NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.

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PyGrADs: Importing NOAA Rainfall (.rt)/Exporting NetCDF

I am in the process of automating a workflow from downloading NOAA's Climate Prediction Center's Daily Rainfall data in Binary, using GrADS to convert and export to NetCDF, then arcpy to extract ...
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Getting warning when opening NetCDF file using gdal?

I am using windows 7(32-bit) and want to warp NetCDF (nc) files and save the output as GeoTIFF. First I run gdalinfo first to get the info of the subdataset I need and added NETCDF in the ...
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How to edit netcdf file to create eddies on the map?

I have a netcdf file about Sea Level Anomalies in the global range, and I can open this file in Arcgis using "Multidimension tools - Make NetCDF Raster Layer" as a map, now I want to create some ...
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Visualizing Space-Time-Cube netCDF file in ArcMap 10.3

I just created a netCDF file containing a Space-Time-Cube with 353 time steps using the new "Space-Time" Toolbox in ArcMap 10.3 However it seems, that only ArcGIS Pro can visualize this netCDF file ...
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gdal tool for extracting data

Is there any gdal tool available for obtaining data from number of files. actually i need atmospheric parameters which are downloaded from modis website. some datasets are not having data i.e ...
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Building attribute table from raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a NetCDF file containing the latitude, longitude and porosity for the entire US. I am trying to add another value (wilting point) which depends on the porosity. I wanted to extract the netcdf ...
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problem to open a netCDF and create a raster file

I want to open a netCDF file and create a raster with ArcMap 10.2. The file contains the mean monthly temperature for Switzerland. I found it in meteoswiss web site. I tried to open it with the ...
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How to convert NetCDF file to Grib2 or Grib files

I'm in trouble to read NetCDF file data. Basically NetCDF file contains Ocean current data. How do you convert a NetCDF file to a Grib2 or Grib file? I already have procedure to read data from Grib2 ...
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NetCDF calculations

I have a raster of monthly average temperatures for the state of TX (represented as a grid) for a 50-yr period in the form of a netcdf file. I can display the temperatures but am not sure how to do ...
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How to create contour from NetCDF?

I have downloaded Bathymetry data from GEBCO. Its in NetCDF format. I want to create contour from it. I tried so many tools to convert the file into raster but couldn't do so. How can I create raster ...
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Extract data from netcdf using a shapefile polygon in python

I need to subset data from a NetCDF using a specific shapefile. The data are sea surface temperature and ocean color at 1/4 degree resolution. I have 4 polygons describing the US. Northeast ...
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Using netCDF4 Python climate algorithm?

I have been working in Python with the Acaconda Python distribution to create code that accomplishes the following algorithm: I have multiple variable netCDF4 files [NCEP Reanalysis tmax(K), tmin(K), ...
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Calculating Climate Suitable Days using netCDF4 and Python?

This is a follow up to netCDF4 Python climate algorithm I’m relatively novice in using netCDF files, so I’m wondering if someone can check my logic on my process of delineating what has been defined ...
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converting grib to netcdf with time dimension

I'm trying to convert grib files to NetCDF. The grib files contains subdata sets which are time related. Using the netcdfAll Java library with the NetCDF-4 C library works fine. java -Xmx1g ...
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Want cell linear regression values for a netCDF or multi-band raster

I have climate raster type netCDF data. I want the slope and other regression statistics of temperature for each cell over time. I have read that GEOV IDL can do a temporal regression to achieve ...
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NCEP Reanalysis Interpolation over regions

Given a netCDF4 file, how would one interpolate/average the data by regions in a shapefile? In reference, the publication below: ...
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Latitude and longitude of NetCDF layers in ArcGIS

I've been having a lot of trouble getting the Multidimension system toolbox to work in ArcGIS (10.3). In particular, the Make NetCDF Raster Layer tool does not pick up on numerical Latitude and ...
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How to harvest a thredds server correctly with geonetwork?

I am trying to harvest datasets (NetCDF) from a thredds server using geonetwork 2.10. People shall upload their NetCDF files to the thredds server and the CatalogScan element will list them. After the ...
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How to avoid “Unable to compute a transformation between pixel/line”?

I am trying to re-project from Equi-rectangular to the NASA global EASE grid (Equal Area Scalable Earth) grid 1383 586 with a ~25 km cylindrical projection (ESPG=3410). The file is provided as HDF5. ...
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How I can extract a subset of years from a NetCDF file (e.g. to use in cell statistics)?

I want to use 5 years of data from a netCDF with 10 years of data (monthly slices). I saw this tutorial video that mentions this, but I can't figure out how to select more than one time slice. ...
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why when I use python to program the exact same command as netcdf make a table tool, the table is empty? [duplicate]

If I use the ArcGIS tool "create a table view from netcdf file" eveything works great, but I need to automate a marge larger program. When I use the exact same tool in python, the table it creates is ...
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netcdf python error

I am basically copying and pasting the code provided on Esri's website and every time I try to run it in ipython, the program crashes and needs to restart the kernels. The code is below, does anyone ...
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Iterate NetCDF with model builder ArcMap 10.2

I am building a model to batch convert NetCDF to raster. I don't know how to use file iteration here, the netCDF files are not accepted as input in the iteration. If I use a single input file the ...
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Monthly weather averages using NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis data

I'm a political science grad student and I've recently (and probably foolishly) committed to dipping my feet into GIS. Right now I need to build a table that has monthly precipitation and temperature ...
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Plotting Netcdf data. How to get right projection?

Maybe it's very easy for someone to fix, but I'a a new one in R, so I really need help. I/m trying to plot data containing lat, lon and variable (nmf2). The grid isn't a regular one, so there are some ...
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standard way to write a netcdf4

What is the standard way to write a netcdf4? I'm using this guide http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html but when I dump the output file with ncdump, I get the error: ...
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how to write a netcdf4 in the right manner [duplicate]

What is the standard way to write a netcdf4? I'm using this guide http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html but when I dump the output file with ncdump, I get the error: ...
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netCDF GDAL C# - time:unit?

I'm trying discover how to read the time:unit variable information information from a netCDF file and have run out of ideas. Without this info i cannot auto-magically process the files by date (which ...
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How to match a raster NetCDF data with a vector layer in QGIS?

When I load a raster layer with humidity data from NOAA database (for instance rhum.2m.2014.nc at ftp://ftp.cdc.noaa.gov/Datasets/NARR/Dailies/monolevel/) I am not able to match it with a simple map ...
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how to apply automatically current visualization option in NetCDF files using arcpy.mapping?

I am trying to create a time series animation automatically from NetCDF files, containing each file monthly data for the whole planet for periods of 10 years. I am writing a python script that reads ...
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Conversion of GRIB and NetCDF to my database

. I have downloaded "High Resolution Initial Conditions" climate forecast data for one day, it was in extension .tar.gz so I extracted it in my local directory and I get the files like in the ...
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GDAL reads NEX Climate projection datasets as netCDF on Mac, HDF5 on Ubuntu

I'm trying to work with the climate projection data that NASA released, and is hosted publicly on S3: http://aws.amazon.com/nasa/nex/. The data is available at s3://nasanex/NEX-DCP30. The code I'm ...
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Open a NetCDF file with multiple time step on QGIS (using Python console)

How to load a NetCDF-file into QGIS using Python? explains well how to load a NetCDF with PyQgis. However, it did not help me to choose among all the available time steps. Is there a way to import a ...
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Viewing/understanding NetCDF files

NetCDF seems to be a scientific standard which seems to be rather common in oceanography and atmospheric sciences. I'd like to know more about it. How does the NetCDF format work, structure wise? Do ...
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How can I create a WFS from netCDF file(s)?

Currently I'm working on a project that uses OpenLayers and Geoserver to view data from a postGIS server (both on a map through a WMS, and as data through a WFS). Now, I'd like to be able to compare ...
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Requirements to create ESRI Grid from CF-compliant NetCDF?

I found a lot of information how to create an ESRI grid from NetCDF without ever finding a list of requirements for the NetCDF format. CF compliant does not seem to be enough for ESRI sometimes. What ...
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What coordinate system is this netCDF raster?

I obtained a netCDF raster file, but I couldn't get any metadata to get the name of the coordinate system the raster has been built on. The raster itself doesn't have any coordinate system embedded. I ...
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Display a NetCDF file in 3D

Does anyone know how to display a netCDF in a 3D Scene Map in ArcGIS 10.2? something like the pretty 3d graphics at the UC I've got hundreds of thousands of points/cells with values for a stretch of ...
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FMRC feature in THREDDS presents timesteps incorrectly

I'm trying to set up a Forecast Model Run Collection using THREDDS. I have a collection of netCDF files, where the time at which the simulation was run is part of the filename: forecast_YYMMDDHHmm.nc ...
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How to open/display and extract NetCDF files info?

I am working with NetCDF files using R & Matlab and I would like to know if the GIS community is using them. I know that ArcGIS can open & display, however most of the times the results are ...
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Where do I find the legend for netCDF files in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to make maps of the maize, rice and wheat cultivated area at global level. I found these great netCDF files: http://www.geog.mcgill.ca/landuse/pub/Data/175crops2000/NetCDF/ Here's an ...
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how to generate the average wind speed raster from time series wind datasets (in Netcdf file form)

I download the wind speed information in netCDF form from the 2001 - 2013(i.e 1/1/2001, 1/2/2001, 1/3/2001............. 1/11/2013,1/12/2013) In NetCDF file the 1st row contains latitude , 1 st ...
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How to upload NetCDF and HDF files to Geonode?

What is the best way to upload NetCDF and HDF files to Geonode? Are those formats supported natively, do I have to access them programatically, or do I need to convert them to another format first?
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How to calculate average wind speed at a particular location (given longitude and latitude)? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and new to this software. My question iss I have time series wind speed data in netCDF form. I extract netCDF in raster form after that in table form. Now I need How to ...
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gdalwarp with NETCDF files

I have been looking for it for a while but couldn't find what exactly I need. I have WRF outputs in NETCDF format and I want to convert them to Geotiffs with gdalwarp. I think my -s_srs should be ...
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Mapping NetCDF CF Mercator parameters to GDAL

I have coordinates on a mercator grid projection from a NetCDF (CF) file. The metadata attributes in the file include : standard_parallel, longitude_of_projection_origin, earth_shape (spherical), ...
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Export band names with NetCDF file in R

I am using R to work with multiband raster files and am running into a problem. I have named the bands, but when I export in netcdf format, the band names are being stripped. Anyone know how to ...
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Displaying band names in netcdf file in ArcGIS 10

I have several netcdf files that contain multiple bands with useful names. When I import into R, the names are intact. However, when I import the netcdf files into ArcGIS 10.2 using the makeNETCDF ...
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different data range of raster file in mapserver and qgis

a NetCDF file with only one band with a data range from [0,1.1]. IDV & QGIS identifies it correctly, however gdalinfo finds the data range [1,26505]. Or could it be possible that gdalinfo is right ...
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Setting up THREDDS catalogs for ocean model data

I've got a bunch of NetCDF files from ocean modeling runs. Some are 3-day forecasts that are run daily, some are hindcast runs where each hindcast is split into multiple files like ...