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 data       graph  M    public Sea Surface Salinity from SMOS level-2, Gridded Monthly Mean, v3.0, Global, 1°, 2010-2017,
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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 Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Yongsheng.Zhang at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Yongsheng Zhang, Ph.D.
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-01-10T16:44:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Version 3.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NCEI
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String Microwave Imaging Radiometer with Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String better, calculate, calculated, centers, data, earth, Earth Science >Oceans > Surface Salinity, environmental, gridded, index, information, level, level-2, lower, mean, model, month, monthly, national, ncei, noaa, number, observation, observations, ocean, oceans, product, quality, roughness, salinity, science, sea, sea_surface_salinity, sea_surface_salinity_number_of_observations, smos, sss1, sss1_obs, sss1_qi, sss2, sss2_obs, sss2_qi, sss3, sss3_obs, sss3_qi, statistics, surface, swath, time, US, used, user, using, valid
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String These data are available for use without restriction.
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 mission String Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL necdf_version_id String 3.6.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL nodc_template_version String NODC_NetCDF_Grid_Template_v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String PROTEUS
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String SMOS L2 OS Input/Output Data Definition, SO-TN-ARG-GS-0009, SMOS Team. 5 September 2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String European Space Agency(ESA)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String DEPRECATED.
This dataset is created by National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Satellite Oceanography Group from SMOS level-2 Sea Surface Salinity User Data Product (Version 6.22), calculated from using 1.0x1.0 (lon/lat) degree box average
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2017-05-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2010-01-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Sea Surface Salinity from SMOS level-2, Gridded Monthly Mean, v3.0, Global, 1°, 2010-2017, DEPRECATED
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.5
dimension time   double nValues=89, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 5m 27s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.2635136E9, 1.4948064E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String 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   float nValues=180, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-1.0
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.5, 89.5
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordinate_defines String center
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=360, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1.0
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.5, 179.5
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordinate_defines String center
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 sss1   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss1 _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss1 ancillary_variables String sss1_obs, sss1_qi
attribute sss1 cell_methods String time: lat: lon: mean
attribute sss1 colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute sss1 colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute sss1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss1 ioos_category String Salinity
attribute sss1 long_name String Monthly mean of Sea Surface Salinity using roughness model 1
attribute sss1 quality_flag String sss1_qi
attribute sss1 standard_name String sea_surface_salinity
attribute sss1 units String psu
variable sss1_obs   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss1_obs _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss1_obs colorBarMaximum double 1000.0
attribute sss1_obs colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sss1_obs grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss1_obs ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sss1_obs long_name String Valid observation number used to calculate sss1 from level-2 swath data from roughness model 1
attribute sss1_obs standard_name String sea_surface_salinity_number_of_observations
attribute sss1_obs units String count
variable sss1_qi   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss1_qi _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss1_qi cell_methods String time: lat: lon: mean
attribute sss1_qi colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute sss1_qi colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sss1_qi comment String calculated from Dg_quality_SSS_1 in level-2 data
attribute sss1_qi grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss1_qi ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sss1_qi long_name String Monthly mean of quality index for sss1: lower=better.
attribute sss1_qi units String count
variable sss2   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss2 _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss2 ancillary_variables String sss2_obs, sss2_qi
attribute sss2 cell_methods String time: lat: lon: mean
attribute sss2 colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute sss2 colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute sss2 grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss2 ioos_category String Salinity
attribute sss2 long_name String Monthly mean of Sea Surface Salinity using roughness model 2
attribute sss2 quality_flag String sss2_qi
attribute sss2 standard_name String sea_surface_salinity
attribute sss2 units String psu
variable sss2_obs   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss2_obs _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss2_obs colorBarMaximum double 1000.0
attribute sss2_obs colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sss2_obs grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss2_obs ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sss2_obs long_name String Valid observation number used to calculate sss1 from level-2 swath data from roughness model 2
attribute sss2_obs standard_name String sea_surface_salinity_number_of_observations
attribute sss2_obs units String count
variable sss2_qi   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss2_qi _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss2_qi cell_methods String time: lat: lon: mean
attribute sss2_qi colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute sss2_qi colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sss2_qi comment String calculated from Dg_quality_SSS_2 in level-2 data
attribute sss2_qi grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss2_qi ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sss2_qi long_name String Monthly mean of quality index for sss2: lower=better.
attribute sss2_qi units String count
variable sss3   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss3 _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss3 ancillary_variables String sss3_obs, sss3_qi
attribute sss3 cell_methods String time: lat: lon: mean
attribute sss3 colorBarMaximum double 37.0
attribute sss3 colorBarMinimum double 32.0
attribute sss3 grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss3 ioos_category String Salinity
attribute sss3 long_name String Monthly mean of Sea Surface Salinity using roughness model 3
attribute sss3 quality_flag String sss3_qi
attribute sss3 standard_name String sea_surface_salinity
attribute sss3 units String psu
variable sss3_obs   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss3_obs _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss3_obs colorBarMaximum double 1000.0
attribute sss3_obs colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sss3_obs grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss3_obs ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sss3_obs long_name String Valid observation number used to calculate sss1 from level-2 swath data from roughness model 3
attribute sss3_obs standard_name String sea_surface_salinity_number_of_observations
attribute sss3_obs units String count
variable sss3_qi   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sss3_qi _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sss3_qi cell_methods String time: lat: lon: mean
attribute sss3_qi colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute sss3_qi colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sss3_qi comment String calculated from Dg_quality_SSS_3 in level-2 data
attribute sss3_qi grid_mapping String crs
attribute sss3_qi ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sss3_qi long_name String Monthly mean of quality index for sss3: lower=better.
attribute sss3_qi units String count

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