bufr_spot is a python based package which provides a quick way to analyze BUFR files:

a) Extract number of observations in terms of number of lat/lon points
b) Produce geolocation plots
c) Produce an ascii file as a summary
d) Use configurable BUFR TABLES to decode the bufr

bufr_spot is a task available within the following branch:

and organized as follows:

python/ --> main python application
modules/ --> contains python modules used by --> providea configurable options to run


run_bufr_spot.ksh --> script to run

Refer to the attached file (bufr_spot_outputs.tar.gz) which provides a set of outputs (plots and ascii) from

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