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   set  data   graph     public WHOI MVCO 12m Node ADCP SOS, 2008-present    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe
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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 Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String jfredericks at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Janet Fredericks
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -70.5564
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 41.3366
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 41.3366
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -70.5564
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -70.5564
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String up
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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 41.3366
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 41.3366
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String station_id, longitude, latitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Wave observations from the 12m node ADCP in the Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO) in the northwest Atlantic in coastal waters of North America. Extensive, detailed documentation is available in these .xml files:

For this dataset, if you want the most recent data, you MUST change the default end time constraint to be a time that is slightly (a few seconds or a few minutes) in the past. The source data server does not allow end time constraints that are after the exact current time.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2008-04-09T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String WHOI MVCO 12m Node ADCP SOS, 2008-present
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -70.5564
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -70.5564, -70.5564
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 latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 41.3366, 41.3366
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
variable station_id   String  
attribute station_id ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station_id long_name String Station ID
variable altitude   double  
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude axis String Z
attribute altitude ioos_category String Location
attribute altitude long_name String Altitude
attribute altitude positive String up
attribute altitude standard_name String altitude
attribute altitude units String m
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.2076992E9, NaN
attribute time axis String T
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
variable pressure   double  
attribute pressure definition String (external link)
attribute pressure ioos_category String Pressure
attribute pressure long_name String Mean Sea Water Pressure
attribute pressure observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute pressure standard_name String sea_water_pressure
attribute pressure units String cm
variable waveHeightFromPressure   double  
attribute waveHeightFromPressure definition String (external link)
attribute waveHeightFromPressure ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute waveHeightFromPressure long_name String Wave Height from Pressure
attribute waveHeightFromPressure observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute waveHeightFromPressure standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_height
attribute waveHeightFromPressure units String cm
variable wavePeriodFromPressure   double  
attribute wavePeriodFromPressure definition String (external link)
attribute wavePeriodFromPressure ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wavePeriodFromPressure long_name String Wave Period from Pressure
attribute wavePeriodFromPressure observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute wavePeriodFromPressure units String s
variable loCutoffFrequency   double  
attribute loCutoffFrequency definition String (external link)
attribute loCutoffFrequency ioos_category String Unknown
attribute loCutoffFrequency long_name String Low Cutoff Frequency
attribute loCutoffFrequency observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute loCutoffFrequency units String Hz
variable hiCutoffFrequency   double  
attribute hiCutoffFrequency definition String (external link)
attribute hiCutoffFrequency ioos_category String Unknown
attribute hiCutoffFrequency long_name String High Cutoff Frequency
attribute hiCutoffFrequency observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute hiCutoffFrequency units String Hz
variable waveHeightAll   double  
attribute waveHeightAll definition String (external link)
attribute waveHeightAll ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute waveHeightAll long_name String Wave Height All
attribute waveHeightAll observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute waveHeightAll standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_height
attribute waveHeightAll units String cm
variable swell   double  
attribute swell definition String (external link)
attribute swell ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute swell long_name String Swell
attribute swell observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute swell standard_name String sea_surface_swell_wave_significant_height
attribute swell units String cm
variable windWaves   double  
attribute windWaves definition String (external link)
attribute windWaves ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute windWaves long_name String Wind Waves
attribute windWaves observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute windWaves standard_name String sea_surface_wind_wave_significant_height
attribute windWaves units String cm
variable wavePeriodAll   double  
attribute wavePeriodAll definition String (external link)
attribute wavePeriodAll ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wavePeriodAll long_name String Wave Period All
attribute wavePeriodAll observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute wavePeriodAll units String s
variable swellPeriod   double  
attribute swellPeriod definition String (external link)
attribute swellPeriod ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute swellPeriod long_name String Swell Period
attribute swellPeriod observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute swellPeriod standard_name String sea_surface_swell_wave_period
attribute swellPeriod units String s
variable windWavePeriod   double  
attribute windWavePeriod definition String (external link)
attribute windWavePeriod ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute windWavePeriod long_name String Wind Wave Period
attribute windWavePeriod observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute windWavePeriod standard_name String sea_surface_wind_wave_period
attribute windWavePeriod units String s
variable dominantWaveDirection   double  
attribute dominantWaveDirection definition String (external link)
attribute dominantWaveDirection ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute dominantWaveDirection long_name String Dominant Wave From Direction
attribute dominantWaveDirection observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute dominantWaveDirection standard_name String sea_surface_wave_from_direction
attribute dominantWaveDirection units String degrees_true
variable swellDirection   double  
attribute swellDirection definition String (external link)
attribute swellDirection ioos_category String Currents
attribute swellDirection long_name String Swell From Direction
attribute swellDirection observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute swellDirection standard_name String sea_surface_wave_from_direction
attribute swellDirection units String degrees_true
variable windWaveDirection   double  
attribute windWaveDirection definition String (external link)
attribute windWaveDirection ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute windWaveDirection long_name String Wind Wave From Direction
attribute windWaveDirection observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute windWaveDirection standard_name String sea_surface_wave_from_direction
attribute windWaveDirection units String degrees_true
variable topBinHeight   double  
attribute topBinHeight definition String (external link)
attribute topBinHeight ioos_category String Unknown
attribute topBinHeight long_name String Top Bin Height
attribute topBinHeight observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute topBinHeight units String cm
variable bottomBinHeight   double  
attribute bottomBinHeight definition String (external link)
attribute bottomBinHeight ioos_category String Unknown
attribute bottomBinHeight long_name String Bottom Bin Height
attribute bottomBinHeight observedProperty String ALL_DATA
attribute bottomBinHeight units String cm
variable dataGapFlag   byte  
attribute dataGapFlag comment String This 0=pass/1=fail flag that indicates whether the minLen and/or dataGapTest flag was set after the recommended QARTOD time series tests were done.
attribute dataGapFlag definition String (external link)
attribute dataGapFlag ioos_category String Quality
attribute dataGapFlag long_name String Data Gap Flag
attribute dataGapFlag observedProperty String ALL_DATA
variable aggregatePressureFlag   byte  
attribute aggregatePressureFlag comment String This is the TimeseriesTestFlag (0=pass/1=fail) relating to the MVCO ADCP pressure timeseries tests described by mvcoTimeSeriesTest.
attribute aggregatePressureFlag definition String (external link)
attribute aggregatePressureFlag ioos_category String Quality
attribute aggregatePressureFlag long_name String Aggregate Pressure Flag
attribute aggregatePressureFlag observedProperty String ALL_DATA
variable echoIntensityFlag   byte  
attribute echoIntensityFlag comment String 0=pass/1=fail. A failed value indicates that one or more beams at the bin heights used to compute wave parameters had more than 12% of the echo intensity values less than 60 or more than 220.
attribute echoIntensityFlag definition String (external link)
attribute echoIntensityFlag ioos_category String Quality
attribute echoIntensityFlag long_name String Echo Intensity Flag
attribute echoIntensityFlag observedProperty String ALL_DATA
variable cMFlag   byte  
attribute cMFlag comment String 0=pass/1=fail. A failed value indicates that one or more beams at the bin heights used to compute wave parameters had more than 12% of the correlation magnitude values less than 64.
attribute cMFlag definition String (external link)
attribute cMFlag ioos_category String Quality
attribute cMFlag long_name String cMFlag
attribute cMFlag observedProperty String ALL_DATA
variable aggregateVelocityFlag   byte  
attribute aggregateVelocityFlag comment String The TimeseriesTestFlag (0=pass/1=fail) relates to the MVCO ADCP velocity timeseries tests described by mvcoTimeSeriesTest.
attribute aggregateVelocityFlag definition String (external link)
attribute aggregateVelocityFlag ioos_category String Quality
attribute aggregateVelocityFlag long_name String Aggregate Velocity Flag
attribute aggregateVelocityFlag observedProperty String ALL_DATA

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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