[CF-metadata] add_offset for time dimension

Jonathan Gregory j.m.gregory at reading.ac.uk
Fri Sep 17 01:09:34 MDT 2010


Dear John and Benno

No, CF doesn't specifically exclude add_offset for coordinate variables, but it
only talks about it regarding packing data variables, and in Table A it is
listed only as an attribute of data variables, not coordinate variables. I
think that's because coordinate variables don't take up so much space anyway so
there is not the same need for packing.

Best wishes

Jonathan



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