Re: quantities as units

Hi Brian,

The following may be of interest:

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Apologies if you have seen this before, and thanks for comments.

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On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Brian McBride <>wrote:

> I'm looking to represent some data in which I have units that are, loosely
> speaking, quantities of something, e.g. equivalent to Kg of CO2 as a unit
> for global warming potential.  The environmental community measure a  number
> of things in terms of units like this.   I'm thinking of using qudt [1] as
> the quantities/units ontology.
> I could just define a new Kind (GWP) and a new unit (Kg of CO2 equiv) (or
> maybe someone else has done that already).  It seems like it would be better
> to express this unit in terms of the already defined unit Kg.   I can't see
> how to do this with qudt.
> I was wondering if anyone had done something like this before.
> Brian
> [1]

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