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Dataset Title:  NAVO NCOM: Sendai Regional Forecast (Sendai, Sendai, Best Time Series) [time],
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Institution:  Naval Research Laboratory   (Dataset ID: northerngulfinstitute_edac_dap3_0af0_65c0_a7a7)
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Things You Can Do With Your Graphs

Well, you can do anything you want with your graphs, of course. But some things you might not have considered are:

The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range 1.3012704e+9, 1.3121568e+9;
    String axis "T";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "Forecast time for ForecastModelRunCollection";
    Float64 missing_value NaN;
    String standard_name "time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  time_offset {
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "offset hour from start of run for coordinate = time";
    String standard_name "forecast_period";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  time_run {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "RunTime";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "run times for coordinate = time";
    String standard_name "forecast_reference_time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
    String _CoordSysBuilder "ucar.nc2.dataset.conv.CF1Convention";
    String cdm_data_type "Grid";
    String contact "NRL Code 7323";
    String Conventions "CF-1.6, _Coordinates, COARDS, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "";
    String creator_name "Naval Research Lab (NRL)";
    String creator_type "institution";
    String creator_url "";
    String distribution_statement "Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.";
    String generating_model "NCOM NOKI";
    String history 
"Wed Jul 27 15:08:25 2011: ncatted -O -a time_origin,global,c,c,2011-07-27 00:00:00 /scr/ooc/data/ncom/packed_coards/
Wed Jul 27 15:01:12 2011: ncks -d lon,138.000000,148.000000,1 -d lat,32.000000,42.000000,1 -d depth,0.000000 -d depth,2.000000 -d depth,4.000000 -d depth,6.000000 -d depth,8.000000 -d depth,10.000000 -d depth,12.000000 -d depth,15.000000 -d depth,20.000000 -d depth,25.000000 -d depth,30.000000 -d depth,35.000000 -d depth,40.000000 -d depth,45.000000 -d depth,50.000000 -d depth,60.000000 -d depth,70.000000 -d depth,80.000000 -d depth,90.000000 -d depth,100.000000 -d depth,125.000000 -d depth,150.000000 -d depth,200.000000 -d depth,250.000000 -d depth,300.000000 -d depth,350.000000 -d depth,400.000000 -d depth,450.000000 -d depth,500.000000 -d depth,600.000000 -d depth,700.000000 -d depth,800.000000 -d depth,900.000000 -d depth,1000.000000 -d depth,1250.000000 -d depth,1500.000000 -d depth,2000.000000 -d depth,2500.000000 -d depth,3000.000000 -d depth,4000.000000 -d depth,5000.000000 -v water_u,water_v,water_temp,salinity,surf_el,tau /scr/ooc/data/ncom/packed_coards/ /scr/ooc/data/ncom/packed_coards/
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FMRC Best Dataset
    String id "ncom_sendai_agg/Sendai_best.ncd";
    String infoUrl "";
    String initial_time "2000010100";
    String input_data_source "not_applicable";
    String institution "Naval Research Laboratory";
    String keywords "best, best time series, coastal, coordinate, data, forecast, forecast_period, forecast_reference_time, hour, laboratory, model, naval, navo, navy, ncom, ocean, oceanography, offset, period, reference, regional, relocatable, research, run, sendai, series, start, time, time series, time_offset, time_run, times";
    String license "Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.";
    String location "Proto fmrc:Sendai";
    String model_type "NCOM_2.3";
    String operational_status "development";
    String sourceUrl "";
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v55";
    String summary "Naval Oceanography (NAVO) Navy Coastal Ocean Model (NCOM) Relocatable Model: Sendai Regional Forecast. Best time series, taking the data from the most recent run available. Sendai Aggregation";
    String time_coverage_end "2011-08-01T00:00:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "2011-03-28T00:00:00Z";
    String time_origin "2011-07-27 00:00:00";
    String title "NAVO NCOM: Sendai Regional Forecast (Sendai, Sendai, Best Time Series) [time], 2011";


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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