Indeed, on the NODC NetCDF FeatureTypes templates page:
the dataset for "time series" with one platform:
does *not* have a station dimension, and is readable by NetCDF (4.3)
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Ellyn Montgomery <emontgomery@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thanks very much Tom!
> When I use the webstart toolsUI V4.3 on your ncml, it still puts Station in
> the feature type, and like mine, the dataType is empty in the CoordSys view.
> I think I read in the CF-1.6 doc that if you only have one station in a
> file, you don't need to use the station dimension. But obviously adding it
> lets you view the time series data entries- which is a big improvement.
> Best, Ellyn
> On 07/17/2012 03:41 PM, Tom Kunicki wrote:
>> Hi Ellyn,
>> I was able to view the time series data by adding a station dimension and
>> adding it the the dimension/shape of the observation variables.
>> This body part will be downloaded on demand.
> Ellyn T. Montgomery, Oceanographer and Data Manager
> U.S. Geological Survey
> Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
> 384 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543-1598
> netcdf-java mailing list
> For list information or to unsubscribe, visit:
Dr. Richard P. Signell (508) 457-2229
USGS, 384 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1598