The paramters are documented as part of the exchange format documentation:

File Formats

Several file formats are avaiable from cchdo:

The WHP-Exchange format is a text based format for bottle and CTD data.

The format is described at:

This the source code for the format description is available on GitHub, we invite pull requests and the opening of issues.

The legacy format description is also available.

netCDF (WHP)

The (WHP) netCDF files are COARDS complient, one station per file.

A primer is available.

The variable names inside whp netCDF files will be the parameter names as described by the parameters section above.


The legacy woce formats are still provided by CCHDO.

The summary file format is described by chapter 3 of the woce manual.

The bottle, ctd, and quality flag descriptions are described by chapter 4 of the woce manual.