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Dataset Title:  Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico Regional Node, SST GOES MSG, 0.05°, 2017-present Subscribe RSS
Institution:  NOAA NESDIS CWCGOM, NOAA AOML   (Dataset ID: noaa_aoml_b508_1f43_1627)
Information:  Summary ? | License ? | FGDC | ISO 19115 | Metadata | Background (external link) | Make a graph
Dimensions ? Start ? Stride ? Stop ?  Size ?    Spacing ?
 time (UTC) ?      450    1 day (even)
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 latitude (degrees_north) ?      2401    0.05 (even)
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 longitude (degrees_east) ?      4801    0.05 (even)
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Grid Variables (which always also download all of the dimension variables)
 sst (sea surface temperature, degree_C) ?

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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range 1.4961456e+9, 1.5349392e+9;
    String axis "T";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "Time";
    String standard_name "time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  latitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lat";
    Float64 actual_range -60.0, 60.0;
    String axis "Y";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  longitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lon";
    Float64 actual_range -180.0, 60.0;
    String axis "X";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  sst {
    Float32 _FillValue NaN;
    Float32 actual_range -2.1, 38.2955;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 32.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String ioos_category "Temperature";
    String long_name "sea surface temperature";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_temperature";
    String units "degree_C";
    String cdm_data_type "Grid";
    String Conventions "CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "";
    String creator_name "Joaquin Trinanes";
    String creator_type "person";
    String creator_url "";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting 60.0;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 60.0;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min -60.0;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_resolution 0.05;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max 60.0;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min -180.0;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_resolution 0.05;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    String history 
    String id "GOES_MSG_SST";
    String infoUrl "";
    String institution "NOAA NESDIS CWCGOM, NOAA AOML";
    String keywords "aoml, atlantic, caribbean, coastwatch, cwcgom, daily, data, day, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, environmental, generation, geostationary, goes, goes-msg, gom, gulf, gulf of mexico, information, laboratory, latitude, longitude, meteorological, meteosat, mexico, msg, national, nesdis, noaa, node, ocean, oceanographic, oceans, operational, regional, satellite, science, sea, sea_surface_temperature, second, server, service, sst, surface, temperature, time";
    String keywords_vocabulary "GCMD Science Keywords";
    String license 
"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.";
    Float64 Northernmost_Northing 60.0;
    String sourceUrl "";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing -60.0;
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v55";
    String summary "Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) Daily Sea Surface Temperature (Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico Regional Node, SST GOES MSG)";
    String testOutOfDate "now-1day";
    String time_coverage_end "2018-08-22T12:00:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "2017-05-30T12:00:00Z";
    String title "Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico Regional Node, SST GOES MSG, 0.05°, 2017-present";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting -180.0;


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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