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Kd-490 scale factor

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2023 6:15 am America/New_York
by juliemarie
Hi, I have downloaded the Kd-490 mapped data and I noticed they use a scale factor of 0.0002f. I am wondering why that is, does anybody know?

Re: Kd-490 scale factor

Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2023 7:26 pm America/New_York
by OB.DAAC - SeanBailey
For efficient storage. A 16bit integer takes less space to store than a 32bit float.