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NDG3 test dataset

A subset of the Famous and HadCM3 datasets have been bundled together for the purpose of testing NDG3 data components. The bundle is available at and is 235M compressed, 620M uncompressed. The bundle contains the following yearly fields from the transient run of each dataset:

  • air_temperature
  • cloud_area_fraction
  • sea_water_salinity
  • sea_ice_thickness

These fields have been chosen to cover both atmosphere and ocean and include both surface and multi-level fields. They also span various different grids.

To use the dataset download over the web then:

$ tar zjf ndg_test_data.tar.bz2
$ cd ndg_test_data
$ python

Use which ever python executable has csml installed.