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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 short 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String N. Ganju
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 15-Feb-2012 11:25:34
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 2017-04-11T21:26:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T21:26:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T21:26:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T21:26:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T String 600
attribute NC_GLOBAL deployment_date String 22-Mar-2011
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPTION String Continuous measurement of water temperature salt and turbidity fluxes at marsh edge near Transquaking River.
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -76.0016
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String Blackwater Sediment Fluxes 2011
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL FILL_FLAG int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-76.00160217285156 38.384300231933594)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 38.3843
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 38.3843
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -76.0016
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -76.0016
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -0.35
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -0.35
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 20:16:46 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal BW2011/
Trimmed using trunc_cdf, SVN $Revision: 2554 $ to select records in the range 65 to 7361. :Converted from ascii to EPIC by ysibw2epic: data where sensors dry at low tide were removed
2017-04-11T21:26:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 9081ysi-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL initial_instrument_height float 0.35
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String YSI model 6920
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String BAT_106, C_51, crs, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, pH_159, platform, S_40, SpC_48, T_28, time, turbidity, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude float 38.3843
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 -76.0016
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation float -11.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 908
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 38.3843
attribute NC_GLOBAL note String YSI sensors intercalibrated regularly, so should be interchangable
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String BW2011
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_type String pole mount
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 Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements made at several sites in 2 watersheds in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Blackwater 2011
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 12-May-2011
attribute NC_GLOBAL SciPi String N.K.Ganju
attribute NC_GLOBAL serial_number double 129828.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 38.3843
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 22-Mar-2011 20:40:22
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 12-May-2011 12:40:23
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Blackwater 2011 project, mooring 908 and package 9081ysi-a. Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements made at several sites in 2 watersheds in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT4377600S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2011-05-12T12:40:23Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PT600S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2011-03-22T20:40:23Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: BW2011 - 908 - 9081ysi-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_FILL float 1.0E35
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH float 0.7
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_datum String none
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_note String since the instrument is mounted in a tidal marsh, the water_depth and sensor_depths change with the tides. Attribute values reflect deployment conditions.
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_source String estimate
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -76.0016
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 38.3843, 38.3843
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 38.3843
attribute latitude valid_min float 38.3843
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -76.0016, -76.0016
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 -76.0016
attribute longitude valid_min float -76.0016
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 9081ysi-a
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Blackwater 2011 project, mooring 908 and package 9081ysi-a. Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements made at several sites in 2 watersheds in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: BW2011 - 908 - 9081ysi-a
attribute platform type String pole mount
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.300826423E9, 1.305204023E9
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 -0.35, -0.35
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 -0.35
attribute altitude valid_min float -0.35
variable BAT_106   float  
attribute BAT_106 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute BAT_106 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute BAT_106 actual_range float 10.5, 12.6
attribute BAT_106 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute BAT_106 colorBarMaximum double 12.6
attribute BAT_106 colorBarMinimum double 10.5
attribute BAT_106 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute BAT_106 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute BAT_106 generic_name String BAT_106
attribute BAT_106 grid_mapping String crs
attribute BAT_106 height_depth_units String m
attribute BAT_106 initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute BAT_106 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute BAT_106 long_name String battery voltage
attribute BAT_106 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute BAT_106 platform String platform
attribute BAT_106 sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute BAT_106 serial_number String 129828
attribute BAT_106 units String V
variable C_51   float  
attribute C_51 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute C_51 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute C_51 actual_range float 0.801, 1.694
attribute C_51 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute C_51 colorBarMaximum double 1.694
attribute C_51 colorBarMinimum double 0.801
attribute C_51 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute C_51 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute C_51 epic_code int 51
attribute C_51 FORTRAN_format String f10.3
attribute C_51 generic_name String con
attribute C_51 grid_mapping String crs
attribute C_51 height_depth_units String m
attribute C_51 initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute C_51 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute C_51 long_name String Conductivity
attribute C_51 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute C_51 platform String platform
attribute C_51 sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute C_51 serial_number String 129828
attribute C_51 standard_name String sea_water_electrical_conductivity
attribute C_51 units String S/m
variable S_40   float  
attribute S_40 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute S_40 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute S_40 actual_range float 4.46, 10.0
attribute S_40 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute S_40 colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute S_40 colorBarMinimum double 4.46
attribute S_40 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute S_40 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute S_40 epic_code int 40
attribute S_40 FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute S_40 generic_name String sal
attribute S_40 grid_mapping String crs
attribute S_40 height_depth_units String m
attribute S_40 initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute S_40 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute S_40 long_name String Salinity
attribute S_40 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute S_40 platform String platform
attribute S_40 sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute S_40 serial_number String 129828
attribute S_40 standard_name String sea_water_practical_salinity
attribute S_40 units String 1e-3
variable SpC_48   float  
attribute SpC_48 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute SpC_48 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute SpC_48 actual_range float 0.801, 1.694
attribute SpC_48 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute SpC_48 colorBarMaximum double 1.694
attribute SpC_48 colorBarMinimum double 0.801
attribute SpC_48 comment String temperature compensated to 25C
attribute SpC_48 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute SpC_48 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute SpC_48 epic_code int 48
attribute SpC_48 FORTRAN_format String f10.3
attribute SpC_48 generic_name String con
attribute SpC_48 grid_mapping String crs
attribute SpC_48 height_depth_units String m
attribute SpC_48 initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute SpC_48 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute SpC_48 long_name String Specific Conductance (conductivity with temperature compensated to 25°C)
attribute SpC_48 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute SpC_48 platform String platform
attribute SpC_48 sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute SpC_48 serial_number String 129828
attribute SpC_48 standard_name String sea_water_electrical_conductivity
attribute SpC_48 units String S/m
variable T_28   float  
attribute T_28 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute T_28 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute T_28 actual_range float 4.959991, 28.5
attribute T_28 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute T_28 colorBarMaximum double 28.5
attribute T_28 colorBarMinimum double 4.9599915
attribute T_28 comment String ITS-1990 Standard
attribute T_28 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute T_28 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute T_28 epic_code int 28
attribute T_28 FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute T_28 generic_name String temp
attribute T_28 grid_mapping String crs
attribute T_28 height_depth_units String m
attribute T_28 initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute T_28 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute T_28 long_name String Water Temperature
attribute T_28 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute T_28 platform String platform
attribute T_28 sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute T_28 serial_number String 129828
attribute T_28 standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute T_28 units String degree_Celsius
variable pH_159   float  
attribute pH_159 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute pH_159 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute pH_159 actual_range float 6.71, 7.72
attribute pH_159 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute pH_159 colorBarMaximum double 7.72
attribute pH_159 colorBarMinimum double 6.71
attribute pH_159 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute pH_159 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute pH_159 epic_code int 159
attribute pH_159 FORTRAN_format String f10.4
attribute pH_159 generic_name String pH
attribute pH_159 grid_mapping String crs
attribute pH_159 height_depth_units String m
attribute pH_159 initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute pH_159 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute pH_159 long_name String pH
attribute pH_159 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute pH_159 platform String platform
attribute pH_159 sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute pH_159 serial_number String 129828
attribute pH_159 standard_name String sea_water_ph_reported_on_total_scale
attribute pH_159 units String 1
variable turbidity   float  
attribute turbidity _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute turbidity _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute turbidity actual_range float 7.0, 135.2
attribute turbidity ancillary_variables String platform
attribute turbidity colorBarMaximum double 135.2
attribute turbidity colorBarMinimum double 7.0
attribute turbidity coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute turbidity coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute turbidity epic_code int 980
attribute turbidity generic_name String turbidity
attribute turbidity grid_mapping String crs
attribute turbidity height_depth_units String m
attribute turbidity initial_sensor_height double 0.35
attribute turbidity ioos_category String Unknown
attribute turbidity long_name String Turbidity
attribute turbidity missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute turbidity platform String platform
attribute turbidity sensor_depth double 0.35
attribute turbidity serial_number String 129828
attribute turbidity standard_name String sea_water_turbidity
attribute turbidity units String NTU

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