> John- > > I understand that there is no CF convention for ensembles, but I have a > question on writing them through my GrADS IOSP. I looked at the GFS > Ensembles on motherlode and that uses a String variable for the ensemble > coordinate variable. GrADS has names for each ensemble member so I > could follow that model. I looked on the CF site for a discussion and > the current direction that people were headed but didn't see anything. > > Is using the names as a coordinate variable your recommendation? > > Don > -- > Don Murray > NOAA/ESRL/PSD and CIRES > 303-497-3596 > http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/people/don.murray/ > > any type is fine (i think strings are the best from user pov) , also put aatribute _CoordinateAxisType = "Ensemble" on the ensemble coordinate variable. Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: FCJ-539810 Department: Support netCDF Java Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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