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”

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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