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Dataset Title:  STP Spotter Buoy. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. Subscribe RSS
Institution:  U.S. Geological Survey   (Dataset ID: Dorado)
Range: longitude = -122.415184 to -66.012634°E, latitude = 18.412933 to 37.924816°N, time = 2022-10-21T21:28:50Z to 2024-06-19T12:46:58Z
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Things You Can Do With Your Graphs

Well, you can do anything you want with your graphs, of course. But some things you might not have considered are:

The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
 s {
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range 1.66638773e+9, 1.718801218e+9;
    String axis "T";
    String calendar "proleptic_gregorian";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "Time";
    String standard_name "time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  }
  latitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lat";
    Float64 actual_range 18.4129333, 37.9248167;
    String axis "Y";
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 90.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -90.0;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  }
  longitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lon";
    Float64 actual_range -122.4151833, -66.0126333;
    String axis "X";
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 180.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -180.0;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  meanpressure {
    Float64 _FillValue 9223372036854775807;
    Float64 actual_range 1015950, 2802840;
    String ioos_category "Unknown";
    String long_name "Mean Pressure";
  }
  stdevpressure {
    Float64 _FillValue 9223372036854775807;
    Float64 actual_range 20, 199860;
    String ioos_category "Unknown";
    String long_name "Standard Deviation Pressure";
  }
  meantemperature {
    Float64 _FillValue 9.223372036854776e+18;
    Float64 actual_range -12.8933, 84.6563;
    String ioos_category "Unknown";
    String long_name "Mean Temperature";
  }
  temperature {
    Float64 _FillValue 9.223372036854776e+18;
    Float64 actual_range 18.78, 31.340000000000003;
    String ioos_category "Unknown";
    String long_name "Temperature";
  }
  feature_type_instance {
    String cf_role "timeseries_id";
    String ioos_category "Identifier";
    String long_name "station code";
  }
 }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String cdm_data_type "TimeSeries";
    String cdm_timeseries_variables "feature_type_instance, latitude, longitude";
    String Conventions "CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_name "U.S. Geological Survey";
    String creator_url "https://www.usgs.gov/";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting -66.0126333;
    String featureType "TimeSeries";
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 37.9248167;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min 18.4129333;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max -66.0126333;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min -122.4151833;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    String history 
"Generated using sofar-smart-mooring.py
2024-06-19T13:49:52Z (local files)
2024-06-19T13:49:52Z https://geoport.usgs.esipfed.org/tabledap/Dorado.das";
    String infoUrl "https://www.usgs.gov/";
    String institution "U.S. Geological Survey";
    String keywords "buoy, code, data, feature_type_instance, geological, identifier, latitude, longitude, meanpressure, meantemperature, name, position, provisional, revision, sensor, spot, spot-1353, spotter, station, stdevpressure, stp, subject, survey, time, type, unit, US";
    String license 
"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.";
    String naming_authority "gov.usgs.cmgp";
    Float64 Northernmost_Northing 37.9248167;
    String original_folder "sensor";
    String sourceUrl "(local files)";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing 18.4129333;
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v70";
    String subsetVariables "meanpressure, stdevpressure, meantemperature, feature_type_instance";
    String summary "STP Spotter Buoy SPOT-30030R. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION.";
    String testOutOfDate "now-9days";
    String time_coverage_end "2024-06-19T12:46:58Z";
    String time_coverage_start "2022-10-21T21:28:50Z";
    String title "STP Spotter Buoy. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION.";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting -122.4151833;
  }
}

 

Using tabledap to Request Data and Graphs from Tabular Datasets

tabledap lets you request a data subset, a graph, or a map from a tabular dataset (for example, buoy data), via a specially formed URL. tabledap uses the OPeNDAP (external link) Data Access Protocol (DAP) (external link) and its selection constraints (external link).

The URL specifies what you want: the dataset, a description of the graph or the subset of the data, and the file type for the response.

Tabledap request URLs must be in the form
https://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/tabledap/datasetID.fileType{?query}
For example,
https://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/tabledap/pmelTaoDySst.htmlTable?longitude,latitude,time,station,wmo_platform_code,T_25&time>=2015-05-23T12:00:00Z&time<=2015-05-31T12:00:00Z
Thus, the query is often a comma-separated list of desired variable names, followed by a collection of constraints (e.g., variable<value), each preceded by '&' (which is interpreted as "AND").

For details, see the tabledap Documentation.


 
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