cnvgrib1to2 man page

cnvgrib1to2 — Convert a GRIB1 file to GRIB2 format

Synopsis

cnvgrib1tos21 <grib1filename> <grib2filename> [packing_scheme]

Description

This command (from the pygrib package) converts a GRIB1 formatted file to GRIB2 formatted file.

GRIB is a file format defined for meteorological data defined by the WMO (World Meteorological Organisation). It is commonly used in meteorology to store historical and forecast weather data.

Options

This program takes an optional packing_scheme which may be one of:

grid_simple

grid_complex

grid_complex_spatial_differencing

grid_jpeg

grid_png

The default is 'grid_jpeg'

Exit Status

0
if OK or if the program did not start due to a wrong number of commandline arguments
1
if the program failed during the conversion stage

Authors

Jeffrey Whitaker <jeffrey.s.whitaker@noaa.gov> wrote the code.
Alastair McKinstry <mckinstry@debian.org> wrote this man page

See Also

Related tools are cnvgrib2to1, grib_list and grib_repack which are all based on the more general python module pygrib and the c-library gribapi

Info

2013-10-31 pygrib