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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 ADCP_serial_number int 2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL beam_angle int 20
attribute NC_GLOBAL beam_pattern String convex
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 J. Warner
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 30-Aug-2006 16:21:54
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 WHFS Sed Trans Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-04-11T22:45:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T22:45:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T22:45:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T22:45:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T String 900
attribute NC_GLOBAL Deployment_date String 29-jan-2004
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPT String site 3 ADCP
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -78.6816
attribute NC_GLOBAL ending_water_layer int 5
attribute NC_GLOBAL error_velocity_threshold int 2000
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String Myrtle Beach
attribute NC_GLOBAL false_target_reject_values int 255, 255
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL FILL_FLAG double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL firmware_version float 16.16
attribute NC_GLOBAL frequency int 1200
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-78.68160247802734 33.77450180053711)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 33.7745
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 33.7745
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -78.6816
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -78.6816
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -9.5855
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -9.5855
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 20:21:58 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal MYRTLEBEACH/
histories combined, fill_vals removed from coordinate vars.:WATER_DEPTH related attributes corrected.:Min and max attributes on u, v, and z recalculated using recalculate_adcp_minmax_vals.m on 24-Mar-2006 11:01:43 by C. Sullivan, WHSC; Questionable velocity data in bins likely contaminated by side-lobe surface reflection set to FillValue_ by clean_adcp_bins_std.m V 1.1 on 01-Dec-2005 11:47:23 by C. Sullivan, USGS WHSC; Extra variables deleted by dolly.m.:Written to an EPIC standard data file by adcp2ep.m (version 1.1):Transformed to earth coordinates by runbm2g.m:Bins were trimed by trimbins.m based on depth sensor input information.:Ensembles recorded pre and post deployment were trimmed by goodends.m.:The data were filtered using rdi quality control factors in runmask.m.:Converted to netCDF via MATLAB by rdi2cdf.m 3.0 10-Jan-2003
2017-04-11T22:45:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 7441adc-a_z1
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL inst_depth float 9.5855
attribute NC_GLOBAL inst_depth_note String inst_depth = (water_depth - inst_height); nominal depth below the surface
attribute NC_GLOBAL inst_height float 1.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL inst_height_note String height in meters above bottom: accurate for tripod mounted intstruments
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String RD Instruments ADCP
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL janus String 4 Beam
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String crs, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, platform, time, Tx_1211, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude double 33.7745
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 -78.68160247802734
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation double -8.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL minmax_percent_good int 0, 100
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 744
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 33.7745
attribute NC_GLOBAL orientation String UP
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String MYRTLEBEACH
attribute NC_GLOBAL pings_per_ensemble int 300
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL pred_accuracy float 0.35
attribute NC_GLOBAL PROJECT String USC
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data, CMG_Portal
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_summary String Measurements collected as part of a larger study to understand the physical processes that control the transport of sediments in Long Bay South Carolina.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Myrtle Beach Experiment SC
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 23-apr-2004
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 33.7745
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 29-Jan-2004 18:15:00
attribute NC_GLOBAL starting_water_layer int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 23-Apr-2004 14:45:00
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Myrtle Beach Experiment SC project, mooring 744 and package 7441adc-a. Measurements collected as part of a larger study to understand the physical processes that control the transport of sediments in Long Bay South Carolina.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_between_ping_groups float 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT7331400S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2004-04-23T14:45:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2004-01-29T18:15:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: MYRTLEBEACH - 744 - 7441adc-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL transform String EARTH
attribute NC_GLOBAL transmit_pulse_length_cm int 49
attribute NC_GLOBAL valid_correlation_range int 64, 255
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_DESC String u:v:w:Werr:AGC:PGd:Tx:P
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_FILL double 1.0000000409184788E35
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH float 10.8355
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_NOTE String from ADCP: (m)
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_MASS String ?
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -78.6816
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 33.7745, 33.7745
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 33.7745
attribute latitude valid_min float 33.7745
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -78.6816, -78.6816
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 -78.6816
attribute longitude valid_min float -78.6816
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 7441adc-a
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Myrtle Beach Experiment SC project, mooring 744 and package 7441adc-a. Measurements collected as part of a larger study to understand the physical processes that control the transport of sediments in Long Bay South Carolina.
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: MYRTLEBEACH - 744 - 7441adc-a
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.0754001E9, 1.0827315E9
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 -9.5855, -9.5855
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 -9.5855
attribute altitude valid_min double -9.5855
variable Tx_1211   float  
attribute Tx_1211 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Tx_1211 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute Tx_1211 actual_range float 6.679993, 17.04001
attribute Tx_1211 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Tx_1211 colorBarMaximum double 17.040009
attribute Tx_1211 colorBarMinimum double 6.6799927
attribute Tx_1211 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute Tx_1211 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Tx_1211 epic_code int 1211
attribute Tx_1211 generic_name String temp
attribute Tx_1211 grid_mapping String crs
attribute Tx_1211 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute Tx_1211 long_name String Water Temperature (at ADCP Transducer)
attribute Tx_1211 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute Tx_1211 platform String platform
attribute Tx_1211 sensor_depth float 9.5855
attribute Tx_1211 sensor_type String RD Instruments ADCP
attribute Tx_1211 serial_number double 2014.0
attribute Tx_1211 standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute Tx_1211 units String degree_Celsius

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