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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Getting netCDF data into PostGIS database using Python?

I can read the netCDF file data with netCDF-python or with gdalinfo, but I am unsure of the easiest way to get it into a PostGIS database. It would be really easy if I could convert the netCDF file ...
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Simple way to plot netCDF variables on Mollweide projection in R

After spending hours Googling I'm still no closer. I'm very keen to find out if there is a very simple way to plot up variables from a netCDF file that are stored in a regular lat-lon grid (-90to90˚N, ...
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Building attribute table from raster in ArcMap?

I'm using 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 ...
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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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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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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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python crashes with returned gdal band object from a function

I wrote these two functions in a module when I want to read the band in NetCDF or HDF files and return the band outside the function. Each HDF and NetCDF has many subdatasets. Each subdataset in a ...
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Geoserver netCDF output missing classes

I downloaded the latest stable release (2.7.1.1) from http://sourceforge.net/projects/geoserver/files/GeoServer/. It starts with the integrated jetty and works fine so far. So I wanted to configure ...
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What is causing syntax error in arcpy NetCDF Raster script

I'm trying to save the raster layer in the stand-alone python GUI but I keep getting a syntax error. I'm using the code from Save To Layer File (Data Management). And the error that shows up is: the ...
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What are the units in GMTED2010 elevation data?

I have downloaded the GMTED2010 elevation data from http://topotools.cr.usgs.gov/gmted_viewer/viewer.htm I am merging all the files/tiles (to create a global dataset) with: gdal_merge.py There is ...
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How to extract,stack and calculate Standard Deviation from a NetCDF (.nc) to produce a single standard deviation and Mean image in arcGIS?

I have a NetCDF file for several years of monthly Climate data ( Precipitation,PET,Temp,etc) data from CRU 3.22 (Climate Research Unit). I want to extract a subset of the dataset namely 2000-2010. And ...
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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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GIS only shows the Latitude and does not shows Longitude in nc format file?

I've downloaded a global data-sets contained of .nc format. I tried to open it in ArcGIS model. I used the function Make NetCDF Table View to view the data, when i selected the Dimension, it only ...
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NetCDF4 Files: Missing Projection & Varying Dimensions (Multiple Files)

All, I hope you can shed some light on issues I've been having regarding NCEP Reanalysis-I netCDF-4 file format: First issue, Projection information is not stored on the downloads I obtained from ...
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NetCDF to Geotiff file conversion

How would I convert NetCDF files to Geotiff format? The data I am using is air temperature data that comes from the Climatic Research Institute and I want to display it on ENVI. I am not familiar with ...
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Convert ARC BIL to netCDF

We are interested in using a dataset created by a fire lab. The data is in ARC BIL format. Is there a way to convert this into netCDF?
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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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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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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 ...