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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 TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String station_id, longitude, latitude, sensor_id
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 70.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -19.713
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -177.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String up
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://sdf.ndbc.noaa.gov/sos/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NDBC
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String Atmosphere > Altitude > Station Height,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature,
Oceans > Ocean Waves > Significant Wave Height,
Oceans > Ocean Waves > Swells,
Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Frequency,
Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Period,
Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Speed/Direction,
Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wind Waves,
altitude, atmosphere, bandwidths, calculation, center, coordinate, direction, energy, frequencies, height, identifier, mean, mean_wave_direction, method, ndbc, noaa, number, ocean, oceans, peak, period, polar, principal, rate, sampling, sea, sea_surface_swell_wave_period, sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height, sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction, sea_surface_wave_mean_period, sea_surface_wave_peak_period, sea_surface_wave_significant_height, sea_surface_wave_to_direction, sea_surface_wind_wave_period, sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height, sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction, sea_water_temperature, seawater, sensor, significant, sos, spectral, speed, station, surface, surface waves, swell, swells, temperature, time, water, wave, waves, 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 70.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://sdf.ndbc.noaa.gov/sos/server.php (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -19.713
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String station_id, longitude, latitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The NOAA NDBC SOS server is part of the IOOS DIF SOS Project. The stations in this dataset have waves data.

Because of the nature of SOS requests, requests for data MUST include constraints for the longitude, latitude, time, and/or station_id variables.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2007-11-02T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String NOAA NDBC SOS - waves
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -177.75
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -177.75, 179.0
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 latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -19.713, 70.875
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
variable station_id   String  
attribute station_id cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute station_id ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station_id long_name String Station ID
variable altitude   double  
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude axis String Z
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
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.1939616E9, NaN
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
variable sensor_id   String  
attribute sensor_id comment String Always check the quality_flags before using this data.
attribute sensor_id ioos_category String Identifier
attribute sensor_id long_name String Sensor ID
attribute sensor_id observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
variable sea_surface_wave_significant_height   float  
attribute sea_surface_wave_significant_height ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wave_significant_height long_name String Sea Surface Wave Significant Height
attribute sea_surface_wave_significant_height observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wave_significant_height standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_height
attribute sea_surface_wave_significant_height units String m
variable sea_surface_wave_peak_period   float  
attribute sea_surface_wave_peak_period ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wave_peak_period long_name String Sea Surface Wave Peak Period
attribute sea_surface_wave_peak_period observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wave_peak_period standard_name String sea_surface_wave_peak_period
attribute sea_surface_wave_peak_period units String s
variable sea_surface_wave_mean_period   float  
attribute sea_surface_wave_mean_period ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wave_mean_period long_name String Sea Surface Wave Mean Period
attribute sea_surface_wave_mean_period observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wave_mean_period standard_name String sea_surface_wave_mean_period
attribute sea_surface_wave_mean_period units String s
variable sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height   float  
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height long_name String Sea Surface Swell Wave Significant Height
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height standard_name String sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height units String m
variable sea_surface_swell_wave_period   float  
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period colorBarMaximum double 20.0
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period long_name String Sea Surface Swell Wave Period
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period standard_name String sea_surface_swell_wave_period
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_period units String s
variable sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height   float  
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height long_name String Sea Surface Wind Wave Significant Height
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height standard_name String sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height units String m
variable sea_surface_wind_wave_period   float  
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_period ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_period long_name String Sea Surface Wind Wave Period
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_period observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_period standard_name String sea_surface_wind_wave_period
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_period units String s
variable sea_water_temperature   float  
attribute sea_water_temperature colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sea_water_temperature colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_water_temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature long_name String Sea Water Temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_water_temperature standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature units String degree_C
variable sea_surface_wave_to_direction   float  
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction long_name String Sea Surface Wave To Direction
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction standard_name String sea_surface_wave_to_direction
attribute sea_surface_wave_to_direction units String degrees_true
variable sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction   float  
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction long_name String Sea Surface Swell Wave To Direction
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction standard_name String sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction
attribute sea_surface_swell_wave_to_direction units String degrees_true
variable sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction   float  
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction long_name String Sea Surface Wind Wave To Direction
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction standard_name String sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction
attribute sea_surface_wind_wave_to_direction units String degrees_true
variable number_of_frequencies   short  
attribute number_of_frequencies ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute number_of_frequencies long_name String Number Of Frequencies
attribute number_of_frequencies observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute number_of_frequencies units String count
variable center_frequencies   String  
attribute center_frequencies ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute center_frequencies long_name String Center Frequencies
attribute center_frequencies observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute center_frequencies units String Hz
variable bandwidths   String  
attribute bandwidths ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute bandwidths long_name String Bandwidths
attribute bandwidths observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute bandwidths units String Hz
variable spectral_energy   String  
attribute spectral_energy ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute spectral_energy long_name String Spectral Energy
attribute spectral_energy observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute spectral_energy units String m^2/Hz
variable mean_wave_direction   String  
attribute mean_wave_direction colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute mean_wave_direction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mean_wave_direction ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute mean_wave_direction long_name String Mean Wave Direction
attribute mean_wave_direction observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute mean_wave_direction standard_name String mean_wave_direction
attribute mean_wave_direction units String degrees_true
variable principal_wave_direction   String  
attribute principal_wave_direction colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute principal_wave_direction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute principal_wave_direction ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute principal_wave_direction long_name String Principal Wave Direction
attribute principal_wave_direction observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute principal_wave_direction units String degrees_true
variable polar_coordinate_r1   String  
attribute polar_coordinate_r1 ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute polar_coordinate_r1 long_name String Polar Coordinate R1
attribute polar_coordinate_r1 observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute polar_coordinate_r1 units String 1
variable polar_coordinate_r2   String  
attribute polar_coordinate_r2 ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute polar_coordinate_r2 long_name String Polar Coordinate R2
attribute polar_coordinate_r2 observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute polar_coordinate_r2 units String 1
variable calculation_method   String  
attribute calculation_method ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute calculation_method long_name String Calculation Method
attribute calculation_method observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
variable sampling_rate   short  
attribute sampling_rate ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute sampling_rate long_name String Sampling Rate
attribute sampling_rate observedProperty String http://mmisw.org/ont/cf/parameter/waves (external link)
attribute sampling_rate units String Hz

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