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ASDF StandardΒΆ

This document describes the Advanced Scientific Data Format (ASDF), pronounced AZ-diff.

This document is a work in progress and does not represent a released version of the ASDF standard.

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This is the Advanced Scientific Data Format - if you are looking for the Adaptable Seismic Data Format, go here: http://seismic-data.org/

A paper, ASDF: A new data format for astronomy about ASDF has been published in Astronomy and Computing:

Greenfield, P., Droettboom, M., & Bray, E. (2015). ASDF: A new data format for Astronomy. Astronomy and Computing. (In press). doi:10.1016/j.ascom.2015.06.004

There is also a print version of this document.