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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String This data is provided by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS). Funding is provided by the U.S. Integration Ocean Observing System (IOOS).
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Network maintained by MARACOOS. For oi_* global attribute explanations, see references attribute
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Scott Glenn, Josh Kohut, Hugh Roarty, Ethan Handel, Michael Smith, Laura Nazzaro, Teresa Updyke, Larry Atkinson, Rich Arena, Wendell Brown, Patterson Taylor, Mike Muglia, Harvey Seim
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, Hardware Maintenance, Data Manager, Data Manager, Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, Hardware Maintenance, Principal Investigator, Hardware Maintenance, Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String michaesm at marine.rutgers.edu
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String Rutgers University
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Michael Smith
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String rucool.marine.rutgers.edu
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2021-10-06T15:05:36Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2021-10-06T15:05:36Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2021-10-06T15:05:36Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2021-10-06T15:05:36Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -66.58131
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 43.85136
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 33.81852
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.05394
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -66.58131
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -77.90598
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.058075230769230754
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Hourly codar radial data combined into one hourly file containing vectors.
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String rucool.marine.rutgers.edu
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Center for Ocean Observing and Leadership, Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String Network includes CODAR sites AMAG, ASSA, BLCK, BRIG, CEDR, CORE, DUCK, HATY, HEMP, HOOK, LISL, LOVE, MRCH, MVCO, NANT, NAUS, and WILD
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String /sqrt, 6km, advisories, associated, association, atlantic, calculate, center, circulation, coastal, component, current, currents, data, department, directional, each, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Coastal Processes, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Tides, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Winds, Earth Science > Spectral/Engineering > Radar, eastward, engineering, environmental, Environmental Advisories > Marine Advisories > Marine Weather/Forecast, err^2, error, flag, forecast, hat, hat-, information, leadership, mapping, maracoos, marine, maximum, measurements, mid, mid-atlantic, normalized, northward, number, number_of_radials, observing, ocean, oceans, operator, primary, processes, qc303_maxspeed, qc305_validlocation, qc306_uerr, qc307_verr, qc_operator_flag, qc_primary_flag, quality, radar, radial, regional, rutgers, science, sciences, sea, seawater, spectral, spectral/engineering, speed, sqrt, statistics, status, surface, surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity, surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity status_flag, surface_northward_sea_water_velocity, surface_northward_sea_water_velocity status_flag, system, test, tides, time, total_errors, totals, u, u^2, u_err, uerr, uncertainty, university, used, uv_covariance, v, v^2, v_err, valid, value, velocity, verr, verr^2, water, waves, weather, weather/forecast, winds, with
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
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 MARACOOS_processing_version String maracoos_v01
attribute NC_GLOBAL method String Optimal Interpolation
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String edu.rutgers.marine.rucool
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 43.85136
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String MARACOOS HF Radar 5MHz Network
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String Level 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System - High Frequency Radar Sea Surface Current Mapping
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String ncei.info at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String www.ncei.noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String DOI:10.1029/2007JC004244 DOI:10.1007/s10236-012-0533-9 https://maracoos.org https://rucool.marine.rutgers.edu/facilities https://rucool.marine.rutgers.edu/data
attribute NC_GLOBAL sea_name String Mid-Atlantic Bight
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String CODAR SeaSonde Surface Current Mapping Device
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 33.81852
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v41
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Optimally Interpolated Total Vectors calculated by HFRProgs toolbox using MATLAB. Mercator lat/lon projection
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-1day
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2021-11-27T20:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2021-09-24T15:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Surface Currents - MARACOOS - 5MHz - Realtime with QARTOD radials
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -77.90598
dimension time   double nValues=1542, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1h 0m 0s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.6324956E9, 1.6380432E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
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
dimension depth   float nValues=1, onlyValue=0.0
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth _FillValue float 999.0
attribute depth actual_range float 0.0, 0.0
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth comment String Derived from mean value of depth variable
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String Depth
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth source_name String z
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
dimension latitude   float nValues=187, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.05394
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue float 999.0
attribute latitude actual_range float 33.81852, 43.85136
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude short_name String lat
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
dimension longitude   float nValues=196, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.058075230769230754
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude _FillValue float 999.0
attribute longitude actual_range float -77.90598, -66.58131
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude short_name String lon
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 u   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute u _FillValue float -9.99
attribute u ancillary_variables String qc303_maxspeed qc305_validlocation qc306_uerr qc307_verr qc_primary_flag qc_operator_flag
attribute u colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute u colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute u grid_mapping String crs
attribute u ioos_category String Currents
attribute u long_name String Eastward Surface Current (m/s)
attribute u short_name String u
attribute u standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute u units String m/s
attribute u valid_max float 3.0
attribute u valid_min float -3.0
variable v   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute v _FillValue float -9.99
attribute v ancillary_variables String qc303_maxspeed qc305_validlocation qc306_uerr qc307_verr qc_primary_flag qc_operator_flag
attribute v colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute v colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute v grid_mapping String crs
attribute v ioos_category String Currents
attribute v long_name String Northward Surface Current (m/s)
attribute v short_name String v
attribute v standard_name String surface_northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute v units String m/s
attribute v valid_max float 3.0
attribute v valid_min float -3.0
variable u_err   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute u_err _FillValue float -999.0
attribute u_err colorBarMaximum double 1.5
attribute u_err colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute u_err comment String normalized by constant signal covariance for all gridpoints, velocity measurements with u_err values over 0.6 are of questionable quality
attribute u_err grid_mapping String crs
attribute u_err ioos_category String Quality
attribute u_err long_name String Normalized uncertainty associated with eastward velocity component, <(u_hat - u)^2>/<u^2>
attribute u_err short_name String uerr
attribute u_err units String 1
attribute u_err valid_max float 1.0
attribute u_err valid_min float 0.0
variable v_err   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute v_err _FillValue float -999.0
attribute v_err colorBarMaximum double 1.5
attribute v_err colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute v_err comment String normalized by constant signal covariance for all gridpoints, velocity measurements with v_err values over 0.6 are of questionable quality
attribute v_err grid_mapping String crs
attribute v_err ioos_category String Quality
attribute v_err long_name String Normalized uncertainty associated with northward velocity component, <(v_hat - v)^2>/<v^2>
attribute v_err short_name String verr
attribute v_err units String 1
attribute v_err valid_max float 1.0
attribute v_err valid_min float 0.0
variable total_errors   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute total_errors _FillValue float -999.0
attribute total_errors colorBarMaximum double 0.1
attribute total_errors colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute total_errors comment String velocity measurements with high total_error values are of questionable quality
attribute total_errors grid_mapping String crs
attribute total_errors ioos_category String Statistics
attribute total_errors long_name String Associated mapping error value, sqrt(U_err^2 + Verr^2)
attribute total_errors short_name String totalerr
attribute total_errors units String 1
attribute total_errors valid_max float 300.0
attribute total_errors valid_min float -300.0
variable uv_covariance   float time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute uv_covariance _FillValue float -999.0
attribute uv_covariance colorBarMaximum double 0.1
attribute uv_covariance colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute uv_covariance comment String directional information of u and v
attribute uv_covariance grid_mapping String crs
attribute uv_covariance ioos_category String Statistics
attribute uv_covariance long_name String Directional information of u and v, <(u_hat -u)(v_hat- v)>/sqrt(<u^2><v^2>)
attribute uv_covariance short_name String uvcov
attribute uv_covariance units String 1
attribute uv_covariance valid_max float 300.0
attribute uv_covariance valid_min float -300.0
variable number_of_radials   short time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute number_of_radials _FillValue short -999
attribute number_of_radials colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute number_of_radials colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute number_of_radials comment String totals are not calculated with fewer than 3 contributing radial measurements from 2 sites
attribute number_of_radials grid_mapping String crs
attribute number_of_radials ioos_category String Statistics
attribute number_of_radials long_name String Number of radial measurements used to calculate each totals velocity
attribute number_of_radials short_name String num_rads
attribute number_of_radials units String 1
variable qc303_maxspeed   byte time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute qc303_maxspeed _FillValue byte 25
attribute qc303_maxspeed colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute qc303_maxspeed colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute qc303_maxspeed comment String Quality control reference: IOOS QARTOD HF Radar ver 1.0 May 2016
QCFlagDefinitions: 1 = pass, 2 = not_evaluated, 3 = suspect, 4 = fail, 9 = missing_data
qc303 Max Speed Threshold [max_vel = 300 (cm/s)]
attribute qc303_maxspeed flag_meanings String pass not_evaluated suspect fail missing_data
attribute qc303_maxspeed flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute qc303_maxspeed grid_mapping String crs
attribute qc303_maxspeed ioos_category String Quality
attribute qc303_maxspeed long_name String maximum speed test flag
attribute qc303_maxspeed short_name String qc303
attribute qc303_maxspeed standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity status_flag
attribute qc303_maxspeed units String 1
attribute qc303_maxspeed valid_max byte 9
attribute qc303_maxspeed valid_min byte 1
variable qc305_validlocation   byte time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute qc305_validlocation _FillValue byte 25
attribute qc305_validlocation colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute qc305_validlocation colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute qc305_validlocation comment String Quality control reference: IOOS QARTOD HF Radar ver 1.0 May 2016
QCFlagDefinitions: 1 = pass, 2 = not_evaluated, 3 = suspect, 4 = fail, 9 = missing_data
qc305 Valid Location [landmask file = /home/codaradm/processing_realtime/maracoos/mask_files/MARACOOS_6kmMask.txt]
attribute qc305_validlocation flag_meanings String pass not_evaluated suspect fail missing_data
attribute qc305_validlocation flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute qc305_validlocation grid_mapping String crs
attribute qc305_validlocation ioos_category String Quality
attribute qc305_validlocation long_name String valid location test flag
attribute qc305_validlocation short_name String qc305
attribute qc305_validlocation standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity status_flag
attribute qc305_validlocation units String 1
attribute qc305_validlocation valid_max byte 9
attribute qc305_validlocation valid_min byte 1
variable qc306_uerr   byte time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute qc306_uerr _FillValue byte 25
attribute qc306_uerr colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute qc306_uerr colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute qc306_uerr comment String Quality control reference: IOOS QARTOD HF Radar ver 1.0 May 2016
QCFlagDefinitions: 1 = pass, 2 = not_evaluated, 3 = suspect, 4 = fail, 9 = missing_data
qc306 OI Uncertainty Threshold [OIuncert Uerr 0.6]
attribute qc306_uerr flag_meanings String pass not_evaluated suspect fail missing_data
attribute qc306_uerr flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute qc306_uerr grid_mapping String crs
attribute qc306_uerr ioos_category String Quality
attribute qc306_uerr long_name String Uerr flag
attribute qc306_uerr short_name String qc306
attribute qc306_uerr standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity status_flag
attribute qc306_uerr units String 1
attribute qc306_uerr valid_max byte 9
attribute qc306_uerr valid_min byte 1
variable qc307_verr   byte time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute qc307_verr _FillValue byte 25
attribute qc307_verr colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute qc307_verr colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute qc307_verr comment String Quality control reference: IOOS QARTOD HF Radar ver 1.0 May 2016
QCFlagDefinitions: 1 = pass, 2 = not_evaluated, 3 = suspect, 4 = fail, 9 = missing_data
qc307 OI Uncertainty Threshold [OIuncert Verr 0.6]
attribute qc307_verr flag_meanings String pass not_evaluated suspect fail missing_data
attribute qc307_verr flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute qc307_verr grid_mapping String crs
attribute qc307_verr ioos_category String Quality
attribute qc307_verr long_name String Verr flag
attribute qc307_verr short_name String qc307
attribute qc307_verr standard_name String surface_northward_sea_water_velocity status_flag
attribute qc307_verr units String 1
attribute qc307_verr valid_max byte 9
attribute qc307_verr valid_min byte 1
variable qc_primary_flag   byte time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute qc_primary_flag _FillValue byte 25
attribute qc_primary_flag ancillary_variables String qc303_maxspeed qc305_validlocation qc306_uerr qc307_verr
attribute qc_primary_flag colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute qc_primary_flag colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute qc_primary_flag comment String QCPrimaryFlagDefinition: Highest flag value of qc303, qc305, qc306, qc307
This flag will be set to not_evaluated only if ALL individual tests were not_evaluated.
attribute qc_primary_flag flag_meanings String pass not_evaluated suspect fail missing_data
attribute qc_primary_flag flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute qc_primary_flag grid_mapping String crs
attribute qc_primary_flag ioos_category String Quality
attribute qc_primary_flag long_name String Primary Flag
attribute qc_primary_flag short_name String primaryflag
attribute qc_primary_flag standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity status_flag
attribute qc_primary_flag units String 1
attribute qc_primary_flag valid_max byte 9
attribute qc_primary_flag valid_min byte 1
variable qc_operator_flag   byte time, depth, latitude, longitude
attribute qc_operator_flag _FillValue byte 25
attribute qc_operator_flag colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute qc_operator_flag colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute qc_operator_flag comment String Quality control reference: IOOS QARTOD HF Radar ver 1.0 May 2016
QCFlagDefinitions: 1 = pass, 2 = not_evaluated, 3 = suspect, 4 = fail, 9 = missing_data
The qc_operator_flag follows QCFlagDefinitions and is set at discretion of the operator or data manager.
attribute qc_operator_flag flag_meanings String pass not_evaluated suspect fail missing_data
attribute qc_operator_flag flag_values byte 1, 2, 3, 4, 9
attribute qc_operator_flag grid_mapping String crs
attribute qc_operator_flag ioos_category String Quality
attribute qc_operator_flag long_name String Operator Flag
attribute qc_operator_flag short_name String opflag
attribute qc_operator_flag standard_name String surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity status_flag
attribute qc_operator_flag units String 1
attribute qc_operator_flag valid_max byte 9
attribute qc_operator_flag valid_min byte 1

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