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Model Name File (mod_name.lup)

The model name database file contains a list of model numbers from the GRIB files and a name to use in labels for WXP products.  The model names change on a regular basis so rather than hard coding the model names into the program, the model lookup file provides the means for updating the model name list and to tailor how the model name is displayed on WXP products.

FORMAT

The model name file is formatted as follows:

[src:]model name
[src:]model name
...

where:

  • src -- The optional source/center ID from the GRIB product (Octet 5 of PDB,   ie ECMWF=98, NCEP=07)
  • model -- The model ID from the GRIB product (Octet 6 of PDB)
  • name -- The name to use for the model (ie Eta, NGM, AVN)

EXAMPLES

An example of the mod_name.lup file:

  0 OBS
# WXP derived fields
  1 WXP
# Significant Wind Wave model
 10 SWW
# Snow Cover Analysis
 25 SCA
# European Center for Medium range Weather Forecasting model
98:30  ECMWF
98:31  ECMWF
98:40  ECMWF
98:111 ECMWF
98:122 ECMWF
98:131 ECMWF
98:141 ECMWF
98:151 ECMWF
98:152 ECMWF
98:161 ECMWF
98:183 ECMWF
98:184 ECMWF
# Nested Grid Model
 39 NGM
239 NGM MOS
# Global Optimal Interpolation analysis
 43 GOI
# Sea Surface Temperature analysis
 44 SST
# Spectral 24 wave model
 45 S24
# Spectral 30 wave model
 46 S30
# Limited Fine Mesh model
 53 LFO
# Regional Optimal Interpolation analysis
 64 ROI
# Medium Range Forecast model
 69 AVN
 77 AVN
 78 MRF
 80 MRF
 81 AVN
 82 MRF
278 MRF MOS
# ETA Forecast model
 83 Eta8
 84 Eta4
 85 Eta3
 89 Eta
289 Eta MOS
# RUC Forecast model
 86 RUC
# US Navy
58:71 Navy

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For further information about WXP, email technical-support@weather.unisys.com
Last updated by Dan Vietor on August 11, 1998