Variables stored in separate files (header + values)

 
Name downloaded .zip file 

Data_seperate_files_header_startdate(YYYYMMDD)_enddate(YYYYMMDD)

_userid(xxxxxxx)_randomchar(zzzz)_currentdate(YYYYMMDD).zip

 

Example: Data_seperate_files_header _20050316_20050601_7206029_SdfL_20180522.zip

 
Folder structure
  • Networkname
    • Stationname
 
Dataset Filename 

CSE_Network_Station_Variablename_depthfrom_depthto_sensorname _startdate_enddate.ext

CSE
    Continental Scale Experiment (CSE) acronym, if not applicable use Networkname
Network
    Network abbreviation (e.g., OZNET)
Station
    Station name (e.g., Widgiewa)
Variablename
    Name of the variable in the file (e.g., Soil-Moisture)
depthfrom
    Depth in the ground in which the variable was observed (upper boundary)
depthto
    Depth in the ground in which the variable was observed (lower boundary)
sensorname
    Name of the sensor used
startdate
    Date of the first dataset in the file (format YYYYMMDD)
enddate
    Date of the last dataset in the file (format YYYYMMDD)
ext
    Extension .stm (Soil Temperature and Soil Moisture Data Set see CEOP standard)

 

Example: OZNET_OZNET_Widgiewa_Soil-Temperature_0.150000_0.150000_20010103_20090812.stm

 
File Contents

Example:

REMEDHUS REMEDHUS Zamarron 41.24100 -5.54300 855.00 0.05 0.05 

2005/03/16 00:00 10.30 U M

2005/03/16 01:00 9.80 U M

...

Header
CSE Identifier
Continental Scale Experiment (CSE) acronym, if not applicable use Networkname
Network
Network abbreviation (e.g., OZNET)
Station
Station name (e.g., Widgiewa)
Latitude
Decimal degrees. South is negative.
Longitude
Decimal degrees. West is negative.
Elevation
Meters above sea level
Depth from
Depth in the ground in which the variable was observed (upper boundary)
Depth to
Depth in the ground in which the variable was observed (lower boundary)
Sensor
Name of the sensor used to make the measuremets

 

Record

UTC actual date/time

 yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM

Variable value

 

ISMN Quality Flag

Description

Data Provider Quality Flag
 
     See details in the section Original Flag Description in the Readme
     file or on the page of the Network in the Networks section