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 data       graph     public SST smoothed frontal gradients    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC FRD_SSTgradsmo

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 Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.4, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Lynn.Dewitt@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String SSTgrad[(1992-08-15)][(18.98355803907279):(60.03469886505636)][(-180.00000317928277):(-108.95010385922009)]&.draw=surface&.vars=longitude|latitude|SSTgrad&.colorBar=BlueWhiteRed|||||3
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -108.95010385922009
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 60.03469886505636
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 18.98355803907279
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.041676285102521395
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -108.95010385922009
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -180.00000317928277
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.0416714952023828
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://oceanview.pfeg.noaa.gov/FRD/SSTgradsmo_info.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC
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 Metadata_Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.4, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 60.03469886505636
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 18.98355803907279
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF-12
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String An improved automatic detection of mesoscale fronts, derived from Cayula, J. F., & Cornillon, P. (1992) and Cayula, J. F., & Cornillon, P. (1995), using the new method described by Nieto et al. (2012)

Nieto, Karen, Demarcq, H. and McClatchie, S. "Mesoscale frontal structures in the Canary Upwelling System: new front and filament detection algorithms applied to spatial and temporal patterns". Remote Sensing of the Environment 123, 2012 (pp.339-346)"

Cayula, J. F., & Cornillon, P. (1992). Edge detection algorithm for SST images. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 9, 67-80.

Cayula, J. F., & Cornillon, P. (1995). Multi-image edge detection for SST images. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 12, 821-829.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2011-12-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1991-01-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String SST smoothed frontal gradients
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -180.00000317928277
dimension time   double nValues=252, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 25m 20s
attribute time _ChunkSize int 524288
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 6.638976E8, 1.3239072E9
attribute time axis String T
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 latitude   double nValues=986, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.041676285102521395
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 18.98355803907279, 60.03469886505636
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   double nValues=1706, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.0416714952023828
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -180.00000317928277, -108.95010385922009
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 SSTgrad   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute SSTgrad _ChunkSize int 1, 493, 853
attribute SSTgrad _FillValue float 255.0
attribute SSTgrad ioos_category String Temperature
attribute SSTgrad long_name String SST Edge-Gradient monthly
attribute SSTgrad units String degrees C / km

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