New functionality

An interactive service that can be used to validate NetCDF/CF and ACDD files have been added to the Support section. This is available through

Updates to the search interface and the catalogue

This weekend the YOPP Data Portal backends were updated to take advantage of a number of improvements in the search interface. In this process,  synoptic weather station information extracted from WMO GTS have been added to the catalogue. These stations are normally presented as time series at stations. The search interface now allows plotting and transformation of these data on the fly. As this is a net centric service, beware that depending on the network traffic and the response time of the contributing data centres web services this may take some seconds.

Harvesting PANGAEA

The YOPP Data Portal is harvesting discovery metadata on YOPP datasets hosted at PANGAEA. Datasets are discoverable, but there are no higher order services like bundling with other data, subsetting nor visualisation available.

YOPP Observation Layer for the Antarctic

YOPP Observations in the Antarctic region. This is a combination of existing and planned observation efforts. Further information on the background information is available from


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