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 data       graph     files  public Wind Diffusivity Current, QuikSCAT SeaWinds, 0.125°, Global, Science Quality, 1999-2009 (1
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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 Remote Sensing Systems, Inc.
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 2010-10-22
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2010-10-22
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String &.draw=vectors
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 360.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 75.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -75.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.125
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 360.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.125
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 Remote Sensing Systems, Inc.
2010-10-22T09:19:24Z 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 altitude, circulation, coast, coastwatch, current, data, degrees, diffusivity, driven, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Wind-Driven Circulation, global, noaa, node, ocean, oceans, QSuekm, quality, quikscat, science, science quality, seawinds, time, wcn, west, wind, wind-driven, zonal
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 75.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL origin String Remote Sensing Systems, Inc.
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 NASA/JPL Winds: .
attribute NC_GLOBAL satellite String QuikSCAT
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String SeaWinds
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String satellite observation: QuikSCAT, SeaWinds
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -75.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String NOAA CoastWatch distributes science quality Ekman current (in zonal, meridional, and modulus sets) and Ekman upwelling data. This data begins with wind velocity measurements from the SeaWinds instrument onboard NASA's QuikSCAT satellite. SeaWinds is a microwave scatterometer designed to measure surface winds over the global ocean. NOAA CoastWatch processes wind velocity to wind stress and wind stress curl, and finally to Ekman current and Ekman upwelling. (This is a 1 day composite.)
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2009-11-19T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1999-07-21T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Wind Diffusivity Current, QuikSCAT SeaWinds, 0.125°, Global, Science Quality, 1999-2009 (1 Day)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.0
dimension time   double nValues=3745, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 0h 11m 32s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 9.325584E8, 1.258632E9
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=1201, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.125
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -75.0, 75.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordsys String geographic
attribute latitude fraction_digits int 2
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=2881, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.125
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double 0.0, 360.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordsys String geographic
attribute longitude fraction_digits int 2
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 u_current   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute u_current _FillValue float -9999999.0
attribute u_current colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute u_current colorBarMinimum double -4.0
attribute u_current coordsys String geographic
attribute u_current fraction_digits int 3
attribute u_current ioos_category String Wind
attribute u_current long_name String Zonal Wind Diffusivity Current
attribute u_current missing_value float -9999999.0
attribute u_current units String m s-1
variable v_current   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute v_current _FillValue float -9999999.0
attribute v_current colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute v_current colorBarMinimum double -4.0
attribute v_current coordsys String geographic
attribute v_current fraction_digits int 3
attribute v_current ioos_category String Wind
attribute v_current long_name String Meridional Wind Diffusivity Current
attribute v_current missing_value float -9999999.0
attribute v_current units String m s-1
variable mod_current   float time, altitude, latitude, longitude
attribute mod_current _FillValue float -9999999.0
attribute mod_current colorBarMaximum double 0.05
attribute mod_current colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mod_current colorBarPalette String WhiteRedBlack
attribute mod_current coordsys String geographic
attribute mod_current fraction_digits int 3
attribute mod_current ioos_category String Currents
attribute mod_current long_name String Modulus of Wind Diffusivity Current
attribute mod_current missing_value float -9999999.0
attribute mod_current units String m s-1

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