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Tutorial: OPeNDAP in the Cloud

PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2022 4:48 pm
by podaac
TUTORIAL: OPeNDAP in the Cloud

OPeNDAP is a standard interface for transferring, transforming and subsetting earth science data. It’s capable of subsetting by time, space and variable, and is a great tool for those looking to reduce the amount of gridded data required for research or analysis to a specific region, time, or set of variables.

OPeNDAP in the cloud” is a hosted, Earthdata enterprise service that provides a single interface to all Earthdata cloud data enabled for OPeNDAP. Because of the move to a hosted service, there are some mechanisms that have changed for how users interact with the tool.

The way OPeNDAP-in-the-cloud works is by file (or by granule). In its current form, it expects access to be done by a specific data file. As such, it is driven by search and metadata more so than an entire collection of files. Search and metadata use the Earthdata Common Metadata Repository(CMR).

To learn more go to TUTORIAL: OPeNDAP in the Cloud