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 data       graph  M    Ocean Surface Winds, QuikSCAT - Monthly, 1999-2009    ?   F   I   M   background RSS Subscribe
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgements String IFREMER (France)
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Satellite-Derived Ocean Surface Wind Data
attribute NC_GLOBAL composite String true
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String NOAA OceanWatch - Central Pacific
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_url String
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, CW HDF, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String NESDIS.Data.Access at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA/NESDIS/OceanWatch - Central Pacific
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2012-09-11
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2012-09-11
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 70.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -70.0
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 359.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_type String REGULAR
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String File generated at NOAA OceanWatch - Central Pacific
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String QS2009244_2009273_curl
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NESDIS/OceanWatch - Central Pacific
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String atmosphere, atmospheric, central, curl, data, divergence, divw, downward, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Stress, eastward, eastward_wind, environmental, information, mag, meridional, month, monthly, national, nesdis, noaa, northward, northward_wind, ocean, oceanwatch, pacific, quikscat, satellite, service, speed, stress, surface, surface_downward_eastward_stress, surface_downward_northward_stress, taumag, taux, tauy, time, wind, wind_speed, winds, zonal
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 OceanWatch, NOAA, nor the US Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, make 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.pifsc.oceanwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 70.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL origin String NOAA OceanWatch - Central Pacific
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL product String Ocean Surface Winds
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch - Central Pacific
attribute NC_GLOBAL projection String Geographic
attribute NC_GLOBAL projection_type String mapped
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Refer to IFREMER for full listing
attribute NC_GLOBAL satellite String QuikSCAT
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String Sea Winds Scatterometer
attribute NC_GLOBAL source_data String IFREMER (France)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -70.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String QuikSCAT Winds - Monthly. Satellite-Derived Ocean Surface Wind Data. 1999 - 2009. spatial resolution = 0.5&deg
attribute NC_GLOBAL temporal_extent double 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86400.0, 86398.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2009-10-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1999-08-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Ocean Surface Winds, QuikSCAT - Monthly, 1999-2009
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.0
dimension time   double nValues=123, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 37m 23s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 9.334656E8, 1.2543552E9
attribute time avg_period String 0000-00-07 00:00:00
attribute time axis String T
attribute time delta_t String 0000-00-06 00:00:00
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=281, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.5
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -70.0, 70.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordsys String geographic
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude point_spacing String even
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   double nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.5
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double 0.0, 359.5
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordsys String geographic
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude point_spacing String even
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable curl   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute curl _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute curl ioos_category String Wind
attribute curl long_name String Wind Stress Curl
attribute curl missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute curl short_units String Pa/m
attribute curl units String Pascals per meter
variable divw   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute divw _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute divw colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute divw colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute divw ioos_category String Wind
attribute divw long_name String Wind Speed Divergence
attribute divw missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute divw short_units String S -1
attribute divw standard_name String wind_speed
attribute divw units String Seconds^-1
variable mag   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute mag _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute mag colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute mag colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mag ioos_category String Wind
attribute mag long_name String Wind Speed
attribute mag missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute mag short_units String m/s
attribute mag standard_name String wind_speed
attribute mag units String Meters per second
variable taumag   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute taumag _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute taumag ioos_category String Wind
attribute taumag long_name String Wind Stress
attribute taumag missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute taumag short_units String Pa
attribute taumag units String Pascals
variable taux   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute taux _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute taux colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute taux colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute taux ioos_category String Wind
attribute taux long_name String Zonal Wind Stress
attribute taux missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute taux short_units String Pa
attribute taux standard_name String surface_downward_eastward_stress
attribute taux units String Pascals
variable tauy   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute tauy _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute tauy colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute tauy colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute tauy ioos_category String Wind
attribute tauy long_name String Meridional Wind Stress
attribute tauy missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute tauy short_units String Pa
attribute tauy standard_name String surface_downward_northward_stress
attribute tauy units String Pascals
variable ux   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute ux _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute ux colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute ux colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute ux ioos_category String Wind
attribute ux long_name String Zonal Wind Speed
attribute ux missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute ux short_units String m/s
attribute ux standard_name String eastward_wind
attribute ux units String meter second-1
variable vy   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute vy _FillValue float -3.4E38
attribute vy colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute vy colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute vy ioos_category String Wind
attribute vy long_name String Meridional Wind Speed
attribute vy missing_value float -3.4E38
attribute vy short_units String m/s
attribute vy standard_name String northward_wind
attribute vy units String meter second-1

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