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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 AntennaBearing String 168.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL BraggHasSecondOrder String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL BraggSmoothingPoints String 2
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL CoastlineSector String 45.0, 225.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Network maintained by MARACOOS. 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, Mike Muglia, Harvey Seim
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, Hardware Maintenance, Data Manager, Data Manager, Hardware Maintenance, Principal Investigator, Hardware Maintenance, Principal Investigator, Hardware Maintenance, Principal Investigator
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String michaesm at
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
attribute NC_GLOBAL CTF String 1.00
attribute NC_GLOBAL CurrentVelocityLimit String 110
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2022-08-08T18:50:08Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2022-08-08T18:50:08Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2022-08-08T18:50:08Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2022-08-08T18:50:08Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL DopplerCells String 512
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -74.2619833
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL FileType String WVMD WVM9 "Wave History"
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 39.5320167
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 39.5320167
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -74.2619833
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -74.2619833
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_comment String (external link)
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 Coordinate Reference System
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_semi_major_axis String 6378137.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Half-hourly codar wave data from one site into one daily file containing wave heights.
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Center for Ocean Observing and Leadership, Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String CODAR SeaSonde High Frequency Radar
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String advisories, applications, association, atlantic, averaged, cell, center, circulation, coastal, codar, coordinate, coordinated, count, cross, cross_spectra_averaged_count, crs, data, degrees, department, deviation, direction, distance, distance_from_origin, doppler, doppler_points_used, dynamics, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Coastal Processes, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Tides, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Significant Wave Height, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Speed/Direction, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Winds, Earth Science > Spectral/Engineering > Radar, engineering, environmental, Environmental Advisories > Marine Advisories > Marine Weather/Forecast, flag, forecast, frequency, height, heights, high, instrument, latitude, leadership, longitude, maracoos, marine, maximum_observable_wave_height, mean, meters, method, mid, mid-atlantic, model, num, num_valid_source_wave_vectors, observing, ocean, oceans, origin, period, points, processes, quality, radar, range, range_cell_result, reference, regional, result, rutgers, science, sciences, sea, sea_surface_wave_from_direction, sea_surface_wave_mean_period, sea_surface_wave_significant_height, sea_surface_wind_wave_from_direction, seasonde, seconds, significant, source, spectra, spectral, spectral/engineering, speed, standard, standard_deviation_of_wave_heights, statistics, surface, surface waves, system, tides, time, universal, university, used, valid, vector, vector_flag, vectors, wave, wave_bearing, wave_height, wave_method, wave_period, waves, weather, weather/forecast, wind, wind_bearing, winds
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 Manufacturer String CODAR Ocean Sensors. SeaSonde
attribute NC_GLOBAL MaximumWavePeriod String 17.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String edu.rutgers.marine.rucool
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 39.5320167
attribute NC_GLOBAL Origin String 39.5320167 -74.2619833
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String MARACOOS HF Radar 5MHz Network
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String Level 2
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 michaesm at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Center for Ocean Observing and Leadership, Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String
attribute NC_GLOBAL RangeCells String 31
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sea_name String Mid-Atlantic Bight
attribute NC_GLOBAL Site String HLGT
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String CODAR SeaSonde Surface Current Mapping Device
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 39.5320167
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v41
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String distance_from_origin, longitude, latitude, crs, instrument
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Ocean Wave Heights. Center for Ocean Observing and Leadership, Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University data from a local source.
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-16days
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2024-04-12T10:40:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2022-07-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL TimeCoverage String 0.250
attribute NC_GLOBAL TimeStamp String 2024-04-01 00:00:00
attribute NC_GLOBAL TimeZone String UTC
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Wave Data - CODAR SeaSonde - 13MHz - Holgate, NJ
attribute NC_GLOBAL TransmitBandwidthKHz String -49.629688
attribute NC_GLOBAL TransmitCenterFreqMHz String 13.475000
attribute NC_GLOBAL TransmitSweepRateHz String 2.000000
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveBearingLimits String 50.0, 210.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveBraggNoiseThreshold String 3.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveBraggPeakDropOff String 100.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveBraggPeakNull String 10.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveMergeMethod String 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveMinDopplerPoints String 10
attribute NC_GLOBAL WaveUseInnerBragg String 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -74.2619833
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.6566336E9, 1.7129184E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) 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
variable wave_height   double  
attribute wave_height _FillValue double -999.0
attribute wave_height actual_range double 0.21, 4.97
attribute wave_height colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute wave_height colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute wave_height comment String wave model height in meters for every one of three waves
attribute wave_height coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute wave_height ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wave_height long_name String wave model height in meters
attribute wave_height standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_height
attribute wave_height units String m
attribute wave_height valid_max double 100.0
attribute wave_height valid_min double 0.0
variable wave_period   double  
attribute wave_period _FillValue double -999.0
attribute wave_period actual_range double 3.0, 17.0
attribute wave_period colorBarMaximum double 20.0
attribute wave_period colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute wave_period comment String wave spectra period in seconds
attribute wave_period coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute wave_period ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wave_period long_name String wave spectra period in seconds
attribute wave_period standard_name String sea_surface_wave_mean_period
attribute wave_period units String s
attribute wave_period valid_max double 100.0
attribute wave_period valid_min double 0.0
variable wave_bearing   double  
attribute wave_bearing _FillValue double -999.0
attribute wave_bearing actual_range double 50.0, 210.0
attribute wave_bearing colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute wave_bearing colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute wave_bearing comment String wave from direction in degrees
attribute wave_bearing coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute wave_bearing ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wave_bearing long_name String wave from direction in degrees
attribute wave_bearing standard_name String sea_surface_wave_from_direction
attribute wave_bearing units String degrees
attribute wave_bearing valid_max double 360.0
attribute wave_bearing valid_min double 0.0
variable wind_bearing   double  
attribute wind_bearing _FillValue double -999.0
attribute wind_bearing actual_range double 0.0, 359.9
attribute wind_bearing colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute wind_bearing colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute wind_bearing comment String wind from direction in degrees
attribute wind_bearing coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute wind_bearing ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wind_bearing long_name String wind from direction in degrees
attribute wind_bearing standard_name String sea_surface_wind_wave_from_direction
attribute wind_bearing units String degrees
attribute wind_bearing valid_max double 360.0
attribute wind_bearing valid_min double 0.0
variable maximum_observable_wave_height   double  
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height _FillValue double -999.0
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height actual_range double 0.02, 1.35
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height long_name String Sea Surface Wave Significant Height
attribute maximum_observable_wave_height standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_height
variable cross_spectra_averaged_count   double  
attribute cross_spectra_averaged_count _FillValue double -999.0
attribute cross_spectra_averaged_count actual_range double 8.0, 56.0
attribute cross_spectra_averaged_count colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute cross_spectra_averaged_count colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute cross_spectra_averaged_count ioos_category String Statistics
attribute cross_spectra_averaged_count long_name String Cross Spectra Averaged Count
variable distance_from_origin   double  
attribute distance_from_origin _FillValue double -999.0
attribute distance_from_origin ioos_category String Unknown
attribute distance_from_origin long_name String Distance From Origin
variable range_cell_result   double  
attribute range_cell_result _FillValue double -999.0
attribute range_cell_result actual_range double 3.0, 10.0
attribute range_cell_result ioos_category String Unknown
attribute range_cell_result long_name String Range Cell Result
variable doppler_points_used   double  
attribute doppler_points_used _FillValue double -999.0
attribute doppler_points_used actual_range double 10.0, 26.0
attribute doppler_points_used ioos_category String Unknown
attribute doppler_points_used long_name String Doppler Points Used
variable wave_method   double  
attribute wave_method _FillValue double -999.0
attribute wave_method actual_range double 2.0, 2.0
attribute wave_method ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute wave_method long_name String Wave Method
variable vector_flag   double  
attribute vector_flag _FillValue double -999.0
attribute vector_flag actual_range double 0.0, 1282.0
attribute vector_flag colorBarMaximum double 150.0
attribute vector_flag colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute vector_flag ioos_category String Quality
attribute vector_flag long_name String Vector Flag
variable num_valid_source_wave_vectors   double  
attribute num_valid_source_wave_vectors _FillValue double -999.0
attribute num_valid_source_wave_vectors actual_range double 1.0, 56.0
attribute num_valid_source_wave_vectors ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute num_valid_source_wave_vectors long_name String Num Valid Source Wave Vectors
variable standard_deviation_of_wave_heights   double  
attribute standard_deviation_of_wave_heights _FillValue double -999.0
attribute standard_deviation_of_wave_heights actual_range double 0.0, 1.77
attribute standard_deviation_of_wave_heights colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute standard_deviation_of_wave_heights colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute standard_deviation_of_wave_heights ioos_category String Statistics
attribute standard_deviation_of_wave_heights long_name String Standard Deviation Of Wave Heights
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude _FillValue double -999.0
attribute longitude actual_range double -74.2619833, -74.2619833
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 short_name String lon
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max double 180.0
attribute longitude valid_min double -180.0
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double -999.0
attribute latitude actual_range double 39.5320167, 39.5320167
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 short_name String lat
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max double 90.0
attribute latitude valid_min double -90.0
variable crs   double  
attribute crs _FillValue double NaN
attribute crs comment String (external link)
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 Coordinate Reference System
attribute crs semi_major_axis String 6378137.0
variable instrument   double  
attribute instrument _FillValue double NaN
attribute instrument ioos_category String Unknown
attribute instrument long_name String CODAR SeaSonde High Frequency Radar
attribute instrument make_model String CODAR SeaSonde
attribute instrument sensor_type String Direction-finding high frequency radar antenna
attribute instrument serial_number long 1

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