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Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=2,netcdf=4.8.1,hdf5=1.12.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.0, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Eric.Leuliette at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Eric.Leuliette at
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2024-04-13T12:43:05Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2024-04-13T12:43:05Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NESDIS CoastWatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended\nfor legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data\nContributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any\nof their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or\nimplied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a\nparticular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,\ncompleteness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL ncei_template_version String NCEI_NetCDF_Grid_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL nco_openmp_thread_number int 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL node_offset int 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Altimetry measurements
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF-1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The altimetry data are from RADS (, the Radar Altimetry Database System, first developed at Delft University of Technology, now also at the NOAA and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT). The RADS data for each mission is updated with state of the art corrections for tides, atmospheric path delay, etc. Because they are all computed consistently between the various missions, this avoids the possibility of introducing biases and drifts because of the different implementation of the various corrections by different agencies. The goals of RADS are to provide a homogenous dataset of sea level anomalies, wave heights, and wind speeds, along with database selection and analysis tools.
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-2days
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2024-04-12T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2015-01-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Sea Surface Currents (Geostrophic), Altimetry (S-3A/B,CryoSat2,Jason-2/3,SARAL), Near Real-Time,\nGlobal 0.25°, 2017-present, Daily
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.875
dimension time double nValues=2514, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 8h 13m 57s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.42128E9, 1.71288E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time bounds String time_bnds
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 latitude float nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.875, 89.875
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude bounds String lat_bnds
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 89.875
attribute latitude valid_min float -89.875
dimension longitude float nValues=1440, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.875, 179.875
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude bounds String lon_bnds
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 179.875
attribute longitude valid_min float -179.875
variable u_current double time, latitude, longitude
attribute u_current _ChunkSizes uint 1, 720, 1440
attribute u_current _FillValue double -214748.3648
attribute u_current comment String The Mean Dynamic Topography (MDT) used in the derivation of the geostrophic currents is the MDT CNES/CLS 2013
attribute u_current coordinates String longitude latitude
attribute u_current coordsys String geographic
attribute u_current grid_mapping String crs
attribute u_current ioos_category String Currents
attribute u_current long_name String U Current
attribute u_current missing_value double -214748.3648
attribute u_current standard_name String surface_geostrophic_eastward_sea_water_velocity
attribute u_current units String m/s
attribute u_current valid_max double 4.9885
attribute u_current valid_min double -4.9735000000000005
variable v_current double time, latitude, longitude
attribute v_current _ChunkSizes uint 1, 720, 1440
attribute v_current _FillValue double -214748.3648
attribute v_current comment String The Mean Dynamic Topography (MDT) used in the derivation of the geostrophic currents is the MDT CNES/CLS 2013
attribute v_current coordinates String longitude latitude
attribute v_current coordsys String geographic
attribute v_current grid_mapping String crs
attribute v_current ioos_category String Currents
attribute v_current long_name String V Current
attribute v_current missing_value double -214748.3648
attribute v_current standard_name String surface_geostrophic_northward_sea_water_velocity
attribute v_current units String m/s
attribute v_current valid_max double 4.4988
attribute v_current valid_min double -4.8109


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