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 data       graph  M    World Ocean Atlas 2018 : sea_water_salinity December 1955-2017 0.25 degree    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NCEI WOA_SAL_873e_726a_1b4d

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 comment String global climatology as part of the World Ocean Atlas project.Modified at NOAA/AOML to keep only the upper 500m s_an values
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Ocean Climate Laboratory
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Calculation of climatologies
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String NCEI.info at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String National Centers for Environmental Information
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Ocean Climate Laboratory
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String http://www.ncei.noaa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2019-07-30
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-07-30
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 id String woa18_decav_s12_04.nc
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/woa18/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NCEI
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 1955-2017, analyzed, atlas, centers, data, degree, density, depth, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity, environmental, fields, information, level, levels, mean, national, ncei, nesdis, noaa, objectively, ocean, oceans, oceans< ocean salinity >, practical, s_an, salinity, science, sea, sea level, sea_water_practical_salinity, seawater, standard, time, water, world
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String These data are openly available to the public. Please acknowledge the use of these data with the text given in the acknowledgment attribute.
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/woa18/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.ncei
attribute NC_GLOBAL nodc_template_version String NODC_NetCDF_Grid_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String processed
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String World Ocean Atlas Project
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String NCEI.info at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String National Centers for Environmental Information
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String http://www.ncei.noaa.gov/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Zweng, M. M, J. R. Reagan, D. Seidov, T. P. Boyer, R. A. Locarnini, H. E. Garcia, A. V. Mishonov, O. K. Baranova, C. R. Paver, K. W. Weathers, I. Smolyar, 2019: World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 2: Salinity. A. Mishonov, technical editor, NOAA Atlas NESDIS 82.
attribute NC_GLOBAL sea_name String World-Wide Distribution
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v49
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Climatological mean salinity for the global ocean from in situ profile data
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P63Y
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2653-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String P01M
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1985-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String World Ocean Atlas 2018 : sea_water_salinity December 1955-2017 0.25 degree
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.875
dimension time   double nValues=12, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=22180 days 4h 21m 49s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 4.733856E8, 2.15534304E10
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String standard
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String 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 depth   float nValues=37, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=13.88888888888889
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth actual_range float 0.0, 500.0
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String Depth
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
dimension latitude   float nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.875, 89.875
attribute latitude axis String Y
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   float nValues=1440, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.875, 179.875
attribute longitude axis String X
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 s_an   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute s_an _FillValue float 9.96921E36
attribute s_an cell_methods String area: mean depth: mean time: mean within years time: mean over years
attribute s_an colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute s_an colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute s_an grid_mapping String crs
attribute s_an ioos_category String Sea Level
attribute s_an long_name String Objectively analyzed mean fields for sea_water_salinity at standard depth levels.
attribute s_an standard_name String sea_water_practical_salinity
attribute s_an units String PSU

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