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 data       graph  M    Sea Surface Height Anomalies and Geostrophic Currents, Delayed-Time, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR -
Daily, 2012-2019
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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 Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Eric.Leuliette at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Eric.Leuliette at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw_processing_algorithm String RADS 4.3.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw_product_status String Experimental
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw_satellite String Jason-2
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2020-04-03T09:16:58.026420Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2020-04-03T09:16:58.026420Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.125
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Mon Apr 13 09:47:08 2020: ncatted -O -a valid_max,longitude,o,f,359.875
Mon Apr 13 09:47:08 2020: ncatted -O -a valid_min,longitude,o,f,0.125
Mon Apr 13 09:47:07 2020: ncap2 -O -s where(longitude<0) longitude=longitude+360
Mon Apr 13 09:47:07 2020: ncks -O --msa_usr_rdr -d longitude,0.0,180.0 -d longitude,-180.0,0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String above, absolute, altimetry, anomalies, anomaly, applications, center, circulation, component, currents, daily, data, day, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents, Earth Science > Oceans > Sea Surface Topography > Sea Surface Height, eastward, environmental, geostrophic, height, information, latitude, level, longitude, merged, meridian, national, nesdis, noaa, northward, ocean, oceans, research, satellite, science, sea, sea level, sea_surface_height_above_sea_level, seawater, service, sla, ssh, surface, surface_geostrophic_eastward_sea_water_velocity, surface_geostrophic_northward_sea_water_velocity, time, topography, ugos, velocity, vgos, water, 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 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 NCO String 4.3.7
attribute NC_GLOBAL nco_openmp_thread_number int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Altimetry measurements
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry's (LSA) sea surface height team produces 0.25-degree longitude/latitude Level-3 sea level anomaly (SLA) daily datasets by applying optimal interpolation to along-track satellite observations over the global ocean from a constellation of radar altimeter missions. More information:
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Sea Surface Height Anomalies and Geostrophic Currents, Delayed-Time, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR - Daily, 2012-2019
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.125
dimension time   double nValues=2861, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 0h 0m 30s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.325376E9, 1.5725664E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
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   float nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.875, 89.875
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 89.875
attribute latitude valid_min float -89.875
dimension longitude   float nValues=1440, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.125, 359.875
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 359.875
attribute longitude valid_min float 0.125
variable sla   double time, latitude, longitude
attribute sla _FillValue double NaN
attribute sla colorBarMaximum double 2.0
attribute sla colorBarMinimum double -2.0
attribute sla comment String The sea level anomaly is referenced using the DTU15 mean sea surface height
attribute sla grid_mapping String crs
attribute sla ioos_category String Sea Level
attribute sla long_name String Sea Level Anomalies
attribute sla missing_value double NaN
attribute sla standard_name String sea_surface_height_above_sea_level
attribute sla units String m
attribute sla valid_max double 3.0838
attribute sla valid_min double -2.0555
variable currents_U   double time, latitude, longitude
attribute currents_U _FillValue double NaN
attribute currents_U colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute currents_U colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute currents_U comment String The Mean Dynamic Topography (MDT) used in the derivation of the geostrophic currents is the MDT CNES/CLS 2013
attribute currents_U grid_mapping String crs
attribute currents_U ioos_category String Currents
attribute currents_U long_name String Absolute Geostrophic Velocity: Zonal Component
attribute currents_U missing_value double NaN
attribute currents_U standard_name String surface_geostrophic_eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute currents_U units String m s-1
attribute currents_U valid_max double 4.9538
attribute currents_U valid_min double -4.9203
variable currents_V   double time, latitude, longitude
attribute currents_V _FillValue double NaN
attribute currents_V colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute currents_V colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute currents_V comment String The Mean Dynamic Topography (MDT) used in the derivation of the geostrophic currents is the MDT CNES/CLS 2013
attribute currents_V grid_mapping String crs
attribute currents_V ioos_category String Currents
attribute currents_V long_name String Absolute Geostrophic Velocity: Meridian Component
attribute currents_V missing_value double NaN
attribute currents_V standard_name String surface_geostrophic_northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute currents_V units String m s-1
attribute currents_V valid_max double 4.852
attribute currents_V valid_min double -4.9386

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