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Institution Dataset ID
 data       graph  M    public VIIRSN, Suomi-NPP, Level-3 SMI, Global, 4km, PIC, 2012-2014, DEPRECATED OLDER VERSION, 8-Day,
   ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NASA/GSFC OBPG erdVHpic8day_Lon0360

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 Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String webadmin at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NASA/GSFC OBPG
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.979169092
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.979164
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.97917509199999
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.041666668
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.979169092
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.020835759999982884
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Datafiles are downloaded ASAP from to NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD.
NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD ( uses NCML to add latitude and longitude variables and slightly modify the metadata.
Direct read of HDF4 file through CDM library.
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NASA/GSFC OBPG
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 4km, 8day, carbon, chemistry, color, composite, concentration, gsfc, image, inorganic, joint, jpss, level, level-3, mapped, mass, mean, nasa, noaa, npoess, npp, obpg, ocean, ocean color, oceans, orbiting, particulate, pic, polar, satellite, sea, seawater, smi, standard, suomi, viirs, viirsn, water
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 Map_Projection String Equidistant Cylindrical
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.pfeg.coastwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.979164
attribute NC_GLOBAL Processing_Version String 2013.1.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Sensor_Name String VIIRSN
attribute NC_GLOBAL Software_Name String smigen
attribute NC_GLOBAL Software_Version String 4.42
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.97917509199999
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String THIS VERSION IS DEPRECATED. (Dec 2014) SEE THE NEW erdVH2018 VERSION.
VIIRSN Level-3 Standard Mapped Image (SMI), Global, 4km, Particulate Inorganic Carbon (PIC), 8-Day composite data from the Visible and Infrared Imager/Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). VIIRS is a multi-disciplinary instrument that flies on the Suomi-NPP (National Polar-orbiting Partnership) satellite. Suomi-NPP is the initial spacecraft in the JPSS (Joint Polar Satellite Systems) series of spacecraft. JPSS is our Nation's next generation polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite system. JPSS is a collaborative program between NOAA and its acquisition agent NASA. VIIRS is the successor to MODIS for Earth science data product generation. THIS IS AN EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCT: intended strictly for scientific evaluation by professional marine scientists.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2014-11-17T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-01-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String VIIRSN, Suomi-NPP, Level-3 SMI, Global, 4km, PIC, 2012-2014, DEPRECATED OLDER VERSION, 8-Day, Lon0360
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.020835759999982884
dimension time   double nValues=133, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=7 days 23h 5m 27s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.3254192E9, 1.4162256E9
attribute time axis String T
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 latitude   double nValues=4320, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-0.041666668
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -89.97917509199999, 89.979164
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
dimension longitude   double nValues=8640, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.041666666666512336
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double 0.020835759999982884, 359.979169092
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 pic   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute pic colorBarMaximum double 0.001
attribute pic colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute pic Fill float -32767.0
attribute pic Intercept float 0.0
attribute pic ioos_category String Ocean Color
attribute pic long_name String Particulate Inorganic Carbon
attribute pic Scaling String linear
attribute pic Scaling_Equation String (Slope*l3m_data) + Intercept = Parameter value
attribute pic Slope float 1.0
attribute pic units String mol m^-3

The information in the table above is also available in other file formats (.csv, .htmlTable, .itx, .json, .jsonlCSV1, .jsonlCSV, .jsonlKVP, .mat, .nc, .nccsv, .tsv, .xhtml) via a RESTful web service.

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