Generic File Format defenition

A sample header of the InfraRed radiometer data is displayed below:

01    '# HD LINES',21
02    'FORMAT VERS',2.3
03    'DATA VERS',1.0
04    'INS NAME','ir radiometer'
05    'LAT/LON',51.971,4.927
06    'ELEV',0
07    'START',1996:03:15,00:09:58
08    'STOP',1996:03:15,23:59:58
09    'X INFO',941,0.16611111,23.999445,'Time','hrs(UTC)',0
10    'Y INFO',00,00,00,'Null','Null'
11    '# VAR TYPES',7
12    'T average','Celcius',111
13    'T minimum','Celcius',1
14    'T maximum','Celcius',1
15    'T house','Celcius',1
16    'Rainflag','1 = rain',1
17    'MeasureCount','N',1
18    'RainStartCount','N',1
19    %% BEGIN COMMENTS
20    IR Radiometer automaticly converted by IRConvert version 1
21    %% END OF HEADER
22    0.16611111 -53.18 -53.18 -53.17 32.00 0 499 499

01:         The number header lines including line 01
02:         Header format version
03:         Data version
04:         Instrument name
05:         Latitude and longitude of the instrument, if not relevant 0,0
06:         Elevation of the instrument above the ground
07:         Starting date and time of the data
08:         Ending date and time of the data
09:         Info about the time axis of the data: number of datalines, start time,
              stop time (both decimal), 'Time', 'hrs(UTC)', time shift
10:         Info about the value axis for 2D data: 0,0,'null','null'
11:         The number of variables used in the data
12 - 18:  Description of the variables: 'name','unit', number of columns
19:         Line marking the beginning of the comment lines
20:         Comment line
21:         Line marking the end of the header, lines hereafter are not included in the header line count
22:         Following the lines of decimal time and variables data