Measurement Set Contents

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In order to fully understand your data and the way CASA operates on it, it's helpful to have a full picture of the way the data are stored, and what a "measurement set" really is. This CASA Guide describes the measurement set (MS) structure, and demonstrates some ways in which you can explore the information stored within an MS. This is particularly useful when exploring the lower-level [CASA Toolkit] functions, but is also good information to keep in mind when performing basic analysis.

The measurement set directory structure and contents

Inspecting MS contents in CASA

listobs, browsetable, etc.

Advanced information about MS structure