Text File Formats for Earth Data Science
In this chapter, you will learn about common text file formats for earth data science workflows including Markdown, text (.txt, .csv) files, and YAML (Yet Another Markup Language).
After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
- Explain what the
Markdownformat is and describe its role in the documentation of earth data science workflows.
- Use basic
Markdownsyntax to format text in
- Describe how text (.txt) and CSV files can be used for scientific data.
- Explain how YAML is used to support earth data science workflows.
What You Need
Be sure that you have completed the previous chapter on Jupyter Notebook.