Re: basic topology and the Data Model with geo-locations

Bill,

>Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2000 12:45:03 -0500
>From: Bill Hibbard <hibbard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: Stuart Wier <wier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: basic topology and the Data Model with geo-locations

In the above message, you wrote:

> 3. ((lat, lon, alt) -> (time, obs))
> In this case, the domain Set would be a Gridded3DSet with
> manifold dimension = 1.  This is probably the preferable
> way, since it preserves the notion that the spatial points
> are along a path rather than just a random scatter.

How would one programatically know that "time" is the manifold variable
and not "obs"?

Regards,
Steve Emmerson   <http://www.unidata.ucar.edu>