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 data       graph  M    public CCMP Winds, Atlas FLK v1.1 Derived Surface Winds (Level 3.5a), Global, 0.25 Degree, Monthly,
Lon+/-180
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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 Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NASA/GSFC, NOAA
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String &.draw=vectors
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 78.375
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -78.375
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 history String Created by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center under the NASA REASoN CAN: A Cross-Calibrated, Multi-Platform Ocean Surface Wind Velocity Product for Meteorological and Oceanographic Applications
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/CCMP_MEASURES_ATLAS_L4_OW_L3_5A_MONTHLY_WIND_VECTORS_FLK?ids=Collections&values=Cross-Calibrated%20Multi-Platform%20Ocean%20Surface%20Wind%20Vector%20Analysis%20Fields (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NASA JPL
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 3.5a,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Stress,
analysis, analyses, assimilated, atlas, atmosphere, atmospheric, averages, ccmp, component, cross-calibrated, derived, downward, eastward, eastward_wind, ecmwf, flk, gridded, jpl, l3.5, l3.5a, level, measures, meters, monthly, multi-platform, nasa, northward, northward_wind, number, observations, ocean wind, ocean wind vector, ocean wind vectors, pseudostress, speed, stress, surface, surface_downward_eastward_stress, surface_downward_northward_stress, u-component, u-wind, v-component, v-wind, v1.1, vector, vectors, wind, wind data, wind speed, wind_speed, winds
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 78.375
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String podaac@podaac.jpl.nasa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NASA JPL
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://podaac-opendap.jpl.nasa.gov/opendap/allData/ccmp/L3.5a/monthly/flk/1987/month_19870701_v11l35flk.nc.gz (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -78.375
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This dataset is derived under the Cross-Calibrated Multi-Platform (CCMP) project and contains a value-added monthly mean ocean surface wind and pseudostress to approximate a satellite-only climatological data record. The CCMP datasets combine cross-calibrated satellite winds obtained from Remote Sensing Systems (REMSS) using a Variational Analysis Method (VAM) to produce a high-resolution (0.25 degree) gridded analysis. The CCMP data set includes cross-calibrated satellite winds derived from SSM/I, SSMIS, AMSR-E, TRMM TMI, QuikSCAT, SeaWinds, WindSat and other satellite instruments as they become available from REMSS.

ftp://podaac-ftp.jpl.nasa.gov/allData/ccmp/L3.5a/docs/ccmp_users_guide.pdf

Atlas, R., R. N. Hoffman, J. Ardizzone, S. M. Leidner, J. C. Jusem, D. K. Smith, D. Gombos, 2011: A cross-calibrated, multiplatform ocean surface wind velocity product for meteorological and oceanographic applications. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92, 157-174. doi: 10.1175/2010BAMS2946.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 1987-07-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1987-07-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String CCMP Winds, Atlas FLK v1.1 Derived Surface Winds (Level 3.5a), Global, 0.25 Degree, Monthly, Lon+/-180
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.875
dimension time   double nValues=1, onlyValue=1987-07-01T00:00:00Z
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 5.52096E8, 5.52096E8
attribute time avg_period String 0000-01-00 00:00:00
attribute time axis String T
attribute time delta_t String 0000-01-00 00:00:00
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Start of Time Period
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=628, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -78.375, 78.375
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 uwnd   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute uwnd actual_range float -0.02164983, 0.03117275
attribute uwnd colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute uwnd colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute uwnd ioos_category String Wind
attribute uwnd long_name String u-wind at 10 meters
attribute uwnd missing_value float -50.001526
attribute uwnd standard_name String eastward_wind
attribute uwnd units String m/s
attribute uwnd valid_range float -50.0, 50.0
variable vwnd   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute vwnd actual_range float -0.0305491, 0.02291917
attribute vwnd colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute vwnd colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute vwnd ioos_category String Wind
attribute vwnd long_name String v-wind at 10 meters
attribute vwnd missing_value float -50.001526
attribute vwnd standard_name String northward_wind
attribute vwnd units String m/s
attribute vwnd valid_range float -50.0, 50.0
variable wspd   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute wspd actual_range float 37.50001, 37.52549
attribute wspd colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute wspd colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute wspd ioos_category String Wind
attribute wspd long_name String wind speed at 10 meters
attribute wspd missing_value float -0.001143393
attribute wspd standard_name String wind_speed
attribute wspd units String m/s
attribute wspd valid_range float 0.0, 75.0
variable upstr   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute upstr actual_range float -6.370713, 12.74037
attribute upstr colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute upstr colorBarMinimum double -250.0
attribute upstr ioos_category String Wind
attribute upstr long_name String u-component of pseudostress at 10 meters
attribute upstr missing_value float -1000.0305
attribute upstr units String m2/s2
attribute upstr valid_range float -1000.0, 1000.0
variable vpstr   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute vpstr actual_range float -13.61034, 8.757715
attribute vpstr colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute vpstr colorBarMinimum double -250.0
attribute vpstr ioos_category String Wind
attribute vpstr long_name String v-component of pseudostress at 10 meters
attribute vpstr missing_value float -1000.0305
attribute vpstr units String m2/s2
attribute vpstr valid_range float -1000.0, 1000.0
variable nobs   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute nobs actual_range float 32766.0, 32886.0
attribute nobs colorBarMaximum double 60.0
attribute nobs colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute nobs ioos_category String Other
attribute nobs long_name String number of observations
attribute nobs missing_value float -1.0
attribute nobs units String count
attribute nobs valid_range float 0.0, 65532.0

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