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Data Formats

Data Types

Float32

  • original data
  • suitable for use cases where exact values are needed, e.g. picking an exact value at user mouse position

Uint8

  • implicit precision error because of quantization of the original data into 256 possible values
  • suitable for visualization-only use cases, because of better compression ratio

File Types

PNG

  • data types - Uint8

GeoTIFF

  • data types - Float32 or Uint8
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