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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=1|netcdflibversion=4.5.0|hdf5libversion=1.10.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL COMPOSITE double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String C. Sherwood
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String principalInvestigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6,ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL CREATION_DATE String 06-Oct-2016
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String rsignell at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Rich Signell
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_phone String +1 (508) 548-8700
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL DATA_ORIGIN String USGS WHCMSC Sediment Transport Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2018-03-22T17:03:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2018-03-22T17:03:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2018-03-22T17:03:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2018-03-22T17:03:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL Deployment_date String 21-Jan-2016
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPTION String at end of rock groin (RBR Virtuoso 55025)
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -70.47721615
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String Sandwich Town Neck Beach January Storm
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL freq_cutoff String Kz<0.40
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-70.47721615 41.765921595)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 41.765921595
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 41.765921595
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -70.47721615
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -70.47721615
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -3.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -3.75
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String up
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_resolution String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_epsg_code String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_inverse_flattening double 298.257223563
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_long_name String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_semi_major_axis double 6378137.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Mon Nov 4 14:00:24 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal SANDWICH2016/
created using DoNDwvs2ncNative_continuous_Kz0p4_em in Matlab (R2015b).,:use atmospherically corrected pressure data ("P_1ac") for input.:use calcNDwaves.m to find non-directional wave stats; detrend pressure signal, use Kz<0.4 to find freq cutoff. : apply f^-4 tail past freq cutoff up to 1hz.
2018-03-22T17:03:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 10591dwvs-cal
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL initial_instrument_height double 0.04
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String RBR Virtuouso D|wave
attribute NC_GLOBAL InstBurstInterval double 1200.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL InstBurstSampleRate String 4 Hz
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL InstMode String continuous
attribute NC_GLOBAL InstSamplesPerBurst double 4096.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL InstSerial_Number String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String burst, crs, feature_type_instance, frequency, latitude, longitude, platform, pspec, time, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude double 41.765921595
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 longitude double -70.47721615
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation double -14.8
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 1059
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.usgs.cmgp
attribute NC_GLOBAL NAVD88_elevation double -2.0263
attribute NC_GLOBAL ncei_template_version String NCEI_NetCDF_TimeSeries_Orthogonal_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL NCO String netCDF Operators version 4.8.1 (Homepage =, Code =
attribute NC_GLOBAL nfft double 256.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 41.765921595
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String SANDWICH2016
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_type String lead disk- dwave clamped on top
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL position_datum String NAD83(2011)
attribute NC_GLOBAL PROJECT String USGS Coastal Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data, CMG_Portal
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_summary String Observations of Oceanographic, Atmospheric and Water-Quality for assesment of storm effects on overwash
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Massachusetts, 2016
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String emontgomery at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Ellyn Montgomery
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_phone String +1 (508) 548-8700
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Recovery_date String 25-Jan-2015
attribute NC_GLOBAL SciPi String C.Sherwood
attribute NC_GLOBAL serial_number String 055025
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 41.765921595
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 21-Jan-2016 22:08:31
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 25-Jan-2016 15:28:31
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Massachusetts, 2016 project, mooring 1059 and package 10591dwvs-cal. Observations of Oceanographic, Atmospheric and Water-Quality for assesment of storm effects on overwash
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT321600S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2016-01-25T15:28:32Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2016-01-21T22:08:32Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: SANDWICH2016 - 1059 - 10591dwvs-cal
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH double 3.79
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_NOTE String (meters MLLW, based on surveyed elevation -2.03 m NAVD88 )
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -70.47721615
variable feature_type_instance   String  
attribute feature_type_instance cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute feature_type_instance ioos_category String Unknown
attribute feature_type_instance long_name String Identifier for each feature type instance
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 41.765921595, 41.765921595
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String sensor latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max double 41.765921595
attribute latitude valid_min double 41.765921595
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -70.47721615, -70.47721615
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String sensor longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max double -70.47721615
attribute longitude valid_min double -70.47721615
variable crs   int  
attribute crs actual_range int -2147483647, -2147483647
attribute crs epsg_code String EPSG:4326
attribute crs grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute crs inverse_flattening double 298.257223563
attribute crs ioos_category String Unknown
attribute crs long_name String (external link)
attribute crs semi_major_axis double 6378137.0
variable platform   int  
attribute platform actual_range int -2147483647, -2147483647
attribute platform definition String (external link)
attribute platform ioos_category String Unknown
attribute platform ioos_code String 10591dwvs-cal
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Massachusetts, 2016 project, mooring 1059 and package 10591dwvs-cal. Observations of Oceanographic, Atmospheric and Water-Quality for assesment of storm effects on overwash
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: SANDWICH2016 - 1059 - 10591dwvs-cal
attribute platform type String lead disk- dwave clamped on top
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 269
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.453414112E9, 1.453735712E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String time of measurement
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 altitude   double  
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude _FillValue double -9999.9
attribute altitude actual_range double -3.75, -3.75
attribute altitude axis String Z
attribute altitude colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute altitude colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute altitude grid_mapping String crs
attribute altitude ioos_category String Location
attribute altitude long_name String z of the sensor relative to the water surface
attribute altitude positive String up
attribute altitude standard_name String altitude
attribute altitude units String m
attribute altitude valid_max double -3.75
attribute altitude valid_min double -3.75
variable burst   int  
attribute burst _ChunkSizes uint 269
attribute burst _FillValue int -32768
attribute burst actual_range int 1, 269
attribute burst ancillary_variables String platform
attribute burst colorBarMaximum double 269.0
attribute burst colorBarMinimum double 1.0
attribute burst coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute burst coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute burst grid_mapping String crs
attribute burst ioos_category String Unknown
attribute burst long_name String Burst Number
attribute burst missing_value int -32768
attribute burst platform String platform
attribute burst units String count
variable frequency   double  
attribute frequency _ChunkSizes uint 64
attribute frequency _FillValue double -9999.99
attribute frequency actual_range double 0.015625, 1.0
attribute frequency colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute frequency colorBarMinimum double 0.015625
attribute frequency ioos_category String Unknown
attribute frequency long_name String Frequency
attribute frequency units String Hz
variable pspec   int  
attribute pspec _ChunkSizes uint 269, 64
attribute pspec _FillValue int -32768
attribute pspec actual_range int 0, 4
attribute pspec colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute pspec colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute pspec height_depth_units String m
attribute pspec initial_sensor_height double 0.04
attribute pspec ioos_category String Unknown
attribute pspec long_name String Pressure derived Non-directional Wave Energy Spectrum (m^2/Hz)
attribute pspec maximum double 3.88731102816815
attribute pspec minimum double 4.6244879765756115E-5
attribute pspec note String Use caution: all spectra are provisional
attribute pspec sensor_depth double 3.75
attribute pspec sensor_type String RBR Virtuouso D|wave
attribute pspec serial_number String 0
attribute pspec units String m^2/Hz
attribute pspec valid_range int 0, 100

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