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   set  data   graph     files  public West Coast Observing System (WCOS) ADCP Station Data    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA NMSP nmspWcosAdcpS

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_altitude_proxy String Pressure
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeriesProfile
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_profile_variables String time
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String station, longitude, latitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -119.66934
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeriesProfile
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 34.059275
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 33.89511
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -119.66934
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -120.352284
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Created by the NCDDC PISCO ADCP Profile to converter on 2009/00/11 15:00 CST.
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/activities/wcos (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NMSP
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry,
Oceans > Ocean Pressure > Water Pressure,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature,
adcp, bathymetry, below, coast, data, depth, flag, floor, identifier, level, nmsp, noaa, observing, ocean, oceans, pressure, sea, sea_floor_depth_below_sea_level, sea_water_pressure, sea_water_pressure status_flag, sea_water_temperature, sea_water_temperature status_flag, seafloor, seawater, station, status, system, temperature, time, topography, water, wcos, west, west coast
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 34.059275
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://data.nodc.noaa.gov/thredds/catalog/nmsp/wcos/catalog.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 33.89511
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String station, longitude, latitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The West Coast Observing System (WCOS) project provides access to temperature and currents data collected at four of the five National Marine Sanctuary sites, including Olympic Coast, Gulf of the Farallones, Monterey Bay, and Channel Islands. A semi-automated end-to-end data management system transports and transforms the data from source to archive, making the data acessible for discovery, access and analysis from multiple Internet points of entry.

The stations (and their code names) are San Miguel North (BAY), Santa Rosa North (BEA), Cuyler Harbor (CUY), Pelican/Prisoners Area (PEL), San Miguel South (SMS), Santa Rosa South (SRS), Valley Anch (VAL).
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2008-07-02T09:37:35Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2004-10-11T16:11:53Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String West Coast Observing System (WCOS) ADCP Station Data
attribute NC_GLOBAL Version String 2
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -120.352284
variable station   String  
attribute station cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute station ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station long_name String Station
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -120.352284, -119.66934
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 33.89511, 34.059275
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 time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.097511113E9, 1.214991455E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time cf_role String profile_id
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 Pressure   double  
attribute Pressure _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute Pressure _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute Pressure _FillValue double 9999.0
attribute Pressure actual_range double 14.896, 19.718
attribute Pressure axis String Z
attribute Pressure colorBarMaximum double 5000.0
attribute Pressure colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Pressure description String pressure measured at the ADCP sensor, measured in decibars with a precision defined as the effective resolution of the instrument.
attribute Pressure ioos_category String Pressure
attribute Pressure long_name String Sea Water Pressure
attribute Pressure standard_name String sea_water_pressure
attribute Pressure units String dbar
variable Pressure_flag   byte  
attribute Pressure_flag actual_range byte 0, 0
attribute Pressure_flag description String flag for data column, 0: no problems, 1: bad data due to malfunction or fouling, 2: suspicious data, 9: missing data
attribute Pressure_flag ioos_category String Quality
attribute Pressure_flag long_name String Pressure Flag
attribute Pressure_flag standard_name String sea_water_pressure status_flag
variable Temperature   double  
attribute Temperature _FillValue double 9999.0
attribute Temperature actual_range double 9.11, 23.31
attribute Temperature colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute Temperature colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Temperature description String seawater temperature from ADCP sensor
attribute Temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute Temperature long_name String Sea Water Temperature
attribute Temperature quantity String Temperature
attribute Temperature standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute Temperature units String degree_C
variable Temperature_flag   byte  
attribute Temperature_flag actual_range byte 0, 9
attribute Temperature_flag description String flag for data column, 0: no problems, 1: bad data due to malfunction or fouling, 2: suspicious data, 9: missing data
attribute Temperature_flag ioos_category String Quality
attribute Temperature_flag long_name String Temperature Flag
attribute Temperature_flag standard_name String sea_water_temperature status_flag
variable WaterDepth   double  
attribute WaterDepth _FillValue double 9999.0
attribute WaterDepth actual_range double 15.4, 20.2
attribute WaterDepth description String Fluctuating water depth (sea floor to sea surface distance) at measurement site, in meters, as determined by location of sea surface from ADCP pressure measurements,or if pressure is unavailable, the maximum in ADCP echo intensity.
attribute WaterDepth ioos_category String Bathymetry
attribute WaterDepth long_name String Water Depth
attribute WaterDepth positive String down
attribute WaterDepth standard_name String sea_floor_depth_below_sea_level
attribute WaterDepth units String m
variable WaterDepth_flag   byte  
attribute WaterDepth_flag actual_range byte 0, 0
attribute WaterDepth_flag description String flag for data column, 0: no problems, 1: bad data due to malfunction or fouling, 2: suspicious data, 9: missing data
attribute WaterDepth_flag ioos_category String Quality
attribute WaterDepth_flag long_name String Water Depth Flag

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