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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Speed of various raster data formats

I'm having trouble locating any discussion or comparative benchmarking of different raster file formats (e.g., for use in data analysis in R). Does anybody have any insight into why particular formats ...
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Longitudinal Issues with NetCDF data

I am seeking advice on working with world data sets where the GCS has a positive range (0 degrees to 360 degrees). The data I am working with are NetCDF oceanographic data and have positive coordinate ...
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Convert timeseries stack of GTiff raster to single NetCDF

Moving from gdal-dev mailing list: On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 7:09 PM, David Shean wrote: Hi list, I'm trying to package a timeseries of GTiff rasters with identical projection/extent/resolution as a ...
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How to create a 4096x4096 png from a 1440x720 data set using GDAL?

I'm having a bear of a time trying to do something that seems fairly straightforward. I'm trying to take a netcdf file from ftp://eclipse.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/OI-daily-v2/NetCDF/2011/AVHRR-AMSR/ and turn ...
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How do you 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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How to re-project ease( Equal Area Scalable Earth) grid with a ~25 km cylindrical projection to WGS84 0.25 degree? [duplicate]

I have nc (NetCDF) files for global soil moisture. From the metadata, the projection is cylindrical and the resolution is 25 km (it is based on authalic sphere based on International 1924 ...
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How can I export a shapefile to netCDF?

I have a shapefile of the worlds biomes Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Shapefile (TNC), 12/14/09, 50MB download from available from http://conserveonline.org/workspaces/ecoregional.shapefile ...
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Sum many netCDF rasters

For the first time, I am using NetCDF data files containing daily data about soil moisture at a global level. I want to be able to obtain monthly mean value of soil moisture for each grid cell. ...
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Batch conversion of netCDF to Raster in ArcGIS using Python

I'm having trouble using the Dimension Values (Optional) argument in arcpy.MakeNetCDFRasterLayer_md. Whatever I seem to do the output raster is always the first layer which is the default value. ...
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How to convert a NetCDF file to GeoTIFF using GDAL

I have a NetCDF file which contains data for the number of rain days in the UK. I'd like to convert it to a GeoTIFF, but can't get GDAL correctly georeference it. See dumps from gdalinfo below. I ...
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How to automate downloading “slices” of data from Web Coverage Service (WCS)?

I'd like to automate downloading "slices" of data from a WCS service. This is a WCS 1.1.2 service, supporting netCDF. The data are updated daily - forecasts from an atmospheric regional model - 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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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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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 ...
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Copying netCDF coordinate system

UPDATE: 7/26/2013 The issue I'm encountering is a known bug with the netCDF-Java API described in ticket TDS-391: A user would like to convert radar data to netCDF format. Unfortunately, the data ...
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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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How to load a NetCDF-file into QGIS using Python?

I have a CF-conform NetCDF-file which can be loaded into Quantum GIS (Version 1.8) by using the "Add Raster Layer"-button and subsequently choosing the file and the raster layers of interest. This ...
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Importing grib, grib2, netcdf to PostGIS

According to grib2 to raster? (grib2 -> raster2pgsql -> PostGIS 2.0 -> GeoServer), it seems like that grib2 can be treated as raster directly. Is it the so called "standard" way? How about ...
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Longitude range NETCDF vs ASCII

I am trying to preprocess a netcdf dataset with arcgis such that it has the same extent, cellsize and format as an ascii dataset I am using. Both are visualized in the image below: The big one in ...
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How to Create a Vector Field from Separate u and v Data Files?

I am using Quantum GIS and trying to create a vector field using data from two separate netcdfs. One contains the u data, one contains the v data. Can this be done, and if so, how? Thanks. Jason
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Geoprocessing Service to return Multidimensional Raster from a NetCDF file

I have tried to make this work for weeks with no results. I am trying to create a model in ArcMap that uses the Multidimension Tool "Make NetCDF Raster Layer" and return a raster to which I can apply ...
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How can i read netcdf file of station data

Please can anyone have experience with netcdf data with irregular grid. my data file is taken from NCEP ADP Global Upper Air and Surface Weather Observations (PREPBUFR format) So i need to extract ...
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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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Extraction of DEM from netCDF file into ASCII XYZ format

I need to extract a DEM of a waterbody from a netCDF file so I can ultimately convert the DEM into xyz format. I'm not sure how to go about doing this, and so far, I have tried to create raster layers ...
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How to save MakeNetCDFTableView output?

I was trying to extract the time-series data from the netcdf using grid points (lat/long) by MakeNetCDFTableView. I have more than 100 grid points and I want to extract the data from the netcdf file. ...
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how to extract a variable at specific time and depth from netcdf in r

I have the following netcdf file containing 7 variables and 4 dimensions. [1] "file data.nc has 4 dimensions:" [1] "depth Size: 12" [1] "time Size: 37" [1] "x Size: 305" [1] "y Size: 432" ...
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Consume netcdf Data with ESRI Javascript API?

We've got loads of raster data that can be organized by time, so we thought packaging them into netCDF would be a good a idea. But we also want to serve out the data to a web application that ...
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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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Are there examples of high-level interfaces to NetCDF

The R raster package and GDAL both have independent wrappers around NetCDF-4* that treat an array variable as a "complete" dataset, i.e. they provide objects or interfaces that seamlessly give access ...
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netCDF-java has trouble reading this netCDF file(format) and fetching values from the latlon dimension

I'm developing an application where I need to extract variable-values from netCDF files. I'm processing several different formatted netCDF files and now one format seems to be creating some issues. ...
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Interpolation with netcdf4 file

I have a netcdf4 data set that contains array and information about latitude and longitude which can be accessed with the following R command: ncvar_get(dataname, 'lon'); ncvar_get(dataname, 'lat'); ...
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R Raster package: write NetCDF with time dimension

I am writing a rasterbrick with multiple layers to a netcdf file using the raster package in R: writeRaster(gridfile, "Data", "CDF", overwrite=TRUE, ...
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How do I create rendered vector field in qgis

Perhaps I am misunderstanding the "vector field renderer" and "VectFieldCalc" plugins, but I have no idea how to make a vector field of arrows, with directions and magnitude. I have the data loaded ...
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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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How do I solve Gdalwarp error 'too many points failed to transform' for remapping Geostationary to Lambert conformal?

I am trying to remap from Geostationary to Lambert conformal using gdalwarp. My input data is in netcdf, and is in geographic coordinates (degrees) and I would like to output the remapped data to ...
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What are the characteristics of a raster to Netcdf layer in ArcMap?

Specifically, when trying to edit the attribute table? This is would be for work purely in ArcMap, and converting raster to Netcdf. I have a land cover layer (that I've converted to a raster to ...
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How to use GRIB data in ArcGIS? (Zonal Stat as Table)

I am trying to calculate zonal stats as table with a python script for 45 .grib files from the ERA-40 Monthly Mean of Daily Mean database (http://data-portal.ecmwf.int/data/d/era40_moda/) for certain ...
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how to create CF-compliant NetCDF from ESRI Grid?

been trying to make a CF-compliant netCDF file from an ESRI Grid. I want to serve it w/the THREDDS server. Been using gdal_translate. I know the netcdf output option is definitely not CF compliant, so ...
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How to upload a NETCDF to Geoserver using cURL?

I'm trying to upload a NETCDF file (.nc) to Geoserver Store of Coverage ImageMosaic The command is this: curl -v -u admin:geoserver -XPOST -H "Content-type: text/plain" -d ...
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Projecting Imported NetCDF file correctly?

I have 360 NetCDF files (.nc) that I need to import into ArcGIS. They hold monthly historical climate data in the U.S. When I tried to import one, using the Make NETCDF Raster Layer tool, the ...
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Superimposing high resolution NetCDF data on Google Earth?

I have got output from Weather Research Forecasting Software(WRF) in NETCDF format. These are basically high resolution forecasts for precipitation and wind barbs(sea breeze circulations or slope ...
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How to open and plot Globcolour chlorophyll image in R?

Level 3 globcolour chlorophyll images (download from hermes) are in netCDF format. Those files can be imported via ncdf package to R 3.1. ch.nc = ...
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problem reading netcdf

I am using qgis 2.2 (I have also tried this in qgis 2.0 and arcgis 10 with the same result) (I have some basic understanding of netcdf, but I am probably missing a lot of details...) I have manged to ...
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Issues with importing a netcdf file to arcgis as a point feature layer

I have a netcdf file of my computational grid. It is a structured curvilinear grid. When I make a feature layer from a it with the Multidimension Tool toolbox, I cannot get the point locations to plot ...
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NetCDF file size calculation

I'm planning to use the NetCDF file format for storing my time-series observation data on a server. I would like to use the "NetCDF-CF" conventions. Before I start writing any scripts for importing ...
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Subsetting a curvilinear netCDF file (ROMS model output) using a lon/lat bounding box.

I am attempting to get salinity data from one of the ocean models in our region and have run into a roadblock. This is ROMS model output in NetCDF form, but the grid is curvilinear (lon and lat arrays ...
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ArcMap Raster to NetCDF - lat/long

I need to convert a few files which are projected in WGS84 into netCDF. NetCDF requires lat/long. I am a bit confused on how the process is handled by ArcMap especially after looking at the online ...
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How to calculate average wind speed at a particular location (given longitude and latitude)? [on hold]

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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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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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), ...