 m s-1
 2 0 12
#
# Validation:
 011100 True aircraft speed
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
# Validation:
 011101 Aircraft velocity u-component
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
# Validation:
 011102 Aircraft velocity v-component
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
# Validation:
 011103 Aircraft velocity w-component
 m s-1
 1 -512 10
#
# Validation:
 011104 Aircraft true heading
 degree true
 0 0 9
#
# Validation:
 011105 EDR algorithm version
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
# Validation:
 011106 Running minimum confidence
 Numeric
 1 0 4
#
# Validation:
 011107 Maximum number bad inputs
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
# Validation:
 011108 Peak Location
 Numeric
 1 0 4
#
# Validation:
 011109 Number of good EDR
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#

Class 12

#
 012001 Temperature/air temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012002 Wet-bulb temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012003 Dew-point temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012004 Dry-bulb temperature at 2 m
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012005 Air temperature at 2 m
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012006 Dew-point temperature at 2 m
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012007 Virtual temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012011 Maximum temperature, at height and over period specified
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012012 Minimum temperature, at height and over period specified
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012013 Ground minimum temperature, past 12 hours
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012014 Maximum temperature at 2 m, past 12 hours
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012015 Minimum temperature at 2 m, past 12 hours
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012016 Maximum temperature at 2 m, past 24 hours
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012017 Minimum temperature at 2 m, past 24 hours
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012021 Maximum temperature at 2m
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012022 Minimum temperature at 2m
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012023 Temperature
 °C
 0 -99 8
#
 012024 Dew point temperature
 °C
 0 -99 8
#
 012030 Soil temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012049 Temperature change over specified period
 K
 0 -30 6
#
 012051 Standard deviation temperature
 K
 1 0 10
#
 012052 Highest daily mean temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012053 Lowest daily mean temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
# Validation:
 012060 AWS enclosure internal temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012061 Skin temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012062 Equivalent black body temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012063 Brightness temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012064 Instrument temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012065 Standard deviation brightness temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
# Validation:
 012066 Antenna temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012070 Warm load temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012071 Coldest cluster temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 012072 Radiance
 W m-2 sr-1
 6 0 31
#
 012075 Spectral radiance
 W m-3 sr-1
 -3 0 16
#
 012076 Radiance (see Note 2)
 W m-2 sr-1
 3 0 16
#
 012080 Brightness temperature real part
 K
 2 -10000 16
#
 012081 Brightness temperature imaginary part
 K
 2 -10000 16
#
 012082 Pixel radiometric accuracy
 K
 2 0 12
#
 012101 Temperature/air temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012102 Wet-bulb temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012103 Dew-point temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012104 Air temperature at 2m
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012105 Web-bulb temperature at 2m
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012106 Dew-point temperature at 2m
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012107 Virtual temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012111 Maximum temperature, at height and over period specified
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012112 Minimum temperature, at height and over period specified
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012113 Ground minimum temperature, past 12 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012114 Maximum temperature at 2m, past 12 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012115 Minimum temperature at 2m, past 12 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012116 Maximum temperature at 2m, past 24 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012117 Minimum temperature at 2m, past 24 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012118 Maximum temperature at height specified, past 24 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012119 Minimum  temperature at height specified, past 24 hours
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012121 Ground minimum temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012122 Ground minimum temperature of the preceding night
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012130 Soil temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
# Validation:
 012131 Snow temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
# Validation:
 012132 Ice surface temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012151 Standard deviation of daily mean temperature
 K
 2 0 12
#
 012152 Highest daily mean temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012153 Lowest daily mean temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012161 Skin temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012162 Equivalent black body temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012163 Brightness temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012164 Instrument temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012165 Direct sun brightness temperature
 K
 0 0 23
#
 012166 Snapshot accuracy
 K
 1 -4000 13
#
 012167 Radiometric accuracy (pure polarisation)
 K
 1 0 9
#
 012168 Radiometric accuracy (cross polarisation)
 K
 1 0 9
#
 012171 Coldest cluster temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012180 Averaged 12 micron BT for all clear pixels at Nadir
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012181 Averaged 11 micron BT for all clear pixels at Nadir
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012182 Averaged 3.7 micron BT for all clear pixels at Nadir
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012183 Averaged 12 micron BT for all clear pixels, forward view
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012184 Averaged 11 micron BT for all clear pixels, forward view
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012185 Averaged 3.7 micron BT for all clear pixels, forward view
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012186 Mean Nadir sea surface temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012187 Mean dual view sea surface temperature
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012188 Interpolated 23.8 GHz brightness T from MWR
 K
 2 0 16
#
 012189 Interpolated 36.5 GHz brightness T from MWR
 K
 2 0 16
#

Class 13

#
 013001 Specific humidity
 kg kg-1
 5 0 14
#
 013002 Mixing ratio
 kg kg-1
 5 0 14
#
 013003 Relative humidity
 %
 0 0 7
#
 013004 Vapour pressure
 Pa
 -1 0 10
#
 013005 Vapour density
 kg m-3
 3 0 7
#
 013006 Mixing heights
 M
 -1 -40 16
#
 013007 Minimum relative humidity
 %
 0 0 7
#
 013008 Maximum relative humidity
 %
 0 0 7
#
 013009 Relative humidity (see Note 6)
 %
 1 -1000 12
#
 013011 Total precipitation/total water equivalent
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013012 Depth of fresh snow
 m
 2 -2 12
#
 013013 Total snow depth
 m
 2 -2 16
#
 013014 Rainfall/water equivalent of snow (averaged rate)
 kg m-2 s-1
 4 0 12
#
 013015 Snowfall  (averaged rate)
 m s-1
 7 0 12
#
 013016 Precipitable water
 kg m-2
 0 0 7
#
 013019 Total precipitation past 1 hour
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013020 Total precipitation past 3 hours
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013021 Total precipitation past 6 hours
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013022 Total precipitation past 12 hours
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013023 Total precipitation past 24 hours
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013031 Evapotranspiration
 kg m-2
 0 0 7
#
 013032 Evaporation/evapotranspiration (see Note 5)
 kg m-2
 1 0 8
#
 013033 Evaporation/evapotranspiration
 kg m-2
 1 0 10
#
 013038 Superadiabatic indicator
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 013039 Terrain type (ice/snow)
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 013040 Surface flag
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 013041 Pasquill-Gifford stability category
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 013042 Parcel lifted index (to 500 hPa) (see Notes 3 and 4)
 K
 0 -20 6
#
 013043 Best lifted index (to 500 hPa) (see Notes 3 and 4)
 K
 0 -20 6
#
 013044 K index
 K
 0 -30 8
#
 013045 KO index
 K
 0 -30 8
#
 013046 Maximum buoyancy
 K
 0 -30 8
#
 013047 Modified Showalter stability index (see Note 7)
 K
 0 -60 6
#
 013048 Water fraction
 %
 1 0 10
#
 013051 Frequency group, precipitation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 013052 Highest daily amount of precipitation
 kg m-2
 1 -1 14
#
 013055 Intensity of precipitation
 kg m-2 s-1
 4 0 8
#
 013056 Character and intensity of precipitation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 013057 Time of beginning or end of precipitation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 013058 Size of precipitating element
 m
 4 0 7
#
 013059 Number of flashes (thunderstorm)
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 013060 Total accumulated precipitation
 kg m-2
 1 -1 17
#
 013071 Upstream water level
 m
 2 0 14
#
 013072 Downstream water level
 m
 2 0 14
#
 013073 Maximum water level
 m
 2 0 14
#
# Validation:
 013074 Ground water level
 m
 2 0 18
#
 013080 Water pH
 pH unit
 1 0 10
#
 013081 Water conductivity
 S m-1
 3 0 14
#
 013082 Water temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 013083 Dissolved oxygen
 kg m-3
 6 0 15
#
 013084 Turbidity
 Lumen
 0 0 14
#
 013085 Oxydation Reduction Potential (ORP)
 V
 3 0 14
#
 013090 Radiometer water vapour content
 kg m-2
 1 0 10
#
 013091 Radiometer liquid content
 kg m-2
 2 0 8
#
 013093 Cloud optical thickness
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 013095 Total column water vapour
 kg m-2
 4 0 19
#
 013096 MWR water vapour content
 kg m-2
 2 0 14
#
 013097 MWR liquid water content
 kg m-2
 2 0 14
#
 013098 Integrated water vapour density
 kg m-2
 8 0 30
#
# Validation:
 013110 Mass mixing ratio
 %
 0 0 7
#
# Validation:
 013111 Soil moisture, volumetric or water potential
 g kg-1
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 013112 Object wetness duration
 s
 0 0 17
#
# Validation:
 013114 Rate of ice accretion
 kg m-2 h-1
 1 0 11
#
# Validation:
 013115 Ice thickness
 m
 2 0 19
#
# Validation:
 013117 Snow density (liquid water content)
 kg m-3
 0 0 10
#
 013155 Intensity of precipitation (high accuracy)
 kg m-2 s-1
 5 -1 16
#

Class 14

# 1...14 CHANGED FROM VERSION 13!!!!
#
 014001 Long-wave radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014002 Long-wave radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014003 Short-wave radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014004 Short-wave radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014011 Net long-wave radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014012 Net long-wave radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014013 Net short-wave radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014014 Net short-wave radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -3 -65536 17
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014015 Net radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -4 -16384 15
#
 014016 Net radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -4 -16384 15
#
#CHANGE IN  17  18
#
 014017 Instantaneous long-wave radiation (see Note 6)
 W m-2
 0 -512 10
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014018 Instantaneous short-wave radiation (see Note 6)
 W m-2
 0 -2048 12
# -3 -2048 12
#
 014019 Surface albedo
 %
 0 0 7
#
 014020 Global solar radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -4 0 15
#
 014021 Global solar radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -4 0 15
#
 014022 Diffuse solar radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -4 0 15
#
 014023 Diffuse solar radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -4 0 15
#
 014024 Direct solar radiation, integrated over 24 hours
 J m-2
 -4 0 15
#
 014025 Direct solar radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -4 0 15
#
 014026 Albedo at the top of clouds
 %
 0 0 7
#
 014027 Albedo
 %
 0 0 7
#
#CHANGE IN  28...30
#
 014028 Global solar radiation (high accuracy), integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -2 0 20
# -2 0 16
#
 014029 Diffuse solar radiation (high accuracy), integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -2 0 20
# -2 0 16
#
 014030 Direct solar radiation (high accuracy), integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -2 0 20
# -2 0 16
#
 014031 Total sunshine
 Minute
 0 0 11
#
 014032 Total sunshine
 Hour
 0 0 10
#
 014033 Total sunshine
 %
 0 0 9
#
 014034 Sunshine over period specified
 Minute
 0 0 11
#
 014035 Solar Radiation Flux
 W m-2
 1 0 14
#
 014042 Bi-directional reflectance
 %
 0 0 7
#
 014044 Channel radiance
 W m-2 sr-1 cm
 7 -100000 22
#
 014045 Channel radiance (see Note 4)
 W m-2 sr-1 cm
 0 0 11
#
 014046 Scaled IASI radiance (see Note 6)
 W m-2 sr-1 m
 0 -5000 16
#
 014047 Scaled mean AVHRR radiance
 W m-2 sr-1 m
 0 0 31
#
 014048 Scaled standard deviation AVHRR radiance
 W m-2 sr-1 m
 0 0 31
#
 014050 Emissivity (see note 5)
 %
 1 0 10
#
 014051 Direct solar radiation integrated over last hour
 J m-2
 -3 0 14
#
# Validation:
 014052 Global upward solar radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -2 -1048574 20
# -2 - 1048574 20
#
# Validation:
 014053 Net radiation (high accuracy), integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -2 -1048574 21
#
# Validation:
 014054 Photosyntetically active radiation, integrated over period specified
 J m-2
 -3 0 16
#
 014055 Solar activity index
 Numeric
 0 -32768 16
#
# Validation:
 014056 Background luminance
 Cd m-2
 0 0 18
#
# Validation:
 014071 Global UV spectral irradiance (see note 7)
 W m-2 nm-1
 6 -1048576 21
#
# Validation:
 014072 Global UV irradiation (see note 8)
 J m-2
 -3 -8192 14
#
# Validation:
 014073 Global erythemal irradiation (see note 9)
 J m-2
 -3 -32 6
#

Class 15

#
 015001 Total ozone
 DU
 0 0 10
#
 015002 Air mass (slant path at 22 km)
 Numeric
 2 0 10
#
 015003 Measured ozone partial pressure (sounding)
 Pascal
 4 0 9
#
 015004 Ozone sounding correction factor (see Note 2)
 Numeric
 3 0 11
#
 015005 Ozone p (see Note 3)
 DU
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015007 Molecular mass (see Note 8)
 u
 2 0 15
#
 015008 Significand of volumetric mixing ratio
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015009 Integrated number density
 m-2
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015010 Partial pressure
 Pa
 0 0 10
#
 015011 Log 10 of integrated electron density
 log (1/m2)
 3 14000 13
#
 015012 Total electron count per square metre
 1/m2
 -16 0 6
#
 015015 Maximum image spectral component before normalization
 Numeric
 0 0 31
#
 015020 Integrated 03 density
 kg m-2
 8 0 21
#
 015021 Integrated mass density
 kg m-2
 11 0 31
#
# Validation:
 015022 Integrated number density
 m-3
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015023 Mass density
 kg m-3
 0 0 10
#
 015024 Optical depth
 Numeric
 4 0 24
#
 015025 Type of pollutant
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 015026 Concentration of pollutant
 molmol-1
 9 0 9
#
 015027 Concentration of pollutant (kg m-3)
 kg m-3
 9 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015028 Photo dissociation rate
 s-1
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015029 Extinction coefficient
 m-1
 9 0 30
#
 015030 Aerosol contamination index (see Note 6)
 Numeric
 2 -1000 12
#
 015031 Atmospheric path delay in satellite signal
 m
 4 10000 15
#
 015032 Estimated error in atmospheric path delay
 m
 4 0 10
#
 015033 Difference in path delays for limb views at extremes of scan
 m
 5 -10000 15
#
 015034 Estimated error in path delay difference
 m
 5 0 14
#
 015035 Component of zenith path delay due to water vapour
 m
 4 0 14
#
 015036 Atmospheric refractivity (see Note 5)
 N-units
 3 0 19
#
 015037 Bending angle
 Radians
 8 -100000 23
#
# Validation:
 015040 Particulate matter diameter
 m
 8 0 9
#
# Validation:
 015042 Reflectance
 Numeric
 6 0 20
#
# Validation:
 015043 Number of averaging kernel layers
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 015044 Averaging kernel value
 Numeric
 6 -5000000 24
#
# Validation:
 015051 Meteorological Optical Range
 m
 0 0 18
#

Class 19

#
 019001 Type of synoptic feature
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 019002 Effective radius of feature
 m
 -2 0 12
#
 019003 Wind speed threshold
 m s-1
 0 0 8
#
 019004 Effective radius with respect to wind speeds above threshold
 m
 -2 0 12
#
 019005 Direction of motion of feature
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 019006 Speed of motion of feature
 m s-1
 2 0 14
#
 019007 Effective radius of feature
 m
 -3 0 12
#
 019008 Vertical extent of circulation
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 019009 Effective radius with respect to wind speeds above threshold (large storms)
 m
 -3 0 12
#
 019010 Method for tracking the centre of synoptic feature
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019100 Time interval to calculate the movement of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019101 Accuracy of the position of the centre of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019102 Shape and definition of the eye of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 019103 Diameter of major axis of the eye of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019104 Change in character of the eye during the 30 minutes
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019105 Distance between the end of spiral band and the centre
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019106 Identification number of tropical cyclone
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 019107 Time interval over which the movement of the tropical cyclone has been calculated
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019108 Accuracy of geographical position of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 019109 Mean diameter of the overcast cloud of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019110 Apparent 24-hour change in intensity of the tropical cyclone
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019111 Current Intensity (CI) number of the tropical cyclone
 Numeric
 1 0 7
#
 019112 Data Tropical (DT) number of the tropical cyclone
 Numeric
 1 0 7
#
 019113 Cloud pattern type of the DT-number
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 019114 Model Expected Tropical (MET) number of the tropical cyclone
 Numeric
 1 0 7
#
 019115 Trend of the past 24-hour change (+: Developed, -: Weakened)
 Numeric
 1 -30 6
#
 019116 Pattern Tropical (PT) number of the tropical cyclone
 Numeric
 1 0 7
#
 019117 Cloud picture type of the PT-number
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 019118 Final Tropical (T) number of the tropical cyclone
 Numeric
 1 0 7
#
 019119 Type of the final T-number
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 019150 Typhoon International Common Number (Typhoon Committee)
 CCITTIA5
 0 0 32
#

Class 20

#
 020001 Horizontal visibility
 m
 -1 0 13
#
 020002 Vertical visibility
 m
 -1 0 7
#
 020003 Present weather (see note 1)
 Code table
 0 0 9
#
 020004 Past weather (1) (see note 2)
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020005 Past weather (2) (see note 2)
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020006 Flight Rules
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 020008 Cloud distribution for aviation
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020009 General Weather Indicator (TAF/METAR)
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020010 Cloud cover (total) (see note 5)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020011 Cloud amount
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020012 Cloud type
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 020013 Height of base of cloud
 m
 -1 -40 11
#
 020014 Height of top of cloud
 m
 -1 -40 11
#
 020015 Pressure at base of cloud
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
 020016 Pressure at top of cloud
 Pa
 -1 0 14
#
 020017 Cloud top description
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020018 Tendency of runway visual range
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 020019 Significant present or forecast weather
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 72
#
 020020 Significant recent weather phenomena
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 020021 Type of precipitation
 Flag table
 0 0 30
#
 020022 Character of precipitation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020023 Other weather phenomena
 Flag table
 0 0 18
#
 020024 Intensity of phenomena
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 020025 Obscuration
 Flag table
 0 0 21
#
 020026 Character of obscuration
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020027 Phenomena occurrence
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 020028 Expected change in intensity
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 020029 Rain flag
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 020031 Ice deposit (thickness)
 m
 2 0 7
#
 020032 Rate of ice accretion
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 020033 Cause of ice accretion
 Flag table
 0 0 4
#
 020034 Sea ice concentration
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020035 Amount and type of ice
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020036 Ice situation
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020037 Ice development
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020038 Bearing of ice edge (see note 3)
 Degree true
 0 0 12
#
 020039 Ice distance
 m
 -1 0 13
#
 020040 Evolution of drift snow
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020041 Airframe icing
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020042 Airframe icing present
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 020043 Peak liquid water content
 kg m-3
 4 0 7
#
 020044 Average liquid water content
 kg m-3
 4 0 7
#
 020045 Supercooled large droplet (SLD) conditions
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 020048 Evolution of feature
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020050 Cloud index
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 020051 Amount of low clouds
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020052 Amount of middle clouds
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020053 Amount of high clouds
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020054 True direction from which a phenomenon or clouds are moving
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 020055 State of sky in the tropics
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020056 Cloud phase
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 020058 Visibility seawards from a coastal station
 m
 -1 0 13
#
 020059 Minimum horizontal visibility
 m
 -1 0 9
#
 020060 Prevailing horizontal visibility (see Note 7)
 m
 -1 0 10
#
 020061 Runway visual range (RVR)
 m
 0 0 12
#
 020062 State of the ground (with or without snow)
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 020063 Special phenomena
 Code table
 0 0 10
#
 020065 Snow cover (see note 4)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020066 Maximum diameter of hailstones
 m
 3 0 8
#
 020067 Diameter of deposit
 m
 3 0 9
#
 020070 Minimum number of atmospherics
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 020071 Accuracy of fix and rate of atmospherics
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 020079 Snow/Ice crystals indicator
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
# Validation:
 020080 Cloud amount percentage interval
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 020081 Cloud amount in segment
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020082 Amount segment cloud free
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020083 Amount of segment covered by scene
 %
 0 0 7
#
 020085 General condition of runway
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020086 Runway deposits
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020087 Runway contamination
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020088 Depth of runway deposits
 m
 3 0 12
#
 020089 Runway friction coefficient
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 020090 Special clouds
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020091 Vertical visibility
 Foot
 -2 0 10
#
 020092 Height of base of cloud
 Foot
 -2 0 10
#
# Validation:
 020093 Height of inversion
 m
 -1 0 8
#
 020095 Ice probability
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 020096 Ice age ("A" parameter)
 dB
 2 -4096 13
#
 020101 Locust (acridian) name
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020102 Locust (maturity) color
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020103 Stage of development of locusts
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020104 Organization state of swarm or band of locusts
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020105 Size of swarm or band of locusts and duration of passage of swarm
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020106 Locust population density
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020107 Direction of movements of locust swarm
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 020108 Extent of vegetation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 020111 x-axis error ellipse major component
 m
 -1 0 17
#
# Validation:
 020112 y-axis error ellipse minor component
 m
 -1 0 17
#
# Validation:
 020113 z-axis error ellipse component
 m
 -1 0 17
#
# Validation:
 020114 Angle of x-axis in error ellipse
 degree
 2 -18000 16
#
# Validation:
 020115 Angle of z-axis in error ellipse
 degree
 2 -18000 16
#
# Validation:
 020116 Emission height of cloud stroke
 m
 0 0 16
#
# Validation:
 020117 Amplitude of lightning strike
 A
 0 0 19
#
# Validation:
 020118 Lightning detection error
 m
 0 0 19
#
# Validation:
 020119 Lightning discharge polarity
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
# Validation:
 020120 Decision method for polarity
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
# Validation:
 020121 Threshold value for polarity decision
 V
 3 0 16
#
# Validation:
 020122 Threshold value for polarity decision
 A
 0 0 16
#
# Validation:
 020123 Minimum threshold for detection
 V m-1
 3 0 16 
#
# Validation:
 020124 Lightning stroke or flash
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
# Validation:
 020125 Modified residual
 Numeric
 2 0 13
#
# Validation:
 020126 Lightning rates of discharge
 Numeric
 0 0 23 N
#
# Validation:
 020127 Lightning - distance from station
 m
 -3 0 6
#
# Validation:
 020128 Lightning - direction from station
 degree
 0 0 9
#
# Validation:
 020130 Cloud hydrometeor concentration
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 020131 Effective radius of cloud hydrometeors
 m
 5 0 6
#
# Validation:
 020132 Cloud liquid water content
 kg m-3
 5 0 11
#
# Validation:
 020133 Hydrometeor radius
 m
 5 0 6
#
# Validation:
 020135 Ice mass (on a rod)
 kg m-1
 1 0 10
#

Class 21

#
 021001 Horizontal reflectivity
 dB
 0 -64 7
#
 021002 Vertical reflectivity
 dB
 0 -64 7
#
 021003 Differential reflectivity
 dB
 1 -5 7
#
 021005 Linear depolarisation ratio
 dB
 0 -65 6
#
 021006 Circular depolarisation ratio
 dB
 0 -65 6
#
 021011 Doppler mean velocity in X-direction
 m s-1
 0 -128 8
#
 021012 Doppler mean velocity in Y-direction
 m s-1
 0 -128 8
#
 021013 Doppler mean velocity in Z-direction
 m s-1
 0 -128 8
#
 021014 Doppler mean velocity (radial)
 m s-1
 1 -4096 13
#
 021017 Doppler velocity spectral width
 m s-1
 1 0 8
#
# Validation:
 021018 Extended NYQUIST velocity
 m s-1
 1 0 10
#
# Validation:
 021019 High NYQUIST velocity
 m s-1
 1 0 10
#
 021021 Echo tops
 m
 -3 0 4
#
# Validation:
 021022 Range bin offset
 m
 1 0 14
#
# Validation:
 021023 Range bin size
 m
 0 0 14
#
# Validation:
 021024 Azimuth offset
 degree
 1 0 12
#
# Validation:
 021025 Azimuthal resolution
 degree
 1 0 8
#
 021030 Signal to noise ratio
 dB
 0 -32 8
#
 021031 Vertically integrated liquid-water content
 kg m-2
 0 0 7
#
 021036 Radar rainfall intensity
 m s-1
 7 0 12
#
 021041 Bright-band height
 m
 -2 0 8
#
 021051 Signal power above 1 mW
 dB
 0 -256 8
#
 021062 Backscatter
 dB
 2 -5000 13
#
 021063 Radiometric resolution (noise value)
 %
 1 0 10
#
 021064 Clutter noise estimate
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 021065 Missing packet counter
 Numeric
 0 -127 8
#
 021066 Wave scatterometer product confidence data
 Flag table
 0 0 12
#
 021067 Wind product confidence data
 Flag table
 0 0 13
#
 021068 Radar altimeter product confidence data
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 021069 SST product confidence data
 Flag table
 0 0 10
#
 021070 SST product confidence data (SADIST-2)
 Flag table
 0 0 23
#
 021071 Peakiness
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 021072 Satellite altimeter calibration status
 Flag table
 0 0 4
#
 021073 Satelllite altimeter instrument mode
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 021075 Image spectrum intensity
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 021076 Representation of intensities
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 021077 Altitude correction (ionosphere)
 m
 3 0 14
#
 021078 Altitude correction (dry troposphere)
 m
 3 0 9
#
 021079 Altitude correction (wet troposphere)
 m
 3 2000 10
#
 021080 Altitude correction (calibration constant)
 m
 3 0 11
#
 021081 Open loop correction (height-time loop)
 m
 3 0 10
#
 021082 Open loop correction (auto gain control)
 dB
 3 -3000 14
#
 021083 Warm target calibration
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 021084 Cold target calibration
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 021085 ATSR sea surface temperature across- track band number
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#
 021086 Number of pixels in Nadir only, average
 Numeric
 0 0 9
#
 021087 Number of pixels in dual view, average
 Numeric
 0 0 9
#
 021088 Wet backscatter
 dB
 2 -5000 13
#
 021091 Radar signal Doppler spectrum 0th moment
 dB
 0 -100 8
#
 021092 RASS signal Doppler spectrum 0th moment, referring to RASS signal
 dB
 0 -100 8
#
 021093 Ku band peakiness
 Numeric
 3 0 16
#
 021094 S band peakiness
 Numeric
 3 0 16
#
 021101 Number of vector ambiguities
 Numeric
 0 0 3
#
 021102 Index of selected wind vector
 Numeric
 0 0 3
#
 021103 Total number of sigma-0 measurements
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 021104 Likelihood computed for solution
 Numeric
 3 -30000 15
#
 021105 Normalized radar cross-section
 dB
 2 -10000 14
#
 021106 Kp variance coefficient (Alpha)
 Numeric
 3 0 14
#
 021107 Kp variance coefficient (Beta)
 Numeric
 8 0 16
#
 021109 SEAWINDS wind vector cell quality
 Flag table
 0 0 17
#
 021110 Number of inner-beam Sigma-0 (forward of satellite)
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 021111 Number of outer-beam Sigma-0 (forward of satellite)
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 021112 Number of inner-beam Sigma-0 (aft of satellite)
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 021113 Number of outer-beam Sigma-0 (aft of satellite)
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 021114 Kp variance coefficent (Gamma)
 dB
 3 -140000 18
#
 021115 SEAWINDS sigma-0 quality
 Flag table
 0 0 17
#
 021116 SEAWINDS sigma-0 mode
 Flag table
 0 0 17
#
 021117 Sigma-0 variance quality control
 Numeric
 2 0 16
#
 021118 Attenuation correction on sigma-0
 dB
 2 -10000 14
#
 021119 Wind scatterometer geophysical model function
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 021120 Probability of rain
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021121 SEAWINDS NOF* rain index
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 021122 Attenuation correction of sigma-0 (from tB)
 dB
 2 -10000 14
#
 021123 SEAWINDS normalized radar cross section
 dB
 2 -30000 15
#
 021128 Number of valid points per second used to derive previous parameters
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 021130 Spectrum total energy
 Numeric
 6 0 28
#
 021131 Spectrum max energy
 Numeric
 6 0 28
#
 021132 Direction of spectrum max on higher resolution grid
 Degree
 3 0 19
#
 021133 Wave-length of spectrum max on higher resolution grid
 m
 3 0 29
#
 021134 Range resolution of cress covariance spectrum
 Rad m-1
 3 0 19
#
 021135 Real part of cross spectra polar grid number of bins
 Numeric
 3 -524288 20
#
 021136 Imaginary part of cross spectra polar grid number of bins
 Numeric
 3 -524288 20
#
 021137 KU band corrected ocean backscatter coefficient
 dB
 2 -32768 16
#
 021138 Std KU band corrected ocean backscatter coefficient
 dB
 2 -32768 16
#
 021139 KU band net instrumental correction for AGC
 dB
 2 -2048 12
#
 021140 S band corrected ocean backscatter coefficient
 dB
 2 -32768 16
#
 021141 Std S band corrected ocean backscatter coefficient
 dB
 2 -32768 16
#
 021142 S band net instrumental correction for AGC
 dB
 2 -1024 11
#
 021143 KU band rain attenuation
 dB
 2 -1073741824 31
#
 021144 Altimeter rain flag
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 021145 Ku band automatic gain control
 dB
 2 0 13
#
 021146 RMS Ku band automatic gain control
 dB
 2 0 8
#
 021147 Number of valid points for Ku band automatic gain control
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 021150 Beam collocation
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 021151 Estimated error in sigma-0 at 40 deg. incidence angle
 dB
 2 0 9
#
 021152 Slope at 40 deg. incidence angle
 dB Deg-1
 2 -80 7
#
 021153 Estimated error in slope at 40 deg. incidence angle
 dB Deg-1
 2 -40 6
#
 021154 Soil moisture sensitivity
 dB
 2 0 12
#
 021155 Wind vector cell quality
 Flag table
 0 0 24
#
 021156 Backscatter distance
 Numeric
 1 -4096 13
#
 021157 Loss per unit length of atmosphere used
 dB m-1
 10 0 22
#
 021158 ASCAT kp estimate quality
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 021159 ASCAT sigma-0 usability
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 021160 ASCAT use of synthetic data
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021161 ASCAT synthetic data quality
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021162 ASCAT satellite orbit and attitude quality
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021163 ASCAT solar array reflection contamination
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021164 ASCAT telemetry presence and quality
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021165 ASCAT extrapolated reference function presence
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021166 Land fraction
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 021169 Ice presence indicator
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 021170 C band corrected ocean backscatter coefficient
 dB
 2 -32768 16
#
 021171 RMS C band corrected ocean backscatter coefficient
 dB
 2 -32768 16
#
 021172 C band net instrumental correction for AGC
 dB
 2 -2048 12
#
 021173 C band automatic gain control
 dB
 2 0 13
#
 021174 RMS C band automatic gain control
 dB
 2 0 9
#
 021175 Number of valid points for C band automatic gain control
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#

Class 22

#
 022001 Direction of waves
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022002 Direction of wind waves
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022003 Direction of swell waves
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022004 Direction of current (see Note 7)
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022005 Direction of sea surface current
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022011 Period of waves
 s
 0 0 6
#
 022012 Period of wind waves
 s
 0 0 6
#
 022013 Period of swell waves
 s
 0 0 6
#
 022021 Height of waves
 m
 1 0 10
#
 022022 Height of wind waves
 m
 1 0 10
#
 022023 Height of swell waves
 m
 1 0 10
#
 022025 Standard deviation wave height
 m
 2 0 10
#
 022026 Standard deviation of significant wave height
 m
 2 0 10
#
 022031 Speed of current
 ms-1
 2 0 13
#
 022032 Speed of sea surface current
 m s-1
 2 0 13
#
 022035 Tidal elevation with respect to local chart datum
 m
 2 0 14
#
 022036 Meteorological residual tidal elevation (surge or offset)
 m
 2 0 14
#
 022037 Tidal elevation with respect to national land datum
 m
 3 -10000 15
#
 022038 Tidal elevation with respect to local chart datum
 m
 3 -10000 15
#
 022039 Meteorological residual tidal elevation (surge or offset) (see Note 4)
 m
 3 -5000 13
#
 022040 Meteorological residual tidal elevation (surge or offset)
 m
 3 -5000 14
#
 022041 Sea-surface temperature (15-day running mean)
 K
 1 0 12
#
 022042 Sea/water temperature
 K
 1 0 12
#
 022043 Sea/water temperature
 K
 2 0 15
#
 022044 Sound velocity
 m s-1
 1 0 14
#
 022045 Sea/water temperature
 K
 3 0 19
#
 022046 Sea Ice Fraction
 Numeric
 2 0 7
#
 022049 Sea surface temperature
 K
 2 0 15
#
 022050 Standard deviation sea-surface temperature
 K
 2 0 8
#
 022055 Float cycle number
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022056 Direction of profile
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 022059 Sea surface salinity
 Part per thousand
 2 0 14
#
 022060 Lagrangian drifter drogue status
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 022061 State of the sea
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 022062 Salinity
 Part per thousand
 2 0 14
#
 022063 Total water depth
 m
 0 0 14
#
 022064 Salinity
 Part per thousand
 3 0 17
#
 022065 Water pressure
 Pa
 -3 0 17
#
 022066 Water conductivity
 s m-1
 6 0 26
#
 022067 Instrument type for water temperature profile measurement
 Code table
 0 0 10
#
 022068 Water temperature profile recorder types
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 022069 Spectral wave density
 m2Hz-1
 3 0 22
#
 022070 Significant wave height
 m
 2 0 13
#
 022071 Spectral peak wave period
 s
 1 0 9
#
 022072 Spectral peak wave length
 m
 0 0 13
#
 022073 Maximum wave height
 m
 2 0 13
#
 022074 Average wave period
 s
 1 0 9
#
 022075 Average wave length
 m
 0 0 13
#
 022076 Direction from which dominant waves are coming
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022077 Directional spread of dominant wave
 Degree
 0 0 9
#
 022078 Duration of wave record
 s
 0 0 12
#
 022079 Length of wave record
 m
 0 0 16
#
 022080 Waveband central frequency
 Hz
 3 0 10
#
 022081 Waveband central wave number
 m-1
 5 0 13
#
 022082 Maximum non-directional spectral wave density
 m2 s
 2 0 20
#
 022083 Maximum non-directional spectral wave number
 m3
 2 0 20
#
 022084 Band containing maximum non- directional spectral wave density
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 022085 Spectral wave density ratio
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 022086 Mean direction from which waves are coming
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022087 Principal direction from which waves are coming
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022088 First normalized polar coordinate from Fourier coefficients
 Numeric
 2 0 7
#
 022089 Second normalized polar coordinate from Fourier coefficients
 Numeric
 2 0 7
#
 022090 Non-directional spectral estimate by wave frequency
 m2 s
 2 0 20
#
 022091 Non-directional spectral estimate by wave number
 m3
 2 0 20
#
 022092 Directional spectral estimate by wave frequency
 m2 rad-1 s
 2 0 20
#
 022093 Directional spectral estimate by wave number
 m4
 2 0 20
#
 022094 Total number of wave bands
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 022095 Directional spread of individual waves
 Degree
 0 0 8
#
 022096 Spectral band width
 s-1
 3 0 4
#
 022097 Mean wavelength > 731 m of image spectrum at low wave numbers
 m
 0 0 14
#
 022098 Wavelength spread (wavelength > 731 m) at low wave numbers
 m
 0 0 14
#
 022099 Mean direction at low wave numbers (wavelength > 731 m)
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 022100 Direction spread at low wave numbers(wavelength > 731 m)
 Degree
 0 0 9
#
 022101 Total energy (wavelength > 731m) at low wave numbers
 Numeric
 0 0 31
#
 022120 Tide station automated water level check
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 022121 Tide station manual water level check
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 022122 Tide station automated meteorological data check
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 022123 Tide station manual meteorological data check
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 022141 Sea-surface temperature (15-day running mean)
 K
 2 0 15
#
 022150 Number of 18 Hz valid points for KU band
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022151 KU band ocean range
 m
 3 0 31
#
 022152 STD of 18 Hz KU band ocean range
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022153 Number of 18 Hz valid points for S band
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022154 S band ocean range
 m
 3 0 31
#
 022155 STD of 18 Hz S band ocean range
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022156 KU band significant wave height
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022157 STD 18Hz KU band significant wave height
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022158 S band significant wave height
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022159 STD 18Hz S band significant wave height
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022160 Normalized inverse wave age
 Numeric
 6 0 21
#
 022161 Wave spectra
 m4
 4 0 27
#
 022162 RMS of 20 Hz Ku band ocean range
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022163 Number of 20Hz valid points for Ku band
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022164 RMS 20 Hz Ku band significant wave height
 m 
 3 0 16
#
 022165 Number of 20Hz valid points for Ku band significant wave height
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022166 Ku band net instrumental correction for significant wave height
 m
 3 -1000 11
#
 022167 Number of valid points for Ku band backscatter
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022168 C band ocean range
 m
 3 0 31
#
 022169 RMS of C band ocean range
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022170 Number of 20Hz valid points for C band
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022171 C band significant wave height
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022172 RMS 20Hz C band significant wave height
 m
 3 0 16
#
 022173 Number of 20Hz valid points for C band significant wave height
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
 022174 C band net instrumental correction for significant wave height
 m
 3 -1000 11
#
 022175 Number of valid points for C band backscatter
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 022176 Unique identifier for the profile
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 72
#
# Validation:
 022177 Height of XBT/XCTD Launcher
 m
 1 0 9
#
# Validation:
 022178 XBT/XCTD launcher type
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
# Validation:
 022179 Software version of profile recorder
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
#
# Validation:
 022180 Auto launcher software version number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 256
#
# Validation:
 022181 Instrument manufacturer's serial number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 022182 Water column height (see Note 9)
 m
 3 0 23
#
 022184 Water column height deviation from the reference value
 m
 3 -2000 12
#
 022185 BPR transmission count
 Numeric
 0 0 10
#
# Validation:
 022186 Direction from which waves are coming
 degree true
 0 0 9
#
# Validation:
 022187 Directional spread of wave
 degree
 0 0 9 
#

Class 23

#
 023001 Accident early notification - article applicable
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 023002 Activity or facility involved in incident
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 023003 Type of release
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 023004 Countermeasures taken near border
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 023005 Cause of incident
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 023006 Incident situation
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 023007 Characteristics of release
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 023008 State of current release
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 023009 State of expected release
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 023016 Possibility of significant chemical toxic health effect
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 023017 Flow discharge of major recipient
 m3 s-1
 6 0 20
#
 023018 Release behaviour over time
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 023019 Actual release height
 M
 0 -15000 17
#
 023021 Effective release height
 M
 0 -15000 17
#
 023022 Distance of release point or site of incident
 M
 0 0 24
#
 023023 Main transport speed in the atmosphere
 m s-1
 1 0 12
#
 023024 Main transport speed in water
 m s-1
 2 0 13
#
 023025 Main transport speed in ground water
 m s-1
 2 0 13
#
 023027 Main transport direction in the atmosphere
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 023028 Main transport direction in water
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 023029 Main transport direction in ground water
 Degree true
 0 0 9
#
 023031 Possibility that plume will encounter precipitation in State in which incident occurred
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 023032 Plume will encounter change in wind direction and/or speed flag
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
# Validation:
 023040 Flow discharge - river
 m3 s-1
 1 0 22
#
# Validation:
 023041 Flow discharge - well
 m3 s-1
 3 0 16
#

Class 24

#
 024001 Estimate of amount of radioactivity released up to specified time
 Bq*
 -11 0 28
#
 024002 Estimated maximum potential release
 Bq
 -11 0 28
#
 024003 Composition of release
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 024004 Element name
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 16
#
 024005 Isotope mass
 Numeric
 0 0 9
#
 024011 Dose
 mSv*/**
 2 0 32
#
 024012 Trajectory dose (defined location and expected time of arrival)
 MSv
 2 0 32
#
 024013 Gamma dose in air along the main transport path (defined location and time period)
 MSv
 2 0 32
#
# Validation:
 024014 Gamma radiation dose rate
 nSv h-1
 1 0 14
#
 024021 Air concentration (of named isotope type including gross beta)
 Bq m-3
 2 0 32
#
 024022 Concentration in precipitation (of names isotope type)
 Bq 1-1
 2 0 32
#
 024023 Pulse rate of beta radiation
 s-1
 1 0 14
#
 024024 Pulse rate of gamma radiation
 s-1
 1 0 14
#

Class 25

#
 025001 Range-gate length
 m
 -1 0 6
#
 025002 Number of gates averaged
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#
 025003 Number of integrated pulses
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 025004 Echo processing
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025005 Echo integration
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025006 Z to R conversion
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 025007 Z to R conversion factor
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 025008 Z to R conversion exponent
 Numeric
 2 0 9
#
 025009 Calibration method (see Note 3)
 Flag table
 0 0 4
#
 025010 Clutter treatment
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 025011 Ground occultation correction (screening)
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025012 Range attenuation correction
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025013 Bright-band correction
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 025014 Azimuth clutter cut-off (see Note 1)
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 025015 Radome attenuation correction
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 025016 Clear-air attenuation correction
 dB m-1
 5 0 6
#
 025017 Precipitation attenuation correction
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 025018 A to Z law for attenuation factor
 Numeric
 7 0 6
#
 025019 A to Z law for attenuation exponent
 Numeric
 2 0 7
#
 025020 Mean speed estimation
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025021 Wind computation enhancement
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 025022 GHRSST Rejection Flag
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 025023 GHRSST Confidence Flag
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 025024 GHRSST data quality
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 025025 Battery voltage
 V
 1 0 9
#
 025026 Battery voltage (large range)
 V
 1 0 12
#
 025028 Operator or manufacturer defined parameter
 Numeric
 1 -16384 15
#
 025029 Calibration method
 Flag table
 0 0 6
#
 025030 Running mean sea-surface temperature usage
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025032 Wind profiler mode information (see Note 2)
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025033 Wind profiler submode information (see Note 2)
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025034 Wind profiler quality control test results (see Note 2)
 Flag table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 025035 Decision method for polarity
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
#
 025036 Atmospherics location method
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 025037 SST bias
 K
 2 -127 8
#
 025038 Difference between SST and analysis
 K
 1 -127 8
#
 025040 CO2 wind product derivation
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 025041 Moving platform direction reporting method
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025042 Moving platform speed reporting method
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025043 Wave sampling interval (time)
 s
 4 0 15
#
 025044 Wave sampling interval (space)
 m
 2 0 14
#
 025045 HIRS channel combination
 Flag table
 0 0 21
#
 025046 MSU channel combination
 Flag table
 0 0 5
#
 025047 SSU channel combination
 Flag table
 0 0 4
#
 025048 AMSU-A channel combination
 Flag table
 0 0 16
#
 025049 AMSU-B channel combination
 Flag table
 0 0 6
#
 025050 Principal component score
 Numeric
 4 -131072 18
#
 025051 AVHRR channel combination
 Flag table
 0 0 7
#
 025052 Log-10 of principal components normalized fit to data
 Numeric
 4 0 15
#
 025053 Observation quality
 Flag table
 0 0 12
#
 025054 SSMIS Subframe ID nember
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 025055 Multiplexer housekeeping
 K
 2 0 16
#
 025060 Software identification (see Note 2)
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
 025061 Software identification and version number
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 96
#
 025062 Database identification
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
# Validation:
 025063 Central processor or system Identifier
 Code table
 0 0 8
#
 025065 Orientation correction (azimuth)
 Degree
 2 -1000 11
#
 025066 Orientation correction (elevation)
 Degree
 2 -1000 11
#
 025067 Radiosonde release point pressure correction
 Pa
 0 -8000 14
#
 025068 Number of archive recomputes
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 025069 Flight level pressure corrections
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 025070 Major frame count
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#
 025071 Frame count
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 025075 Satellite antenna corrections version number
 Numeric
 0 0 5
#
 025076 Log-10 of (Temperature-radiance central wavenumber) for ATOVS
 Log m-1
 8 0 30
#
 025077 Bandwidth correction coefficient 1 for ATOVS
 Numeric
 5 -100000 18
#
 025078 Bandwidth correction coefficient 2 for ATOVS
 Numeric
 5 0 17
#
 025079 Albedo-radiance solar filtered irradiance for ATOVS
 W m-2
 4 0 24
#
 025080 Albedo-radiance equivalent filter width for ATOVS
 m
 10 0 14
#
 025081 Incidence angle
 Degree
 3 0 17
#
 025082 Azimuth angle
 Degree
 3 0 19
#
 025083 Faraday rotational angle
 Degree
 3 0 19
#
 025084 Geometric rotational angle
 Degree
 5 0 26
#
 025085 Fraction of clear pixels in HIRS FOV
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
 025086 Depth correction indicator
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025090 Orbit state flag
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 025091 Structure constant of the refraction index (Cn2)
 dB
 3 -18192 13
#
 025092 Acoustic propagation velocity
 m s-1
 2 28000 14
#
 025093 RASS computation correction
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 025095 Altimeter state flag
 Flag table
 0 0 2
#
 025096 Radiometer state flag
 Flag table
 0 0 5
#
 025097 Three dimensional error estimate of the navigator orbit
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 025098 Altimeter data quality flag
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 025099 Altimeter correction quality flag
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 025100 XBT/XCTD fall rate equation coefficient a
 Numeric
 5 0 20
#
 025101 XBT/XCTD fall rate equation coefficient b
 Numeric
 5 -500000 21
#
 025102 Number of missing lines excluding data gaps
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 025103 Number of directional bins
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 025104 Number of wave-length bins
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 025105 First directional bin
 Degree
 3 0 19
#
 025106 Directional bin step
 Degree
 3 0 19
#
 025107 First wave-length bin
 m
 3 0 29
#
 025108 Last wave-length bin
 m
 3 0 29
#
 025110 Image processing summary
 Flag table
 0 0 10
#
 025111 Number of input data gaps
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 025120 RA2-L2-processing flag
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025121 RA2-L2-processing quality
 %
 0 0 7
#
 025122 Hardware configuration for RF
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025123 Hardware configuration for HPA
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025124 MWR L2 Processing flag
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025125 MWR L2-processing quality
 %
 0 0 7
#
 025126 Model dry tropospheric correction
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025127 Inverted barometer correction
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025128 Model wet tropospheric correction
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025129 MWR derived wet tropospheric correction
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025130 RA2 ionospheric correction on KU band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025131 Ionospheric correction from Doris on KU band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025132 Ionospheric correction from model on KU band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025133 Sea state bias correction on KU band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025134 RA2 ionospheric correction on S band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025135 Ionospheric correction from Doris on S band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025136 Ionospheric correction from model on S band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025137 Sea state bias correction on S band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025138 Average signal to noise ration
 Numeric
 0 -2048 12
#
 025140 Start channel
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
 025141 End channel
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
 025142 Channel scale factor
 Numeric
 0 0 6
#
 025143 Linear coefficient
 Numeric
 6 -5000000 24
#
# Validation:
 025144 Matrix dimension (i axis)
 Numeric
 0 0 9 
#
# Validation:
 025145 Matrix dimension (j axis)
 Numeric
 0 0 9 Numeric
#
 025150 Method of tropical cyclone intensity analysis using satellite data
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 025151 Star relative magnitude
 Numeric
 3 -20000 14
#
# Validation:
 025152 Star brightness temperature
 K
 0 0 17
#
# Validation:
 025153 Limb
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 025160 Ku band net instrumental correction 
 m
 4 -120000 18
#
 025161 C band net instrumental correction 
 m
 4 -120000 18
#
 025162 Sea state bias correction on C band
 m
 4 -6000 13
#
 025163 Altimeter ionospheric correction on Ku band
 m
 3 -32768 16
#
 025164 Radiometer wet tropospheric correction
 m
 4 -5000 13
#
 025170 Sampling interval (time)
 Second
 0 0 10
#
 025171 Sample averaging period
 Second
 0 0 10
#
 025172 Number of samples
 Numeric
 0 0 10 Numeric
#
 025174 SMOS information flag
 Flag table
 0 0 14
#
# Validation:
 025175 Modified Residual
 Numeric
 2 0 13
#

Class 26

#
 026001 Principal time of daily reading in UTC of maximum temperature
 Hour
 1 0 12
#
 026002 Principal time of daily reading in UTC of minimum temperature
 Hour
 1 0 12
#
 026003 Time difference
 Minute
 0 -1440 12
#
 026010 Hours included
 Flag table
 0 0 26
#
 026020 Duration of precipitation
 Minute
 0 0 11
#
 026030 Measurement integration time
 Second
 2 0 8
#

Class 27

#
 027001 Latitude (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -9000000 25
#
 027002 Latitude (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 027003 Alternate latitude (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -9000 15
#
 027004 Alternate latitude (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -9000000 25
#
 027010 Footprint axis 1
 m
 -1 0 14
#
 027020 Satellite location counter
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 027021 Satellite sublocation dimension
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 027031 In direction of 0 degrees longitude, distance from the Earth's centre
 m
 2 -1073741824 31
#
 027080 Viewing Azimuth angle
 Degree true
 2 0 16
#

Class 28

#
 028001 Longitude (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -18000000 26
#
 028002 Longitude (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -18000 16
#
 028003 Alternate longitude (coarse accuracy)
 Degree
 2 -18000 16
#
 028004 Alternate longitude (high accuracy)
 Degree
 5 -18000000 26
#
 028010 Footprint axis 2
 m
 -1 0 14
#
 028031 In direction 90 degrees East, distance from the Earth's centre
 m
 2 -1073741824 31
#

Class 29

#
 029001 Projection type
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 029002 Co-ordinate grid type
 Code table
 0 0 3
#

Class 30

#
 030001 Pixel value (4 bits)
 Numeric
 0 0 4
#
 030002 Pixel value (8 bits)
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 030004 Pixel value (16 bits)
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 030010 Number of grid points
 Numeric
 0 0 13
#
 030021 Number of pixels per row
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 030022 Number of pixels per column
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#
 030031 Picture type
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 030032 Combination with other data
 Flag table
 0 0 16
#
# Validation:
 030033 Number of bins along the radial
 Numeric
 0 0 12 Numeric
#
# Validation:
 030034 Number of azimuths
 Numeric
 0 0 12
#

Class 31

#
 031000 Short delayed descriptor replication factor
 Numeric
 0 0 1
#
 031001 Delayed descriptor replication factor
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 031002 Extended delayed descriptor replication factor
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 031011 Delayed descriptor and data repetition factor
 Numeric
 0 0 8
#
 031012 Extended delayed descriptor and data repetition factor
 Numeric
 0 0 16
#
 031021 Associated field significance
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 031031 Data present indicator
 Flag table
 0 0 1
#

Class 33

#
 033002 Quality information
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033003 Quality information
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033005 Quality information (AWS data)
 Flag table
 0 0 30
#
 033006 Internal measurement status information (AWS)
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033007 Per cent confidence
 %
 0 0 7
#
# Validation:
 033009 Relative error
 %
 2 0 14
#
 033015 Data quality check indicator
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 033020 Quality control indication of following value
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033021 Quality of following value
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033022 Quality of buoy satellite transmission
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033023 Quality of buoy location
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033024 Station elevation quality mark (for mobile stations)
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 033025 ACARS interpolated values indicator
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033026 Moisture quality
 Code table
 0 0 6
#
 033027 Location quality class (range of radius of 66 % confidence)
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033028 Snapshot overall quality
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033030 Scan line status flags for ATOVS
 Flag table
 0 0 24
#
 033031 Scan line quality flags for ATOVS
 Flag table
 0 0 24
#
 033032 Channel quality flags for ATOVS
 Flag table
 0 0 24
#
 033033 Field of view quality flags for ATOVS
 Flag table
 0 0 24
#
 033035 Manual/automatic quality control
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 033036 Nominal confidence threshold
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033037 Wind correlation error
 Flag table
 0 0 20
#
 033038 Quality flags for ground-based GNSS data
 Flag table
 0 0 10
#
 033039 Quality flags for Radio Occultation data
 Flag table
 0 0 16
#
 033040 Confidence interval
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033041 Attribute of following value
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033042 Type of limit represented by following value
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 033043 AST confidence
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 033044 ASAR quality information
 Flag table
 0 0 15
#
 033045 Probability of following event (see Notes 1 and 3)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033046 Conditional probability of following event with respect to specified conditioning event (see Notes 1, 2 and 3)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033047 Measurement confidence data
 Flag table
 0 0 31
#
 033048 Confidence measure of SAR inversion
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033049 Confidence measure of wind retrieval
 Code table
 0 0 2
#
 033050 Global GTSPP quality flag
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 033052 S band ocean retracking quality
 Flag table
 0 0 21
#
 033053 KU band ocean retracking quality
 Flag table
 0 0 21
#
 033060 GqisFlagQual - individual IASI-System quality flag
 Code Table
 0 0 2
#
 033061 GqisQualIndex - indicator for instrument noise performance (contributions from spectral and radiometric)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033062 GqisQualIndexLoc - indicator for geometric quality index
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033063 GqisQualIndexRad - indicator for instrument noise performance (contributions from radiometric calibration)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033064 GqisQualIndexSpect - indicator for instrument noise performance (contributions from spectral calibration)
 %
 0 0 7
#
 033065 GqisSysTecSondQual - output of system TEC (Technical Expertise Centre) quality function
 Numeric
 0 0 24
#
 033070 Total ozone quality
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 033071 Profile ozone quality
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 033072 Ozone error
 Code table
 0 0 5
#
 033075 Scan-level quality flags
 Flag table
 0 0 13
#
 033076 Calibration quality flags
 Flag table
 0 0 9
#
 033077 Field-of-view quality flags
 Flag table
 0 0 19
#
 033078 Geolocation quality
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
# Validation:
 033079 Granule level quality flags
 Flag table
 0 0 16
#
# Validation:
 033080 Scan level quality flags
 Flag table
 0 0 20
#
# Validation:
 033081 Channel data quality flags
 Flag table
 0 0 12
#

Class 35

#
 035000 FM and regional code number
 Code table
 0 0 10
#
 035001 Time-frame for monitoring
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 035011 Number of reports actually received
 Numeric
 0 0 14
#
 035021 Bulletin being monitored (TTAAii)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 48
#
 035022 Bulletin being monitored (YYGGgg)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 48
#
 035023 Bulletin being monitored (CCCC)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 32
#
 035024 Bulletin being monitored (BBB)
 CCITT IA5
 0 0 24
#
 035030 Discrepancies in the availability of expected data
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 035031 Qualifier on monitoring results
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 035032 Cause of missing data
 Code table
 0 0 4
#
 035033 Observation and collection deficiencies
 Code table
 0 0 7
#
 035034 Statistical trends for availability of data (during the survey period(s))
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 035035 Reason for termination
 Code table
 0 0 5
#

Class 40

#
 040001 Surface soil moisture (ms)
 %
 1 0 10
#
 040002 Estimated error in surface soil moisture
 %
 1 0 10
#
 040003 Mean surface soil moisture
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 040004 Rain fall detection
 Numeric
 3 0 10
#
 040005 Soil moisture correction flag
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 040006 Soil moisture processing flag
 Flag table
 0 0 16
#
 040007 Soil moisture quality
 %
 1 0 10
#
 040008 Frozen land surface fraction
 %
 1 0 10
#
 040009 Inundation and wetland fraction
 %
 1 0 10
#
 040010 Topographic complexity
 %
 1 0 10
#
 040011 Interpolation flag
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 040012 Radiometer data quality flag
 Flag table
 0 0 8
#
 040013 Radiometer brightness temperature interpretation flag
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
 040014 High frequency fluctuations of the sea surface topography correction
 m
 4 -3000 13
#
# Validation:
 040015 Normalised differential vegetation index (NDVI)
 Numeric
 2 -100 8
#
# Validation:
 040016 Residual RMS in band
 Numeric
 3 0 14
#
# Validation:
 040017 Non-normalised principal component score
 Numeric
 0 -1073741824 31
#
# Validation:
 040018 GIacAvgImagIIS - Average of imager measurements
 W m-2 sr-1 m
 6 0 24
#
# Validation:
 040019 GIacVarImagIIS - Variance of imager measurements
 W m-2 sr-1 m
 6 0 24
#
# Validation:
 040020 GQisFlagQualDetailed - Quality flag for the system
 Flag table
 0 0 17
#
# Validation:
 040021 Fraction of weighted AVHRR pixel in IASI FOV (Field of View) covered with snow/ice
 %
 0 0 7
#
# Validation:
 040022 Number of missing, bad or failed AVHRR pixels
 Numeric
 0 0 7
#
# Validation:
 040023 Auxiliary altimeter state flags
 Flag table
 0 0 5
#
# Validation:
 040024 Meteorological map availability
 Code table
 0 0 3
#
# Validation:
 040025 Interpolation flag for mean diurnal tide
 Code table
 0 0 2
#

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This is version 15.1 of Cipher BUFR table B, created from original WMO documents by Northern Lighthouse Ltd.