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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=|hdf5libversion=1.8.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String M. Noble
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 28-May-2008 17:00:42
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 date_created String 2017-04-11T22:23:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T22:23:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T22:23:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T22:23:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -122.6252
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-122.62516784667969 37.45783233642578)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 37.45783
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 37.45783
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -122.6252
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -122.6252
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -3213.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -3213.0
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 Fri Nov 1 20:16:21 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal MONTEREY_CAN/4442cs-a.cdf
corrected sign of lon using fix_poslon.m:
2017-04-11T22:23:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 4442cs-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String conductivity, crs, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, platform, salinity, time, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude float 37.457832
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 float -122.62517
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation float 16.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 444
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.usgs.cmgp
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 Northernmost_Northing double 37.45783
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String 4442cs-a.cdf
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String MONTEREY_CAN
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data, CMG_Portal
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_summary String A program to determine the mechanisms that govern the circulation within and the transport of sediment and water through Monterey Submarine Canyon.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Monterey Canyon Experiment
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 sampling_interval int 900
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 37.45783
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 94-VIII-21 09.37.30
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 95- V -15 13.22.30
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Monterey Canyon Experiment project, mooring 444 and package 4442cs-a. A program to determine the mechanisms that govern the circulation within and the transport of sediment and water through Monterey Submarine Canyon.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT23082300S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 1995-05-15T13:22:30Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1994-08-21T09:37:30Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: MONTEREY_CAN - 444 - 4442cs-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH int 54
attribute NC_GLOBAL water_depth float 54.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -122.6252
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 7.7746185E8, 8.0054415E8
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 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 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 altitude   float  
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute altitude actual_range float -3213.0, -3213.0
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 float -3213.0
attribute altitude valid_min float -3213.0
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -122.6252, -122.6252
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 float -122.62517
attribute longitude valid_min float -122.62517
variable salinity   float  
attribute salinity _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute salinity _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute salinity actual_range float 34.64185, 34.6833
attribute salinity ancillary_variables String platform
attribute salinity colorBarMaximum double 34.6833
attribute salinity colorBarMinimum double 34.6418
attribute salinity coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute salinity coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute salinity epic_code int 40
attribute salinity grid_mapping String crs
attribute salinity ioos_category String Unknown
attribute salinity long_name String Salinity
attribute salinity missing_value float -9999.9
attribute salinity platform String platform
attribute salinity sensor_depth float 3213.0
attribute salinity serial_number String C-228
attribute salinity standard_name String sea_water_practical_salinity
attribute salinity units String 1e-3
variable conductivity   float  
attribute conductivity _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute conductivity _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute conductivity actual_range float 3.145208, 3.151392
attribute conductivity ancillary_variables String platform
attribute conductivity colorBarMaximum double 3.15139
attribute conductivity colorBarMinimum double 3.14521
attribute conductivity coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute conductivity coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute conductivity epic_code int 50
attribute conductivity grid_mapping String crs
attribute conductivity ioos_category String Unknown
attribute conductivity long_name String Conductivity
attribute conductivity missing_value float -9999.9
attribute conductivity platform String platform
attribute conductivity sensor_depth float 3213.0
attribute conductivity serial_number String C-228
attribute conductivity standard_name String sea_water_electrical_conductivity
attribute conductivity units String S/m
variable latitude   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 37.45783, 37.45783
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 float 37.457832
attribute latitude valid_min float 37.457832
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 4442cs-a
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Monterey Canyon Experiment project, mooring 444 and package 4442cs-a. A program to determine the mechanisms that govern the circulation within and the transport of sediment and water through Monterey Submarine Canyon.
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: MONTEREY_CAN - 444 - 4442cs-a
attribute platform type String fixed

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