OpenDAP Thredds

OpenDAP is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced data over the Internet.

The data are stored in NetCDF files, aggregated and distributed by a Thredds Data Server (TDS).

The TDS server is queried from web users and softwares (such as Matlab).

The TDS server returns the selected data through the following protocols

  • OpenDAP protocol
  • FTP file download
  • WCS service : Web Coverage Service (an OGC protocol, Open Geospatial Consortium)

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