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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL area String Tropical Ocean
attribute NC_GLOBAL array String TAO/TRITON
attribute NC_GLOBAL author String Dr. Michael J. McPhaden
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String site_code, latitude, longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL citation String These data were collected and made available by the GTMBA Project Office of NOAA/PMEL
attribute NC_GLOBAL contact String Dai.C.McClurg at
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String OceanSITES Manual 1.2, CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creation_date String 11:47 29-Sep-2021
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Dai.C.McClurg at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Dai C Mcclurg
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL data_assembly_center String NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
attribute NC_GLOBAL data_mode String M
attribute NC_GLOBAL Data_Source String GTMBA Project Office/NOAA/PMEL
attribute NC_GLOBAL data_type String OceanSITES time-series data
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_update String 2021-09-29T18:47:09Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL distribution_statement String Follows CLIVAR (Climate Varibility and Predictability) standards, Data available free of charge. User assumes all risk for use of data. User must display citation in any publication or product using data. User must contact PI prior to any commercial use of data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 180.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL File_info String Contact:
attribute NC_GLOBAL format_version String 1.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 21.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -25.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 180.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -170.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min String 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String 20210929 00:00:00 data updated at PMEL
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String OS_8s95w_199911_M_FLUX_ABS_WSPD_LW_CLIM_hr
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/PMEL
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution_references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String adjusted, african, african-asian-australian, altitude, analysis, array, asian, atlantic, atmosphere, atmosphere/ocean, atmospheric, australian, data, direction, direction_of_surface_downward_stress, downward, due, each, earth, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Altitude > Station Height, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Heat Flux, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Shortwave Radiation, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Stress, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Rate, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain, eastward, EMP, environmental, EVAP, evaporation, flag, flux, FLUX_DM, FLUX_QC, heat, height, HEIGHTZS, hour, hourly, in-situ, laboratory, latent, latitude, longitude, magnitude, magnitude_of_surface_downward_stress, marine, measurement, meridional, meters, method, minus, monsoon, moored, net, noaa, noaa/pacific, northward, ocean, oceansites, pacific, pilot, pirata, pmel, precipitation, prediction, processing, QLAT, QRAIN, QSEN, quality, radiation, rain, rainfall, rainfall_rate, rama, rate, research, science, sensible, shortwave, situ, speed, station, stress, surface, surface_downward_eastward_stress, surface_downward_northward_stress, surface_evaporation_minus_precipitation, surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux, surface_sensible_heat_flux_due_to_rain, surface_upward_latent_heat_flux, surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux, surface_water_evaporation_rate, SWNET, tao, TAU, TAUX, TAUY, TDIR, time, tropical, upward, water, wind, wind_speed_adjusted_to_10_meters, winds, WZS, zonal
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String Follows CLIVAR (Climate Varibility and Predictability) standards, Data available free of charge. User assumes all risk for use of data. User must display citation in any publication or product using data. User must contact PI prior to any commercial use of data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String OceanSITES
attribute NC_GLOBAL netcdf_version String 3.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL network String TAO
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 21.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL pi_name String Dr. Michael J. McPhaden:
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_code String 8s95w
attribute NC_GLOBAL qc_manual String OceanSITES Users Manual v1.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL quality_control_indicator String 5
attribute NC_GLOBAL quality_index String A
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Request_for_acknowledgement String If you use these data in publications or presentations, please acknowledge the GTMBA Project Office of NOAA/PMEL. Also, we would appreciate receiving a preprint and/or reprint of publications utilizing the data for inclusion in our bibliography. Relevant publications should be sent to: GTMBA Project Office, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Mooring observation
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -25.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String site_code,latitude, longitude, HEIGHT, HEIGHTZS
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This file contains hourly delayed-mode and realtime data from one of the Tropical Atmosphere/Ocean (TAO)/TRITON, Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic (PIRATA), or Research Moored Array for African-Asian-Australian Monsoon Analysis and Prediction (RAMA) mooring sites in the tropical oceans. Included in this file are air-sea fluxes computed using absolute wind speeds and a climatology of longwave radiation. For detailed information see
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2021-09-28T18:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1997-06-19T11:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String TAO OceanSITES flux data Absolute Wind Speed and LWR climatology
attribute NC_GLOBAL update_interval String void
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -170.0
variable site_code   String  
attribute site_code cf_role String timeseries_id
variable wmo_platform_code   String  
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 8.66718E8, 1.632852E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time colorBarMaximum double 100000.0
attribute time colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time point_spacing String even
attribute time QC_indicator int 0
attribute time QC_procedure int 0
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time type String EVEN
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute time valid_max double 90000.0
attribute time valid_min double 0.0
variable latitude   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -25.0, 21.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude coordinate_reference_frame String urn:ogc:crs:EPSG::4326
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude of each location
attribute latitude QC_indicator int 0
attribute latitude QC_procedure int 0
attribute latitude references String WGS84
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 -170.0, 180.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude coordinate_reference_frame String urn:ogc:crs:EPSG::4326
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude of each location
attribute longitude QC_indicator int 0
attribute longitude QC_procedure int 0
attribute longitude references String WGS84
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 HEIGHT   float  
attribute HEIGHT actual_range float 0.0, 0.0
attribute HEIGHT axis String Z
attribute HEIGHT colorBarMaximum double 25.0
attribute HEIGHT colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute HEIGHT coordinate_reference_frame String urn:ogc:crs:EPSG::5113
attribute HEIGHT long_name String Height of each measurement
attribute HEIGHT point_spacing String even
attribute HEIGHT positive String up
attribute HEIGHT QC_indicator int 0
attribute HEIGHT QC_procedure int 0
attribute HEIGHT references String sea_level
attribute HEIGHT standard_name String altitude
attribute HEIGHT type String EVEN
attribute HEIGHT units String meters
attribute HEIGHT valid_max float 20.0
attribute HEIGHT valid_min float 0.0
variable HEIGHTZS   float  
attribute HEIGHTZS actual_range float 10.0, 10.0
attribute HEIGHTZS axis String Z
attribute HEIGHTZS colorBarMaximum double 25.0
attribute HEIGHTZS colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute HEIGHTZS coordinate_reference_frame String urn:ogc:crs:EPSG::5113
attribute HEIGHTZS long_name String Height of each measurement
attribute HEIGHTZS point_spacing String even
attribute HEIGHTZS positive String up
attribute HEIGHTZS QC_indicator int 0
attribute HEIGHTZS QC_procedure int 0
attribute HEIGHTZS references String sea_level
attribute HEIGHTZS standard_name String altitude
attribute HEIGHTZS type String EVEN
attribute HEIGHTZS units String meters
attribute HEIGHTZS valid_max float 20.0
attribute HEIGHTZS valid_min float 0.0
variable QLAT   float  
attribute QLAT _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute QLAT actual_range float -71.27485, 564.2565
attribute QLAT ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute QLAT colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute QLAT colorBarMinimum double -250.0
attribute QLAT DM_indicator String M
attribute QLAT long_name String Latent Heat Flux
attribute QLAT name String qlat
attribute QLAT QC_procedure String 5
attribute QLAT standard_name String surface_upward_latent_heat_flux
attribute QLAT units String W m-2
attribute QLAT valid_max float 1000.0
attribute QLAT valid_min float -100.0
variable QSEN   float  
attribute QSEN _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute QSEN actual_range float -38.78229, 160.1906
attribute QSEN ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute QSEN colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute QSEN colorBarMinimum double -250.0
attribute QSEN DM_indicator String M
attribute QSEN long_name String Sensible Heat Flux
attribute QSEN name String qsen
attribute QSEN QC_procedure String 5
attribute QSEN standard_name String surface_upward_sensible_heat_flux
attribute QSEN units String W m-2
attribute QSEN valid_max float 1000.0
attribute QSEN valid_min float -100.0
variable QRAIN   float  
attribute QRAIN _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute QRAIN actual_range float -170.4438, 1059.875
attribute QRAIN ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute QRAIN colorBarMaximum double 250.0
attribute QRAIN colorBarMinimum double -250.0
attribute QRAIN DM_indicator String M
attribute QRAIN long_name String Sensible Heat Flux Due To Rain
attribute QRAIN name String qrain
attribute QRAIN QC_procedure String 5
attribute QRAIN standard_name String surface_sensible_heat_flux_due_to_rain
attribute QRAIN units String W m-2
attribute QRAIN valid_max float 1000.0
attribute QRAIN valid_min float -100.0
variable SWNET   float  
attribute SWNET _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute SWNET actual_range float -2.84445, 1453.032
attribute SWNET ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute SWNET colorBarMaximum double 500.0
attribute SWNET colorBarMinimum double -500.0
attribute SWNET DM_indicator String M
attribute SWNET long_name String Net Shortwave Radiation
attribute SWNET name String swnet
attribute SWNET QC_procedure String 5
attribute SWNET standard_name String surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux
attribute SWNET units String W m-2
attribute SWNET valid_max float 1000.0
attribute SWNET valid_min float -100.0
variable WZS   float  
attribute WZS _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute WZS actual_range float 0.06376773, 29.6356
attribute WZS ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute WZS colorBarMaximum double 1500.0
attribute WZS colorBarMinimum double -500.0
attribute WZS DM_indicator String M
attribute WZS long_name String Wind Speed Adjusted To 10 Meters
attribute WZS name String wzs
attribute WZS QC_procedure String 5
attribute WZS standard_name String wind_speed_adjusted_to_10_meters
attribute WZS units String m s-1
attribute WZS valid_max float 1000.0
attribute WZS valid_min float -100.0
variable TAU   float  
attribute TAU _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute TAU actual_range float 0.0, 2.644637
attribute TAU ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute TAU colorBarMaximum double 1500.0
attribute TAU colorBarMinimum double -500.0
attribute TAU DM_indicator String M
attribute TAU long_name String Wind Stress Magnitude
attribute TAU name String tau
attribute TAU QC_procedure String 5
attribute TAU standard_name String magnitude_of_surface_downward_stress
attribute TAU units String N m-2
attribute TAU valid_max float 1000.0
attribute TAU valid_min float -100.0
variable TAUX   float  
attribute TAUX _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute TAUX actual_range float -2.18646, 1.701647
attribute TAUX ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute TAUX colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute TAUX colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute TAUX DM_indicator String M
attribute TAUX long_name String Zonal Wind Stress
attribute TAUX name String taux
attribute TAUX QC_procedure String 5
attribute TAUX standard_name String surface_downward_eastward_stress
attribute TAUX units String N m-2
attribute TAUX valid_max float 1000.0
attribute TAUX valid_min float -100.0
variable TAUY   float  
attribute TAUY _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute TAUY actual_range float -2.127539, 1.968393
attribute TAUY ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute TAUY colorBarMaximum double 0.5
attribute TAUY colorBarMinimum double -0.5
attribute TAUY DM_indicator String M
attribute TAUY long_name String Meridional Wind Stress
attribute TAUY name String tauy
attribute TAUY QC_procedure String 5
attribute TAUY standard_name String surface_downward_northward_stress
attribute TAUY units String N m-2
attribute TAUY valid_max float 1000.0
attribute TAUY valid_min float -100.0
variable TDIR   float  
attribute TDIR _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute TDIR actual_range float 0.0, 360.0
attribute TDIR ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute TDIR colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute TDIR colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute TDIR DM_indicator String M
attribute TDIR long_name String Wind Stress Direction
attribute TDIR name String tdir
attribute TDIR QC_procedure String 5
attribute TDIR standard_name String direction_of_surface_downward_stress
attribute TDIR units String degrees
attribute TDIR valid_max float 1000.0
attribute TDIR valid_min float -100.0
variable RAIN   float  
attribute RAIN _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute RAIN actual_range float -53.2, 272.5
attribute RAIN ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute RAIN colorBarMaximum double 1.0E-4
attribute RAIN colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute RAIN DM_indicator String M
attribute RAIN long_name String precipitation
attribute RAIN name String rain
attribute RAIN QC_procedure String 5
attribute RAIN standard_name String rainfall_rate
attribute RAIN units String MM' 'Hr-1
attribute RAIN valid_max float 1000.0
attribute RAIN valid_min float -100.0
variable EVAP   float  
attribute EVAP _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute EVAP actual_range float -0.1029922, 0.8153507
attribute EVAP ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute EVAP colorBarMaximum double 1.0E-4
attribute EVAP colorBarMinimum double -1.0E-4
attribute EVAP DM_indicator String M
attribute EVAP long_name String evaporation
attribute EVAP name String evap
attribute EVAP QC_procedure String 5
attribute EVAP standard_name String surface_water_evaporation_rate
attribute EVAP units String MM' 'Hr-1
attribute EVAP valid_max float 1000.0
attribute EVAP valid_min float -100.0
variable EMP   float  
attribute EMP _FillValue float 1.0E35
attribute EMP actual_range float -272.2085, 48.22472
attribute EMP ancillary_variables String FLUX_QC FLUX_DM
attribute EMP colorBarMaximum double 1.0E-4
attribute EMP colorBarMinimum double -1.0E-4
attribute EMP DM_indicator String M
attribute EMP long_name String Evaporation Minus Precipitation
attribute EMP name String emp
attribute EMP QC_procedure String 5
attribute EMP standard_name String surface_evaporation_minus_precipitation
attribute EMP units String MM' 'Hr-1
attribute EMP valid_max float 1000.0
attribute EMP valid_min float -100.0
variable FLUX_QC   byte  
attribute FLUX_QC _FillValue byte -128
attribute FLUX_QC actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute FLUX_QC colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute FLUX_QC colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute FLUX_QC conventions String OceanSITES reference table 2
attribute FLUX_QC flag_meanings String no_qc_performed good_data probably_good_data bad_data_that_are_potentially_correctable bad_data value_changed nominal_value interpolated_value missing_value
attribute FLUX_QC flag_values int 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
attribute FLUX_QC long_name String quality flag
attribute FLUX_QC name String qual
variable FLUX_DM   char  
attribute FLUX_DM actual_range char " ", R
attribute FLUX_DM colorBarMaximum double 20.0
attribute FLUX_DM colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute FLUX_DM conventions String OceanSITES reference table 5
attribute FLUX_DM flag_meanings String real-time provisional delayed-mode mixed
attribute FLUX_DM flag_values String R P D M
attribute FLUX_DM long_name String method of data processing
attribute FLUX_DM name String src

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