GRIB Data Format used for the COSMO-Model System

Last updated: August 2018

Reading and writing data from or to disk requires a special data format. To be able to exchange data with other scientists or forecasters, a machine-independent data format should be used. Two different data formats are implemented in the INT2LM and in the COSMO-Model:

These pages describe the WMO GRIB format and its usage in the COSMO-Model system in more detail.