OceanSITES Data Format Reference Manual NetCDF Conventions and Reference Tables. Version 1.4. July 16, 2020.
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The main purpose of this document is to specify the format of the files that are used to distribute OceanSITES data, and to document the standards used therein. This includes naming conventions, or taxonomy, as well as metadata content. Intended users are OceanSITES data providers and users of OceanSITES data. 1.4.1 Technical Documentation available Technical documentation of the OceanSITES system consists of three pieces OceanSITES Data Format Reference Manual This manual. OceanSITES Data Users' Guide For data users, formerly called How to Access OceanSITES Data, this document contains an outline of Global Data Assembly Center (GDAC) data directory structure and ftp/opendap access, data use policy/license, list of sites, Data Assembly Centers (DACs), etc. It should be used in conjunction with the Data Format Reference Manual. OceanSITES Data Providers' Guide For data producers: DACs and Principal Investigators (PIs), based on the earlier document How to Work with GDAC. This docum.....
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationOceanSITES Data Format Reference Manual NetCDF Conventions and Reference Tables. Version 1.4 July 16, 2020. Geneva, Switzerland, OceanSITES, JCOMMOPS, 36pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-421.2