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Select a netCDF file:
maximum size 5.00 GB
MCC supports valid netCDF files including those that are compressed with gzip or bzip.
Grouped HDF5/netCDF4 files are not currently supported.
Acceptable file extensions are: .gz, .bz2, .nc, .cdf, .h5, .nc4 and .hdf.
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ACDD (Attribute Convention for Data Discovery)
These conventions identify and define a list of NetCDF global attributes recommended for describing a NetCDF dataset to discovery systems such as Digital Libraries. Software tools will use these attributes for extracting metadata from datasets, and exporting to Dublin Core, DIF, ADN, FGDC, ISO 19115 etc. metadata formats.
CF (netCDF Climate and Forecast Metadata Conventions)
The conventions define metadata that provide a definitive description of what the data in each variable represents, and the spatial and temporal properties of the data. This enables users of data from different sources to decide which quantities are comparable, and facilitates building applications with powerful extraction, regridding, and display capabilities. The CF conventions generalize and extend the COARDS conventions.
GDS2 (Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature Data Specification, Version 2)
The GHRSST Data Specification (GDS) Version 2.0 is a technical specification of GHRSST products and services.
Version 2, Revision 5