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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _CoordSysBuilder String ucar.nc2.dataset.conv.CF1Convention
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS), funded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is a Regional Association within the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). PacIOOS is coordinated by the University of Hawaii School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST).
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String Model runs produced by Dr. Brian Powell (
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Dr. Brian Powell, Dr. Jim Potemra
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Principal Investigator, Data Manager
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String powellb at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String University of Hawaii
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Dr. Brian Powell
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2010-06-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2010-06-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2017-01-30
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2015-05-28
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POLYGON ((17.0184 -163.831, 23.9824 -163.831, 23.9824 -152.519, 17.0184 -152.519, 17.0184 -163.831))
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String New grid (04/2015) ;
FMRC Best Dataset
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String hioos.roms_assim.hiig.ROMS_Hawaii_Regional_Ocean_Model_Assimilation_best.ncd
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String University of Hawaii
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String Not Applicable > Not Applicable
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_vocabulary String GCMD Instrument Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL ISO_Topic_Categories String oceans
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String /regional, advanced, analysis, archiving, argo, array, assimilating, avhrr, aviso, circulation, coordinate, currents, data, density, earth, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Circulation > Ocean Currents, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Potential Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity, Earth Science > Oceans > Sea Surface Topography > Sea Surface Height, Earth Science Services > Models > Ocean General Circulation Models (OGCM)/Regional Ocean Models, Earth Science Services > Models > Weather Research/Forecast Models, experiment, forecast, forecast_period, forecast_reference_time, forecasting, frequency, general, geostrophic, hawaii, hawaiian, height, HF, hf radar, hfr, hfradar, high, hour, hybrid, hycom, ice, imaging, interpretation, islands, main, mhi, model, modeling, models, moderate, modis, observing, ocean, oceanic, oceanography, oceans, offset, ogcm, operational, oregon, ostia, osu, pacific, pacioos, period, potential, radar, radiometer, real, real time, real-time, realtime, reference, regional, regional ocean model, research, research/forecast, resolution, roms, run, salinity, salinity/density, satellite, science, sea, services, spectroradiometer, ssh, sst, start, state, surface, system, temperature, time, time_offset, time_run, times, topex, topography, university, validation, very, vhrr, weather, wrf
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String These model data were generated as part of an academic research project, and the principal investigator, Brian Powell (, asks to be informed of intent for scientific use and appropriate acknowledgment given in any publications arising therefrom. The data are provided free of charge, without warranty of any kind.
attribute NC_GLOBAL location String Proto fmrc:ROMS_Hawaii_Regional_Ocean_Model_Assimilation
attribute NC_GLOBAL locations String Continent > North America > United States Of America > Hawaii, Ocean > Pacific Ocean > Central Pacific Ocean > Hawaiian Islands
attribute NC_GLOBAL locations_vocabulary String GCMD Location Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL Metadata_Link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String org.pacioos
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Models/Analyses > > Operational Models
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_vocabulary String GCMD Platform Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL program String Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String info at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String University of Hawaii
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String,, (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS),
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v39
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS): Main Hawaiian Islands: Data Assimilating. Best time series, taking the data from the most recent run available. Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) 3-day, 3-hourly data assimilating hindcast for the region surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands at approximately 4-km resolution. Boundary conditions provided by the global, 1/12-degree (~9-km) HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM). Atmospheric forcing generated by the Weather Research and Forecasting (Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF)) model for the region surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands (WRF_HI) at approximately 6-km resolution. Tide forcing uses the Oregon State University (OSU) Tidal Prediction Software (OTPS) Topography Experiment (TOPEX)/Poseidon global inverse solution (TPXO) to derive barotropic tidal elevation and velocity. Data are assimilated over the previous 3 days using all available observations to improve the model estimate of current ocean state (its "nowcast"). Assimilated observations may include satellite-based sea surface temperatures from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), or Operational Sea Surface Temperature and Sea Ice Analysis (OSTIA); satellite-based sea surface height from Archiving, Validation and Interpretation of Satellite Data in Oceanography (AVISO); surface currents from Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) high-frequency radios (High Frequency Radar (HFR)); and in-situ water temperature and salinity profiles from Array for Real-time Geostrophic Oceanography (ARGO) floats and ocean glider autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). While considerable effort has been made to implement all model components in a thorough, correct, and accurate manner, numerous sources of error are possible. As such, please use these data with the caution appropriate for any ocean related activity.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2018-03-21T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PT3H
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2015-04-12T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String ROMS: Main Hawaiian Islands: Data Assimilating [time], 2015-present
dimension time   double nValues=8416, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=3h 3m 47s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.4287968E9, 1.5215904E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String proleptic_gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Forecast time for ForecastModelRunCollection
attribute time missing_value double NaN
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable time_run   double time
attribute time_run _CoordinateAxisType String RunTime
attribute time_run calendar String proleptic_gregorian
attribute time_run ioos_category String Time
attribute time_run long_name String run times for coordinate = time
attribute time_run standard_name String forecast_reference_time
attribute time_run time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time_run units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable time_offset   double time
attribute time_offset calendar String proleptic_gregorian
attribute time_offset ioos_category String Time
attribute time_offset long_name String offset hour from start of run for coordinate = time
attribute time_offset standard_name String forecast_period
attribute time_offset time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time_offset units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z

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