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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgment String National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, University of California, San Diego Scripps Institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.0, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0, NCCSV-1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2016-05-24
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2016-05-24
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String longitude,latitude,sorted_plankton_volume&cruise="201504"&sorted_plankton_volume>=0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -77.22833
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 54.28667
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 0.001666667
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -77.22833
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.8217
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA SWFSC
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 54.28667
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String CalCOFI
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Ed Weber
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (source database)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 0.001666667
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF-11
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String cruise, station, line, tow_type,net_type, tow_number,net_location, latitude, longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Location, performance, and summary information about individual net tows.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2018-04-26T20:43:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1951-01-09T18:16:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String CalCOFI Tows
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.8217
variable cruise   String  
attribute cruise description String Six-digit cruise code (YYYYMM)
attribute cruise ioos_category String Identifier
attribute cruise long_name String Cruise Code
variable ship   String  
attribute ship ioos_category String Identifier
attribute ship long_name String Ship Name
variable ship_code   String  
attribute ship_code description String Two-digit CalCOFI ship code
attribute ship_code ioos_category String Identifier
attribute ship_code long_name String Ship Code
variable order_occupied   int  
attribute order_occupied description String Ordinal number in which the station was sampled for the cruise and ship
attribute order_occupied ioos_category String Identifier
attribute order_occupied long_name String Order Occupied
variable tow_type   String  
attribute tow_type description String Type of gear used to sample -- manta, mocness_1m, mocness_10m, oblique (C1 and CB nets), or vertical (CV and PV nets).
attribute tow_type ioos_category String Identifier
attribute tow_type long_name String Tow Type
variable net_type   String  
attribute net_type description String Gear type. See CalCOFI Tow Types table
attribute net_type ioos_category String Identifier
attribute net_type long_name String Net Type
variable tow_number   int  
attribute tow_number actual_range int 1, 30
attribute tow_number description String Replicate tow number for the station, net type, and location
attribute tow_number ioos_category String Identifier
attribute tow_number long_name String Tow Number
variable net_location   String  
attribute net_location description String Port or Starboard location of tow
attribute net_location ioos_category String Identifier
attribute net_location long_name String Net Location
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double -5.9885904E8, 1.52477538E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time description String Start of tow
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Start 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 standard_haul_factor   float  
attribute standard_haul_factor description String Number used to standardize oblique tows to catch per 10 meters squared of sea surface. See Kramer and Smith and Richardson references on the infosheet url for details.
attribute standard_haul_factor ioos_category String Other
attribute standard_haul_factor long_name String Standard Haul Factor
variable volume_sampled   float  
attribute volume_sampled description String Volume of water sampled by the net
attribute volume_sampled ioos_category String Other
attribute volume_sampled long_name String Volume Sampled
attribute volume_sampled units String cubic meters
variable percent_sorted   float  
attribute percent_sorted description String Proportion of the sample jar that was sorted in the laboratory
attribute percent_sorted ioos_category String Other
attribute percent_sorted long_name String Percent Sorted
attribute percent_sorted units String %/100
variable mesh_size   float  
attribute mesh_size ioos_category String Other
attribute mesh_size long_name String Net Mesh Size
attribute mesh_size units String microns
variable total_eggs   float  
attribute total_eggs description String Raw count of total eggs captured
attribute total_eggs ioos_category String Other
attribute total_eggs long_name String Total Eggs
variable sorted_plankton_volume   float  
attribute sorted_plankton_volume description String Standardized volume of plankton from the sample that was sorted in the laboratory
attribute sorted_plankton_volume ioos_category String Other
attribute sorted_plankton_volume long_name String Sorted Plankton Volume
attribute sorted_plankton_volume units String ml/1000 m^3
variable sample_quality   float  
attribute sample_quality description String Qualitative estimate of net performance on a scale of 0 (worst) to 5
attribute sample_quality ioos_category String Other
attribute sample_quality long_name String Sample Quality
variable small_plankton_volume   float  
attribute small_plankton_volume description String Standardized volume of plankton with individual displacement volumes less than 5 ml
attribute small_plankton_volume ioos_category String Other
attribute small_plankton_volume long_name String Small Plankton Volume
attribute small_plankton_volume units String ml/1000 m^3 of water strained
variable total_plankton_volume   float  
attribute total_plankton_volume description String Standardized volume of plankton in the sample
attribute total_plankton_volume ioos_category String Other
attribute total_plankton_volume long_name String Total Plankton Volume
attribute total_plankton_volume units String ml/1000 m^3 of water strained
variable total_larvae   float  
attribute total_larvae description String Raw count of fish larvae captured
attribute total_larvae ioos_category String Other
attribute total_larvae long_name String Total Larvae
variable end_time   double  
attribute end_time description String Tow end time
attribute end_time ioos_category String Time
attribute end_time long_name String End Timestamp
attribute end_time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute end_time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable total_juveniles_or_adults   float  
attribute total_juveniles_or_adults description String Raw count of juvenile or adult fish captured
attribute total_juveniles_or_adults ioos_category String Other
attribute total_juveniles_or_adults long_name String Total Juvenile/Adults
variable latitude   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 0.0016666667, 54.286667
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 longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.82167, -77.22833
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 line   float  
attribute line actual_range float -29.5, 388.3
attribute line description String CalCOFI line number
attribute line ioos_category String Identifier
attribute line long_name String Line
variable station   float  
attribute station actual_range float -283.0, 815.5
attribute station ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station long_name String Station

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