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From |
Gordon Hughes <G.A.Hughes@ed.ac.uk> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Reading NetCDF files |

Date |
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 11:43:24 +0000 |

Gordon Hughes g.a.hughes@ed.ac.uk At 14:45 15/02/2012, you wrote:

I don't know of a NetCDF reader, but one alternative to considermight be to convert it to another format that is understood by stata.There is a JSON reader (user-written insheetjson command, availableby the stata command "net install insheetjson")and there seems to be a NetCDF-to-JSON converter available at: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/software.html#JSON Just an alternative to consider... - Erik > Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:42:28 +0000 > From: Gordon Hughes <G.A.Hughes@ed.ac.uk> > Subject: st: Reading NetCDF files > > Dear Statalist, > > Is anyone aware of a Stata user-written routine or other method of > importing data stored in NetCDF files into Stata? > > As background, NetCDF denotes the Network Common Data Form, a binary > file format which is widely used for climate data and other data > compiled by geophysicists, earth scientists, etc. > > There are libraries written in C, Fortran & Java which can be used to > read NetCDF files but I was trying to avoid the need to special > purpose routines to extract the data. In addition, I believe that > there are R modules which can read NetCDF files, but this means a > struggle to remember the details of R data structures. > > I would be very grateful for any suggestions. > > Gordon Hughes > g.a.hughes@ed.ac.uk

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