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Dataset Title:  Channel Islands, Kelp Forest Monitoring, Size and Frequency, Natural Habitat,
1985-2007
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Institution:  CINP   (Dataset ID: erdCinpKfmSFNH)
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 latitude (degrees_north) ?      
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 depth (m) ?          5.0    17.0
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 time (UTC) ?          1985-07-01T00:00:00Z    2007-07-01T00:00:00Z
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 common_name ?      
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 species_name ?      
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 size (mm) ?          1    385
 
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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
 s {
  id {
    String cf_role "timeseries_id";
    String ioos_category "Identifier";
    String long_name "Station Identifier";
  }
  longitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lon";
    Float64 actual_range -120.4, -118.4;
    String axis "X";
    Float64 colorBarMaximum -118.4;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -120.4;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  latitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lat";
    Float64 actual_range 32.8, 34.05;
    String axis "Y";
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 34.5;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 32.5;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  }
  depth {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Height";
    String _CoordinateZisPositive "down";
    Float64 actual_range 5.0, 17.0;
    String axis "Z";
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 20.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Depth";
    String positive "down";
    String standard_name "depth";
    String units "m";
  }
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range 4.89024e+8, 1.183248e+9;
    String axis "T";
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 1.183248e+9;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 4.89024e+8;
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "Time";
    String standard_name "time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  }
  common_name {
    String ioos_category "Taxonomy";
    String long_name "Common Name";
  }
  species_name {
    String ioos_category "Taxonomy";
    String long_name "Species Name";
  }
  size {
    Int16 actual_range 1, 385;
    String ioos_category "Biology";
    String long_name "Size";
    String units "mm";
  }
 }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String acknowledgement "NOAA NESDIS COASTWATCH, NOAA SWFSC ERD, Channel Islands National Park, National Park Service";
    String cdm_data_type "TimeSeries";
    String cdm_timeseries_variables "id, longitude, latitude";
    String contributor_email "David_Kushner@nps.gov";
    String contributor_name "Channel Islands National Park, National Park Service";
    String contributor_role "Source of data.";
    String Conventions "COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "Roy.Mendelssohn@noaa.gov";
    String creator_name "NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD";
    String creator_url "https://www.pfeg.noaa.gov";
    String date_created "2008-06-11T21:43:28Z";
    String date_issued "2008-06-11T21:43:28Z";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting -118.4;
    String featureType "TimeSeries";
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 34.05;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min 32.8;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max -118.4;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min -120.4;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    Float64 geospatial_vertical_max 17.0;
    Float64 geospatial_vertical_min 5.0;
    String geospatial_vertical_positive "down";
    String geospatial_vertical_units "m";
    String history 
"Channel Islands National Park, National Park Service
2008-06-11T21:43:28Z NOAA CoastWatch (West Coast Node) and NOAA SFSC ERD
2018-04-21T18:53:11Z (local files)
2018-04-21T18:53:11Z http://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/tabledap/erdCinpKfmSFNH.html";
    String infoUrl "http://www.nps.gov/chis/naturescience/index.htm";
    String institution "CINP";
    String keywords "aquatic, atmosphere, biology, biosphere, channel, cinp, coastal, common, depth, Earth Science > Biosphere > Aquatic Ecosystems > Coastal Habitat, Earth Science > Biosphere > Aquatic Ecosystems > Marine Habitat, ecosystems, forest, frequency, habitat, height, identifier, islands, kelp, marine, monitoring, name, natural, size, species, station, taxonomy, time";
    String keywords_vocabulary "GCMD Science Keywords";
    String license "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, CoastWatch, 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.  National Park Service Disclaimer: The National Park Service shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. These data and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent within the limitation of geospatial data in general and these data in particular. The related graphics are intended to aid the data user in acquiring relevant data; it is not appropriate to use the related graphics as data. The National Park Service gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from an NPS server and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. Although these data have been processed successfully on computer systems at the National Park Service, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on other systems for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.";
    String naming_authority "gov.noaa.pfeg.coastwatch";
    Float64 Northernmost_Northing 34.05;
    String observationDimension "row";
    String project "NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD (https://www.pfeg.noaa.gov/)";
    String references "Channel Islands National Parks Inventory and Monitoring information: http://nature.nps.gov/im/units/medn . Kelp Forest Monitoring Protocols: http://www.nature.nps.gov/im/units/chis/Reports_PDF/Marine/KFM-HandbookVol1.pdf .";
    String sourceUrl "(local files)";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing 32.8;
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v29";
    String subsetVariables "id, longitude, latitude, common_name, species_name";
    String summary "This dataset has measurements of the size of selected animal species at selected locations in the Channel Islands National Park. Sampling is conducted annually between the months of May-October, so the Time data in this file is July 1 of each year (a nominal value). The size frequency measurements were taken within 10 meters of the transect line at each site.  Depths at the site vary some, but we describe the depth of the site along the transect line where that station's temperature logger is located, a typical depth for the site.";
    String time_coverage_end "2007-07-01T00:00:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "1985-07-01T00:00:00Z";
    String title "Channel Islands, Kelp Forest Monitoring, Size and Frequency, Natural Habitat, 1985-2007";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting -120.4;
  }
}

 

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