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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL contact String Joaquin.Trinanes@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Joaquin.Trinanes@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String ATLANTIC OCEANWATCH
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String http://cwcgom.aoml.noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://cwcgom.aoml.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/ASCAT/METOPB.nc.html
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String advanced, ascat, ascending, atmosphere, Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds, atmospheric, daily, data, day, decimal, defined, descending, eastward, eastward_wind, environmental, eumetsat, european, exploitation, flag, hour, information, meridional, meteorological, metop, metop-b, national, nesdis, noaa, northward, northward_wind, not, not defined, organisation, passes, precipitation, products, quality, rain, Rain_Flag_Ascending, Rain_Flag_Descending, rainfall, satellite, satellites, scatterometer, service, speed, surface, time, Time_Ascending, Time_Descending, uwnd_Ascending, uwnd_Descending, vwnd_Ascending, vwnd_Descending, wind, wind_speed, winds, WSPD_Ascending, WSPD_Descending, zonal
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL nco_openmp_thread_number int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL source_data String NOAA/NESDIS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://cwcgom.aoml.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/ASCAT/METOPB.nc
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 0.25 degrees
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v32
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The Advanced SCATterometer (ASCAT) ocean surface winds are a 10 meter neutral stability wind. These products are processed by NOAA/National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) utilizing measurements from ASCAT aboard the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) METOP satellite. The current geophysical model function (GMF) being used is CMOD5.5, where the GMF relates the normalized radar cross-section to the ocean surface wind speed and direction. All dates and times are Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), Zulu Time (UT), and World Time.
attribute NC_GLOBAL temporal_extent double 86400.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL temporal_extent_unit String seconds
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2017-10-19T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2016-06-22T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String METOP-B ASCAT daily products
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.875
dimension time   double nValues=480, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 0h 15m 2s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.4665968E9, 1.5084144E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String Gregorian
attribute time CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Reference Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   double nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -89.875, 89.875
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   double nValues=1440, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -179.875, 179.875
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable uwnd_Ascending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute uwnd_Ascending _FillValue float NaN
attribute uwnd_Ascending actual_range float -23.08, 24.28
attribute uwnd_Ascending colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute uwnd_Ascending colorBarMinimum double -50.0
attribute uwnd_Ascending coordsys String geographic
attribute uwnd_Ascending ioos_category String Wind
attribute uwnd_Ascending long_name String Zonal Wind
attribute uwnd_Ascending standard_name String eastward_wind
attribute uwnd_Ascending units String m s-1
attribute uwnd_Ascending variable_info String 10-meter Zonal Wind, Ascending Passes
variable vwnd_Ascending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute vwnd_Ascending _FillValue float NaN
attribute vwnd_Ascending actual_range float -24.5, 26.32
attribute vwnd_Ascending colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute vwnd_Ascending colorBarMinimum double -50.0
attribute vwnd_Ascending coordsys String geographic
attribute vwnd_Ascending ioos_category String Wind
attribute vwnd_Ascending long_name String Meridional Wind
attribute vwnd_Ascending standard_name String northward_wind
attribute vwnd_Ascending units String m s-1
attribute vwnd_Ascending variable_info String 10-meter Meridional Wind, Ascending Passes
variable WSPD_Ascending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute WSPD_Ascending _FillValue float NaN
attribute WSPD_Ascending actual_range float 0.2, 26.59
attribute WSPD_Ascending colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute WSPD_Ascending colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute WSPD_Ascending coordsys String geographic
attribute WSPD_Ascending ioos_category String Wind
attribute WSPD_Ascending long_name String Surface Wind Speed, Ascending Passes
attribute WSPD_Ascending standard_name String wind_speed
attribute WSPD_Ascending units String m s-1
attribute WSPD_Ascending variable_info String 10-meter Surface Wind Speed, Ascending Passes
variable Rain_Flag_Ascending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending _FillValue float NaN
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending actual_range float 0.0, 1.0
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending comment String 0=no rain, 1=rain
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending coordsys String geographic
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending ioos_category String Quality
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending long_name String Rain Flag, Ascending Passes
attribute Rain_Flag_Ascending variable_info String Rain Flag, Ascending Passes
variable Time_Ascending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute Time_Ascending _FillValue float NaN
attribute Time_Ascending actual_range float 0.0, 23.983
attribute Time_Ascending colorBarMaximum double 24.0
attribute Time_Ascending colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Time_Ascending coordsys String geographic
attribute Time_Ascending ioos_category String Time
attribute Time_Ascending long_name String Decimal Hour of the Day, Ascending Passes
attribute Time_Ascending standard_name String not defined
attribute Time_Ascending units String hour
attribute Time_Ascending variable_info String Hour of the Day, Ascending Passes
variable uwnd_Descending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute uwnd_Descending _FillValue float NaN
attribute uwnd_Descending actual_range float -24.26, 27.99
attribute uwnd_Descending colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute uwnd_Descending colorBarMinimum double -50.0
attribute uwnd_Descending coordsys String geographic
attribute uwnd_Descending ioos_category String Wind
attribute uwnd_Descending long_name String Zonal Wind
attribute uwnd_Descending standard_name String eastward_wind
attribute uwnd_Descending units String m s-1
attribute uwnd_Descending variable_info String 10-meter Zonal Wind, Descending Passes
variable vwnd_Descending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute vwnd_Descending _FillValue float NaN
attribute vwnd_Descending actual_range float -25.4, 22.15
attribute vwnd_Descending colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute vwnd_Descending colorBarMinimum double -50.0
attribute vwnd_Descending coordsys String geographic
attribute vwnd_Descending ioos_category String Wind
attribute vwnd_Descending long_name String Meridional Wind
attribute vwnd_Descending standard_name String northward_wind
attribute vwnd_Descending units String m s-1
attribute vwnd_Descending variable_info String 10-meter Meridional Wind, Descending Passes
variable WSPD_Descending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute WSPD_Descending _FillValue float NaN
attribute WSPD_Descending actual_range float 0.2, 29.4
attribute WSPD_Descending colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute WSPD_Descending colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute WSPD_Descending coordsys String geographic
attribute WSPD_Descending ioos_category String Wind
attribute WSPD_Descending long_name String Surface Wind Speed, Descending Passes
attribute WSPD_Descending standard_name String wind_speed
attribute WSPD_Descending units String m s-1
attribute WSPD_Descending variable_info String 10-meter Surface Wind Speed, Descending Passes
variable Rain_Flag_Descending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending _FillValue float NaN
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending actual_range float 0.0, 1.0
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending comment String 0=no rain, 1=rain
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending coordsys String geographic
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending ioos_category String Quality
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending long_name String Rain Flag, Descending Passes
attribute Rain_Flag_Descending variable_info String Rain Flag, Descending Passes
variable Time_Descending   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute Time_Descending _FillValue float NaN
attribute Time_Descending actual_range float 0.55, 23.233
attribute Time_Descending colorBarMaximum double 24.0
attribute Time_Descending colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Time_Descending coordsys String geographic
attribute Time_Descending ioos_category String Time
attribute Time_Descending long_name String Decimal Hour of the Day, Descending Passes
attribute Time_Descending standard_name String not defined
attribute Time_Descending units String hour
attribute Time_Descending variable_info String Hour of the Day, Descending Passes

 
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