[CF-metadata] JSON representation based on CF

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Tue Jul 25 18:07:20 MDT 2017


There have been a few similar efforts.

One is the work in NCO -- not about CF per-se but about a way to translate
the netcdf data model to json -- once you've done that, the CF rules are
pretty much the same.

There was also an effort by Pedro Nunes at NESDIS/STAR:

http://www.space-research.org/blog/star_json.html

and NCO now supports something (not sure the final state of that). The
discussion on sourceforge is here:

https://sourceforge.net/p/nco/discussion/9829/thread/8c4d7e72/

I'm not sure the status of either of those efforts, but hopefully we won't
have a third one!

-Chris








On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:20 PM, David Johnson <d.johnson at metocean.co.nz>
wrote:

> Hello All,
>
> Apologies if this is wrong place to post this. But I would like to draw
> your attention to an open source initiative we have started:
> cf-json.org.
>
> The intention of this is to develop a standard around online exchange of
> climate and weather data. Based firmly on CF conventions for NetCDF. This
> was in response to the lack of any obvious standards for JSON. The transfer
> of weather data via RESTful services is now widespread and JSON is a common
> format for this. The geospatial community have geojson so we figured we
> need something similar. We are using this internally, but would be happy to
> see wider adoption.
>
> Pleased to have any feedback and/or knowledge of other existing efforts in
> this space.
>
> Best regards,
> Dave
>
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