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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 double 0.0
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 08-Jan-2015 13:51:20
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 Average values for each burst.
attribute NC_GLOBAL DATA_ORIGIN String USGS WHCMSC Sediment Transport Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2017-04-11T22:01:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2017-04-11T22:01:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-04-11T22:01:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2017-04-11T22:01:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DELTA_T String 3600
attribute NC_GLOBAL Deployment_date String 7-Feb-2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL DEPTH_CONST double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL DESCRIPTION String Site 2
attribute NC_GLOBAL DRIFTER double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -73.19652667
attribute NC_GLOBAL EXPERIMENT String Fire Island 2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(-73.19652667 40.62476167)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 40.62476167
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 40.62476167
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -73.19652667
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -73.19652667
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution long 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double -10.422
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double -10.422
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 20:17:19 2019: ncatted -a project,global,a,c,, CMG_Portal FI14/
Trimmed using trunc_cdfNative, SVN $Revision: 3342 $ to select records in the range 44 to 2087. :created using ntusb2ncNative in Matlab (R2012a).
2017-04-11T22:01:00Z - pyaxiom - File created using pyaxiom
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String 9887ecn-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL initial_instrument_height double 0.478
attribute NC_GLOBAL INST_TYPE String WETlabs ECO NTUSB, with wiper
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String crs, feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude, platform, time, Turb, z
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL latitude double 40.62476167
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 -73.19652667
attribute NC_GLOBAL magnetic_variation double -13.42
attribute NC_GLOBAL MOORING long 988
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 40.62476167
attribute NC_GLOBAL NOTE String Data have been removed after the tripod tipped over on February 13, 2014.
attribute NC_GLOBAL ntucal double 0.0677, -4.8264
attribute NC_GLOBAL ntucal_date String 2-Jan-2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL ntucal_note String 8 point Formazin calibration done by Patrick Dickhudt on Jan 2, 2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_filename String
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_folder String FI14
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_type String Flobee tripod
attribute NC_GLOBAL POS_CONST double 0.0
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 Oceangraphic and meterological observations were made at 9 sites on and around the sand ridges offshore of Fire Island NY in winter 2014 to study coastal processes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL project_title String Fire Island NY - Nearshore
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 3-May-2014
attribute NC_GLOBAL SciPi String J. Warner
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor_wavelength int 700
attribute NC_GLOBAL SN String 508
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String USGS
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 40.62476167
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL start_time String 07-Feb-2014 14:57:01
attribute NC_GLOBAL stop_time String 03-May-2014 18:57:46
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 - Nearshore project, mooring 988 and package 9887ecn-a. Oceangraphic and meterological observations were made at 9 sites on and around the sand ridges offshore of Fire Island NY in winter 2014 to study coastal processes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT7358444S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2014-05-03T18:57:46Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PT3599S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2014-02-07T14:57:02Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String USGS-CMG time-series data: FI14 - 988 - 9887ecn-a
attribute NC_GLOBAL VAR_DESC String NTU
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH double 10.9
attribute NC_GLOBAL WATER_DEPTH_NOTE String (meters), from ships fathometer
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -73.19652667
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   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 40.62476167, 40.62476167
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 double 40.62476167
attribute latitude valid_min double 40.62476167
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -73.19652667, -73.19652667
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 double -73.19652667
attribute longitude valid_min double -73.19652667
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 9887ecn-a
attribute platform long_name String USGS-CMG time-series data from the Fire Island NY - Nearshore project, mooring 988 and package 9887ecn-a. Oceangraphic and meterological observations were made at 9 sites on and around the sand ridges offshore of Fire Island NY in winter 2014 to study coastal processes.
attribute platform nodc_name String FIXED PLATFORM, MOORINGS
attribute platform short_name String USGS-CMG time-series data: FI14 - 988 - 9887ecn-a
attribute platform type String flobee tripod
variable time   double  
attribute time _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.391785022E9, 1.399143466E9
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 -10.422, -10.422
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 -10.422
attribute altitude valid_min double -10.422
variable Turb   double  
attribute Turb _ChunkSizes uint 1000
attribute Turb _FillValue double 1.0E35
attribute Turb actual_range double 0.3418180000000002, 39.185370000000006
attribute Turb ancillary_variables String platform
attribute Turb cal_darkcounts double 50.0
attribute Turb cal_date String 9/20/2012
attribute Turb cal_maxval double 16380.0
attribute Turb cal_scalefactor double 0.061
attribute Turb cal_source String user supplied
attribute Turb colorBarMaximum double 39.185370000000006
attribute Turb colorBarMinimum double 0.3418180000000002
attribute Turb coordinates String time z latitude longitude
attribute Turb coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Turb DATA_CMT String Data have been removed after the tripod tipped over on February 13, 2014.
attribute Turb epic_code int 980
attribute Turb grid_mapping String crs
attribute Turb height_depth_units String m
attribute Turb initial_sensor_height double 0.478
attribute Turb ioos_category String Unknown
attribute Turb long_name String Turbidity
attribute Turb missing_value double 1.0E35
attribute Turb platform String platform
attribute Turb serial_number String 508
attribute Turb standard_name String sea_water_turbidity
attribute Turb units String NTU
attribute Turb user_ntucal String ntu = 0.0677*counts + -4.8264
attribute Turb user_ntucal_coeffs double 0.0677, -4.8264
attribute Turb user_ntucal_date String 2-Jan-2014
attribute Turb user_ntucal_note String 8 point Formazin calibration done by Patrick Dickhudt on Jan 2, 2014

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