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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 CellSize double 0.064
attribute NC_GLOBAL CompassInstalled String Yes
attribute NC_GLOBAL CompassOffset double 0.0
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 cpuSoftwareVerNum double 17.400000000000002
attribute NC_GLOBAL CREATION_DATE String 06-Jul-2012 16:48:58
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 CTDInstalled String Yes
attribute NC_GLOBAL DATA_ORIGIN String USGS WHSC Sed Trans Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-04-11T21:59:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T21:59:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T21:59:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T21:59:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T String 3600
attribute NC_GLOBAL Deployment_date String 26-Jan-2012
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPT String Sontek PCADP raw data burst file
attribute NC_GLOBAL dspSoftwareVerNum double 4.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -73.1089
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String Fire Island 2012
attribute NC_GLOBAL ExtPressInstalled String ParosFreq
attribute NC_GLOBAL ExtSensorInstalled String Yes
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL FILL_FLAG int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-73.10890197753906 40.60430145263672)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 40.6043
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 40.6043
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -73.1089
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -73.1089
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -18.931
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -18.931
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 20:17:13 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal FI12/
ambiguity resolution applied, velocities rotated by pcadp2nc; SVN $Revision: 2262 $: cleanhydra SVN $Revision: 2250 $ applied deglitch1vector with nsd = 2.800000: cleanhydra SVN $Revision: 2250 $ applied thumbfinger with nsd = 10.000000: Converted to netcdf by adp2cdf; SVN $Revision: 2262 $.
2017-04-11T21:59:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 9203pcs-cal_z2
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String Sontek PCADP
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String crs, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, NEP2_56, platform, Sed2_981, time, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude float 40.6043
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 -73.1089
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation double -13.52
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 920
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 40.6043
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String FI12
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeBlankDistance double 0.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeFrequency double 1500000.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeHeight double 1.09
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeNbeams double 3.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeNpingsPerBeam double 5.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeProfMaxHorizVel double 0.8415512559393258
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeProfMaxVertVel double 0.21780949246704334
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeProfRange double 1.6079999999999999
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeResMaxHorizVel double 0.8415512559393258
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeResMaxVertVel double 0.6119409550264552
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeSampInterval double 5.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeSerial String H96
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeSlantAngle double 15.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPProbeXformMat double 2638.0, -1319.0, -1319.0, 0.0, -2284.0, 2284.0, 353.0, 353.0, 353.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupAvgInterval double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupBurstInterval double 3600.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupBurstMode String Enabled
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupCellSize double 0.064
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupNcells double 22.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupPCMode String Yes
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupPingInterval double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupProfileInterval double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PCADPUserSetupProfilesPerBurst double 1050.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PressFreqOffset double 21.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PressInstalled String No
attribute NC_GLOBAL PressOffset double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PressScale double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL PressScale_2 double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL ProfilesPerBurst double 1050.0
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 Oceanographic and meteorological observations were made at 7 sites on and around the sand ridges offshore of Fire Island NY in winter 2012 to study coastal processes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Fire Island NY - Offshore
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 RecorderInstalled String Yes
attribute NC_GLOBAL Recovery_date String 19-Apr-2012
attribute NC_GLOBAL SensorOrientation String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 40.6043
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 26-Jan-2012 15:51:17
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 19-Apr-2012 09:51:17
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Fire Island NY - Offshore project, mooring 920 and package 9203pcs-cal. Oceanographic and meteorological observations were made at 7 sites on and around the sand ridges offshore of Fire Island NY in winter 2012 to study coastal processes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL TempInstalled String Yes
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT7236000S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2012-04-19T09:51:17Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-01-26T15:51:17Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: FI12 - 920 - 9203pcs-cal
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_DESC String burst:u:v:w:USTD:VSTD:WSTD:u_min:v_min:w_min:u_max:v_max:w_max:CS:CD:ResU:ResV:ResW:AGC1:AGC2:AGC3:cor1:cor2:cor3:brange:Hdg:Ptch:Roll:HSD:PSD:RSD:P:SDP:Tx:bindist:attn1:tran1:nep2:sed2
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_FILL float 1.0E35
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH float 19.141
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_MASS String ?
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -73.1089
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 40.6043, 40.6043
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 40.6043
attribute latitude valid_min float 40.6043
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -73.1089, -73.1089
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 -73.1089
attribute longitude valid_min float -73.1089
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 9203pcs-cal
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Fire Island NY - Offshore project, mooring 920 and package 9203pcs-cal. Oceanographic and meteorological observations were made at 7 sites on and around the sand ridges offshore of Fire Island NY in winter 2012 to study coastal processes.
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: FI12 - 920 - 9203pcs-cal
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.327593077E9, 1.334829077E9
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 -18.931, -18.931
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 -18.931
attribute altitude valid_min double -18.931
variable NEP2_56   float  
attribute NEP2_56 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute NEP2_56 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute NEP2_56 actual_range float 0.02610561, 2.829068
attribute NEP2_56 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute NEP2_56 cal_coef float 0.0068, 50.385
attribute NEP2_56 cal_equation String Conc [NTU] = coef(1)+coef(2)*V
attribute NEP2_56 cal_gain float 0.33
attribute NEP2_56 cal_units String NTU
attribute NEP2_56 colorBarMaximum double 2.829068
attribute NEP2_56 colorBarMinimum double 0.026105609
attribute NEP2_56 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute NEP2_56 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute NEP2_56 epic_code int 56
attribute NEP2_56 FORTRAN_format String F10.6
attribute NEP2_56 generic_name String nephelometer
attribute NEP2_56 grid_mapping String crs
attribute NEP2_56 initial_sensor_height double 0.20999999344348907
attribute NEP2_56 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute NEP2_56 long_name String Backscatter Intensity
attribute NEP2_56 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute NEP2_56 NOTE String OBS data after 3/25 is probably unusable due to fouling
attribute NEP2_56 platform String platform
attribute NEP2_56 sensor_depth double 18.931
attribute NEP2_56 sensor_type String nephelometer
attribute NEP2_56 serial String OBS2181
attribute NEP2_56 standard_name String backscatter_intensity
attribute NEP2_56 units String v
variable Sed2_981   float  
attribute Sed2_981 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Sed2_981 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute Sed2_981 actual_range float 1.334862, 145.2159
attribute Sed2_981 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Sed2_981 cal_coef float 0.0068, 50.385
attribute Sed2_981 cal_equation String Conc [NTU] = coef(1)+coef(2)*V
attribute Sed2_981 cal_gain float 0.33
attribute Sed2_981 cal_units String NTU
attribute Sed2_981 colorBarMaximum double 145.21591
attribute Sed2_981 colorBarMinimum double 1.3348622
attribute Sed2_981 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute Sed2_981 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Sed2_981 epic_code int 981
attribute Sed2_981 generic_name String sed
attribute Sed2_981 grid_mapping String crs
attribute Sed2_981 initial_sensor_height double 0.20999999344348907
attribute Sed2_981 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute Sed2_981 long_name String Sedimentc concentration
attribute Sed2_981 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute Sed2_981 NOTE String OBS data after 3/25 is probably unusable due to fouling
attribute Sed2_981 platform String platform
attribute Sed2_981 sensor_depth double 18.931
attribute Sed2_981 sensor_type String nephelometer
attribute Sed2_981 serial String OBS2181
attribute Sed2_981 standard_name String mass_concentration_of_sediment_in_sea_water
attribute Sed2_981 units String kg/m^3

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