5.1.2.  VAR_DESCRIPTION


The variable attribute VAR_DESCRIPTION provides a brief description of the variable. This entry should clearly identify the variable's meaning, either explicitly, or by reference to a readily accessible reference document.

 

Type: STRING

Entry: Single field

Format: Free format

Example 1: VAR_DESCRIPTION = In­situ ozone partial pressure measured by ECC ozonesondes.

Example 2: VAR_DESCRIPTION = ECC ozone measurements as described by Komhyr (1964, 1969).