cfdm.RaggedContiguousArray.get_compression_type

RaggedContiguousArray.get_compression_type()[source]

Returns the array’s compression type.

Specifically, returns the type of compression that has been applied to the underlying array.

New in version (cfdm): 1.8.7.0

Returns
str

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

Examples:

>>> a.compression_type
''
>>> a.compression_type
'gathered'
>>> a.compression_type
'ragged contiguous'