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[netCDFJava #DAC-685688]: local BUFR tables

Hi Tom,

Sorry for the delayed response.

Below is information on how you register user supplied BUFR tables with 
netCDF-Java and the IDV. Unfortunately, I'm not familiar enough with BUFR and 
our BUFR code to know how those tables are associated with a particular 
dataset. And I can't ask John (aka Mr. GRIB/BUFR) as he is on vacation for 
another two weeks or so.

So, if the following doesn't seem to work, let us know and we can take a closer 
look and try to figure it out.

The netCDF-Java library can be told to load user specified BUFR tables as 
described here


About half way down the page is a "Register a BUFR Table Lookup" section 
followed by an "XML Configuration" section. In the BUFR section, the link to 
more details is broken but I found the page here 


I just talked to the IDV guys and it sounds like the IDV looks for an 
njConfig.xml file in the $HOME/.unidata directory. Here's a sample file (mostly 
commented out) from the IDV gitHub repository:


Hope that helps,


Tom Whittaker wrote:
> Hi guys...
> I have a user who has a BUFR file with associated B and D tables (I
> have no idea what that means...my knowledge of BUFR stops at being
> able to just type "BUFR")...how does he go about "associating" (or
> whatever it is called) these tables with the file when it is opened
> (using the IDV or McV)?
> Thanks for you help/guidance/etc.
> tom
> --
> Tom Whittaker
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> Space Science & Engineering Center (SSEC)
> Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: DAC-685688
Department: Support netCDF Java
Priority: Critical
Status: Closed

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