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 Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure and Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure. This is useful if, for example, you have a dataset with CF Standard Names
and want to add GCMD Science Keywords to the dataset's keywords metadata.
View/download the entire GCMD Science Keywords list in these file types: .csv,
Source: the version dated 2008-02-05.
The requested citation is Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester,
H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau,
M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change
Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 188.8.131.52.0
WARNING - 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 .
Want To Do Keyword Conversions from within a Computer Program, Script, or Web Page?
If you change the extension of this web page's URL from .html to .txt,
ERDDAP will respond with just the text result.
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
web sites 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.