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 data       graph  M    Ocean Heat Content Product Suite (North Pacific), 0.25°, 2020-present    ?   F   I   M   background RSS

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String NOAA OSPO Ocean Heat Content
attribute NC_GLOBAL contact String Lynn K. Shay
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String nshay at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String University of Miami/Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL data_source String USDOC/NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 280.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 60.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 0.0
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 280.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 100.0
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 USDOC/NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String above, altimeter, analysis, binary, celsius, circulation, commerce, common, conservation, content, data, degree, department, depth, depth_of_isosurface_of_sea_water_potential_temperature, dissolved, dissolved o2, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Mixed Layer, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Potential Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature, environmental, error, expressed, format, habitat, heat, heat content, height, hurricane, hurricane intensification, identifier, information, integral, integral_of_sea_water_potential_temperature_wrt_depth_expressed_as_heat_content, iso20C, iso26C, isosurface, isotherm, land, land_binary_mask, landmask, latitude, layer, level, longitude, mask, mean, mixed, mixed layer, national, nesdis, network, nmfs, noaa, O2, objective, ocean, ocean_mixed_layer_thickness, oceanography, oceans, office, ohc, ohcnpdailyagg, omld, operations, osdpd, ospo, oxygen, physical, physical oceanography, potential, product, satellite, science, sea, sea level, sea_surface_height_above_mean_sea_level, sea_surface_temperature, seawater, service, ssh, ssha, sshaE, sst, states, statistics, suite, surface, temperature, thickness, time, united, usdoc, water, wrt
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
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completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL map_projection String Geographic
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 60.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL origin String USDOC/NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO
attribute NC_GLOBAL source_data String SPORTS Climatology+Altimeter SHA+GeoPolar Blended SST
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 0.25 degree
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v32
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The Satellite Ocean Heat Content (Office of Habitat Conservation (OHC)) Suite system produces two OHC files in ASCII and Network Common Data Format (NetCDF) where the output is defined on a 0.25 degree grid. For the daily files, the fields are: latitude, longitude, sea surface temperature (SST) in degrees Celsius, sea surface height anomaly (SSHA) in centimeters, mapping error, depths of 20degC (D20) and 26degC (D26) isotherms, ocean mixed layer depth (MLD), all in meters, and a satellite derived ocean heat content (OHC) in kJ/cm2. It runs once daily. OHC is mapped at 0.25 degree resolution with an accuracy within 10 to 15% of in situ data and a latency of 36 hours due to the receipt/processing required for the Sea Surface Height Anomaly data. Five GIF images were also to be created each day for OHC, SST, 20 degree isotherm, 26 degree isotherm, and Mixed Layer Depth.
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-2days
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2021-01-19T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2020-04-30T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Ocean Heat Content Product Suite (North Pacific), 0.25°, 2020-present
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 100.0
dimension time   double nValues=265, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1 day
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.5882048E9, 1.6110144E9
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 latitude   float nValues=241, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 0.0, 60.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   float nValues=721, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 100.0, 280.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable ohc   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute ohc _FillValue float -999.0
attribute ohc colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute ohc grid_mapping String crs
attribute ohc ioos_category String Temperature
attribute ohc long_name String ocean heat content
attribute ohc missing_value float -999.0
attribute ohc standard_name String integral_of_sea_water_potential_temperature_wrt_depth_expressed_as_heat_content
attribute ohc units String kJ cm^-2
attribute ohc valid_min float 0.0
variable sst   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sst _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sst colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sst colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sst grid_mapping String crs
attribute sst ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sst long_name String sea surface temperature
attribute sst missing_value float -999.0
attribute sst standard_name String sea_surface_temperature
attribute sst units String degree_Celsius
variable ssha   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute ssha _FillValue float -999.0
attribute ssha colorBarMaximum double 2.0
attribute ssha colorBarMinimum double -2.0
attribute ssha grid_mapping String crs
attribute ssha ioos_category String Sea Level
attribute ssha long_name String sea surface height above mean sea level
attribute ssha missing_value float -999.0
attribute ssha standard_name String sea_surface_height_above_mean_sea_level
attribute ssha units String centimeter
variable sshaE   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sshaE _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sshaE colorBarMaximum double 0.1
attribute sshaE colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sshaE grid_mapping String crs
attribute sshaE ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sshaE long_name String error in objective analysis of sea surface height above mean sea level
attribute sshaE missing_value float -999.0
attribute sshaE units String 1
variable iso20C   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute iso20C _FillValue float -999.0
attribute iso20C colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute iso20C grid_mapping String crs
attribute iso20C ioos_category String Dissolved O2
attribute iso20C long_name String depth of the 20 degree Celsius isotherm
attribute iso20C missing_value float -999.0
attribute iso20C standard_name String depth_of_isosurface_of_sea_water_potential_temperature
attribute iso20C units String meter
attribute iso20C valid_min float 0.0
variable iso26C   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute iso26C _FillValue float -999.0
attribute iso26C colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute iso26C grid_mapping String crs
attribute iso26C ioos_category String Dissolved O2
attribute iso26C long_name String depth of the 26 degree Celsius isotherm
attribute iso26C missing_value float -999.0
attribute iso26C standard_name String depth_of_isosurface_of_sea_water_potential_temperature
attribute iso26C units String meter
attribute iso26C valid_min float 0.0
variable omld   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute omld _FillValue float -999.0
attribute omld colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute omld colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute omld grid_mapping String crs
attribute omld ioos_category String Physical Oceanography
attribute omld long_name String ocean mixed layer thickness
attribute omld missing_value float -999.0
attribute omld standard_name String ocean_mixed_layer_thickness
attribute omld units String meter
attribute omld valid_min float 0.0
variable landmask   byte time, latitude, longitude
attribute landmask _Unsigned String false
attribute landmask colorBarMaximum double 150.0
attribute landmask colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute landmask ioos_category String Identifier
attribute landmask long_name String landmask
attribute landmask standard_name String land_binary_mask
attribute landmask units String 1

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