[ckan-discuss] Tabular data formats
ww at styx.org
Sun Oct 9 15:23:03 BST 2011
On Sun, 9 Oct 2011 15:02:05 +0100, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> said:
rufus> As you'll see the list is quite short and I'd love to hear
rufus> more / get links etc from people who know more than I (as
rufus> one example, I hear very positive things about R and its
rufus> data frames but have not yet tracked down a really good
rufus> overview of interface of how its designed).
You might also mention NetCDF:
NetCDF is a set of software libraries and self-describing,
machine-independent data formats that support the creation,
access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.
It's a binary format and is heavily used for e.g. timeseries empirical
measurements (found in the wild during the climate data debacle
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