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Can someone explain how the Grib files are produced? I understand the files are all computer generated but what is the input? Do they use a satelite to get the input information? And what is the input information? If it is say Barometric pressure, how does a satelite measure barometric pressure?
Here is the technical answer - http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/WD...-binary-2.html
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