Convert a CF Standard Name to/from a GCMD Science Keyword
This web page lets you convert a
CF Standard Name
GCMD Science Keyword.
Usually, there are more than one GCMD Science Keywords associated with a given
CF Standard Name, and vice versa. For example, converting the CF Standard Name air_pressure into GCMD Science Keywords leads to
The results are suggestions, not exact translations.
Some suggestions are always appropriate. Others are only appropriate in certain circumstances.
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Please email any suggested corrections to bob.simons at noaa.gov .
Percent Encoding - The parameter values in the URL (the parts after '=' signs) must be properly
all characters other than A-Za-z0-9_-!.~'()* must be encoded as %HH,
where HH is the 2 digit hexadecimal value of the character, for example, a space becomes
%20. Characters above #127 must be converted to UTF-8 bytes, then each UTF-8 byte must
be percent encoded (ask a programmer for help). There are
websites that percent encode and decode for you.
Exact Match -
This service requires an exact match. Trying to translate a partial or
invalid CF Standard Name or GCMD Science Keyword, or using a different case
(upper or lower), will lead to an HTML error.