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Term: Granule

An accessible portion of another resource. AGranule may be composed of one or more physical pieces (files) which areconsidered inseparable. For example, a data storage format that maintainsmetadata and binary data in separate, but tightly coupled files. Granulesshould not be used to group files that have simple relationships or whichare associated through a parent resource. For example, each file containinga time interval data for a Numerical Data resource would each be considereda Granule. The ParentID of a Granule resource must be a NumericalDataresource. The attributes of a Granule supersede the corresponding attributesin the NumericalData resource.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan