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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 Comments String Aquarius SSS objectively interpolated onto a regular 0.5x0.5 grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL CreatedBy String oleg
attribute NC_GLOBAL CreationDate String 2015/08/20 14:08:55
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String jimp at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String IPRC
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL DataSource String Aquarius L2 V4.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String IPRC, NASA
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String center, data, density, Earth Science > Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity, international, interpolation, iprc, latitude, longitude, ocean, oceans, optimum, pacific, research, salinity, sea, sea_surface_salinity, soest, sss, surface, time
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 Northernmost_Northing double 89.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL Notes String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Level 4 optimally interpolated, 0.5 degree, near-global, 7 day sea surface salinity (OISSS) product for version 4.0 of the Aquarius/SAC-D dataset. OISSS is a principal investigator produced dataset developed at the International Pacific Research Center (IPRC) of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). The optimal interpolation (OI) mapping procedure used to create this product corrects for systematic spatial biases in Aquarius SSS data with respect to Argo near-surface salinity observations and takes into account available statistical information about the signal and noise, specific to the Aquarius instrument. The product covers the entire duration of the Aquarius/SAC-D mission: 8/26/2011 - 6/7/2015. Further details on the data processing can be found in: Melnichenko, O., P. Hacker., N. Maximenko, G. Lagerloef, and J. Potemra (2016), Optimal interpolation of Aquarius sea surface salinity, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, 602-616, doi:10.1002/2015JC011343.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2015-05-31T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2011-08-30T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String IPRC, Aquarius, Optimally Interpolated Salinity, 0.5°, Global, 7-Day, 2011-2015, v4.0, Lon0360
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.25
dimension time   double nValues=200, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=6 days 21h 13m 34s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.3147056E9, 1.4330736E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Center of 7-Day Period
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   float nValues=360, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.5
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.75, 89.75
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   float nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.5
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.25, 359.75
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 sss   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss _FillValue float -9999.0
attribute sss colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute sss colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute sss ioos_category String Salinity
attribute sss long_name String sea surface salinity
attribute sss standard_name String sea_surface_salinity
attribute sss units String PSU

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