GRIB (GRIdded Binary or General Regularly-distributed Information in Binary form) is a concise data format commonly used in meteorology to store historical and forecast weather data. It is standardized by the World Meteorological Organization's Commission for Basic Systems, known under number GRIB ...

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Grib file information to create QGIS projection

I'm trying to create a specific projection with QGIS (something like that: +proj=lcc +lat_1=69.75 +lat_2=52.87 +lat_0=61.31 +lon_0=7.665 +x_0=0 +y_0=720 +ellps=GRS80 +units=m +no_defs). I have some ...
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How to create a script using wgrib2 command

I have several model data with the following format postwrf_d01_YYYYMMDD_INIT_f00000.gr2 where INIT = 0000, 0600, 1200, 1800, each consisting of up to several hours of forecast (f00000 to let's say ...
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What is the difference between 10 metre U component of wind and U component of wind

I am trying to read GRIB files which have a number of messages including 10 metre u component of wind 10 metre v component of wind u component of wind v component of wind I cannot seem to find any ...
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GRIB to NetCDF with GDAL, specifying dimensions

I have a GRIB dataset representing temperature over North America, in Lambert Conformal Conic (with specified central meridian, latitude of origin, etc.). It has what should be understood as a ...
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Counting Subdatasets in GRIB using ArcPy?

I'm trying to utilize the extractSubdataset_management tool on a large set of GRB files. Each GRB file has a different number of subdatasets. Is there any way to execute this tool on all subdatasets ...
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Can GRIB file types be natively used in ArcGIS Desktop

I'm having a difficult time understanding the concept of the GRIB file format (never used it before). I understand that the data may vary, but specifically I don't understand what type of conversions (...
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Reading GRIB band metadata with GDAL

I'm trying to use GDAL in python to get only the temperature band from this GRIB file that has 2 bands. I can't just do temp_band = ds.GetRasterBand(1) because sometimes, but not always, the grib ...
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Trouble Installing GriB extension to Geoserver 2.7.1.1

I am trying to add GriB reading capability to my Geoserver distribution (version 2.7.1.1, build date Jun 26, 2015). I am trying to use the plugin archive found at http://ares.boundlessgeo.com/...
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GRIB2 analysis time?

I am trying to understand the timestamps in a grib2 file containing hourly data. From http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/wesley/wgrib2/csv.html: Time0 is the reference time, that is usually the ...
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Converting GRIB to NetCDF with time dimension using netcdfAll?

I'm trying to convert grib files to NetCDF. The grib files contains subdata sets which are time related. Using the netcdfAll Java library with the NetCDF-4 C library works fine. java -Xmx1g -...
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GRIB data interpolation

I've been wrangling around in GFS grid based data (GRIB - mostly 0.5 degree resolution). I'm interested in plotting these by converting to geojson with ogr2ogr (which is quite easy). However, is there ...
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Problem installing GRIB community extension to Geoserver 2.6-SNAPSHOT

I am following this Installing the Geoserver GRIB format extension guide to enable grib store functionality on my Boundless OpenGeo Geoserver 2.6-SNAPSHOT (Build date: 03-Dec-2014 23:05). Turns out ...
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translate GRIB product on bounding box

I'm in troubles with the projection of a GRIB product. I have a Cloud mask image and I want georeferencing it with GDAL. I need to pass through gdal_translate before, since i need to fix the bounding ...
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Geotransformation, from sat coordinates to Earth coordiantes

I'm using this code: https://github.com/mcidasv/mcidasv/blob/master/ucar/unidata/geoloc/projection/sat/GEOSTransform.java to retrieve longitude and latitude in Earth system from column, line ...
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Converting a large set of GRIB2 files to a spreadsheet format

I have a large set of .pgrbf.grb2 files downloaded from the Climate Prediction Center, and I need to run statistical analyses comparing them to data that was produced locally in .csv format. I'm not ...
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extracting geographic location from NOAA NARR grib

I've downloaded a NOAA NARR grib file that I want to extract the wind component as well as the geographic location. I'm able to extract the wind component from the grib but I can't seem to find any ...
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How wrap GRIB data in Mapserver 6.4

I'm trying to draw a combination of layers with Mapserver. One of the layer takes a shapefile as input and the other one is based on GRIB data. The issue is that the GRIB layer (in green) is drawn ...
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How can I access the bands of a grib file with gdalwarp?

How can I access the subdatasets of a grib file? I am working with NLDAS data and I want to process only the first band of the grib file. I know how to do it with HDF data but I couldn't handle it ...
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Converting GRIB to Geotiff with gdal_translate in Python

I want to extract each band from a GRIB (gridded binary from http://data-portal.ecmwf.int/data/d/interim_daily/) in a single Geotiff image. I´m using Python with gdal_translate in a QGIS backround, ...
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Python package for processing GRIB data in windows

I would like to know what python packages can be used to process GRIB (Gridded Binary) data on a Windows system. I know there is something called pygrib, but to use that I have to use cygwin windows ...
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Convert grib (grb2) precipitation band to visible PNG

I'have been trying to convert band 7 (precipitation) of a grib file (you can download it if you like) to a visible PNG image which I can load via KML into a google maps viewer I have. The ...
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How to rotate u and v components of wind in rotated gribs?

I have a grib message of a rotated hirlam product. The grib message states, that the u and v component contained are relative to the rotated grid. How can I unrotate them?
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Conversion of GRIB and NetCDF to my database

. I have downloaded "High Resolution Initial Conditions" climate forecast data for one day, it was in extension .tar.gz so I extracted it in my local directory and I get the files like in the ...
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grib2 to raster? (grib2 -> raster2pgsql -> PostGIS 2.0 -> GeoServer)

I'm looking to implement import of US National Weather Service data for doing various sorts of models (www.soils.wisc.edu/uwex_agwx if you're curious about what we're doing with the data). The ...