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Dataset Title:  Top Dataset, surface gauss, pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm (mean daily NMC
reanalysis (1981)), 0001
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Institution:  NOAA NWS NCEP, NCAR   (Dataset ID: noaa_esrl_c80f_4def_c341)
Information:  Summary ? | License ? | FGDC | ISO 19115 | Metadata | Background (external link) | Make a graph
 
Dimensions ? Start ? Stride ? Stop ?  Size ?    Spacing ?
 time (UTC) ?      365    1 day (even)
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 latitude (degrees_north) ?      94    -1.904129 (uneven)
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 longitude (degrees_east) ?      192    1.875 (even)
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Grid Variables (which always also download all of the dimension variables)
 pevpr (mean Long Term Mean Daily Potential Evaporation Rate at surface, W/m^2) ?
 valid_yr_count (count of non-missing values used in mean) ?

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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range -6.21357696e+10, -6.210432e+10;
    String avg_period "0030-00-00 00:00:00";
    String axis "T";
    String climatology "climatology_bounds";
    String climo_period "1981/01/01 - 2010/12/31";
    String delta_t "0000-00-01 00:00:00";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "Time";
    Float64 ltm_range 1586616.0, 1849560.0;
    String prev_avg_period "0000-00-01 00:00:00";
    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 -88.542, 88.542;
    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 0.0, 358.125;
    String axis "X";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  pevpr {
    Float32 actual_range -59.30004, 1947.543;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 1.0e-4;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum -1.0e-4;
    String drawLandMask "under";
    Int16 GRIB_id 145;
    String GRIB_name "PEVPR";
    String ioos_category "Meteorology";
    Int16 least_significant_digit 0;
    String level_desc "Surface";
    String long_name "mean Long Term Mean Daily Potential Evaporation Rate at surface";
    Float32 missing_value -9.96921e+36;
    String parent_stat "Mean";
    Int16 precision 1;
    String standard_name "lwe_water_evaporation_rate";
    String statistic "Long Term Mean";
    String units "W/m^2";
    Float32 valid_range -800.0, 5200.0;
    String var_desc "Potential Evaporation Rate";
  }
  valid_yr_count {
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 100.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String drawLandMask "under";
    String ioos_category "Statistics";
    String long_name "count of non-missing values used in mean";
    Float32 missing_value NaN;
  }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String cdm_data_type "Grid";
    String Conventions "COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "Wesley.Ebisuzaki@noaa.gov";
    String creator_name "NOAA NWS NCEP, NCAR";
    String creator_type "institution";
    String creator_url "http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/wesley/reanalysis.html";
    String dataset_title "NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis 1";
    String description 
"Data is from NMC initialized reanalysis
(4x/day).  It consists of T62 variables interpolated to
pressure surfaces from model (sigma) surfaces.";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting 358.125;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 88.542;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min -88.542;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max 358.125;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min 0.0;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_resolution 1.875;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    String history 
"Created 2011/06/28 by doDayLTM
Converted to chunked, deflated non-packed NetCDF4 2014/09
2018-04-20T18:55:10Z https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/ncep.reanalysis.derived/surface_gauss/pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm.nc
2018-04-20T18:55:10Z http://upwell.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/griddap/noaa_esrl_c80f_4def_c341.das";
    String id "Datasets/ncep.reanalysis.derived/surface_gauss/pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm.nchttps://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/ncep.reanalysis.derived/surface_gauss/pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm.nc";
    String infoUrl "https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis.html";
    String institution "NOAA NWS NCEP, NCAR";
    String keywords "2010.ltm, atmosphere, atmospheric, center, centers, count, daily, data, dataset, day, earth, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Evaporation, environmental, evaporation, gauss, latitude, long, longitude, lwe, lwe_water_evaporation_rate, mean, meteorological, meteorology, missing, national, ncar, ncep, nmc, noaa, non, non-missing, nws, pevpr, pevpr.sfc.day.1981, pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm, potential, prediction, rate, reanalysis, research, science, service, statistics, surface, term, time, top, used, valid_yr_count, values, vapor, water, weather";
    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 88.542;
    String not_missing_threshold_percent "minimum 3% values input to have non-missing output value";
    String platform "Model";
    String references "https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis.html";
    String sourceUrl "https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/ncep.reanalysis.derived/surface_gauss/pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm.nc";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing -88.542;
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v29";
    String summary 
"mean daily National Meteorological Center (NMC) reanalysis (1981). Data is from NMC initialized reanalysis
(4x/day).  It consists of T62 variables interpolated to
pressure surfaces from model (sigma) surfaces.";
    String time_coverage_end "0001-12-31T00:00:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z";
    String title "Top Dataset, surface gauss, pevpr.sfc.day.1981-2010.ltm (mean daily NMC reanalysis (1981)), 0001";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting 0.0;
  }
}

 

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