# bioclim data

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### #1 yeneneshabebe Posted 07 June 2012 - 09:31 AM

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Hi all,
I was trying to use the bioclim data for temperature which is in . adf format.When I display it in ArcGIS the values are unusual, like -500 to 497 for max, min or mean temperature. Is any one faced this type of problem? Any solution?

Thanks for any suggestion or comments how to use the dataset.

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### #2 frax Posted 11 June 2012 - 03:06 AM

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Could it be that the values are multiplied by 100? A common way to deal with floating point data to make it easier to transfer and calculate. By having all integers things are made a bit simpler.
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### #3 Hans van der Maarel Posted 11 June 2012 - 05:18 AM

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What's the area that the data is about? What kind of temperature range would you expect there? As Hugo indicates, there might be a multiplication by a factor 100 (or 10 perhaps) on the data.
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### #4 yeneneshabebe Posted 15 June 2012 - 10:53 AM

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What's the area that the data is about? What kind of temperature range would you expect there? As Hugo indicates, there might be a multiplication by a factor 100 (or 10 perhaps) on the data.

yes it is a multiplication of 10. I found it from the documentation.

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### #5 yeneneshabebe Posted 15 June 2012 - 10:56 AM

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What's the area that the data is about? What kind of temperature range would you expect there? As Hugo indicates, there might be a multiplication by a factor 100 (or 10 perhaps) on the data.

thanks Hans yes it is amultiplication of 10.

Yen

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