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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String CDIP is primarily supported by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String station_id, metaStationName, latitude, longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String This dataset contains data as acquired in real-time, the QC performed upon it is not as complete as for historic CDIP datasets. All values are decoded directly from the instruments in accordance with the manufacturers documentation EXCEPT for those with the attribute :additional_processing which describes further data handling performed by CDIP.
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String PACIOOS/UH, PACIOOS/USACE, CDIP
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String station operation, station funding, data management
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String ACDD-1.3, CF-1.6, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String www at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Coastal Data Information Program, SIO/UCSD
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2021-06-20T18:50:13Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2021-06-20T18:50:13Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2021-06-20T18:50:13Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String station_id,time,acmSpeed,acmDirection&time>=now-3day&time<=now&acmFlagPrimary=1&orderByMax("station_id,time")
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String longitude,latitude,acmSpeed&time>=now-3day&time<=now&acmFlagPrimary=1&orderByMax("station_id,time")
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 171.4017
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 59.76003
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -27.92872
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution float 1.0E-4
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 171.4017
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -170.5005
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution float 1.0E-4
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_origin String sea surface
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String up
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_resolution float 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String meters
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String 2021-06-20T18:50:16Z: dataset created; multiple updates - last run program, arguments: process_dw_realtime v2.0, is70280_202106201849 If date_modified is after date_created, contact CDIP for details of changes.
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String metaInstrumentation
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String acm, acmDirection, acmDirectionStdDev, acmFlagPrimary, acmFlagSecondary, acmSeaSurfaceTemperature, acmSignalStrength1, acmSignalStrength2, acmSignalStrength3, acmSourceIndex, acmSpeed, acmSpeedStdDev, acmStatus, acmVerticalSpeed, acmVerticalSpeedStdDev, atlantic ocean, attributes, bahia, buoys, california,, circulation, collected, current, currents, data, datawell, dbr, depth, deviation, diego, direction, direction_of_sea_water_velocity, directional, earth, earth science, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, file, flag, gravity waves, grid, honda, identifier, index, institution, instrumentation, key, latitude, located, longitude, mapping, measurements, meta, metaGridMapping, metaInstrumentation, metaPlatform, metaStationName, name, near, north atlantic ocean, ocean, ocean temperature, ocean waves, oceanography, oceans, platform, primary, quality, received, san, science, scripps, sea, sea surface temperature, sea_surface_temperature, sea_water_speed, seawater, secondary, signal, significant wave height, situ, source, speed, sst, standard, station, statistics, status, strength, surface, temperature, time, transducer, university, upward, upward_sea_water_velocity, velocity, vertical, water, water temperature, wave, wave frequency, wave period, wave spectra, waverider, wind waves
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String These data may be redistributed and used without restriction.
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String edu.ucsd.cdip
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 59.76003
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String metaPlatform
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String QA/QC information available at
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String www at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Coastal Data Information Program, SIO/UCSD
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String insitu observations
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -27.92872
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String station_id, metaStationName, latitude, longitude, acmFlagPrimary
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Surface current measurements collected in situ by Datawell Waverider buoys.
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-1day
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P731DT20H27M
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2021-06-20T18:40:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PT30M
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2012-04-19T18:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Aggregation of Surface Current measurements collected in situ by Datawell Waverider buoys.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -170.5005
variable station_id   String  
attribute station_id ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station_id long_name String Station Id
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.3348584E9, 1.6242144E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time source_name String acmTime
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 acmFlagPrimary   byte  
attribute acmFlagPrimary actual_range byte 1, 4
attribute acmFlagPrimary ancillary_variables String acmFlagSecondary
attribute acmFlagPrimary colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute acmFlagPrimary colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmFlagPrimary flag_meanings String good not_evaluated questionable bad missing
attribute acmFlagPrimary flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute acmFlagPrimary ioos_category String Quality
attribute acmFlagPrimary long_name String primary acm QC flag
attribute acmFlagPrimary references String Ocean Data Standards, UNESCO 2013 - IOC Manuals and Guides, 54, Volume 3 Version 1
variable acmFlagSecondary   byte  
attribute acmFlagSecondary actual_range byte 0, 6
attribute acmFlagSecondary colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute acmFlagSecondary colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmFlagSecondary flag_meanings String unspecified sensor_issues acm_failure speed_out_of_range speed_stddev_out_of_range direction_stddev_out_of_range signal_strength_low speed_spike vertical_speed_out_of_range hf_transmission_errors_fixed hf_transmission_errors_present
attribute acmFlagSecondary flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
attribute acmFlagSecondary ioos_category String Quality
attribute acmFlagSecondary long_name String secondary acm QC flag
attribute acmFlagSecondary references String (external link)
variable acmSpeed   float  
attribute acmSpeed actual_range float 0.0, 2.278
attribute acmSpeed colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute acmSpeed colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmSpeed ioos_category String Currents
variable acmSpeedStdDev   float  
attribute acmSpeedStdDev actual_range float 0.008, 0.055
attribute acmSpeedStdDev colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute acmSpeedStdDev colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmSpeedStdDev ioos_category String Statistics
variable acmDirection   float  
attribute acmDirection actual_range float 0.01098633, 359.989
attribute acmDirection colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute acmDirection colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmDirection ioos_category String Currents
variable acmDirectionStdDev   float  
attribute acmDirectionStdDev actual_range float 0.3, 25.5
attribute acmDirectionStdDev colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute acmDirectionStdDev colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmDirectionStdDev ioos_category String Statistics
variable acmVerticalSpeed   float  
attribute acmVerticalSpeed actual_range float -0.128, 0.127
attribute acmVerticalSpeed colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute acmVerticalSpeed colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute acmVerticalSpeed ioos_category String Currents
variable acmVerticalSpeedStdDev   float  
attribute acmVerticalSpeedStdDev actual_range float 0.009, 0.081
attribute acmVerticalSpeedStdDev colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute acmVerticalSpeedStdDev colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute acmVerticalSpeedStdDev ioos_category String Statistics
variable acmSourceIndex   int  
attribute acmSourceIndex actual_range int 1, 36280
attribute acmSourceIndex ioos_category String Unknown
variable metaStationName   String  
attribute metaStationName cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute metaStationName ioos_category String Identifier
attribute metaStationName long_name String station name
attribute metaStationName standard_name String platform_id
variable latitude   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -27.92872, 59.76003
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 Latitude
attribute latitude ncei_name String LATITUDE
attribute latitude source_name String metaDeployLatitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 90.0
attribute latitude valid_min float -90.0
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -170.5005, 171.40166
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 Longitude
attribute longitude ncei_name String LONGITUDE
attribute longitude source_name String metaDeployLongitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 180.0
attribute longitude valid_min float -180.0
variable eastCurrent   float  
attribute eastCurrent actual_range float -2.276818, 2.121541
attribute eastCurrent comment String Calculated from acmSpeed and acmDirection.
attribute eastCurrent ioos_category String Currents
attribute eastCurrent long_name String eastward sea water velocity
attribute eastCurrent standard_name String eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute eastCurrent units String m s-1
variable northCurrent   float  
attribute northCurrent actual_range float -1.38448, 1.542777
attribute northCurrent comment String Calculated from acmSpeed and acmDirection.
attribute northCurrent ioos_category String Currents
attribute northCurrent long_name String northward sea water velocity
attribute northCurrent standard_name String northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute northCurrent units String m s-1

The information in the table above is also available in other file formats (.csv, .htmlTable, .itx, .json, .jsonlCSV1, .jsonlCSV, .jsonlKVP, .mat, .nc, .nccsv, .tsv, .xhtml) via a RESTful web service.

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