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Dataset Title:  Top Dataset, enh, vpstr.mean day (ICOADS 1-degree Enhanced), 1.0°, 1960-present Subscribe RSS
Institution:  NOAA ICOADS   (Dataset ID: noaa_esrl_bc52_1cf7_4248)
Information:  Summary ? | License ? | FGDC | ISO 19115 | Metadata | Background (external link) | Make a graph
 
Dimensions ? Start ? Stride ? Stop ?  Size ?    Spacing ?
 time (UTC) ?      700    30 days 10h 28m 20s (uneven)
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 latitude (degrees_north) ?      180    -1.0 (even)
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 longitude (degrees_east) ?      360    1.0 (even)
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Grid Variables (which always also download all of the dimension variables)
 vpstr (v-wind Stress Monthly Mean_day at Surface, days) ?

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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range -3.156192e+8, 1.5225408e+9;
    String avg_period "0000-01-00 00:00:00";
    String axis "T";
    String delta_t "0000-01-00 00:00:00";
    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";
    Float32 actual_range -89.5, 89.5;
    String axis "Y";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  }
  longitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lon";
    Float32 actual_range 0.5, 359.5;
    String axis "X";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  vpstr {
    Float32 _FillValue 65533.0;
    Float32 actual_range 2.0, 30.0;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 0.5;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -0.5;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String level_desc "Surface";
    String long_name "v-wind Stress Monthly Mean_day at Surface";
    Float32 missing_value 65533.0;
    String parent_stat "Individual Obs";
    Int16 precision 0;
    String standard_name "surface_downward_northward_stress";
    String statistic "Mean Day of Month of Observations";
    String units "days";
    Float32 valid_range 1.0, 31.0;
    String var_desc "v-wind Stress";
  }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String cdm_data_type "Grid";
    String Conventions "CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "Eric.Freeman@noaa.gov";
    String creator_name "NOAA ICOADS";
    String creator_type "group";
    String creator_url "http://icoads.noaa.gov/";
    String dataset_title "International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS)";
    String doi "doi:";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting 359.5;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 89.5;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min -89.5;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_resolution 1.0;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max 359.5;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min 0.5;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_resolution 1.0;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    String history 
"Release 3.0.1
2018-05-21T17:10:53Z https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/coads/1degree/global/enh/vpstr.mean_day.nc
2018-05-21T17:10:53Z http://upwell.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/griddap/noaa_esrl_bc52_1cf7_4248.das";
    String id "Datasets/coads/1degree/global/enh/vpstr.mean_day.nchttps://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/coads/1degree/global/enh/vpstr.mean_day.nc";
    String infoUrl "https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.coads.1deg.html";
    String institution "NOAA ICOADS";
    String keywords "1-degree, atmosphere, atmospheric, coads, comprehensive, data, dataset, day, degree, downward, earth, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Stress, enh, enhanced, icoads, international, latitude, longitude, mean, month, monthly, noaa, northward, ocean, science, set, stress, surface, surface_downward_northward_stress, time, top, v-wind, vpstr, vpstr.mean, wind, winds";
    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 89.5;
    String references "https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.coads.1deg.html";
    String source "National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)";
    String sourceUrl "https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/coads/1degree/global/enh/vpstr.mean_day.nc";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing -89.5;
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v29";
    String summary "International Comprehensive Ocean Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) 1-degree Enhanced (Top Dataset, enh, vpstr.mean day)";
    String testOutOfDate "now-95days";
    String time_coverage_end "2018-04-01T00:00:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "1960-01-01T00:00:00Z";
    String title "Top Dataset, enh, vpstr.mean day (ICOADS 1-degree Enhanced), 1.0°, 1960-present";
    String version "Release 3.0.0";
    String website "icoads.noaa.gov";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting 0.5;
  }
}

 

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
https://upwell.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/griddap/datasetID.fileType{?query}
For example,
https://upwell.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/griddap/jplMURSST41.htmlTable?analysed_sst[(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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