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 data       graph     public Chlorophyll-a, Orbview-2 SeaWiFS, West US, 1997-2006, Science Quality (Monthly Composite)
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String NOAA NESDIS COASTWATCH, NOAA SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL composite String true
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String NASA/GSFC/DAAC, GeoEye, Andrew Thomas/U Maine
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Source of level 2 data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String erd.data@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2007-06-08Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2007-06-08Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 255.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 54.992
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 20.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.036
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 255.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 225.012
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.036
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String up
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String NASA/GSFC/DAAC, GeoEye, Andrew Thomas/U Maine
2007-06-08T00:02:01Z NOAA NESDIS CoastWatch WCRN and NOAA SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/infog/SA_chla_las.html
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyll,
andrew, chemistry, chlorophyll, chlorophyll-a, chlorophyll_concentration_in_sea_water, color, concentration, daac, degrees, geoeye, gsfc, maine, monthly, nasa, ocean, ocean color, oceans, orbview, orbview-2, quality, science, science quality, sea, seawater, seawifs, thomas, water, west
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used for free but is not intended for
legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor,
CoastWatch, 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.
Because the data was purchased under a NOAA contract with GeoEye, the data
can be used but not redistributed.
Images made from the data, however, can be used for any purpose.
Questions regarding data access should be directed to NOAA CoastWatch.
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.pfel.coastwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 54.992
attribute NC_GLOBAL origin String NASA/GSFC/DAAC, GeoEye, Andrew Thomas/U Maine
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String CoastWatch (http://coastwatch.noaa.gov/)
attribute NC_GLOBAL projection String geographic
attribute NC_GLOBAL projection_type String mapped
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String erd.data@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String SeaWiFS information: http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/SeaWiFS/ . NASA Ocean Color information: http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/ . Processing reference: O'Reilly, J.E., Maritorena, S., Mitchell, B.G., Siegel, D.A., Carder, K.L., Garver, S.A., Kahru, M. and McClain, C. (1998). Ocean color chlorophyll algorithms for SeaWiFS. J. Geophys. Res., 103: 24, 937-24, 953. Processing reference: O'Reilly, J. E., and 21 others. 2000. Ocean color chlorophyll a algorithms for SeaWiFS, OC2 and OC4: Version 5. SeaWiFS Postlaunch Calibration and Validation Analyses, part 3. NASA SeaWiFS technical report series. pp. 8 226 22. Processing reference: Fu, G., Baith, K. S., and McClain, C. R. (1998). SeaDAS: The SeaWiFS Data Analysis System. Proceedings of "The 4th Pacific Ocean Remote Sensing Conference", Qingdao, China, July 28-31, 1998, 73-79. Validation reference: Hooker, S.B., and C.R. McClain (2000). The Calibration and Validation of SeaWiFS Data. Prog. Oceanogr., 45, 427-465. Science quality data source: Professor Andrew Thomas, University of Maine.
attribute NC_GLOBAL satellite String Orbview-2
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String SeaWiFS HRPT
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String satellite observation: Orbview-2, SeaWiFS HRPT
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://oceanwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/satellite/SA/chla/mday (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 20.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String NOAA CoastWatch distributes chlorophyll-a concentration data from the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) on the Orbview-2 satellite. Because the data was purchased under a NOAA contract with GeoEye, the data can be used but not redistributed. Images made from the data, however, can be used for any purpose. Questions regarding data access should be directed to NOAA CoastWatch.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2006-10-16T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1997-09-16T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Chlorophyll-a, Orbview-2 SeaWiFS, West US, 1997-2006, Science Quality (Monthly Composite) DEPRECATED
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 225.012
dimension time   double nValues=110, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 27m 31s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 8.74368E8, 1.161E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time fraction_digits int 0
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Centered 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 altitude   double nValues=1, onlyValue=0.0
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude actual_range double 0.0, 0.0
attribute altitude axis String Z
attribute altitude fraction_digits int 0
attribute altitude ioos_category String Location
attribute altitude long_name String Altitude
attribute altitude positive String up
attribute altitude standard_name String altitude
attribute altitude units String m
dimension latitude   double nValues=973, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.036
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 20.0, 54.992
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordsys String geographic
attribute latitude fraction_digits int 6
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude point_spacing String even
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   double nValues=834, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.036
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double 225.012, 255.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordsys String geographic
attribute longitude fraction_digits int 6
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude point_spacing String even
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable chlorophyll   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute chlorophyll _FillValue float -9999999.0
attribute chlorophyll colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute chlorophyll colorBarMinimum double 0.03
attribute chlorophyll colorBarScale String Log
attribute chlorophyll coordsys String geographic
attribute chlorophyll fraction_digits int 2
attribute chlorophyll ioos_category String Ocean Color
attribute chlorophyll long_name String Concentration Of Chlorophyll In Sea Water
attribute chlorophyll missing_value float -9999999.0
attribute chlorophyll standard_name String concentration_of_chlorophyll_in_sea_water
attribute chlorophyll units String mg m-3

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