BORTAS Data Provider Guide
File format and filename convention
Data providers are kindly requested to follow the BADC
file name convention and to format your data either in
using the CF metadata conventions,
NASA Ames or BADC-CSV formatted files.
If you wish to check that files are correctly formatted before uploading them
please use the
NetCDF format checker or the BADC
It is important that the data be well documented.
Please follow the BADC guidelines regarding the submission of
Data file submission.
If you require futher assistance please contact the BADC help desk.
- Core data and Met Office-non-core instrument data will be submitted though the usual upload routes.
- Other non-core data can be submitted by
You will need your BADC user name and password and have applied and been granted access to BORTAS data (apply here).
- FTP to ingest.badc.rl.ac.uk directory incoming/bortas. (preferred for large or multiple files)
- or using the BADC web-based file-uploader