CSV files are simple and robust – except with ArcGIS 10.1

I like simple things that just work, like CSV files: They are ASCII files, so you can open them in any editor; and they are vendor independent, so great for exchange of tabular data between different software systems. The contain nothing but data, commas and line feeds – the structure is so straightforward, what could possibly go wrong? Continue reading “CSV files are simple and robust – except with ArcGIS 10.1”

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Working with NetCDF data

The NetCDF data format is widely used in the Geosciences and in atmospheric science, so if you work in these fields there is a good chance you will encounter a NetCDF file at some point. So how do you work with this data in ArcGIS?

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