[CF-metadata] CMIP5 ocean biogeochemistry standard names
jbgraybeal at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 23 08:14:54 MDT 2010
Scalar coordinate value seems much more computable. I'm assuming if
the coordinate value is absent, the default applies.
On Apr 23, 2010, at 06:14, Lowry, Roy K wrote:
> Hi Alison,
> John's response got buried in my 'todo' pile. His 'flexible'
> definition almost works for me, but I would prefer to take 2um (the
> definition of field taxonomists) as the default, giving a definition
> 'Picophytoplankton are the smallest size class of phytoplankton with
> a maximum size of 2um for observational data and some models. Other
> models may specify the upper limit elsewhere in the range 2-5 um, in
> which case the actual upper limit used should be specified.'
> Whether this specification should be done through the long name or a
> scalar co-ordinate variable as John suggests is something I'm not
> sure about. Anybody any preferences?
> Cheers, Roy.
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