nc.get.dim.bounds.var.list: Get a list of names of dimension bounds variables.

Description Usage Arguments Details Value References Examples

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Description

Get a list of names of dimension bounds variables.

Usage

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Arguments

f

The file (an object of class ncdf4).

v

The name of the variable (a string).

Details

Many dimension variables are not single points, but in fact represent a range along the axis. This is expressed by associated dimension bounds variables. This function returns the names of any dimension bounds variables found in a file.

Value

A character vector naming all of the dimension bounds variables found.

References

http://cf-pcmdi.llnl.gov/documents/cf-conventions/1.6/ch07.html#cell-boundaries

Examples

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## Get list of dimension bound variables
## Not run: 
f <- nc_open("pr.nc")
dim.bounds.var.list <- nc.get.dim.bounds.var.list(f)
nc_close(f)

## End(Not run)

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