This is used by read.rsk() to infer the units of data, based on strings stored in .rsk files. Lacking a definitive guide to the format of these file, this function was based on visual inspection of the data contained within a few sample files; unusual sensors may not be handled properly.




Vector of character strings, holding the units entry in the channels table of the .rsk database.


List of unit lists.

See also

Other functions that interpret variable names and units from headers: ODFNames2oceNames(), cnvName2oceName(), oceNames2whpNames(), oceUnits2whpUnits(), unitFromString(), woceNames2oceNames(), woceUnit2oceUnit()