Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 08 Issue 03

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Volume 08, No. 3
Pages 100 - 101


Common Data Formats

Larry Atkinson Steve Hankin
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Imagine that you were handed a disk full of data saying nothing but, “Plot it up!” With common data formats that are machine independent and self-describing, you could do that and expect success.


Atkinson, L., and S. Hankin. 1995. The oceanographer’s toolkit: Common data formats. Oceanography 8(3):100–101, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1995.07.

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