Opened 5 weeks ago

Last modified 5 weeks ago

#164 new enhancement

Simple Geometries in CF

Reported by: whiteaker Owned by: cf-conventions@…
Priority: medium Milestone:
Component: cf-conventions Version:
Keywords: geometry Cc:

Description

Dave Blodgett, others, and I have developed a contribution which augments Chapter 7 of the CF conventions with the ability to describe simple geometries such as lines and polygons. This is useful when encoding feature geometries for data variables like average precipitation over a watershed or velocity in a river segment.

We proposed this contribution on GitHub? via a pull request, in part to help test the GitHub? workflow for making changes to CF. This has been a bit of a struggle as we iron out the GitHub? kinks. In the meantime, Jonathan Gregory suggested that to move the process along, we open a trac ticket for this as a proposed change to 1.7.

GitHub? pull request and discussion: https://github.com/cf-convention/cf-conventions/pull/115

Rendered proposal (the Geometries section is at the end): https://github.com/dblodgett-usgs/cf-conventions/blob/7768e33e7edff459482e8ef8057ea6b8e015c9eb/ch07.adoc

I appreciate your consideration of this proposal. If more discussion of this proposal is required, I ask that you continue the discussion in GitHub?. Thanks!

Tim Whiteaker

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 5 weeks ago by jonathan

Thank you for your hard work on this proposal, which I support in its current form.

Jonathan

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