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Dataset Title:  AVHRR SST METOP A NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0 (SST) [nj][ni] Subscribe RSS
Institution:  OSISAF   (Dataset ID: nasa_jpl_3e3d_e75d_fe06)
Information:  Summary ? | License ? | Metadata | Background (external link) | Make a graph
Dimensions ? Start ? Stride ? Stop ?  Size ?    Spacing ?
 nj (count) ?      3072    1.0 (even)
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 ni (count) ?      4096    1.0 (even)
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Grid Variables (which always also download all of the dimension variables)
 lat (latitude, degrees_north) ?
 lon (longitude, degrees_east) ?

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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
  nj {
    Int32 actual_range 0, 3071;
    String ioos_category "Unknown";
    String long_name "NJ";
    String units "count";
  ni {
    Int16 actual_range 0, 4095;
    String ioos_category "Unknown";
    String long_name "Ni";
    String units "count";
  lat {
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 90.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -90.0;
    String comment "geographical coordinates, WGS84 projection";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
    Float32 valid_max 90.0;
    Float32 valid_min -90.0;
  lon {
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 180.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -180.0;
    String comment "geographical coordinates, WGS84 projection";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
    Float32 valid_max 180.0;
    Float32 valid_min -180.0;
    String acknowledgment "In case SAF data (pre-operational or operational) has been used for the study described in a paper the following sentence would be an appropriate reference to the funding coming from EUMETSAT: The data from the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Ocean & Sea Ice  used in this study are accessible through the SAF's homepage";
    String AVHRR_SST_METOP_A_NAR_OSISAF_L3C_v1_0_Documentation "";
    String cdm_data_type "Grid";
    String Conventions "CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "";
    String creator_name "O&SI SAF";
    String creator_url "";
    String date_created "2015-10-30T01:33:11Z";
    Int32 file_quality_level 3;
    String history 
    String id "AVHRR_SST_METOP_A_NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0";
    String infoUrl "";
    String institution "OSISAF";
    String keywords "advanced, application, avhrr, data, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, facility, high, ice, l3c, latitude, longitude, metop, nar, nar-osisaf-l3c-v1.0, ocean, oceans, osi, osisaf, radiometer, resolution, satellite, sea, sst, surface, temperature, v1.0, very, vhrr";
    String keywords_vocabulary "GCMD Science Keywords";
    String license "All intellectual property rights of the Ocean & Sea Ice SAF products belong to EUMETSAT. The use of these products is granted to every user, free of charge. If users wish to use these products, EUMETSAT's copyright credit must be shown by displaying the words 'Copyright EUMETSAT' under each of the products shown. EUMETSAT offers no warranty and accepts no liability in respect of the Ocean & Sea Ice SAF products. EUMETSAT neither commits to nor guarantees the continuity, availability, or quality or suitability for any purpose of, the Ocean & Sea Ice SAF products.";
    String naming_authority "org.ghrsst";
    String netcdf_version_id "";
    String platform "METOP_A";
    String processing_level "L3C";
    String product_version "1.0";
    String project "Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature";
    String publisher_email "";
    String publisher_name "The GHRSST Project Office";
    String publisher_url "";
    String references "Low Earth Orbiter Sea Surface Temperature Product User Manual,";
    String sensor "AVHRR";
    String source "AVHRR";
    String sourceUrl "";
    String spatial_resolution "2 km";
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v55";
    String summary "Sea Surface Temperature. The NAR L3C product derived from METOP A Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) brightness temperatures. (AVHRR SST METOP A NAR-Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSISAF)-L3C-v1.0)";
    String title "AVHRR SST METOP A NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0 (SST) [nj][ni]";
    String uuid "2E65EBD8-7EA6-11E5-89AA-0024E836CC1A";


Using griddap to Request Data and Graphs from Gridded Datasets

griddap lets you request a data subset, graph, or map from a gridded dataset (for example, sea surface temperature data from a satellite), via a specially formed URL. griddap uses the OPeNDAP (external link) Data Access Protocol (DAP) (external link) and its projection constraints (external link).

The URL specifies what you want: the dataset, a description of the graph or the subset of the data, and the file type for the response.

griddap request URLs must be in the form{?query}
For example,[(2002-06-01T09:00:00Z)][(-89.99):1000:(89.99)][(-179.99):1000:(180.0)]
Thus, the query is often a data variable name (e.g., analysed_sst), followed by [(start):stride:(stop)] (or a shorter variation of that) for each of the variable's dimensions (for example, [time][latitude][longitude]).

For details, see the griddap Documentation.

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