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
The results are suggestions, not exact translations.
Some suggestions are always appropriate. Others are only appropriate in certain circumstances.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY -
No person or organization associated with this website
makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and
fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of any information at this website.
Please email any suggested corrections to bob dot simons at noaa dot gov .
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
websites 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.