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 data       graph  M    Chlorophyll a Concentration, Aqua MODIS - Monthly, 2002-present. v.2018.0    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NASA/GSFC OBPG aqua_chla_monthly_2018_0

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _lastModified String 2022-05-17T01:36:00.000Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=2,netcdf=4.7.3,hdf5=1.12.0,
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6 ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String data at oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NASA/GSFC/OBPG
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2019-02-13T02:50:25Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.9792
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.97916
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.97917
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.04166666589488307
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.9792
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.0208387
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.041666669903924064
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a sw_point_longitude,global,o,f,0.02083333 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a geospatial_lon_min,global,o,f,0.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a geospatial_lon_max,global,o,f,360.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a easternmost_longitude,global,o,f,360.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a westernmost_longitude,global,o,f,0.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a valid_max,lon,o,f,360.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:16 2022: ncatted -O -a valid_min,lon,o,f,0.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:13 2022: ncap2 -O -s where(lon<0) lon=lon+360 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
Tue May 17 07:10:10 2022: ncks -O --msa_usr_rdr -d lon,0.0,180.0 -d lon,-180.0,0.0 A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km.nc A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km-0-360.nc
l3mapgen par=A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km.nc.param
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String A20220912022120.L3b_MO_CHL.nc/L3/A20220912022120.L3b_MO_CHL.nc
attribute NC_GLOBAL identifier_product_doi String 10.5067/AQUA/MODIS/L3M/CHL/2018
attribute NC_GLOBAL identifier_product_doi_authority String https://dx.doi.org (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NASA/GSFC OBPG
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String MODIS
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String algorithm, aqua, biology, center, chemistry, chlor_a, chlorophyll, chlorophyllr, color, concentration, data, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyll, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyllr, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Pigments > Chlorophyll, flight, goddard, group, gsfc, image, imaging, L3, level, level-3, mapped, mass, mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_in_sea_water, moderate, modis, modisa, nasa, obpg, ocean, ocean color, oceans, oci, palette, pigments, processing, resolution, science, sea, seawater, smi, space, spectroradiometer, standard, water
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL l2_flag_names String ATMFAIL,LAND,HILT,HISATZEN,STRAYLIGHT,CLDICE,COCCOLITH,LOWLW,CHLWARN,CHLFAIL,NAVWARN,MAXAERITER,ATMWARN,HISOLZEN,NAVFAIL,FILTER,HIGLINT
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/earth-science-data/data-information-policy/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL map_projection String Equidistant Cylindrical
attribute NC_GLOBAL measure String Mean
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.nasa.gsfc.sci.oceandata
attribute NC_GLOBAL NCO String netCDF Operators version 4.7.5 (Homepage = http://nco.sf.net, Code = https://github.com/nco/nco)
attribute NC_GLOBAL nco_openmp_thread_number int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.97916
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Aqua
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String L3 Mapped
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_version String 2018.1QL
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_name String A20220912022120.L3m_MO_CHL_chlor_a_4km.nc
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Ocean Biology Processing Group (NASA/GSFC/OBPG)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String data at oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NASA/GSFC/OBPG
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.97917
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatialResolution String 4.64 km
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v36
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Aqua - Monthly Ocean Color. Chlorophyll-a Concentration. 2002 - present. spatial resolution = 4.64km
attribute NC_GLOBAL temporal_range String 16-day
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2022-04-16T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2002-07-16T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Chlorophyll a Concentration, Aqua MODIS - Monthly, 2002-present. v.2018.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.0208387
dimension time   double nValues=238, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 31m 54s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.0268208E9, 1.6501104E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Centered 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=4320, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-0.04166666589488307
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue float NaN
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.97917, 89.97916
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
attribute latitude valid_max float 90.0
attribute latitude valid_min float -90.0
dimension longitude   float nValues=8640, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.041666669903924064
attribute longitude _ChunkSizes uint 8640
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude _FillValue float NaN
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.0208387, 359.9792
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
attribute longitude valid_max float 360.0
attribute longitude valid_min float 0.0
variable chlor_a   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute chlor_a _FillValue float NaN
attribute chlor_a colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute chlor_a colorBarMinimum double 0.03
attribute chlor_a colorBarScale String Log
attribute chlor_a ioos_category String Ocean Color
attribute chlor_a long_name String Chlorophyll Concentration, OCI Algorithm
attribute chlor_a references String Hu, C., Lee Z., and Franz, B.A. (2012). Chlorophyll-a algorithms for oligotrophic oceans: A novel approach based on three-band reflectance difference, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C01011, doi:10.1029/2011JC007395.
attribute chlor_a standard_name String mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_in_sea_water
attribute chlor_a units String mg m-3
attribute chlor_a valid_max float 100.0
attribute chlor_a valid_min float 0.001

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