Showing entries tagged [coordinates]

Accessing netCDF Data by Coordinates

Library software like netCDF or HDF5 provides access to multidimensional data by array indices, but we would often rather access data by coordinates, such as points on the Earth's surface or space-time bounding boxes.  This blog, with an accompanying iPython notebook, explores some issues with correctness and efficiency in accessing data by coordinates instead of array indices in a real-world example.

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WRF does CF - Part Two

The gory details of CF compliant WRF.[Read More]

HDF5 Dimension Scales - Part 2

In which we travel to alternate universes and cavort with dolphins.

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HDF5 Dimension Scales

You really have to use the rich, chocolaty netCDF-4 instead of vanilla HDF5 for earth science data. Here's why.

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Do blogs about Coordinates need to be monotonous?

You may be shocked that netCDF coordinates can't always be monotonic. Other embarrassing facts are also revealed.

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