BUFR and CREX Table D - sequence descriptors

As used by Cipher SoftBUFR and T-CREX Class Libraries, based on WMO BUFR Table D version 11

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This table contains sequences common to BUFR and CREX.

This HTML-formatted table is based on a WMO document.
Please consult the original WMO document for more details and for possible notes.

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Links to classes:     00 01 02 03 04 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 15 16 18 21



Class 00

#
 300002
	000002	Table A category, line 1
	000003  Table A category, line 2
#
 300003
	000010	F,  part descriptor
	000011  X,  part descriptor
	000012  Y,  part descriptor
#
 300004
	300003
	000013  Element name, line 1
	000014  Element name, line 2
	000015  Units name
	000016  Units scale sign
	000017  Units scale
	000018  Units reference sign
	000019  Units reference value
	000020  Element data width
#
 300010
	300003	Table D descriptor to be defined
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Delayed descriptor replication factor
	000030  Descriptor defining sequence

Class 01

#
 301001
	001001	WMO block number
	001002  WMO station number
#
 301002
	001003	WMO Region number
	001004  WMO Region sub-area
	001005  Buoy/platform identifier
#
 301003
	001011	Ship's call sign
	001012  Direction of motion of moving observing platform
	001013  Speed of motion of moving observing platform
#
 301004
	001001	WMO block number
	001002  WMO station number
	001015  Station or site name
	002001  Type of station
#
 301011
	004001	Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
#
 301012
	004004	Hour
	004005  Minute
#
 301013
	004004	Hour
	004005  Minute
	004006  Second
#
 301021
	005001	Latitude	high accuracy
	006001  Longitude
#
 301022
	005001	Latitude	high accuracy
	006001  Longitude
	007001  Height of station
#
 301023
	005002	Latitude	coarse accuracy
	006002  Longitude
#
 301024
	005002	Latitude	coarse accuracy
	006002  Longitude
	007001  Height of station
#
 301025
	301023	Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	004003  Day
	301012  Time
#
 301026
	301021	Latitude and longitude (high accuracy)
	004003
	004003  (Time period in days)
	004004
	004004  (Time period in hours)
	004005
	004005  (Time period in minutes)
#
 301031
	301001	WMO block and station number
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301022  Latitude and longitude (high  accuracy), height of station
#
 301032
	301001	WMO block and station number
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301024  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy), height of station
#
 301033
	001005	Buoy/platform identifier
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301021  Latitude and longitude (high accuracy)
#
 301034
	001005	Buoy/platform identifier
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
#
 301035
	001005	Buoy/platform identifier
	001012  Direction of motion of moving observing platform
	001013  Speed of motion of moving observing platform
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
#
 301036
	301003	Ship's call sign and motion
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
#
 301037
	301001	WMO block and station number
	002011  Radiosonde type
	002012  Radiosonde computational method
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301022  Latitude and longitude (high accuracy), height of station
#
 301038
	301001	WMO block and station number
	002011  Radiosonde type
	002012  Radiosonde computational method
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301024  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy), height of station
#
 301039
	301003	Ship's call sign and motion
	002011  Radiosonde type
	002012  Radiosonde computational method
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
#
 301040
	301003	Ship's call sign and motion
	002011  Radiosonde type
	002012  Radiosonde computational method
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301024  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy), height of station
#
 301041
	001007	Satellite identifier
	002021  Satellite instrument data used in processing
	002022  Satellite data processing technique used
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
#
 301042
	301041	Satellite identifier, data used, and data processing technique; date/time
	301021  Latitude, longitude
#
 301043
	001007	Satellite identifier
	002023  Cloud motion computational method
	301011  Date
	301013  Time
	301021  Latitude, longitude
#
 301044
	001007	Satellite identifier
	002024  Integrated mean humidity computational method
	301011  Date
	301013  Time
	301021  Latitude, longitude
#
 301045
	301011	Year, month, day
	301012  Time (hour, minute)
	201138  Change width to 16 bits
	202131  Change scale to 3
	004006  Second
	201000  Change width back to Table B
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	304030  Location relative to the Earth's centre
	304031  Velocity relative to the Earth's centre
#
 301046
	001007	Satellite identifier
	001012  Direction of motion of moving observing platform
	002048  Satellite sensor indicator
	021119  Wind scatterometer geophysical model function
	025060  Software identification
	202124  Change scale
	002026  Cross-track resolution
	002027  Along-tract resolution
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	005040  Orbit number
#
 301047
	001007	Satellite identifier
	025060  Software identification
	001033  Originating/generating centre
	001034  Originating/generating sub-centre
	001012  Direction of motion of moving observation platform
	301045  Satellite location and velocity
	002021  Satellite instrument data used in processing
	301011  Date (year, month, day)
	301012  Time (hour, minute)
	201138  Change bit width to 16 bits
	202131  Change scale to 3
	004006  Second
	201000  Change width back to Table B
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	301023  Location (latitude, longitude)
#
 301048
	002104	Antenna polarization
	002121  Mean frequency
	002113  Number of azimuth looks
	002026  Cross-track resolution
	002027  Along-track resolution
	002111  Radar incidence angle
	002140  Satellite radar beam azimuth angle
	202127  Change scale to -1
	001013  Radar platform velocity
	202126  Change scale to -2
	007001  Radar platform altitude
	202000  Change scale to Table B
	025010  Clutter treatment
	021064  Clutter noise estimate
#
 301049
	002111	Radar incidence angle
	002112  Radar look angle
	021062  Backscatter
	021063  Radiometric resolution (Noise value)
	021065  Missing packet counter
#
 301051
	001006	Aircraft flight number
	002061  Navigational system
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301021  Latitude, longitude
	008004  Phase of aircraft flight
#
 301055
	001005	Buoy/platform identifier
	002001  Type of station
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301021  Latitude and longitude (high accuracy)
	001012  Direction of motion of moving observing platform
	001014  Platform drift speed (high precision)
#
 301062
	101000	Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	301001  WMO block and station number
#
 301065
	001006	Aircraft flight number (see Note)
	001008  Aircraft registration number (see Note)
	002001  Type of station
	002002  Type of instrumentation for wind measurement
	002005  Precision of temperature observation
	002062  Type of aircraft data relay system
	002070  Original specification of latitude/longitude
	002065  ACARS ground receiving station
#
 301066
	301011	Year, month, day
	301013  Hour, minute, second
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	007004  Pressure
	002064  Aircraft roll angle quality
	008004  Phase of aircraft flight
#
 301071
	001007	Satellite identifier
	001031  Generating centre
	002020  Satellite classification
	002028  Segment size at nadir in X direction
	002029  Segment size at nadir in Y direction
#
 301072
	301071	Satellite identification, Generation resolution
	301011  Date
	301013  Time
	301021  Latitude, longitude
#
 301090
	301004	Surface station identification
	301011  Year, month, day
	301012  Hour, minute
	301021  Latitude, longitude (high accuracy)
	007030  Height of station ground above mean sea level
	007031  Height of barometer above mean sea level
#
 301091
	002180	Main present weather detecting system
	002181  Supplementary present weather sensor
	002182  Visibility measurement system
	002183  Cloud detection system
	002184  Type of lightning detection sensor
	002179  Type of sky condition algorithm
	002186  Capability to detect precipitation phenomena
	002187  Capability to detect other weather phenomena
	002188  Capability to detect obscuration
	002189  Capability to discriminate lightning strikes

Class 02

#
 302001
	010004	Pressure (at station level)
	010051  Pressure reduced to mean sea level
	010061  3-hour pressure change
	010063  Characteristic of pressure tendency
#
 302002
	010004	Pressure (at station level)
	007004  Pressure level
	010003  Geopotential of pressure level
	010061  3-hour pressure change
	010063  Characteristic of pressure tendency
#
 302003
	011011	Wind direction (10 m)
	011012  Wind speed (10 m)
	012004  Temperature (2 m)
	012006  Dew point (2 m)
	013003  Relative humidity
	020001  Horizontal visibility
	020003  Present weather
	020004  Past weather (1)
	020005  Past weather (2)
#
 302004
	020010	Cloud cover (total in %)
	008002  Vertical significance
	020011  Cloud amount
	020013  Height of base of cloud
	020012  Cloud type
	020012  Cloud type
	020012  Cloud type
#
 302005
	008002	Vertical significance
	020011  Cloud amount
	020012  Cloud type
	020013  Height of base of cloud
#
 302006
	010004	Pressure (at station level)
	010051  Pressure reduced to mean sea level
	010062  24-hour pressure change
	010063  Characteristic of pressure tendency
#
 302011
	302001	Pressure and pressure change
	302003  Wind, temperature, humidity, visibility, weather
	302004  Significant cloud layer
#
 302012
	302002	Pressure and pressure change
	302003  Wind, temperature, humidity, visibility, weather
	302004  Significant cloud information
#
 302013
	302006	Pressure and pressure change
	302003  Wind, temperature, humidity, visibility, weather
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Delayed descriptor replication factor
	302005  Cloud layer information
#
 302021
	022001	Direction of waves
	022011  Period of waves
	022021  Height of waves
#
 302022
	022002	Direction of wind waves
	022012  Period of wind waves
	022022  Height of wind waves
#
 302023
	022003	Direction of swell waves
	022013  Period of swell waves
	022023  Height of swell waves
#
 302024
	302022	Wind waves
	101002  Replicate 1 descriptor 2 times
	302023  Swell waves (2 systems of swell)
#
 302051
	010004	Pressure
	010051  Pressure reduced to mean sea level
	007004  Pressure (vertical location)
	010003  Geopotential
	012004  Dry-bulb temperature at 2 m
	012051  Standard deviation temperature
	012016  Maximum temperature at 2 m, past 24 hours
	012017  Minimum temperature at 2 m, past 24 hours
	013004  Vapour pressure
	102004  Replicate 2 descriptors 4 times
	008051  Qualifier for number of missing values in calculation of statistic
	008020  Total number of missing entities (with respect to accumulation or average)
#
 302069
	007032	Height of sensor above local ground
	007033  Height of sensor above water surface
	033041  Attribute of following value
	020001  Horizontal visibility
#
 302070
	007032	Height of sensor above local ground
	007033  Height of sensor above water surface
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	011043  Maximum wind gust direction
	011041  Maximum wind gust speed
	011016  Extreme counterclockwise wind direction of a variable wind
	011017  Extreme clockwise wind direction of a variable wind
#
 302071
	007032	Height of sensor above local ground
	007033  Height of sensor above water surface
	008021  Time significance (= 2 (time averaged))
	004025  Time period  (=  - 10 minutes, or number of minutes  after a significant change of wind, if any)
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	008021  Time significance (=  missing value)
	103002  Replicate next 3 descriptors 2 times
	004025  Time period (=  - 10 minutes in the first replication,  =  - 60 minutes in the second replication)
	011043  Maximum wind gust direction
	011041  Maximum wind gust speed
	004025  Time period  (=  - 10 minutes)
	011016  Extreme counterclockwise wind direction of a variable wind
	011017  Extreme clockwise wind direction of a variable wind
#
 302072
	007032	Height of sensor above local ground
	007033  Height of sensor above water surface
	012101  Temperature/dry-bulb temperature (scale 2)
	012103  Dew-point temperature  (scale 2)
	013003  Relative humidity
#
 302073
	020010	Cloud cover (total)
	105004  Replicate 5 descriptors 4 times
	008002  Vertical significance
	020011  Cloud amount
	020012  Cloud type
	033041  Attribute of following value
	020013  Height of base of cloud
#
 302074
	020003	Present weather
	004025  Time period
	020004  Past weather (1)
	020005  Past weather (2)
#
 302075
	008021	Time significance (= 2 (time averaged))
	004025  Time period (=  - 10 minutes)
	013055  Intensity of precipitation
	013058  Size of precipitation element
	008021  Time significance (=  missing value)
#
 302076
	020021	Type of precipitation
	020022  Character of precipitation
	026020  Duration of precipitation
	020023  Other weather phenomena
	020024  Intensity of phenomena
	020025  Obscuration
	020026  Character of obscuration
#
 302077
	007032	Height of sensor above local ground
	007033  Height of sensor above water surface
	004025  Time period
	012111  Maximum temperature (scale 2) at height and  over period specified
	012112  Minimum temperature (scale 2) at height and  over period specified
	007032  Height of sensor above local ground (for ground temperature)
	004025  Time period
	012112  Minimum temperature (scale 2) at height and  over period specified (for ground temperature)
#
 302078
	002176	Method of state of ground measurement
	020062  State of ground (with or without snow)
	002177  Method of snow depth measurement
	013013  Total snow depth
#
 302079
	007032	Height of sensor above local ground
	002175  Method of precipitation measurement
	002178  Method of liquid water content measurement of precipitation
	004025  Time period
	013011  Total precipitation / total water equivalent of snow
#
 302080
	002185	Method of evaporation measurement
	004025  Time period
	013033  Evaporation /evapotranspiration
#
 302081
	004025	Time period
	014031  Total sunshine
#
 302082
	004025	Time period
	014002  Long-wave radiation, integrated over period specified
	014004  Short-wave radiation, integrated over period specified
	014016  Net radiation, integrated over period specified
	014028  Global solar radiation (high accuracy),  integrated over period specified
	014029  Diffuse solar radiation (high accuracy),  integrated over period specified
	014030  Direct solar radiation (high accuracy),  integrated over period specified
#
 302083
	004025	Time period
	008023  First order statistics
	010004  Pressure
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	012101  Temperature/dry-bulb temperature (scale 2)
	013003  Relative humidity
	008023  First order statistics (= missing value)

Class 03

#
 303001
	007003	Geopotential
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303002
	007004	Pressure
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303003
	007004	Pressure
	010003  Geopotential
	012001  Temperature
	012003  Dew point
#
 303004
	007004	Pressure
	010003  Geopotential
	012001  Temperature
	012003  Dew point
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303011
	007003	Geopotential
	008001  Vertical sounding significance
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303012
	007004	Pressure
	008001  Vertical sounding significance
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303013
	007004	Pressure
	008001  Vertical sounding significance
	010003  Geopotential
	012001  Temperature
	013003  Relative humidity
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303014
	007004	Pressure
	008001  Vertical sounding significance
	010003  Geopotential
	012001  Temperature
	012003  Dew point
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 303021
	007004	Pressure (1)
	007004  Pressure (2)     defines layer
	204007  Add associated field of 7 bits
	031021  Additional field significance
#
 303022
	303021	Layer, quality
	010003  Geopotential (layer mean thickness)
	204000  Cancel the added associated field
#
 303023
	303021	Layer, quality
	012001  Temperature (layer mean)
	204000  Cancel the added associated field
#
 303024
	303021	Layer, quality
	013016  Precipitation water
	204000  Cancel the added associated field
#
 303025
	002025	Satellite channel
	204007  Add associated field of 7 bits
	031021  Additional field significance
	012063  Brightness temperature
	204000  Cancel the added associated field
#
 303026
	007004	Pressure
	008003  Vertical significance
	204007  Add associated field of 7 bits
	031021  Additional field significance
	012001  Temperature
	204000  Cancel the added associated field
#
 303027
	007004	Pressure
	204007  Add associated field of 7 bits
	031021  Additional field significance
	010003  Geopotential
	204000  Cancel the added associated field
#
 303031
	007004	Pressure
	008003  Vertical significance (base of sounding)
	007021  Elevation (local zenith)
	007022  Solar elevation (solar zenith)
	008012  Land/sea qualifier
	012061  Skin temperature
#
 303032
	020011	Cloud amount
	020016  Pressure at top of cloud
#
 303033
	020010	Cloud cover (total)
	020016  Pressure at the top of cloud
#
 303041
	002152	Geostationary satellite instrument used
	002023  Cloud motion computational method
	007004  Pressure
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	002153  Satellite channel centre frequency
	002154  Satellite channel band width
	012071  Coldest cluster T

Class 04

#
 304001
	008003	Vertical significance
	010004  Pressure
	012001  Temperature
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 304002
	008003	Vertical significance
	010004  Pressure
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
#
 304003
	008003	Vertical significance
	012001  Temperature
#
 304004
	008003	Vertical significance
	010004  Pressure
	020010  Cloud cover (total)
	012001  Temperature
#
 304005
	002024	Integrated mean humidity computational method
	007004  Pressure(1)
	007004  Pressure (2)    defines layer
	013003  Relative humidity
#
 304006
	014001	Outgoing long-wave radiation
	014001  Incoming long-wave radiation
	014003  Outgoing short-wave radiation
#
 304011
	002163	Height assignment method
	002164  Tracer correlation method
	008012  Land/sea qualifier
	007024  Satellite zenith angle
	002057  Origin of first guess information
	008021  Time significance
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	008021  Time significance
	004024  Time period or displacement
	110004  Replicate 10 descriptors 4 times
	008021  Time significance
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	004006  Second
	008021  Time significance
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	004006  Second
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	103010  Replicate 3 descriptors 10 times
	002163  Height assignment method
	007004  Pressure
	012001  Temperature
#
 304030
	027031	In direction of 0 degree longitude, distance from the Earth's centre
	028031  In direction of 90 degrees East longitude, distance from the Earth's centre
	010031  In direction of North Pole, distance from Earth's centre
#
 304031
	001041	Absolute platform velocity - first component
	001042  Absolute platform velocity - second component
	001043  Absolute platform velocity - third component
#
 304032
	002153	Satellite channel centre frequency
	002154  Satellite channel band width
	020081  Cloud amount in segment
	020082  Amount segment cloud free
	020012  Cloud type
#
 304033
	002152	Satellite instrument used in data processing
	002166  Radiance type
	002167  Radiance computational method
	002153  Satellite channel centre frequency
	002154  Satellite channel band width
	012075  Spectral radiance
	012076  Radiance
	012063  Brightness temperature
#
 304034
	102004	Replicating next two descriptors 4 times
	027001  Latitude (high accuracy)
	028001  Longitude (high accuracy)
	007022  Solar elevation
	005043  Field of view number
	020010  Cloud cover (total)
	020016  Pressure at top of cloud
	033003  Quality information table
	010040  Number of retrieved layers

Class 05

#
 305003
	301012	Hour, minute of first single measurement minus increment
	004065  Short time increment - time interval between measuremens
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	305001  Single measurement
#
 305006
	013072	Downstream water level
	013082  Water temperature
	013019  Precipitation last hour
	012001  Air temperature
	013073  Maximum water height observed
	013060  Total accumulated precipitation
#
 305007
	301029	Identification
	301012  Hour, minute (time of first measurement)
	004065  Short time increment - time interval between measurements
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	305006  Single measurement
#
 305008
	305006	Same as MEDHYCOS type measurement
	012030  Soil temperature at -50 cm
#
 305009
	301029	Identification
	301012  Hour, minute (time of first measurement)
	004065  Short time increment - time interval between measurements
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	305008  Single measurement
#
 305011
	301029	Identification
	301012  Hour, minute (time of first measurement)
	004065  Short time increment - time interval between measurements
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	305010  Single measurement
#
 305018
	301029	Identification
	301012  Hour, minute (time) of first measurement
	004065  Hour increment
	103000  Delayed replications of 3 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	305008  Same as AOCHYCOS type measurement
	305016  Meteorological parameters associated to hydrological data
	305017  Water quality measurement

Class 06

#
 306001
	002032	Indicator for digitization
	102000  Delayed replication of 2 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	007062  Depth below sea surface
	022042  Subsurface sea temperature
#
 306002
	002031	Method of current measurement (duration and time)
	022004  Direction of current
	022031  Speed of current
#
 306003
	002002	Wind instrumentation
	011011  Wind direction (10 m)
	011012  Wind speed (10 m)
	012004  Dry-bulb temperature (2 m)
#
 306004
	002032	Indicator for digitization
	002033  Method of salinity/depth measurement
	103000  Delayed replication of 3 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	007062  Depth below sea surface
	022043  Subsurface sea temperature
	022062  Salinity
#
 306005
	002031	Method of current measurement (duration and time)
	103000  Delayed replication of 3 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	007062  Depth below sea surface
	022004  Direction of current
	022031  Speed of current
#
 306006
	306003	Surface wind and temperature
	306002  Current
	022063  Total water depth
#
 306007
	001012	Direction of motion of moving observing platform
	001014  Platform drift speed (high precision)
	306008  Buoy instrumentation
	004024  Time period
	027003  Alternate latitude
	028003  Alternate longitude
#
 306008
	002034	Drogue type
	002035  Cable length
	002036  Buoy type
#
 306023
	001015	Station or site name
	301023  Latitude, longitude
	301011  Year, month, day
	301012  Hour, minute
	022038  Tidal level with respect to local chart datum
	022039  Meteorological residual tidal elevation
	022120  Tide station automated water level check
	022121  Tide station manual water level check

Class 07

#
 307001
	301031	Identification, type, date/time, position (high accuracy), height
	302011  Basic surface report
#
 307002
	301032	Identification, type, date/time, position (coarse accuracy), height
	302011  Basic surface report
#
 307003
	307001	Location (high accuracy) and basic report
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	302005  Cloud layer information
#
 307004
	307002	Location (coarse accuracy) and basic report
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	302005  Cloud layer information
#
 307005
	307001	Location (high accuracy) and basic report
	101004  Replicate 1 descriptor 4 times
	302005  Cloud layer information (4 layers)
#
 307006
	307002	Location (coarse accuracy) and basic report
	101004  Replicate 1 descriptor 4 times
	302005  Cloud layer information (4 layers)
#
 307007
	301031	Identification, type, date/time, position (high accuracy), height
	302012  Basic surface report
#
 307008
	301032	Identification, type, date/time, position (coarse accuracy), height
	302012  Basic surface report
#
 307009
	301031	Identification, type, date/time, position (high accuracy), height
	302013  Basic surface report
#
 307011
	001063	ICAO location indicator	CCCC
	002001  Type of station (AUTO)
	301011  Year, month, day (YY)
	301012  GG, gg
	301024  Latitude-longitude (coarse accuracy), height of station
	007006  Height above station (= height of an anemometer)
	011001  Wind direction ddd
	011016  Extreme counterclockwise wind direction of a variable wind dndndn
	011017  Extreme clockwise wind direction of a variable wind dxdxdx
	011002  Wind speed ff
	011041  Maximum wind speed (gusts) fmfm
	007006  Height above station (= height of a thermometer)
	012001  Temperature T�T�
	012003  Dew-point temperature T�dT�d
	010052  Altimeter setting (QNH) PHPHPHPH
	020009  General Weather Indicator TAF/METAR
#
 307012
	103000	Delayed replication of 3 descriptors
	031001  Number of replication (up to 3)
	008023  First order statistics
	005021  Direction of visibility observed Dv
	020001  Horizontal visibility VVVV
#
 307013
	106000	Delayed replication of 6 descriptors
	031001  Number of replication (up to 4)
	001064  Runway designator DRDR
	008014  Qualification for runway visual range
	020061  Runway visual range VRVRVRVR
	008014  Qualification for runway visual range
	020061  Runway visual range VRVRVRVR
	020018  Tendency of runway visual range i
#
 307014
	101000	Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Number of replication (up to 3)
	020019  Significant present weather w�w�
#
 307015
	101000	Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Number of replication
	302005  (NsNsNs, CC, hshshs)
	020002  Vertical visibility VVhshshs
#
 307016
	101000	Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Number of replication (up to 3)
	020020  Significant recent weather phenomena REw�w�
#
 307017
	101000	Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Number of replication
	011070  Runway designator of the runway affected by wind shear (including ALL) WS RWYDRDR
#
 307018
	008016	Change qualifier of a trend-type forecast or an aerodrome forecast	TTTTT
	102000  Delayed replication of 2 descriptors
	031001  Number of replication (up to 2)
	008017  Qualifier of the time when the forecast change is expected (FM, TL, AT) TT
	301012  GG, gg
	104000  Delayed replication of 4 descriptor
	031001  Number of replication (up to 1)
	007006  Height above station
	011001  Wind direction ddd
	011002  Wind speed ff
	011041  Maximum wind speed (gusts) fmfm
	020009  General Weather Indicator
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Number of replication (up to 1)
	020001  Horizontal visibility VVVV
	307014  w�w�
#
 307020
	307011	Main part of data
	307014  w�w�
	307016  REw�w�
#
 307021
	307011	Main part of data
	307012  DvVVVV
	307013  DRDRVRVRVRVR
	307014  w�w�
	307015  Clouds group(s)
	307016  REw�w�
	307017  Wind shear on runway(s)
	307018  Trend-type landing forecast
	307015  Clouds group(s)
#
 307022
	001015	Station or site name
	301011  Year, Month, Day
	301012  Hour, Minute
	301022  Latitude (high accuracy), Longitude (high accuracy), Height of station
	008021  Time significance (= 23, monitoring period)
	004025  Time period or displacement
	010004  Pressure
	012001  Temperature
	013003  Relative humidity
	033038  Quality flags for ground-based GNSS data
	008022  Total number (Number of GNSS satellites used)
	106025  Replication
	002020  Satellite classification
	001050  Platform transmitter Id. number
	005021  Azimuth
	007021  Elevation
	015031  Atmospheric path delay in satellite signal
	015032  Estimated error in atmospheric path delay
	008060  Sample scanning mode significance (=5 for North/South)
	015033  Difference in path delays for limb views at extremes of scan
	015034  Estimated error in path delay difference
	008060  Sample scanning mode significance (=6 for East/West)
	015033  Difference in path delays for limb views at extremes of scan
	015034  Estimated error in path delay difference
	015035  Component of zenith path delay due to water vapour
	201131  Change data width
	202129  Change scale
	013016  Precipitable water
	202000  Reset scale
	201000  Reset data width
	015011  Log10 of integrated electron density

Class 08

#
 308001
	301033	Identification, type, date/time, position (high accuracy)
	302011  Basic surface report
	022042  Sea-surface temperature
#
 308002
	301034	Identification, type, date/time, position (coarse accuracy)
	302011  Basic surface report
	022042  Sea-surface temperature
#
 308003
	301035	Identification, movement, type, date/time, position (coarse accuracy)
	302011  Basic surface report
	022042  Sea-surface temperature
#
 308004
	301036	Identification, movement, type, date/time, position (coarse accuracy)
	302011  Basic surface report
	022042  Sea-surface temperature
#
 308005
	308004	Basic ship report
	302024  Wind waves and swell waves
#
 308006
	010004	Pressure
	010061  3-hour pressure change
	010063  Characteristic of pressure tendency
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	012004  Dry-bulb temperature at 2 m
	013003  Relative humidity
	022042  Sea temperature
#
 308007
	301055	Identification, movement type, date/time, position (high accuracy)
	302011  Basic surface report
	007062  Depth below sea/water surface
	022042  Sea/water temperature

Class 09

#
 309001
	301037	Identification, etc. (land station, high accuracy position)
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303011  Winds at heights
#
 309002
	301038	Identification, etc. (land station, coarse accuracy position)
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303011  Winds at heights
#
 309003
	301037	Identification, etc. (land station, high accuracy position)
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303012  Winds at pressure levels
#
 309004
	301038	Identification, etc. (land station, coarse accuracy position)
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303012  Winds at pressure levels
#
 309005
	301037	Identification, etc. (land station, high accuracy position)
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303013  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309006
	301038	Identification, etc. (land station, coarse  accuracy position)
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303013  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309007
	301037	Identification, etc. (land station, high accuracy position)
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303014  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309008
	301038	Identification, etc. (land station, coarse accuracy position)
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303014  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309011
	301039	Ship's identification, etc.
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303011  Winds at heights
#
 309012
	301039	Ship's identification, etc.
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303012  Winds at pressure levels
#
 309013
	301039	Ship's identification, etc.
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303013  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309014
	301039	Ship's identification, etc.
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303014  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309015
	301040	Ship's identification, etc.
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303011  Winds at heights
#
 309016
	301040	Ship's identification, etc.
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303012  Winds at pressure levels
#
 309017
	301040	Ship's identification, etc.
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303013  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309018
	301040	Ship's identification, etc.
	302004  Significant cloud information
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303014  Pressure, geopotential, temperature and wind data
#
 309019
	301031	Identification, etc.
	002003  Type of measuring equipment used
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	303011  Winds at heights
#
 309020
	301031	Identification, etc.
	002003  Type of measuring equipment used
	104000  Delayed replication of 4 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	007003  Geopotential
	011003  u-component
	011004  v-component
	011005  w-component
#
 309030
	015004	Ozone sounding correction factor
	015005  Ozone p
	104000  Delayed replication of 4 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	004015  Time increment since launch time, if needed; in minutes
	008006  Ozone vertical sounding significance
	007004  Pressure
	015003  Measured ozone partial pressure

Class 10

#
 310001
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303032  Cloud
	101026  Replicate 1 descriptor 26 times
	303025  Satellite channel and brightness temperature
#
 310002
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303032  Cloud
	101009  Replicate 1 descriptor 9 times
	303023  Layer mean temperature
#
 310003
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303032  Cloud
	101006  Replicate 1 descriptor 6 times
	303023  Layer mean temperature
#
 310004
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303032  Cloud
	101003  Replicate 1 descriptor 3 times
	303024  Precipitable water
#
 310005
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303033  Cloud
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Delayed descriptor replication factor
	303025  Satellite channel and brightness temperature
#
 310006
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303033  Cloud
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Delayed descriptor replication factor
	303023  Layer mean temperature
#
 310007
	301042	Identification, method, date/time
	303031  Significance data, land/sea, skin temperature
	303033  Cloud
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Delayed descriptor replication factor
	303024  Precipitable water
#
 310008
	310011	ATOVS field of view variables
	101019  Replicate 1 descriptor 19 times
	310012  ATOVS channel variables
	002150  TOVS/ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	025079  Albedo-radiance solar filtered irradiance for ATOVS
	025080  Albedo-radiance equivalent filter width for ATOVS
	033032  Channel quality flags for ATOVS
	014045  Channel radiance
#
 310009
	310011	ATOVS field of view variables
	101015  Replicate 1 descriptor 15 times
	310012  ATOVS channel variables
#
 310010
	310011	ATOVS field of view variables
	101005  Replicate 1 descriptor 5 times
	310012  ATOVS channel variables
#
 310011
	008070	TOVS/ATOVS product qualifier
	001033  Identification of originating/generating centre
	001034  Identification of originating/generating centre
	008070  TOVS/ATOVS product qualifier
	001033  Identification of originating/generating centre
	001034  Identification of originating/generating centre
	001007  Satellite identification
	002048  Satellite sensor indicator
	005040  Orbit number
	025075  Satellite antenna corrections version number
	201133  Change width
	005041  Scan line number
	201000  Change width
	005043  Field of view number
	025070  Major frame count
	033030  Scan line status flags for ATOVS
	033031  Scan line quality flags for ATOVS
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	202131  Change scale
	201138  Change width
	004006  Second
	201000  Change width
	202000  Change scale
	005001  Latitude
	006001  Longitude
	202126  Change scale
	007001  Height of station
	202000  Change scale
	007024  Satellite zenith angle
	005021  Satellite azimuth
	007025  Solar zenith angle
	005022  Solar azimuth
	033033  Field of view quality flags for ATOVS
	002151  Radiometer identifier
	012064  Instrument temperature
	002151  Radiometer identifier
	012064  Instrument temperature
	002151  Radiometer identifier
	012064  Instrument temperature
	002151  Radiometer identifier
	012064  Instrument temperature
#
 310012
	002150	TOVS/ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	025076  Log-10 of (temperature-radiance central wavenumber) for ATOVS
	025077  Bandwidth correction coefficient 1 for ATOVS
	025078  Bandwidth correction coefficient 2 for ATOVS
	033032  Channel quality flags for ATOVS
	201132  Change width
	202129  Change scale
	012063  Brightness temperature
	202000  Change scale
	201000  Change width
#
 310013
	001007	Satellite ID
	005040  Orbit number
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	004006  Second
	005001  Latitude
	006001  Longitude
	007025  Solar zenith angle
	005043  Field of view number
	025085  Fraction of clear pixels in HIRS field of view
	201131  Change width
	202129  Change scale
	002150  TOVS/ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	014027  Albedo
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	014027  Albedo
	002150  TOVS/ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	014027  Albedo
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	014027  Albedo
	002150  ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	014027  Albedo
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	014027  Albedo
	202000  Change scale
	201000  Change width
	201132  Change width
	202129  Change scale
	002150  ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	002150  ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	002150  ATOVS/AVHRR instrumentation channel number
	008023  First order statistics
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	008072  Pixel(s) type
	012063  Brightness temperature
	202000  Change scale
	201000  Change width
#
 310014
	301072	Satellite identification, date, time, latitude, longitude
	303041  Wind sequence
	304011  GOES-I/M information
#
 310015
	301072	Satellite identification
	007024  Satellite zenith angle
	010002  Height
	303041  Wind sequence
	101003  Replicate next descriptor 3 times
	304032  Cloud fraction
	002152  Satellite instrument used in data processing
	002024  Integrated mean humidity computational method
	007004  Pressure
	007004  Pressure
	013003  Relative humidity
	101003  Replicate next descriptor 3 times
	304033  Clear sky radiance
#
 310016
	301072	Satellite identification
	007024  Satellite zenith angle
	010002  Height
	303041  Wind sequence
	101012  Replicate next descriptor 12 times
	304032  Cloud fraction
	002152  Satellite instrument used in data processing
	002024  Integrated mean humidity computational method
	007004  Pressure
	007004  Pressure
	013003  Relative humidity
	101012  Replicate next descriptor 12 times
	304033  Clear sky radiance
#
 310020
	310022
	301011  Year, month, day
	301013  Hour, minute, second
	301021  Lat., long. (high accuracy)
	304034
	310021
#
 310021
	108000	Delayed replication of 8 next descriptors
	031001  Delayed descriptor replication factor
	201131  Change data width
	202129  Change scale
	007004  Pressure
	007004  Pressure
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	201000  Change data width back to Table B
	015020  Integrated 03 density
	010002  Height
#
 310022
	001007	Satellite identifier
	002019  Satellite instrument used
	001033  Identification of originating/generating centre
	002172  Product type for retrieved atmospheric gases
#
 310023
	301072	Satellite identification
	030021  Number of pixels per row
	030022  Number of pixels per column
	008012  Land/sea qualifier
	007024  Satellite zenith angle
	007025  Solar zenith angle
	010002  Height
	101012  Replicate next descriptor 12 times
	304032  Cloud fraction
	105002  Replicate next 5 descriptors 2 times
	002152  Satellite instrument used in data processing
	002024  Integrated mean humidity computational method
	007004  Pressure
	007004  Pressure
	013003  Relative humidity
	101012  Replicate next descriptor 12 times
	304033  Radiance
#
 310024
	301072	Satellite identification
	030021  Number of pixels per row
	030022  Number of pixels per column
	008012  Land/sea qualifier
	007024  Satellite zenith angle
	007025  Solar zenith angle
	010002  Height
	101003  Replicate next descriptor 3 times
	304032  Cloud fraction
	105002  Replicate next 5 descriptors 2 times
	002152  Satellite instrument used in data processing
	002024  Integrated mean humidity computational method
	007004  Pressure
	007004  Pressure
	013003  Relative humidity
	101003  Replicate next descriptor 3 times
	304033  Radiance
#
 310025
	001007	Satellite id
	008021  Scan start
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	201138  Milliseconds
	202131
	004006
	202000
	201000
	201132  Scan number
	005041
	201000
	201129  Scene number
	005043
	201000
	005002  Latitude
	006002  Longitude
	013040  Surface flag
	020029  Rain flag
	104024  Repeat 24 times next 4 descriptors
	005042  Channel number
	012163  Temperature
	021083  Warm target calibration
	021084  Cold target calibration
	115003  Replicate ephemeris data (15 descriptors) 3 times
	004001  Year
	004002
	004003
	201142  Ephemeris milliseconds
	202131
	004026
	202000
	201000
	005001  Ephemeris latitude, longitude
	006001
	201138  Ephemeris height
	202129
	007001
	202000
	201000
	008021  Orbit start, year, month, day, hour, minute
	004001
	004002
	004003
	004004
	004005
	005040  Orbit number
	101003  Repeat 3 times
	012070  Warm load temperature
	025054  SSMIS subframe id number
	101004  Repeat 4 times
	025055  Multiplexer housekeeping values
	008007  Dimensional significance (line)
	104028  Repeat 28 times next 4 descriptors
	005002  Latitude
	006002  Longitude
	002111  Earth angle
	005021  Azimuth

Class 11

#
 311001
	301051	ASDAR aircraft flight number, navigational system, date/time, position, phase of aircraft flight
	007002  Altitude
	012001  Temperature
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	011031  Degree of turbulence
	011032  Height of base of turbulence
	011033  Height of top of turbulence
	020041  Airframe icing
#
 311002
	301065	ACARS identification
	301066  ACARS location
	311003  ACARS standard reported variables
	311004  ACARS supplementary reported variables
#
 311003
	010070	Indicated aircraft altitude
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	012001  Temperature/dry-bulb temperature
	013002  Mixing ratio
#
 311004
	101000	Delayed replication of one descriptor
	031000  Short delayed descriptor replication factor
	011034  Vertical gust velocity
	101000  Delayed replication of one descriptor
	031000  Short delayed descriptor replication factor
	011035  Vertical gust acceleration
	101000  Delayed replication of one descriptor
	031000  Short delayed descriptor replication factor
	011075  Mean turbulence intensity (eddy dissipation rate)
	101000  Delayed replication of one descriptor
	031000  Short delayed descriptor replication factor
	011076  Peak turbulence intensity (eddy dissipation rate)
	101000  Delayed replication of one descriptor
	031000  Short delayed descriptor replication factor
	033025  ACARS interpolated values
	101000  Delayed replication of one descriptor
	031000  Short delayed descriptor replication factor
	033026  Mixing ratio quality
#
 311005
	001008	Aircraft identification
	001023  Sequence number
	301021  Latitude and longitude
	301011  Year, month and day
	301013  Hour, minute and second
	007010  Flight level
	008009  Detailed phase of flight
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	011031  Degree of turbulence
	011036  Derived equivalent vertical gust speed
	012101  Temperature/dry-bulb temperature
	033025  ACARS interpolated values
#
 311006
	007010	Flight level
	011001  Wind direction
	011002  Wind speed
	002064  Roll angle quality
	012101  Temperature/dry-bulb temperature
	012103  Dew-point temperature

Class 12

#
 312001
	301043	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	304001  Cloud top pressure, temperature, wind
#
 312002
	301043	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	304002  Cloud top pressure, wind
#
 312003
	301042	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	304003  Surface temperature
#
 312004
	301042	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	304004  Cloud cover
#
 312005
	301042	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	020014  Height of top of cloud
#
 312006
	301044	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	304005  Layer mean relative humidity
#
 312007
	301042	Satellite identifier, instrumentation, location, date/time
	304006  Radiation
#
 312010
	001007	Satellite identifier
	005040  Orbit number
	002021  Satellite instrumentation
	005041  Scan line number
	004001  Year
	004043  Day of year
#
 312011
	202131	Change scale
	201149  Change width
	004006  Second
	201000  Change width
	202126  Change scale
	010002  Height
	202000  Change scale
	005043  Field of view number
	005053  Field of view number increment
#
 312012
	202129	Change scale
	201132  Change width
	101019  Replicate 1 descriptor 19 times
	012063  Brightness temperature
	201000  Change width
	202000  Change scale
#
 312013
	005042	Channel number
	202129  Change scale
	201135  Change width
	012063  Brightness temperature
	201000  Change width
	202000  Change scale
#
 312014
	312010	Orbital information, Part I
	312011  Orbital information, Part II
	105056  Replicate 5 descriptors 56 times
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	005042  Channel number
	005052  Channel number increment
	312012  HIRS brightness temperatures - channels 1-19
	312013  HIRS brightness temperature - channel 20
#
 312015
	109011	Replicate 9 descriptors 11 times
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	005042  Channel number
	005052  Channel number increment
	202129  Change scale
	201132  Change width
	101004  Replicate 1 descriptor 4 times
	012063  Brightness temperature
	202000  Change scale
	201000  Change width
#
 312016
	312010	Orbital information, Part I
	312011  Orbital information, Part II
	312015  MSU brightness temperatures - channels 1-4
#
 312017
	109008	Replicate 9 descriptors 8 times
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	005042  Channel number
	005052  Channel number increment
	202129  Change scale
	201132  Change width
	101003  Replicate 1 descriptor 3 times
	012063  Brightness temperature
	202000  Change scale
	201000  Change width
#
 312018
	312010	Orbital information, Part I
	312011  Orbital information, Part II
	312017  SSU brightness temperatures - channels 1-3
#
 312019
	301047	Product header
	301048  Radar parameters
	015015  Maximum spectrum composition before normalisation
	029002  Coordinate grid type
	021076  Representation of intensities
	106012  Repeat next 6 descriptors 12 times
	201129  Change width to 14 bits
	006030  Wave number (spectral)
	201000  Change width back to Table B
	102012  Repeat next 2 descriptors 12 times
	005030  Direction (spectral)
	021075  Image spectrum intensity
	021066  Wave scatterometer product confidence data
#
 312020
	301047	Product header
	301048  Radar parameters
	015015  Maximum spectrum composition before normalization
	029002  Coordinate grid type
	021076  Representation of intensities
	104012  Repeat next 4 descriptors 12 times
	006030  Wave number (spectral)
	102012  Repeat next 2 descriptors 12 times
	005030  Direction (spectral)
	021075  Spectral intensity
	021066  Wave scatterometer product confidence data
#
 312021
	301047	Product header
	101003  Repeat 1 descriptor 3 times
	301049  Radar beam data
	011012  Wind speed at 10 m
	011011  Wind direction at 10 m
	021067  Wind product confidence data
#
 312022
	301047	Product header
	008022  Number in average
	011012  Wind speed
	011050  Standard deviation of horizontal wind speed
	022070  Significant wave height
	022026  Standard deviation of significant wave height
	312041  Altitude
	010050  Standard deviation of altitude
	021068  Radar altimeter product confidence data
	021071  Peakiness
	021072  Altimeter calibration status
	021073  Altimeter instrument mode
	312042  Altitude corrections
	021062  Backscatter
	015011  Log 10 of integrated electron density
#
 312023
	301047	Product header
	103003  Repeat 3 descriptors 3 times
	008022  Number in average
	012061  Skin temperature
	022050  Standard deviation of sea surface temperature
	021069  SST product confidence data
	021085  ATSR sea surface temperature across-track band number
#
 312024
	312020	(Wave scatterometer product)
	008060  Sample scanning mode significance - range
	008022  Number in sample
	008060  Sample scanning mode signification - horizontal
	008022  Number in sample
	025014  Azimuth clutter cut-off
	022101  Total energy (wavelength > 731 m)
	022097  Mean wavelength of image spectrum
	022098  Wavelength spread (wavelength > 731 m)
	022099  Mean direction (wavelength > 731 m)
	022100  Direction spread (wavelength > 731 m)
#
 312025
	312019	Wave scatterometer product with width change for wave number (spectral)
	008060  Sample scanning mode significance - range
	008022  Number in sample
	008060  Sample scanning mode significance - horizontal
	008022  Number in sample
	025014  Azimuth clutter cut-off
	022101  Total energy (wavelength > 731 m)
	022097  Mean wavelength of image spectrum
	022098  Wavelength spread (wavelength > 731 m)
	022099  Mean direction (wavelength > 731 m)
	022100  Direction spread (wavelength > 731 m)
#
 312026
	301046
	301011  Data
	301013  Time
	301023  Location
	312031
	101004  Replicate 1 descriptor 4 times
	312030
	021110  Number of inner-beam sigma-0 (forward of satellite)
	301023  Location
	321027
	021111  Number of outer-beam sigma-0 (forward of satellite)
	301023  Location
	321027
	021112  Number of inner-beam sigma-0 (aft of satellite)
	301023  Location
	321027
	021113  Number of outer-beam sigma-0 (aft of satellite)
	301023  Location
	321027
#
 312027
	301047	ERS product header
	105009  Repeat next 5 descriptors 9 times
	301023  Location (coarse Latitude + Longitude) of 10-arcmin cell
	007021  Elevation: Incidence angle Nadir view [set to zero]
	012061  Skin temperature: SST [Nadir-only view]
	007021  Elevation: Incidence angle Dual view [set to 'missing']
	012061  Skin temperature: SST [Dual view]
	021085  ATSR SST across-track band number [0-9]
	021070  SST product confidence data (SADIST-2) [23-bit flag]
#
 312028
	301046
	301011
	301013
	301023
	008025  Time difference qualifier
	201136  Change data width
	004006  Second
	201000  Change data width back to Table B
	312031
	312032
	101004  Next descriptor replicated four times
	312030
	101002  Next descriptor replicated two times
	312033
	021110  Number of inner-beam sigma-0 (forward of satellite)
	301023
	321028
	021111  Number of outer-beam sigma-0 (forward of satellite)
	301023
	321028
	021112  Number of inner-beam sigma-0 (aft of satellite)
	301023
	321028
	021113  Number of outer-beam sigma-0 (aft of satellite)
	301023
	321028
#
 312030
	201130	Change data width
	202129  Change scale
	011012  Wind speed at 10 m
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	201000  Change data width back to Table B
	011052  Formal uncertainty in wind speed
	201135  Change data width
	202130  Change scale
	011011  Wind direction at 10 m
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	201000  Change data width back to Table B
	011053  Formal uncertainty in wind direction
	021104  Likelihood computed for solution
#
 312031
	005034	Along-track row number
	006034  Cross-track cell number
	021109  SEAWINDS wind vector cell quality
	011081  Model wind direction at 10 m
	011082  Model wind speed at 10 m
	021101  Number of vector ambiguities
	021102  Index of selected wind vector
	021103  Total number of sigma-0 measurements
#
 312032
	021120	Probability of rain
	021121  SEAWINDS NOF rain index
	013055  Intensity of precipitation
	021122  Attenuation correction on sigma-0 (from tB)
#
 312033
	002104	Antenna polarisation
	008022  Total number (with respect to accumulation)
	012063  Brightness temperature
	012065  Standard deviation brightness temperature
#
 312041
	201141	Change width to 28 bits
	202130  Change scale to 2
	007001  Altitude
	201000  Change width back to Table B
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
#
 312042
	021077	Altitude correction, ionosphere
	021078  Altitude correction, dry troposphere
	021079  Altitude correction, wet troposphere
	021080  Altitude correction, calibration constant
	021081  Open loop height-time loop calibration correction
	021082  Open loop automatic gain control calibration correction

Class 13

#
 313009
	021001	Horizontal reflectivity
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	021001  Horizontal reflectivity
#
 313010
	021036	Radar rainfall intensity
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	021036  Radar rainfall intensity
#
 313031
	006002	First longitude location minus one increment
	006012  Longitude increment
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031002  Extended replication factor
	030001  Pixel value (4 bits)
#
 313032
	005002	First latitude location minus one increment
	005012  Latitude increment (signed value so cannot cross pole)
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031002  Extended replication factor
	313031  Non run-length encoded row
#
 313041
	006002	First longitude location minus one increment
	110000  Delayed replication of 10 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	104000  Delayed replication of 4 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	006012  Longitude increment
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031012  Repetition factor
	030001  Pixel value (4 bits)
	006012  Longitude increment
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	030001  Pixel value (4 bits)
#
 313042
	005002	First latitude location minus one increment
	005012  Latitude increment (signed value so cannot cross pole)
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031002  Extended replication factor
	313041  Run-length encoded row
#
 313043
	006002	First longitude location minus one increment
	005002  First latitude location minus one increment
	005012  Latitude increment
	112000  Delayed replication of 12 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	110000  Delayed replication of 10 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	104000  Delayed replication of 4 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	006012  Longitude increment
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031011  Repetition factor
	030001  Pixel value (4 bits)
	006012  Longitude increment
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	030001  Pixel value (4 bits)

Class 15

#
 315001
	001011	Ship's call sign
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	306001  Depth, temperature
#
 315002
	001011	Ship's call sign
	301011  Date
	301012  Time
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	306004  Depth, temperature, salinity

Class 16

#
 316001
	301011	Year, month, day
	004004  Hour
	301023  Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy)
	001021  Synoptic feature identifier
	002041  Method for estimating reports related to synoptic features
	019001  Type of synoptic feature
	010051  Pressure reduced to mean sea level
	019002  Effective radius of feature
	019003  Wind speed threshold (15 m s-1 typically)
	019004  Effective radius with respect to wind speeds above threshold
#
 316002
	008021	Data time (analysis)
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	001033  Originating/generating centre
	008021  Validity time (fcst)
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (base of chart layer)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (top of chart layer)
#
 316003
	110000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011  Meteorological feature (jet stream value)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for line)
	104000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	010002  Flight level (altitude)
	011002  Wind speed
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316004
	111000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011  Meteorological feature (value for turbulence)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for area)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (base of layer)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (top of layer)
	102000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	011031(1)  Degree of turbulence
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316005
	108000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008005  Meteorological attribute significance (storm centre)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for point)
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	001026  WMO storm name (use "unknown" for a sandstorm)
	019001  Synoptic features (value for type of storm)
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008005  Meteorological attribute significance (cancel/end of object)
#
 316006
	112000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011  Meteorological feature (value for cloud)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for area)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (base of layer)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (top of layer)
	102000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	020011(2)  Cloud amount
	020012  Cloud type
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316007
	110000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011(3)  Meteorological feature (value for type of front)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for line)
	104000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	019005  Direction of feature
	019006  Speed of feature
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316008
	111000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008001  Vertical significance (bit 3 set for tropopause)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for point)
	008023(4)  Statistic (type of tropopause value)
	103000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	010002  Height/altitude
	008023  Statistic (cancel)
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008001  Vertical significance (cancel/end of object)
#
 316009
	111000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011  Meteorological feature (value for airframe icing)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for area)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (base of layer)
	007002  Flight level (altitude) (top of layer)
	102000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	020041  Airframe icing (type of airframe icing)
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316010
	107000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011  Meteorological feature
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for point)
	001022  Name of feature
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316011
	117000	Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	008011  Meteorological feature (value for special clouds)
	001022  Name of feature (volcano name)
	008007  Dimensional significance (value for point)
	102000  Delayed replication
	031001  Replication
	005002  Latitude (coarse)
	006002  Longitude (coarse)
	008021  Time significance (eruption starting time)
	004001  Year
	004002  Month
	004003  Day
	004004  Hour
	004005  Minute
	020090  Special clouds (clouds from volcanic eruptions)
	008021  Time significance (cancel)
	008007  Dimensional significance (cancel)
	008011  Meteorological feature (cancel/end of object)
#
 316022
	001032	Generating application (NWP model name, etc. code table defined by originating/generating centre)
	002041  Method for estimating reports related to synoptic feature
	019001  Type of synoptic feature
	019010  Method for tracing of the centre of synoptic feature
	118000  Delayed replication of 18 descriptors
	031001  Replication factor
	008021  Time significance (forecast)
	004014  Time increment (hour)
	008005  Surface synoptic feature significance
	301023  Latitude (coarse accuracy), longitude (coarse accuracy)
	019005  Direction of motion of feature
	019006  Speed of motion of feature
	010004  Pressure
	011041  Maximum wind speed (gust: e.g. used in US)
	008021  Time significance (forecast time averaged)
	004075  Time period (minutes)
	011040  Maximum wind speed (mean wind)
	019008  Vertical extent of feature
	105004  Replicate 5 descriptors 4 times
	005021  Starting bearing or azimuth
	005021  Ending bearing or azimuth
	102002  Replicate 2 descriptors 2 times
	019003  Wind speed threshold
	019004  Effective radius with respect to wind speed above threshold

Class 18

#
 318001
	301025	Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy), day and time
	024011  Dose
#
 318003
	301026	Latitude and longitude (high accuracy), time periods in days, hours and minutes
	024005  Isotope mass
	024004  Element name
	024021  Air concentration
#
 318004
	301025	Latitude and longitude (coarse accuracy), day and time
	004023  Time period or displacement
	013011  Total precipitation/total water equivalent
	024005  Isotope mass
	024004  Element name
	024022  Concentration in precipitation

Class 21

#
 321001
	002101	Type of antenna
	002114  Antenna effective surface area
	002105  Maximum antenna gain
	002106  3-dB beamwidth
	002107  Sidelobe suppression
	002121  Mean frequency
#
 321003
	021051	Signal power above 1 mW
	021014  Doppler mean velocity (radial)
	021017  Doppler velocity spectral width
	021030  Signal to noise ratio
#
 321004
	301031	Identification, type, date/time, position (high accuracy), height
	002003  Type of measuring equipment used
	101000  Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	321003  Wind profiler - moment data
#
 321005
	025004	Echo processing
	002121  Mean frequency
	002122  Frequency agility range
	002123  Peak power
	002124  Average power
	002125  Pulse repetition frequency
	002126  Pulse width
	002127  Receiver intermediate frequency
	002128  Intermediate frequency bandwidth
	002129  Minimum detectable signal
	002130  Dynamic range
	002131  Sensitivity time control
#
 321006
	025001	Range-gate length
	025002  Number of gates averaged
	025003  Number of integrated pulses
	025005  Echo integration
#
 321007
	025009	Calibration method
	025010  Clutter treatment
	025011  Ground occultation correction
	025012  Range attenuation correction
	025013  Bright-band correction
	025015  Radome attenuation correction
	025016  Clear-air attenuation correction
	025017  Precipitation attenuation correction
#
 321008
	025006	Z to R conversion
	025007  Z to R conversion factor
	025008  Z to R conversion exponent
#
 321009
	025018	A to Z law for attenuation factor
	025019  A to Z law for attenuation exponent
#
 321010
	002101	Type of antenna
	007002  Altitude of the tower base
	002102  Antenna height above tower base
	002103  Radome
	002104  Antenna polarisation
	002105  Maximum antenna gain
	002106  3-dB beamwidth
	002107  Sidelobe suppression
	002108  Crosspol discrimination (on axis)
	002109  Antenna speed (azimuth)
	002110  Antenna speed (elevation)
	002132  Azimuth pointing accuracy
	002133  Elevation pointing accuracy
#
 321011
	030031	Picture type
	030032  Combination with other data
	029002  Coordinate grid type
#
 321012
	101000	Delayed replication of 1 descriptor
	031001  Replication factor
	002135  Antenna elevation
#
 321021
	002003	Type of measuring equipment used
	002101  Type of antenna
	201130  Change width to 8 bits
	002106  3-dB beam width
	201000  Change width back to table B
	201132  Change width to 11 bits
	202130  Change scale to -6
	002121  Mean frequency
	202000  Change scale back to table B
	201000  Change width back to table B
	201133  Change width to 11 bits
	202129  Change scale to 0
	025001  Range-gate length
	202000  Change scale back to table B
	201000  Change width back to table B
#
 321022
	007007	Height
	204001  Add associated field of 1 bit in length
	031021  Associated field significance
	011001  Wind direction
	204000  Cancel add associated field
	011002  Wind speed
	204001  Add associated field of 1 bit in length
	031021  Associated field significance
	011006  w-component
	204000  Cancel add associated field
	021030  Signal to noise ratio
#
 321023
	007007	Height
	021091  Radar signal Doppler spectrum 0th moment
	021030  Signal to noise ratio
	202129  Change scale to 2
	021014  Doppler mean velocity (radial)
	201129  Change width to 9 bits
	021017  Doppler velocity spectral width
	202000  Change scale back to table B
	201000  Change width back to table B
#
 321024
	007007	Height
	204001  Add associated field of 1 bit in length
	031021  Associated field significance
	012007  Virtual temperature
	011006  w-component
	204000  Cancel add associated field
	021030  Signal to noise ratio
#
 321025
	007007	Height
	021091  Radar signal Doppler spectrum 0th moment
	021030  Signal to noise ratio
	202129  Change scale to 2
	021014  Doppler mean velocity (radial)
	201129  Change width to 9 bits
	021017  Doppler velocity spectral width
	202000  Change scale back to table B
	201000  Change width back to table B
	021092  RASS signal Doppler spectrum 0th moment, referring to RASS signal
	021030  Signal to noise ratio, referring to RASS signal
	025092  Acoustic propagation velocity
	201129  Change width to 9 bits
	202129  Change scale to 2
	021017  Doppler velocity spectral width, referring to RASS signal
	202000  Change scale back to table B
	201000  Change width back to table B
#
 321026
	007007	Height
	204001  Add associated field of 1 bit in length
	031021  Associated field significance
	012007  Virtual temperature
	025091  Structure constant of the refraction index (Cn2)
	011071  Turbulent vertical momentum flux
	011072  Turbulent vertical buoyancy flux
	011073  Turbulent kinetic energy
	011074  Dissipation energy
	204000  Cancel add associated field
#
 321027
	021118	Attenuation correction on sigma-0
	202129  Change scale
	201132  Change data width
	002112  Radar look angle
	201000  Change data width back to Table B
	201131  Change data width
	002111  Radar incidence angle
	201000  Change data width back to Table B
	202000  Change scale back to Table B
	002104  Antenna polarization
	021105  Normalized radar cross-section
	021106  Kp variance coefficient (alpha)
	021107  Kp variance coefficient (beta)
	021114  Kp variance coefficient (gamma)
	021115  SEAWINDS sigma-0 quality
	021116  SEAWINDS sigma-0 mode
	008018  SEAWINDS land/ice surface type
	021117  Sigma-0 variance quality control
#
 321028
	021118	Attenuation correction on sigma-0
	202129  Change scale
	201132  Change data width
	002112  Radar look angle
	201000  Data width back to Table B
	201131  Change data width
	002111  Radar incidence angle
	201000  Data width back to Table B
	202000  Scale back  to table B
	002104  Antenna polarization
	021123  SEAWINDS normalized radar cross section
	021106  Kp variance coefficient (alpha)
	021107  Kp variance coefficient (beta)
	021114  Kp variance coefficient (gamma)
	021115  SEAWINDS sigma-0 quality flag
	021116  SEAWINDS sigma-0 mode flag
	008018  SEAWINDS land/ice surface flag
	021117  Sigma-0 variance quality control

Update history

This is version 11.3 of Cipher BUFR table D (common with CREX), created from original WMO documents by Northern Lighthouse Ltd.