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Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=1|netcdflibversion=|hdf5libversion=1.8.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAnalogInput1 String NONE
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAnalogInput2 String NONE
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAnalogInputCal1 double -1471.0, 8826.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAnalogInputCal2 double -1471.0, 8826.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAnalogPowerLevel String HIGH
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAnalogPowerOutput String BATTERY
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDAverageInterval double 60.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDBeamAngle double 25.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDBeamPattern String convex
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDBeamWidth double 3.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDBlankingDistance double 0.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDCellSize double 100.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDComments String SOUTH COVE, SITE 2
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDCompassUpdateRate double 600.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDCoordinateSystem String ENU
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDDeploymentName String SOUTH
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDDeploymentTime String 7/19/2012 8:10:00 PM
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDFirmwareVersion String 3.32
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDFrequency double 1000.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDHeadRotation String horizontal
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDHeadSerialNumber String ASP 3796
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDMeasurementLoad double 38.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDNumberOfBeams double 3.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDNumberOfCells double 20.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDNumberOfPingsPerBurst double 3.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDPressRange double 0.0, 100.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDPressureCal double 0.0, 0.0, 4094.0, 11999.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDProfileInterval double 600.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDRecorderSize String 361 MByte
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDSalinity String 35.0 ppt
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDSerial_Number String AQD 5378
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDSoftwareVersion double 1.32
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDSoundSpeed String MEASURED
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDSyncOutDelay String 0 sec
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDSyncPowerDelay String 0 sec
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDTempRange double -4.0, 40.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDTransMatrix double 1.5774, 0.0, 0.3677, -0.7891, -1.3662, 0.3677, -0.7891, 1.3662, 0.3677
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDTransmitPulseLength String 1.00 m
attribute NC_GLOBAL AQDVelRange double 1000.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL beam_angle double 25.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL beam_pattern String convex
attribute NC_GLOBAL beam_width double 3.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL bin_count double 20.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL bin_size double 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL blanking_distance double 0.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL center_first_bin double 1.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL ClockError double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL COMPOSITE double 0.0
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 03-Dec-2013 13:15:16
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_CMNT String South Cove
attribute NC_GLOBAL DATA_ORIGIN String USGS WHSC Sed Trans Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-04-11T23:06:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T23:06:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T23:06:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T23:06:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Deployment_date String 19-July-2012
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPTION String South Cove site- measurement of light attenuation to support seagrass research
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -70.64565
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String West Falmouth Harbor Light Attenuation Study 2012
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL fileRoot String 9411aqdoldnc
attribute NC_GLOBAL frequency double 1000.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-70.6456527709961 41.601478576660156)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 41.60148
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 41.60148
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -70.64565
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -70.64565
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -0.41964064612683827
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -0.41964064612683827
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 20:25:15 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal WFAL/
Fri Sep 11 10:18:26 2015: C:\nco\ncrename.exe -a .feneric_name,generic_name in
Depth subsampled by dolly.m.:Data cropped by user defined ensemble numbers;Data rotated into Earth Coordinates by aqdprf2nc SVN $Revision: 3846 $ using a magnetic variation of -14.93; Amplitude of 30.000 counts used for data screening; Data trimmed using set number of 3 bins;:
2017-04-11T23:06:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 9411aqd-cal
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL initial_instrument_height double 0.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL initial_instrument_height_note String from mooring log
attribute NC_GLOBAL inst_height double 0.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String AGC_1202, bindist, CD_310, crs, CS_300, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, platform, time, u_1205, v_1206, w_1204, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude double 41.60148
attribute NC_GLOBAL LatLonDatum String NAD83
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 -70.64565
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation double -14.93
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation_applied double -14.93
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadatafile_author String Ellyn Montgomery, USGS CMGP
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadatafile_name String emrun941AQDprfoldnc
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadatafile_version String 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 941
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 nominal_sensor_depth double 1.33
attribute NC_GLOBAL nominal_sensor_depth_note String WATER_DEPTH-initial_instrument_height
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 41.60148
attribute NC_GLOBAL orientation String UP
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String WFAL
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Shallow water platform
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_type String aluminum channel bottom mount
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL pred_accuracy double 2.2
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 water-quality observations made at six locations in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String West Falmouth Harbor Fluxes
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 09-Aug-2012
attribute NC_GLOBAL salinity_set_by_user String 35.0 ppt
attribute NC_GLOBAL salinity_set_by_user_units String ppt
attribute NC_GLOBAL SciPi String N. Ganju
attribute NC_GLOBAL serial_number String ASP 3796
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 41.60148
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String latitude, longitude, altitude, feature_type_instance
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String USGS-CMG time-series data from the West Falmouth Harbor Fluxes project, mooring 941 and package 9411aqd-cal. Oceanographic and water-quality observations made at six locations in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT1782600S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2012-08-09T12:51:31Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-07-19T21:41:31Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: WFAL - 941 - 9411aqd-cal
attribute NC_GLOBAL transducer_offset_from_bottom double 0.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_DESC String bindist:u:v:w:CS:CD:P:Tx:AGC:Hdg:Ptch:Roll
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_FILL double 1.0E35
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH double 1.5896406461268382
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_datum String MSL
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_NOTE String (meters), nominal depth
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_source String Water depth determined by mean pressure value
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_MASS String ?
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveMeasurements String DISABLED
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -70.64565
attribute NC_GLOBAL zeroed_pressure String Yes
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 41.60148, 41.60148
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 41.60148
attribute latitude valid_min float 41.60148
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -70.64565, -70.64565
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 -70.64565
attribute longitude valid_min float -70.64565
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 9411aqd-cal
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the West Falmouth Harbor Fluxes project, mooring 941 and package 9411aqd-cal. Oceanographic and water-quality observations made at six locations in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay.
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: WFAL - 941 - 9411aqd-cal
attribute platform type String aluminum channel bottom mount
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.342734091E9, 1.344516691E9
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 -0.41964064612683827, -0.41964064612683827
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 -0.41964064612683827
attribute altitude valid_min double -0.41964064612683827
variable AGC_1202   float  
attribute AGC_1202 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute AGC_1202 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute AGC_1202 actual_range float 142.0, 196.0
attribute AGC_1202 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute AGC_1202 colorBarMaximum double 196.0
attribute AGC_1202 colorBarMinimum double 142.0
attribute AGC_1202 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute AGC_1202 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute AGC_1202 epic_code int 1202
attribute AGC_1202 FORTRAN_format String F5.1
attribute AGC_1202 generic_name String AGC
attribute AGC_1202 grid_mapping String crs
attribute AGC_1202 height_depth_units String m
attribute AGC_1202 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute AGC_1202 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute AGC_1202 long_name String Average Echo Intensity (AGC)
attribute AGC_1202 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute AGC_1202 platform String platform
attribute AGC_1202 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute AGC_1202 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute AGC_1202 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute AGC_1202 units String counts
variable CD_310   float  
attribute CD_310 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute CD_310 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute CD_310 actual_range float 0.09522131, 359.9635
attribute CD_310 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute CD_310 colorBarMaximum double 359.96347
attribute CD_310 colorBarMinimum double 0.09522131
attribute CD_310 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute CD_310 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute CD_310 epic_code int 310
attribute CD_310 FORTRAN_format String f8.2
attribute CD_310 generic_name String vdir
attribute CD_310 grid_mapping String crs
attribute CD_310 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute CD_310 long_name String Current direction
attribute CD_310 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute CD_310 platform String platform
attribute CD_310 standard_name String direction_of_sea_water_velocity
attribute CD_310 units String degree
variable CS_300   float  
attribute CS_300 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute CS_300 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute CS_300 actual_range float 0.001, 0.5601045
attribute CS_300 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute CS_300 colorBarMaximum double 0.5601045
attribute CS_300 colorBarMinimum double 0.001
attribute CS_300 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute CS_300 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute CS_300 epic_code int 300
attribute CS_300 FORTRAN_format String f8.2
attribute CS_300 generic_name String vspd
attribute CS_300 grid_mapping String crs
attribute CS_300 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute CS_300 long_name String Current speed
attribute CS_300 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute CS_300 platform String platform
attribute CS_300 standard_name String sea_water_speed
attribute CS_300 units String m/s
variable bindist   float  
attribute bindist _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute bindist actual_range float 1.4, 1.4
attribute bindist bin_size double 1.0
attribute bindist blanking_distance double 0.4
attribute bindist center_first_bin double 0.5
attribute bindist epic_code int 0
attribute bindist FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute bindist generic_name String bindist
attribute bindist initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute bindist ioos_category String Unknown
attribute bindist long_name String Distance of bin off instrument head
attribute bindist maximum float 3.4
attribute bindist minimum float 1.4
attribute bindist NOTE String distance is along profile from instrument head to center of bin
attribute bindist sensor_depth double 1.4196406461268383
attribute bindist transducer_offset_from_bottom double 0.17
attribute bindist type String EVEN
attribute bindist units String cm/s
variable u_1205   float  
attribute u_1205 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute u_1205 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute u_1205 actual_range float -0.3430827, 0.3460476
attribute u_1205 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute u_1205 colorBarMaximum double 0.34604764
attribute u_1205 colorBarMinimum double -0.34308267
attribute u_1205 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute u_1205 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute u_1205 epic_code int 1205
attribute u_1205 generic_name String u
attribute u_1205 grid_mapping String crs
attribute u_1205 height_depth_units String m
attribute u_1205 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute u_1205 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute u_1205 long_name String Eastward (u) velocity
attribute u_1205 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute u_1205 platform String platform
attribute u_1205 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute u_1205 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute u_1205 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute u_1205 standard_name String eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute u_1205 units String m/s
variable v_1206   float  
attribute v_1206 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute v_1206 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute v_1206 actual_range float -0.5595138, 0.4677829
attribute v_1206 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute v_1206 colorBarMaximum double 0.46778288
attribute v_1206 colorBarMinimum double -0.5595138
attribute v_1206 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute v_1206 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute v_1206 epic_code int 1206
attribute v_1206 generic_name String v
attribute v_1206 grid_mapping String crs
attribute v_1206 height_depth_units String m
attribute v_1206 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute v_1206 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute v_1206 long_name String Northward (v) velocity
attribute v_1206 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute v_1206 platform String platform
attribute v_1206 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute v_1206 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute v_1206 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute v_1206 standard_name String northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute v_1206 units String m/s
variable w_1204   float  
attribute w_1204 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute w_1204 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute w_1204 actual_range float -0.111, 0.063
attribute w_1204 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute w_1204 colorBarMaximum double 0.063
attribute w_1204 colorBarMinimum double -0.111
attribute w_1204 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute w_1204 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute w_1204 epic_code int 1204
attribute w_1204 generic_name String w
attribute w_1204 grid_mapping String crs
attribute w_1204 height_depth_units String m
attribute w_1204 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute w_1204 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute w_1204 long_name String Upward (w) velocity
attribute w_1204 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute w_1204 platform String platform
attribute w_1204 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute w_1204 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute w_1204 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute w_1204 standard_name String upward_sea_water_velocity
attribute w_1204 units String m/s

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