[R] GPC file

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Tue Mar 2 00:16:40 CET 2010

On 03/02/2010 04:00 AM, ogbos okike wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a tar.gz file. Using $tar -xzvf 'filename', I untarred the file.
> However, I found that the content is .PGC files (e.g.
> ISCCP.D2.0.GLOBAL.1983.07.99.0000.GPC ).
> I have tried to search for analysis of gpc data file in R. I have not been
> successful to get a good tip.
> I would be pleased if anybody could tell me if gpc analysis is implemented
> in R. Is there a program I must first install before being able to analyze
> such files in R.
> I would be most grateful for any hint.
Hi Ogbos,
I looked up the .gpc extension and none of the ones described look like 
what you want. I guessed that it might represent Global Position 
Coordinate or something like that, but found no matches with Google. 
Maybe if you could post a slice of the file someone could work it out.


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