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 data       graph  M    public nLw551, NOAA VIIRS, Science Quality, Global, Level 3, 2012-present, Weekly    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA NESDIS STAR nesdisVHNSQnLw551Weekly

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 comment String This is science quality data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA CoastWatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.9813
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.75625
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.75626
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.9813
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.9812
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 grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Thu Mar 15 01:56:02 2018
: /data/home001/hgu/v224/bin/nccomposite -M mean -T Week -m nLw_551 /data/home001/hgu/v224/config/nLw_551_comp_config.xml.input /data/aftp/socd1/mecb/coastwatch/viirs/science/L3/global/nlw/weekly/WW00/
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String nesdisVHNSQnLw551Weekly
attribute NC_GLOBAL identifier_product_doi String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL identifier_product_doi_authority String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NESDIS STAR
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String VIIRS
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String air, altitude, chemistry, chlorophyll, color, data, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyll, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Optics > Ocean Color, emerging, hydrology, image, imager, imager/radiometer, imaging, infrared, L3, latitude, leaving, level, level-3, longitude, mapped, national, nLw_551, normalized, normalized_surface_upwelling_radiance_in_air_emerging_from_sea_water, npp, ocean, oceans, optics, orbiting, partnership, polar, polar-orbiting, radiance, radiometer, sea, seawater, smi, standard, star, suite, suite/suomi-npp, suomi, surface, time, upwelling, viirs, viirs-n, viirsn, visible, water, water-leaving, weekly, ww00
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String
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attribute NC_GLOBAL map_projection String Equidistant Cylindrical
attribute NC_GLOBAL measure String Mean
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.pfeg.coastwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.75625
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Suomi-NPP
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String L3 Mapped
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_version String Unspecified
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_name String NOAA VIIRS ocean color products from CoastWatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Ocean Color Science Team (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/OCST)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Gordon and Wang (1994), Retrieval of water-leaving radiance and aerosol optical thickness over the oceans with SeaWiFS: A preliminary algorithm, Appl. Opt., 33, 443-452
attribute NC_GLOBAL Satellite String SNPP
attribute NC_GLOBAL Sensor String VIIRS
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Satellite observations from VIIRS ocean color sensor
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.75626
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatialResolution String 4.17 km
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Level-3 Standard Mapped Image (SMI), Global, 4km, nLw551, Weekly composite data from the Visible and Infrared Imager/Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). These are science quality data with a 15-day latency. The data, processed by the NOAA/STAR Ocean Color Team, are produced from MSL12 v1.2 using OC-SDR v04 and were release by CoastWatch as of 2017-08-07. VIIRS is a multi-disciplinary instrument that flies on the Suomi-NPP (National Polar-orbiting Partnership) satellite and is the successor to MODIS. Suomi-NPP is the initial spacecraft in the JPSS (Joint Polar Satellite Systems) series of spacecraft. JPSS is our Nation's next generation polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite system. JPSS is a collaborative program between NOAA and its acquisition agent NASA.
attribute NC_GLOBAL temporal_range String Week
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2018-02-26T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PW1
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-01-02T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String nLw551, NOAA VIIRS, Science Quality, Global, Level 3, 2012-present, Weekly
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.9812
dimension time   double nValues=317, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=7 days 2h 39m 30s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.3255056E9, 1.5196464E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time coverage_content_type String coordinate
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 coverage_content_type String coordinate
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   float nValues=4788, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=-0.037500002088991014
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.75626, 89.75625
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude comment String The latitude values are the centers of the grid cells.
attribute latitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 90.0
attribute latitude valid_min float -90.0
dimension longitude   float nValues=9600, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.0375
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.9812, 179.9813
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude comment String The longitude values are the centers of the grid cells.
attribute longitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 180.0
attribute longitude valid_min float -180.0
variable nLw_551   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute nLw_551 _FillValue float -1.777925
attribute nLw_551 cell_methods String time:mean(interval:1 week)
attribute nLw_551 colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute nLw_551 colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute nLw_551 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute nLw_551 grid_mapping String coord_ref
attribute nLw_551 ioos_category String Optical Properties
attribute nLw_551 long_name String Normalized water-leaving radiance at 551 nm
attribute nLw_551 references String Gordon and Wang (1994), Retrieval of water-leaving radiance and aerosol optical thickness over the oceans with SeaWiFS: A preliminary algorithm, Appl. Opt., 33, 443-452
attribute nLw_551 standard_name String normalized_surface_upwelling_radiance_in_air_emerging_from_sea_water
attribute nLw_551 units String W m^-2 um^-1 sr^-1
attribute nLw_551 valid_max float 80.00057
attribute nLw_551 valid_min float -1.499975

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