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Graphics File Formats FAQ (Part 3 of 4): Where to Get File Format Specifications
Section - GRIB - Gridded Binary

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         Type: General data format
    Extension:
      Version: 
  Compression:
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   Maintainer: World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Specification:

GRIB is the standard format for the storage and interchange of
meteorological data. Several "flavors" of GRIB exist, prompting the
original format to be called WMO GRIB. The format specification and
software may be found at:

  ftp://ncardata.ucar.edu/libraries/grib/
  ftp://nic.fb4.noaa.gov/pub/nws/nmc/docs/gribguide/
 
The specification for the ECMWF GRIB format is at:

  ftp://ncardata.ucar.edu/datasets/ds111.2/format
  ftp://ncardata.ucar.edu/datasets/ds111.2/software


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  http://java.meteor.wisc.edu/

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