OPeNDAP Data Objects

The user requests data from OPeNDAP servers via URLs.

The URL is passed to httpd via an OPeNDAP client.

The data are returned from the server via http.

The OPeNDAP client reformats the returned data for the user's analysis package.

OPeNDAP provides three basic data objects: In addition, OPeNDAP servers support several other services: