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 data       graph  M    files  public Sardine Potential Habitat, MODIS Aqua Data, Near Real-Time, US West Coast, 2006-present, Daily    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/FRD sardine_habitat_modis

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String We thank NOAA CoastWatch West Coast ( for generating and serving the Sardine Potential Habitat Model output
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String NOAA/CoastWatch/West Coast
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Daily production and distribution
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String juan.zwolinski at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/FRD
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2021-01-24T15:33:49Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -113.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 51.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 27.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.025
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -113.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -130.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.025
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String 8 day composited of chlorophyll and sea surface temperature satellite data were obtained from: and The data were then applied to the sardine habitat model to obtain the potential habitat fields.
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String sardine_habitat_modis
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/FRD
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String MODIS Aqua
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String aqua, chlor_a, chlorophyll, CoastWatch West Coast, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyll, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Optics > Ocean Color, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, FRD, habitat, modis, NOAA, potential, sardine, sea surface temperature, sst, SWFSC
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 51.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String MODIS
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/ERD, NOAA/CoastWatch/West Coast
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String Aqua
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 27.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String A habitat model of sardine distrubtion in the California Current based on satellite remote sensing chlorophyll and sea surface temperature data from the MODIS Aqua ocean color sensor.
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-3days
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2021-06-17T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2006-01-08T20:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Sardine Potential Habitat, MODIS Aqua Data, Near Real-Time, US West Coast, 2006-present, Daily
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -130.0
dimension time   double nValues=4831, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 4h 1m 6s
attribute time _ChunkSizes int 1
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.1367504E9, 1.6239312E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time coverage_content_type String coordinate
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   double nValues=961, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.025
attribute latitude _ChunkSizes int 961
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 27.0, 51.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
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=681, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.025
attribute longitude _ChunkSizes int 681
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -130.0, -113.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
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 potential_habitat   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute potential_habitat _ChunkSizes int 1, 961, 681
attribute potential_habitat _FillValue float -99999.0
attribute potential_habitat ancillary_variables String potential_habitat_mask
attribute potential_habitat colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute potential_habitat colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute potential_habitat comment String Indicates the probable habitat suitability for sardines: 0-0.1 is poor habitat, 0.1-0.2 is good habitat, and 0.2-1.0 is optimal habitat. The model results are based on MODIS Aqua satellite data.
attribute potential_habitat coordsys String geographic
attribute potential_habitat coverage_content_type String modelResult
attribute potential_habitat fraction_digits int 2
attribute potential_habitat ioos_category String Fish Abundance
attribute potential_habitat long_name String Sardine Potential Habitat, MODIS
attribute potential_habitat missing_value float -99999.0
attribute potential_habitat units String 1
variable potential_habitat_mask   byte time, latitude, longitude
attribute potential_habitat_mask _ChunkSizes int 1, 961, 681
attribute potential_habitat_mask _FillValue byte -1
attribute potential_habitat_mask colorBarContinuous String false
attribute potential_habitat_mask colorBarMaximum double 8.0
attribute potential_habitat_mask colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute potential_habitat_mask colorBarNSections int 4
attribute potential_habitat_mask colorBarPalette String Rainbow2
attribute potential_habitat_mask comment String Masks of the probable habitat suitability for sardines: 1 is unsuitable, 3 is poor habitat, 5 is good habitat, and 7 is optimal habitat.
attribute potential_habitat_mask coordsys String geographic
attribute potential_habitat_mask coverage_content_type String thematicClassification
attribute potential_habitat_mask flag_meanings String Unsuitable Bad Good Optimal
attribute potential_habitat_mask flag_values byte 1, 3, 5, 7
attribute potential_habitat_mask ioos_category String Other
attribute potential_habitat_mask long_name String Qualitative Map of Sardine Habitat
attribute potential_habitat_mask missing_value byte -1
variable chlorophyll   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute chlorophyll _ChunkSizes int 1, 961, 681
attribute chlorophyll _FillValue float -99999.0
attribute chlorophyll cell_methods String time: mean (interval: 8.0 day)
attribute chlorophyll colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute chlorophyll colorBarMinimum double 0.03
attribute chlorophyll colorBarScale String Log
attribute chlorophyll comment String Chlorophyll data is an 8-day composite starting 7 days prior to the timestamp
attribute chlorophyll coordsys String geographic
attribute chlorophyll coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute chlorophyll fraction_digits int 2
attribute chlorophyll ioos_category String Ocean Color
attribute chlorophyll long_name String Chlorophyll Concentration in Sea Water
attribute chlorophyll missing_value float -99999.0
attribute chlorophyll standard_name String concentration_of_chlorophyll_in_sea_water
attribute chlorophyll units String mg m-3
variable sst   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sst _ChunkSizes int 1, 961, 681
attribute sst _FillValue float -99999.0
attribute sst cell_methods String time: mean (interval: 8.0 day)
attribute sst colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sst colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sst comment String SST data is an 8-day composite starting 7 days prior to the timestamp
attribute sst coordsys String geographic
attribute sst coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute sst fraction_digits int 1
attribute sst ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sst long_name String Sea Surface Temperature
attribute sst missing_value float -99999.0
attribute sst standard_name String sea_surface_temperature
attribute sst units String degree_C

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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