OGC Network Common Data Form (netCDF) Core Encoding Standard

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Overview

Full name OGC Network Common Data Form (netCDF) Core Encoding Standard
Version V 1.0
Amendments None
Corrigenda None
Published by OGC
Languages English
Online overview http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/netcdf
Type of standard OpenGIS Implementation Specification

Instance level

Application OGC NetCDF defines the netCDF data model and the core set of requirements to which every netCDF encoding must adhere. netCDF is popular in atmospheric sciences and oceanography.
Implementation benefits netCDF is a machine-independent format for representing scientific data. It is a self describing, portable, scalable, interoperable data format. The format is popular for data archiving. The combination of the netCDF interface, library and format support the creation, access and sharing of scientific data.