Data Best Practices


This page contains the best data management practices at PO.DAAC. The content covers how PO.DAAC generally manages its data from acceptance, ingest, distribution, and retirement, along with the various documents and templates that are associated to those various stages.  It also includes the recommended file formats (NetCDF, HDF) and metadata conventions (CF, ISO 19115, ACDD) for our data providers.

In the sections below you will find: