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 data       graph     public FNMOC Wind and Ekman Transport Data, 360x181, 6-hourly for This Month    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe FNMOC, NOAA ERD erdlasFnTransMon

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-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String &.draw=vectors
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov/products/PFEL/modeled/holdings.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String FNMOC, NOAA ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 360x181, 6-hourly,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Stress,
air, air_pressure, atmosphere, atmospheric, component, curl, currents, data, downward, east, east-west, eastward, ekman, erd, fnmoc, hourly, level, magnitude, mean, measurements, month, noaa, north, north-south, northward, pressure, reduced, sea, south, speed, static, stress, surface, surface_downward_eastward_stress, surface_downward_northward_stress, this, transport, west, wind, wind_speed, winds, x_wind, y_wind
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 Northernmost_Northing double 90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://oceanview.pfeg.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/Model/FNMOC/current_month/this_month_transport.nc (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Global monthly derived winds and transports can be obtained for any point on
the ocean (Northern Hemisphere: 1967 - present, Southern Hemisphere:
1981 - present).

ERD was established at the U.S. Navy Fleet Numerical Meteorology and
Oceanography Center (FNMOC) to take advantage of the Navy's global
oceanographic and meteorological databases. FNMOC produces operational
forecasts of the state of the atmosphere and the ocean several times daily
and maintains archives of several important parameters, such as sea level
pressure and temperature. ERD derives a number of well-known environmental
data and index products which are routinely distributed to researchers at
many state and federal laboratories, as well as to academic and international
researchers.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2016-12-08T06:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2016-12-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String FNMOC Wind and Ekman Transport Data, 360x181, 6-hourly for This Month
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.0
dimension time   double nValues=30, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=6h 0m 0s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.4805504E9, 1.4811768E9
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   float nValues=181, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1.0
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -90.0, 90.0
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=360, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1.0
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.0, 359.0
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 P_msl   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute P_msl _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute P_msl colorBarMaximum double 1050.0
attribute P_msl colorBarMinimum double 950.0
attribute P_msl ioos_category String Pressure
attribute P_msl long_name String Pressure Reduced To Mean Sea Level
attribute P_msl standard_name String air_pressure
attribute P_msl units String hPa
variable u   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute u _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute u colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute u colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute u ioos_category String Wind
attribute u long_name String East-West Component of Surface Wind
attribute u standard_name String x_wind
attribute u units String m s-1
variable v   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute v _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute v colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute v colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute v ioos_category String Wind
attribute v long_name String North-South Component of Surface Wind
attribute v standard_name String y_wind
attribute v units String m s-1
variable uv_mag   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute uv_mag _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute uv_mag colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute uv_mag colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute uv_mag ioos_category String Wind
attribute uv_mag long_name String Magnitude of Surface Wind
attribute uv_mag standard_name String wind_speed
attribute uv_mag units String m s-1
variable taux   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute taux _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute taux colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute taux colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute taux ioos_category String Wind
attribute taux long_name String East-West Component of Wind Stress
attribute taux standard_name String surface_downward_eastward_stress
attribute taux units String N m-2
variable tauy   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute tauy _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute tauy colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute tauy colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute tauy ioos_category String Wind
attribute tauy long_name String North-South Component of Wind Stress
attribute tauy standard_name String surface_downward_northward_stress
attribute tauy units String N m-2
variable curl   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute curl _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute curl colorBarMaximum double 3.0
attribute curl colorBarMinimum double -3.0
attribute curl ioos_category String Wind
attribute curl long_name String Curl of Surface Wind Stress
attribute curl units String MPa m-1
variable ektrx   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute ektrx _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute ektrx colorBarMaximum double 10000.0
attribute ektrx colorBarMinimum double -10000.0
attribute ektrx ioos_category String Currents
attribute ektrx long_name String East-West Component of Ekman Transport
attribute ektrx units String kg m-1 s-1
variable ektry   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute ektry _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute ektry colorBarMaximum double 10000.0
attribute ektry colorBarMinimum double -10000.0
attribute ektry ioos_category String Currents
attribute ektry long_name String North-South Component of Ekman Transport
attribute ektry units String kg m-1 s-1

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