cfdm.Data.get_compression_type

Data.get_compression_type()[source]

Returns the type of compression applied to the array.

New in version (cfdm): 1.7.0

See also

compressed_array, compression_axes, get_compressed_dimension

Returns
str

The compression type. An empty string means that no compression has been applied.

Examples:

>>> d.get_compression_type()
''
>>> d.get_compression_type()
'gathered'
>>> d.get_compression_type()
'ragged contiguous'