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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 composite String true
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String NOAA NESDIS
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Source of level 2 data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2020-03-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2020-03-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 329.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 59.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -44.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.05
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 329.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 180.025
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.05
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 history String NOAA NESDIS
2020-03-01T13:32:12Z NOAA CoastWatch (West Coast Node) and NOAA SFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 1-day, circulation, coastwatch, day, degrees, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Fronts, experimental, front, fronts, goes, hemisphere, imager, meteorology, noaa, ocean, oceans, probability, wcn, western
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 naming_authority String gov.noaa.pfeg.coastwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 59.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL origin String NOAA NESDIS
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String CoastWatch (
attribute NC_GLOBAL projection String geographic
attribute NC_GLOBAL projection_type String mapped
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Front Index information: Breaker, Laurence C., Timothy P. Mavor, and William W. Broenkow (April 18, 2005). Mapping and Monitoring Large-Scale Ocean Fronts Off the California Coast Using Imagery from the GOES-10 Geostationary Satellite. California Sea Grant College Program. Research Completion Reports. Paper Coastal05_02. Available at . NOAA GOES satellites: . NOAA GOES satellites: . Processing reference: Wu, X., W. P. Menzel, and G. S. Wade (1999). Estimation of sea surface temperatures using GOES-8/9 radiance measurements. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80, 1127-1138. Processing reference: Maturi, E., C. Merchant, A. Harris, X. Li, and B. Potash. Geostationary Sea Surface Temperature Product Validation and Methodology. Poster Presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 13th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography (P5.16). Norfolk, VA; 19-23 Sept., 2004. .
attribute NC_GLOBAL satellite String GOES
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String Imager
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String satellite observation: GOES, Imager
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -44.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The data indicates the probability of oceanic sea surface temperature fronts off the California coast. They were created using remote sensing sea surface temperature data from the GOES geostationary satellite. THIS IS AN EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCT: intended strictly for scientific evaluation by professional marine scientists. The data is unitless.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2020-03-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2000-07-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Front Probability, GOES Imager, Western Hemisphere, 2000-2020, EXPERIMENTAL (1 Day Composite)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 180.025
dimension time   double nValues=6689, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 1h 46m 35s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 9.624528E8, 1.583064E9
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=2100, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.05
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -44.975, 59.975
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordsys String geographic
attribute latitude fraction_digits int 3
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=3000, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.05
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double 180.025, 329.975
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordsys String geographic
attribute longitude fraction_digits int 3
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 front   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute front _FillValue float -9999999.0
attribute front colorBarMaximum double 2.0
attribute front colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute front colorBarPalette String WhiteRedBlack
attribute front coordsys String geographic
attribute front fraction_digits int 1
attribute front ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute front long_name String Front Probability
attribute front missing_value float -9999999.0
attribute front units String unitless

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