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The aim of this course is to introduce students to ecCodes: A package developed by ECMWF which provides an application programming interface and a set of tools for decoding and encoding BUFR messages.

Note: The version of the ecCodes software used for this training course is now released (v2.2.0). Please see here.

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 Monday 6th MarchTuesday 7th MarchWednesday 8th MarchThursday 9th March
9:30 - 11:00 
 BUFR tools

BUFR tools basics:

  • codes_info
  • bufr_count
  • bufr_dump
  • bufr_ls
  • bufr_get

Slides

Shahram Najm

 

 

 Fortran and Python APIs

Decoding with Fortran & Python
part 1

Slides

Marijana Crepulja

 Advanced features
  • copy data from one BUFR to another
  • keys iterator
  • new python interface
  • bufr_dump producing code

Slides

Enrico Fucile

Tea and Coffee
11:30 - 13:00 
 BUFR tools
  • bufr_compare
  • bufr_copy
  • bufr_set

Slides

 bufr_filter introduction
  • bufr_filter syntax and basic usage

Slides

 

Shahram Najm

 Fortran and Python APIs

Decoding with Fortran & Python
part 2

Slides

Marijana Crepulja

 

 extra ecCodes features
  • Installation with CMake

Slides

  • GTS headers
  • METAR

Slides

Shahram Najm
Enrico Fucile


12:50 Q&A session

Lunch
14:00 - 15:15

14:00 Welcome

Anna Ghelli

 

 BUFR in a nutshell
  • WMO Manual on Codes
  • BUFR structure
  • BUFR tables
  • Operators, bitmap, replication...

Slides

Enrico Fucile

 Advanced BUFR tools

bufr_filter advanced topics
part 1

  • encoding/decoding
  • subset selection

Slides

Roberto Ribas

 

 Fortran and Python APIs

Encoding with Fortran & Python
part 1

Slides

Marijana Crepulja

 
Tea and Coffee
15:45 - 17:00
 BUFR with ecCodes introduction

Enrico Fucile

 Advanced BUFR tools

bufr_filter advanced topics
part 2

  • delayed replication
  • bit maps

Slides

Extras

Solutions

Roberto Ribas

 

 Fortran and Python APIs

 Encoding with Fortran & Python
part 2
Slides

Marijana Crepulja

 

 


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Events during the week

Tea and coffees: 11.00-11.30 am and 15.15 to 15.45 pm

Lunch: 13.00 to 14.00

 

 

Training course participants and lecturers

6th - 9th March 2017