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=Global Attributes=
 
=Global Attributes=
 
=Grids=
 
=Grids=
==Location==
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* [[NetCDF multiple locations]]: several (point) locations, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[LOCATION_GRID.DAT|location_grid.dat]];
* [[NetCDF multiple locations]]: several (point) locations, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[LOCATION_GRID.DAT|location_grid.dat]].
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* [[NetCDF multiple profiles]]: several longitudinal and cross-sectional profiles, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[PROFIL05.BIN|profil05.bin]];
==Profile==
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* [[NetCDF triangular grid]]: triangular grid, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[GITTER05.DAT and GITTER05.BIN|gitter05.dat and gitter05.bin]];
* [[NetCDF multiple profiles]]: several longitudinal and cross-sectional profiles, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[PROFIL05.BIN|profil05.bin]].
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* [[NetCDF unstructured grid]]: unstructured grid, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[UNTRIM_GRID.DAT|untrim_grid.dat]];
==Triangular Grid==
 
* [[NetCDF triangular grid]]: triangular grid, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[GITTER05.DAT and GITTER05.BIN|gitter05.dat and gitter05.bin]].
 
==Unstructured Grid==
 
* [[NetCDF unstructured grid]]: unstructured grid, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[UNTRIM_GRID.DAT|untrim_grid.dat]].
 
==Unstructured Grid with SubGrid==
 
 
* [[NetCDF unstructured grid with subgrid]]: unstructured grid with additional subgrid data, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[UTRSUB_GRID.DAT|utrsub_grid.dat]].
 
* [[NetCDF unstructured grid with subgrid]]: unstructured grid with additional subgrid data, e. g. equivalent to contents of file [[UTRSUB_GRID.DAT|utrsub_grid.dat]].
  

Revision as of 06:50, 14 September 2010

General Aspects

Purpose of these BAWiki Pages

These BAWiki pages do describe all NetCDF conventions required to store baw-specific data in NetCDF data files (see network common data form). I. e. all local conventions are listed, which go beyond the international agreed-upon CF-metadata convention. These pages are also meant as a discussion ground for agreeing on those additional conventions required.

In cases where the international agreed-upon conventions are insufficient, one should first check whether extensions described in Deltares-Conventions can be used or not - it is recommended to discuss further required extensions with Deltares.

The additional conventions should be listed in the global NetCDF attribute Conventions, e. g. in the following way:

// global attributes:
 :Conventions = "CF-1.4/Deltares-0.1/BAW-0.1" .

Terminology

Global Attributes

Grids

Time Coordinate

Vertical Coordinate

Reduction of Dataset Size

Data

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Time Series Data

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