Tagged under "Binary / text data format"

Term definition: 
A specification prescribing a precise format to the way data are encoded, often hierarchical and based on multidimensional arrays.
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Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP)
Format used by AgMIP models: data are transferred into and out of the ACE and ACMO databases through the API using JSON objects, which consist of key:value pairs. Each key in a key:value pair...
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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
METAR is a format for reporting weather information. A METAR weather report is predominantly used by pilots in fulfillment of a part of a pre-flight weather briefing, and by meteorologists, who use...
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World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) code form FM 94 BUFR (Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data) is a binary code designed to represent, employing a continuous...
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Center for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
CEDA has used NASA-Ames formatted data for many years. NASA-Ames was devised primarily as a format for aircraft observations, but can be adapted for many atmospheric observation data. However, NASA-...
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World Meteorological Organization
CLIMAT is a code for reporting monthly climatological data assembled at land-based meteorological surface observation sites to data centres. CLIMAT-coded messages contain information on several...
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US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
EnergyPlus is a whole building energy simulation program that engineers, architects, and researchers use to model both energy consumption—for heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting and plug and...
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World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Commission for Basic Systems (CBS) Extraordinary Meeting Number VIII (1985) approved a general purpose, bit-oriented data exchange format, designated FM 92...
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HDF Group
The format of an HDF5 file on disk encompasses several key ideas of the HDF4 and AIO file formats as well as addressing some shortcomings therein. The new format is more self-describing than the HDF4...
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NASA
The NASA Ames Format for Data Exchange, often referred to as NASA Ames Format, grew out of NASA aircraft campaigns and was first formalised at the Ames Research Centre, California, during the 1987...
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Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
The Network Common Data Form, or netCDF, is an interface to a library of data access functions for storing and retrieving data in the form of arrays, and it's also by extension the name of the format...
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Climate and Forecast metadata conventions
The conventions for CF (Climate and Forecast) metadata are designed to promote the processing and sharing of files created with the NetCDF API . The CF conventions are increasingly gaining acceptance...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
The OGC netCDF encoding supports electronic encoding of geospatial data, that is, digital geospatial information representing space and time-varying phenomena. This standard specifies the CF-netCDF...
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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
This Interface Standard is a profile of the OGC® GML Application Schema –Coverages version 1.0 [OC 09-146r2]. This document specifies the usage of the GeoTIFF data format for the encoding of GML...
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World Meteorological Organization
SYNOP (surface synoptic observations) is a numerical code (called FM-12 by WMO) used for reporting weather observations made by manned and automated weather stations. SYNOP reports are typically sent...
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US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
The TMY3s are data sets of hourly values of solar radiation and meteorological elements for a 1-year period. Their intended use is for computer simulations of solar energy conversion systems and...
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World Meteorological Organization
The WMO Core Profile of the ISO 19115: Geographic Information - Metadata standard is used by the WMO Information System (WIS) to create a catalogue of all information that is made available through...