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ready Cooperative Ocean-Atmosphere Research Data Service Conventions

Abbreviation: COARDS conventions

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The COARDS conventions are a set of conventions adopted in order to promote the interchange and sharing of files created with the netCDF Application Programmer Interface (API). This standard is based upon version 2.3 of netCDF. Documentation of the netCDF API may be found in the NetCDF documentation. All conventions named in that document will be adhered to in this standard unless noted to the contrary. This standard also refers to version 1.7.1 of the Udunits standard supported by Unidata.

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Record added: Oct. 15, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Record updated: Feb. 18, 2019, 11:16 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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