Decoders Status Report

Decoder Packages Robb Kambic Unidata Program Center September 24 2008

The Java Grib Libraries are mainly in maintenance mode since the official release 2006.

- support for grid 87 added
- added table for NWS MDL data
- fixed winds  true/relative
- modifications to ProductDefinition 8 (Cumulative time period)
- added grib1 table for Japanese data
- productDefinition 2 (Derived forecast based  on all ensemble members) implemented. 

The Java BUFR package is being completely refactored. Extensive search has been  performed to find the correct BUFR tables for all 
products on the IDD feed. The expected release will be in one month.