Metadata/Format

Recommendation for Metadata

  • General information: (see CF convention)
    • title
    • institution
    • source
    • history
    • references
    • comment
  • 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 *
  • DOI : Dataset identify number *

*whenever occurs

Data output format in ECCAD

  • Files naming convention [ Dataset ]_[ Geographical Coverage ]_[ Resolution LatxLon ]_[ Category ]_[ Parametre ]_[ Version ].nc
  • Format NetCDF-4

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