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osuBloomsModisChla

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 contact String Morgaine McKibben <morgaine@coas.oregonstate.edu>
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creation_date String 2015-06-30 UTC
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String morgaine@coas.oregonstate.edu
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Morgaine McKibben
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -121.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 52.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 34.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -121.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -134.0
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 infoUrl String http://oceanwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/satellite/OSU/blooms/modisChla.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Oregon State University
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String algorithm, aqua, bloom, change, chemistry, chlorophyll, chlorophyll-a, color, concentration, modis, oc3, ocean, ocean color, oceans
Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyll,
oregon, osu, percent, product, relative, sea, seawater, state, university, water
attribute NC_GLOBAL L2flags String L2 Flags 1,2,10,26 applied
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 52.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String McKibben, S. M., P. G. Strutton, D. G. Foley, T. D. Peterson, and A. E. White (2012), Satellite-based detection and monitoring of phytoplankton blooms along the Oregon coast, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C12002, doi:10.1029/2012JC008114
attribute NC_GLOBAL source_data String L2MODISaqua
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String http://oceanwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/satellite/OSU/blooms/modisChla (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 34.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 1 km
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This product was developed for the Oregon coast based on the observed change between running 8-day composite chlorophyll-a (CHL) data obtained by the MODerate Resolution Imaging Spectraradiometer aboard Aqua (MODIS-Aqua). This product was optimized to detect bloom onset via satellite in Oregon's coastal waters, a region typified by high frequency biological variance yet pervasive cloud cover (see McKibben et al. 2012, JGR-Oceans). The product is based on running relative differences between successive 8-day products. A current composite (an average of the previous 8 days) and a reference composite (an average of the 8-day period immediately preceding the current composite). The reference is differenced from the current, then the result is normalized to the reference. Resulting daily imagery highlights the geographic locations of greatest relative change observed between weekly average CHL, providing a way to track onset and advection of active blooms over time. Note the product is optimized to work best in the coastal waters of Oregon, although it is operational further offshore and to the north or south as satellite coverage permits (coverage is increasingly better to the south and worst further offshore and to the north of Oregon).The bloom product accessible from this page is based on the MODIS CHL product and shows the percent relative change in CHL over time. THIS IS AN EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCT - intended strictly for scientific evaluation by professional marine scientists.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2015-06-21T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2002-08-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String OSU Chlorophyll Bloom Product, Aqua Modis, Northwest US, 2002-present
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -134.0
dimension time   double nValues=4685, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 0h 2m 46s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.0293696E9, 1.4348448E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time fraction_digits int 0
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 fraction_digits int 0
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   double nValues=1998, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.009013520280420632
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 34.0, 52.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordsys String geographic
attribute latitude fraction_digits int 4
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude point_spacing String even
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   double nValues=1443, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.009015256588072122
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -134.0, -121.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordsys String geographic
attribute longitude fraction_digits int 4
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude point_spacing String even
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable prc_chla   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute prc_chla _FillValue float -32768.0
attribute prc_chla colorBarMaximum double 150.0
attribute prc_chla colorBarMinimum double -100.0
attribute prc_chla colorBarPalette String BlueWhiteRed
attribute prc_chla ioos_category String Ocean Color
attribute prc_chla long_name String Percent Relative Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration, OC3 Algorithm
attribute prc_chla missing_value float -9999999.0
attribute prc_chla units String percent
attribute prc_chla valid_max float 10000.0
attribute prc_chla valid_min float -100.0

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