Recommendation for Metadata

  • Data provenance: title, institution, source, history, references, comment, Conventions (see CF convention)
  • Contacts : name, surname, email
  • Abstract : short text describing the dataset
  • Methodology : Detailed description of the methodology used to create the data
  • Documentation : URL link to data documentation *
  • Data original site : URL link to the origin site where the data can be found *
  • ReadMe file : recommendation for data file manipulation *

    *whenever occurs

  • Data file

  • Naming convention [ Dataset ]_[ Geographical Coverage ]_[ Resolution LatxLon ]_[ Category ]_[ Parametre ]_[ Version ].nc
  • Format NetCDF-4
  • Global attributes Data provenance