Cristina, I merged this new support-ticket with the previous, related one. Are you satisfied with my previous reply? I don't know what more I can say. > Dear Support, > I've just contact you....but I still need your help! > I work in a oceanographic group (CNR - ROME) and I'm involved in > MYOCEAN project. As Leader of the Ocean Color Work group, we are > trying to harmonize all Ocean color data produced by 5 different > production centers. We must produce data in netcdf format, compliant > with CF convention. > > In the CF convention you can read: > "the value of the units attribute is a string that can be recognized by > UNIDATA"s Udunits package [UDUNITS]". > > So.....concerning chlorophyll most of our partner are currently > using "mg m-3". AS WE NEED TO BE COMPLIANT WITH CF SPECIFICATION, SO > WE MUST BE SURE TO USE A UNITS RECOGNIZE BY UDUNIT..... > > If you use udunits2 you can find what follows: > > udunits2: Using default XML database > You have: 1mg > You want: kg > 1 mg = 1e-06 kg > x/kg = 1e-06*(x/mg) > You have: milligrams > You want: kg > 1 milligrams = 1e-06 kg > x/kg = 1e-06*(x/milligrams) > You have: microkg > You want: kg > 1 microkg = 1e-06 kg > x/kg = 1e-06*(x/microkg) > > So....from these results It seems that we can use all of the above > units (mg, milligrams, microkg) to express "milligramms" > > In a previous email you suggested me not to use "microkg" and to use > "milligram"......but.....WHAT ABOUT "mg"? IT is wildspread used as it > is shorter than "milligram" ,our partners are asking me to use "mg" > AND....IT SEEMS THAT udunits2 RECOGNIZES IT.... > > THANKS IN ADVANCED > > CRISTINA TRONCONI > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------- > Cristina Tronconi > Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima - sezione di Roma > Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche > Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100 > 00133 Roma, Italy > Tel: +39 06 49934342 > cell: '39 349 1242954 > Fax: +39 06 20660291 > e-mail: address@hidden Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: UVU-592022 Department: Support UDUNITS Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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