# 27 PEcAn standard formats

## 27.1 Defining new input formats

• New formats can be defined on the ‘formats’ page of BETYdb
• After creating a new format, the contents should be defined by specifying the BETYdb variable name and the name used in the file/

### 27.1.1 Outputs

• created by model2netcdf functions
• based on format used by MsTMIP
• Can be seen at Model Variables