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The reason to use CF convention: Enable plug and play connectivity.
 
The reason to use CF convention: Enable plug and play connectivity.
  
This does not come by simply making good human readable NetCDF files. After all: what could dimension longitude mean besides longitude. If you get data in NetCDF format, it's usually fairly easy to see what really is there. It's also easy to write a generic browser, that can display every variable for you.
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Well done NetCDF files are human readable. After all: what could dimension longitude mean besides longitude. If you get data in NetCDF format, it's usually fairly easy to see what really is there.  
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It's also easy to write a generic browser, that can display every variable for you.
  
 
But since a lot of data in NetCDF files have geographical meaning, a graphical viewer should be able to draw the data on the map, on it's own. This involves, at minimum:
 
But since a lot of data in NetCDF files have geographical meaning, a graphical viewer should be able to draw the data on the map, on it's own. This involves, at minimum:

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