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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 -1.4196
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -1.4196
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_z1
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 crs, feature_type_instance, Hdg_1215, latitude, longitude, P_1, platform, Ptch_1216, Roll_1217, time, Tx_1211, 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 short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: WFAL - 941 - 9411aqd-cal
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 -1.4196, -1.4196
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 -1.4196
attribute altitude valid_min double -1.4196
variable Hdg_1215   float  
attribute Hdg_1215 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Hdg_1215 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute Hdg_1215 actual_range float 208.77, 212.87
attribute Hdg_1215 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Hdg_1215 colorBarMaximum double 212.87001
attribute Hdg_1215 colorBarMinimum double 208.77
attribute Hdg_1215 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute Hdg_1215 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Hdg_1215 epic_code int 1215
attribute Hdg_1215 FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute Hdg_1215 generic_name String hdg
attribute Hdg_1215 grid_mapping String crs
attribute Hdg_1215 height_depth_units String m
attribute Hdg_1215 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute Hdg_1215 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute Hdg_1215 long_name String Instrument Heading
attribute Hdg_1215 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute Hdg_1215 platform String platform
attribute Hdg_1215 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute Hdg_1215 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute Hdg_1215 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute Hdg_1215 standard_name String platform_orientation
attribute Hdg_1215 units String degree
variable P_1   float  
attribute P_1 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute P_1 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute P_1 actual_range float 0.688, 2.483
attribute P_1 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute P_1 colorBarMaximum double 2.483
attribute P_1 colorBarMinimum double 0.688
attribute P_1 comment String Pressure may or may not include atmospheric pressure and sensor drift
attribute P_1 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute P_1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute P_1 epic_code int 1
attribute P_1 FORTRAN_format String f10.1
attribute P_1 generic_name String depth
attribute P_1 grid_mapping String crs
attribute P_1 height_depth_units String m
attribute P_1 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute P_1 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute P_1 long_name String Sea Water Pressure
attribute P_1 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute P_1 NOTE String unknown if pressure was zeroed before deployment
attribute P_1 platform String platform
attribute P_1 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute P_1 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute P_1 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute P_1 standard_name String sea_water_pressure
attribute P_1 units String dbar
attribute P_1 zeroed_pressure String unknown
variable Ptch_1216   float  
attribute Ptch_1216 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Ptch_1216 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute Ptch_1216 actual_range float 0.6, 2.0
attribute Ptch_1216 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Ptch_1216 colorBarMaximum double 2.0
attribute Ptch_1216 colorBarMinimum double 0.6
attribute Ptch_1216 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute Ptch_1216 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Ptch_1216 epic_code int 1216
attribute Ptch_1216 FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute Ptch_1216 generic_name String ptch
attribute Ptch_1216 grid_mapping String crs
attribute Ptch_1216 height_depth_units String m
attribute Ptch_1216 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute Ptch_1216 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute Ptch_1216 long_name String Instrument Pitch
attribute Ptch_1216 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute Ptch_1216 platform String platform
attribute Ptch_1216 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute Ptch_1216 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute Ptch_1216 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute Ptch_1216 standard_name String platform_pitch_angle
attribute Ptch_1216 units String degree
variable Roll_1217   float  
attribute Roll_1217 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Roll_1217 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute Roll_1217 actual_range float -0.7, 1.4
attribute Roll_1217 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Roll_1217 colorBarMaximum double 1.4
attribute Roll_1217 colorBarMinimum double -0.7
attribute Roll_1217 coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute Roll_1217 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Roll_1217 epic_code int 1217
attribute Roll_1217 FORTRAN_format String f10.2
attribute Roll_1217 generic_name String roll
attribute Roll_1217 grid_mapping String crs
attribute Roll_1217 height_depth_units String m
attribute Roll_1217 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
attribute Roll_1217 ioos_category String Unknown
attribute Roll_1217 long_name String Instrument Roll
attribute Roll_1217 missing_value float 1.0E35
attribute Roll_1217 platform String platform
attribute Roll_1217 sensor_depth double 1.4196
attribute Roll_1217 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute Roll_1217 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute Roll_1217 standard_name String platform_roll_angle
attribute Roll_1217 units String degree
variable Tx_1211   float  
attribute Tx_1211 _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Tx_1211 _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute Tx_1211 actual_range float 22.73001, 27.98001
attribute Tx_1211 ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Tx_1211 colorBarMaximum double 27.980011
attribute Tx_1211 colorBarMinimum double 22.730011
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 height_depth_units String m
attribute Tx_1211 initial_sensor_height double 0.17
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 double 1.4196
attribute Tx_1211 sensor_type String Nortek Aquadopp Profiler
attribute Tx_1211 serial_number String AQD 5378
attribute Tx_1211 standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute Tx_1211 units String degree_Celsius

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