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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 COMPOSITE int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String R. Signell
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 20-Dec-2000 10:09:19
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 2017-04-11T21:58:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T21:58:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T21:58:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T21:58:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T String 450
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -69.86483
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL FILL_FLAG int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-69.86483001708984 43.611167907714844)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 43.61117
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 43.61117
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -69.86483
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -69.86483
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -77.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -77.0
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 20:17:10 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal ECOHAB_II/
Beam attenuation calculated by dolly.m.:Trimmed using truncate.m to select records in the range 34 to 21558. :Time set to correct day. :Time set to correct year. :Attributes and variable names adjusted to EPIC standard using fix_buoy_ts.m :BUOY file converted to netCDF using Signell's buoy2epic.exe :Original BUOY creation date was 13:50 DEC 1,'00
2017-04-11T21:58:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 6236att-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String VACM-tct
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String ATTN_55, crs, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, platform, rspd_4006, T_20, time, TRN_107, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude float 43.611168
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 -69.86483
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation float -17.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 623
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 43.61117
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String ECOHAB_II
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data, CMG_Portal
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_summary String A field program to continue investigating the transport and fate of toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the western Gulf of Maine.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB-II)
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 450
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 43.61117
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 23-Apr-2000 19:41:15
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 13-Aug-2000 22:11:15
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB-II) project, mooring 623 and package 6236att-a. A field program to continue investigating the transport and fate of toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the western Gulf of Maine.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT9685800S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2000-08-13T22:11:15Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2000-04-23T19:41:15Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: ECOHAB_II - 623 - 6236att-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_DESC String rspd:TRN:T:ATTN
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH int 83
attribute NC_GLOBAL water_depth float 83.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_MASS String ?
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -69.86483
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   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 43.61117, 43.61117
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 43.611168
attribute latitude valid_min float 43.611168
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -69.86483, -69.86483
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 -69.86483
attribute longitude valid_min float -69.86483
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 6236att-a
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB-II) project, mooring 623 and package 6236att-a. A field program to continue investigating the transport and fate of toxic dinoflagellate blooms in the western Gulf of Maine.
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: ECOHAB_II - 623 - 6236att-a
attribute platform type String fixed
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 9.56518875E8, 9.66204675E8
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   float  
attribute altitude _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute altitude _CoordinateZisPositive String up
attribute altitude _FillValue float -9999.9
attribute altitude actual_range float -77.0, -77.0
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 -77.0
attribute altitude valid_min float -77.0
variable ATTN_55   float  
attribute ATTN_55 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute ATTN_55 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute ATTN_55 actual_range float 0.4277204, 3.776545
attribute ATTN_55 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute ATTN_55 colorBarMaximum double 3.7765446
attribute ATTN_55 colorBarMinimum double 0.42772043
attribute ATTN_55 comment String ATTN = -(1/focal_length).* log(TRN_107./(.95*Vair))
attribute ATTN_55 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute ATTN_55 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute ATTN_55 epic_code int 55
attribute ATTN_55 focal_length double 0.25
attribute ATTN_55 FORTRAN_format String f7.5
attribute ATTN_55 generic_name String attn
attribute ATTN_55 grid_mapping String crs
attribute ATTN_55 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute ATTN_55 long_name String Beam Attenuation
attribute ATTN_55 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute ATTN_55 platform String platform
attribute ATTN_55 sensor_depth double 77.0
attribute ATTN_55 serial_number String TR-393
attribute ATTN_55 standard_name String volume_beam_attenuation_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
attribute ATTN_55 units String 1/m
attribute ATTN_55 Vair double 4.652
variable TRN_107   float  
attribute TRN_107 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute TRN_107 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute TRN_107 actual_range float 1.719215, 3.971222
attribute TRN_107 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute TRN_107 colorBarMaximum double 3.971222
attribute TRN_107 colorBarMinimum double 1.719215
attribute TRN_107 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute TRN_107 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute TRN_107 epic_code int 107
attribute TRN_107 grid_mapping String crs
attribute TRN_107 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute TRN_107 long_name String TRANSMISSOMETER VOLTAGE 7
attribute TRN_107 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute TRN_107 platform String platform
attribute TRN_107 sensor_depth double 77.0
attribute TRN_107 serial_number String TR-393
variable T_20   float  
attribute T_20 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute T_20 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute T_20 actual_range float 5.145813, 8.56012
attribute T_20 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute T_20 colorBarMaximum double 8.56012
attribute T_20 colorBarMinimum double 5.145813
attribute T_20 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute T_20 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute T_20 epic_code int 20
attribute T_20 FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute T_20 generic_name String temp
attribute T_20 grid_mapping String crs
attribute T_20 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute T_20 long_name String Water Temperature
attribute T_20 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute T_20 platform String platform
attribute T_20 sensor_depth double 77.0
attribute T_20 serial_number String T- 334
attribute T_20 standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute T_20 units String degree_Celsius
variable rspd_4006   float  
attribute rspd_4006 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute rspd_4006 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute rspd_4006 actual_range float 2.0, 38.93195
attribute rspd_4006 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute rspd_4006 colorBarMaximum double 38.931946
attribute rspd_4006 colorBarMinimum double 2.0
attribute rspd_4006 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute rspd_4006 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute rspd_4006 epic_code int 4006
attribute rspd_4006 FORTRAN_format String f8.2
attribute rspd_4006 generic_name String speed
attribute rspd_4006 grid_mapping String crs
attribute rspd_4006 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute rspd_4006 long_name String ROTOR SPEED
attribute rspd_4006 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute rspd_4006 platform String platform
attribute rspd_4006 sensor_depth double 77.0
attribute rspd_4006 serial_number String V-334
attribute rspd_4006 units String cm s-1

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