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ucsdHfrW500

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _CoordSysBuilder String ucar.nc2.dataset.conv.CF1Convention
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String hfrnet.administrators at sio.ucsd.edu
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String HFRNet Administrators
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://cordc.ucsd.edu/projects/mapping/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2020-04-03T07:47:10Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String &.draw=vectors&.color=0x0000FF
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -122.0469
attribute NC_GLOBAL format_version String 1.1.00
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 38.13873
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 37.45549
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.004495000000000033
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -122.0469
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -122.5935
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.005205714285714402
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String 2020-04-03T07:17:16Z hfrnet rtvMergeData: Saving 366 new solutions
2020-04-03T07:47:10Z hfrnet rtvMergeData: Saving 375 solutions; 201
new or updated, 174 unmodified from previous run(s)
2020-04-03T07:47:10Z hfrnet rtvSaveNetcdf: Removed 5 solutions
exceeding HDOP threshold of 1.25 ;
FMRC Best Dataset
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 202004030600siohfruwlsrtvuswc500m
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://cordc.ucsd.edu/projects/mapping/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Coastal Observing Research and Development Center, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String Earth Remote Sensing Instruments, Active Remote Sensing,
Profilers/Sounders, Radar Sounders, Doppler RADAR
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_vocabulary String Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords, Version 8.6
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 500m, circulation, coast, currents, dilution, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents, eastward, hf radar, hourly, latitudinal, longitudinal, near, near real time, northward, ocean, oceans, radar, real, RTV, scripps, sea, seawater, surface, surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity, surface_northward_sea_water_velocity, time, velocity, water, west, west coast
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 location String Proto fmrc:HFRADAR_US_West_Coast_500m_Resolution_Hourly_RTV
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String edu.ucsd.cordc
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 38.13873
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String Near real-time dataset with automated data acquisition and processing
quality control
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String 2.0.00
attribute NC_GLOBAL program String Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Terrill, E. et al., 2006. Data Management and Real-time Distribution
in the HF-Radar National Network. Proceedings of the MTS/IEEE Oceans
2006 Conference, Boston MA, September 2006.
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String surface ocean velocity field from hf-radar
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String https://hfrnet-tds.ucsd.edu/thredds/dodsC/HFR/USWC/500m/hourly/RTV/HFRADAR_US_West_Coast_500m_Resolution_Hourly_RTV_best.ncd (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 37.45549
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Surface ocean velocities estimated from HF-Radar are representative
of the upper 0.3 meters of the ocean. The main objective of
near-real time processing is to produce the best product from
available data at the time of processing. Radial velocity
measurements are obtained from individual radar sites through the
U.S. HF-Radar Network. Hourly radial data are processed by unweighted
least squares on a 500m resolution grid of the U.S. West Coast to
produce near real-time surface current maps.
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-1day
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2020-04-04T03:30:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-01-01T00:30:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Currents, HF Radar, US West Coast, RTV, Near-Real Time, 2011-present, Hourly, 500m
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -122.5935
dimension time   double nValues=70936, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1h 1m 14s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.3253778E9, 1.585971E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time bounds String time_bounds
attribute time calendar String proleptic_gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Forecast time for ForecastModelRunCollection
attribute time missing_value double NaN
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=153, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.004495000000000033
attribute latitude _ChunkSizes int 153
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 37.45549, 38.13873
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=106, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.005205714285714402
attribute longitude _ChunkSizes int 106
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -122.5935, -122.0469
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 water_u   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute water_u ancillary_variables String dopx
attribute water_u cell_methods String depth: mean time: mean
attribute water_u colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute water_u colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute water_u grid_mapping String wgs84
attribute water_u ioos_category String Currents
attribute water_u long_name String Surface Eastward Sea Water Velocity
attribute water_u standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute water_u units String m s-1
variable water_v   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute water_v ancillary_variables String dopy
attribute water_v cell_methods String depth: mean time: mean
attribute water_v colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute water_v colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute water_v grid_mapping String wgs84
attribute water_v ioos_category String Currents
attribute water_v long_name String Surface Northward Sea Water Velocity
attribute water_v standard_name String surface_northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute water_v units String m s-1
variable DOPx   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute DOPx colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute DOPx colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute DOPx colorBarPalette String WhiteRedBlack
attribute DOPx comment String The longitudinal dilution of precision (dopx) represents the
contribution of radial geometry to uncertainty in the eastward
velocity estimate (u).
attribute DOPx grid_mapping String wgs84
attribute DOPx ioos_category String Currents
attribute DOPx long_name String Longitudinal Dilution of Precision
variable DOPy   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute DOPy colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute DOPy colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute DOPy colorBarPalette String WhiteRedBlack
attribute DOPy comment String The latitudinal dilution of precision (dopy) represents the
contribution of radial geometry to uncertainty in the northward
velocity estimate (v).
attribute DOPy grid_mapping String wgs84
attribute DOPy ioos_category String Currents
attribute DOPy long_name String Latitudinal Dilution of Precision
variable hdop   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute hdop ancillary_variables String dopx dopy
attribute hdop colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute hdop colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute hdop comment String The horizontal dilution of precision (hdop) is the vector length
(magnitude) of the eastward (dopx) and northward (dopy) dilution of
precision. It represents the contribution of radial geometry to the
overall uncertainty in the total velocity (u and v) estimate.
attribute hdop ioos_category String Statistics
attribute hdop long_name String horizontal dilution of precision
variable number_of_sites   byte time, latitude, longitude
attribute number_of_sites _FillValue byte -127
attribute number_of_sites _Unsigned String false
attribute number_of_sites colorBarContinuous String false
attribute number_of_sites colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute number_of_sites colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute number_of_sites colorBarNSections String 10
attribute number_of_sites comment String Number of radars contributing radials to the total solution
attribute number_of_sites ioos_category String Statistics
attribute number_of_sites long_name String number of contributing radars
attribute number_of_sites units String count
variable number_of_radials   short time, latitude, longitude
attribute number_of_radials _FillValue short -32767
attribute number_of_radials colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute number_of_radials colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute number_of_radials comment String Number of radials contributing to the total solution
attribute number_of_radials ioos_category String Statistics
attribute number_of_radials long_name String number of contributing radials
attribute number_of_radials units String count

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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