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 data       graph     public AVHRR SST METOP A NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0 (SST) [time][nj][ni]    ?            M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe OSISAF nasa_jpl_5f37_a4b9_d39c

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgment String In case SAF data (pre-operational or operational) has been used for the study described in a paper the following sentence would be an appropriate reference to the funding coming from EUMETSAT: The data from the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Ocean & Sea Ice used in this study are accessible through the SAF's homepage
attribute NC_GLOBAL AVHRR_SST_METOP_A_NAR_OSISAF_L3C_v1_0_Documentation String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String helpdesk at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String O&SI SAF
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2015-04-09T01:50:10Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL file_quality_level int 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String METEO-FRANCE/CMS SAFOA processor
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String OSISAF
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 10m, adi, adi_dtime_from_sst, advanced, aerosol, aerosol_dynamic_indicator, analysis, angle, application, area, atmosphere, atmospheric, avhrr, bias, climatology, cryosphere, data, deviation, difference, distribution, dt_analysis, dynamic, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Incoming Solar Radiation, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Solar Irradiance, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Solar Radiation, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds, Earth Science > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Extent, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Sea Ice > Ice Extent, error, estimate, extent, facility, flags, fraction, high, ice, ice distribution, incoming, indicator, irradiance, l2p, l2p_flags, l3c, level, measurement, metop, nar, nar-osisaf-l3c-v1.0, ocean, oceans, optical, optical properties, osi, osisaf, pixel, properties, quality, quality_level, radiation, radiometer, reference, resolution, satellite, satellite_zenith_angle, sea, sea_ice_area_fraction, sea_ice_fraction, sea_surface_subskin_temperature, sea_surface_temperature, sensor, single, solar, solar_zenith_angle, sources, sources_of_adi, speed, sses, sses_bias, sses_standard_deviation, sst, sst_dtime, standard, statistics, subskin, surface, temperature, time, v1.0, very, vhrr, wind, wind_speed, winds, zenith
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String All intellectual property rights of the Ocean & Sea Ice SAF products belong to EUMETSAT. The use of these products is granted to every user, free of charge. If users wish to use these products, EUMETSAT's copyright credit must be shown by displaying the words 'Copyright EUMETSAT' under each of the products shown. EUMETSAT offers no warranty and accepts no liability in respect of the Ocean & Sea Ice SAF products. EUMETSAT neither commits to nor guarantees the continuity, availability, or quality or suitability for any purpose of, the Ocean & Sea Ice SAF products.
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String org.ghrsst
attribute NC_GLOBAL netcdf_version_id String
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String METOP_A
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String L3C
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String 1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String ghrsst-po at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String The GHRSST Project Office
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Low Earth Orbiter Sea Surface Temperature Product User Manual,
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String AVHRR
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String AVHRR
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 2 km
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Sea Surface Temperature. The NAR L3C product derived from METOP A Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) brightness temperatures. (AVHRR SST METOP A NAR-Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSISAF)-L3C-v1.0)
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2016-11-22T20:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2013-06-04T09:59:59Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String AVHRR SST METOP A NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0 (SST) [time][nj][ni]
attribute NC_GLOBAL uuid String C1723CC0-DE5A-11E4-ACE6-0024E836CC1A
dimension time   double nValues=2478, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=12h 16m 49s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.370339999E9, 1.4798448E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time comment String includes leap seconds since 1981
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String reference time of sst file
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
dimension nj   short nValues=3072, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1.0
attribute nj actual_range short 0, 3071
attribute nj ioos_category String Unknown
attribute nj long_name String NJ
attribute nj units String count
dimension ni   short nValues=4096, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1.0
attribute ni actual_range short 0, 4095
attribute ni ioos_category String Unknown
attribute ni long_name String Ni
attribute ni units String count
variable sea_surface_temperature   double time, nj, ni
attribute sea_surface_temperature _FillValue double -327.68
attribute sea_surface_temperature colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature comment String Temperature of the subskin of the ocean
attribute sea_surface_temperature depth String 1 millimeter
attribute sea_surface_temperature grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute sea_surface_temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature long_name String sea surface subskin temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature source String AVHRR_METOP_A
attribute sea_surface_temperature standard_name String sea_surface_subskin_temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature units String degree_C
attribute sea_surface_temperature valid_max double 45.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature valid_min double -3.0
variable sst_dtime   int time, nj, ni
attribute sst_dtime _FillValue int -2147483648
attribute sst_dtime colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute sst_dtime colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute sst_dtime comment String time plus sst_dtime gives seconds after 00:00:00 UTC January 1, 1981
attribute sst_dtime grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute sst_dtime ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sst_dtime long_name String time difference from reference time
attribute sst_dtime units String seconds
attribute sst_dtime valid_max int 2147483647
attribute sst_dtime valid_min int -2147483647
variable sses_bias   double time, nj, ni
attribute sses_bias _FillValue double -1.28
attribute sses_bias colorBarMaximum double 5.0
attribute sses_bias colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sses_bias comment String Bias estimate derived using the techniques described at
attribute sses_bias grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute sses_bias ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sses_bias long_name String SSES bias estimate
attribute sses_bias units String degree_C
attribute sses_bias valid_max double NaN
attribute sses_bias valid_min double -1.27
variable sses_standard_deviation   double time, nj, ni
attribute sses_standard_deviation _FillValue double -0.28
attribute sses_standard_deviation colorBarMaximum double 5.0
attribute sses_standard_deviation colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sses_standard_deviation comment String Standard deviation estimate derived using the techniques described at
attribute sses_standard_deviation grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute sses_standard_deviation ioos_category String Statistics
attribute sses_standard_deviation long_name String SSES standard deviation
attribute sses_standard_deviation units String degree_C
attribute sses_standard_deviation valid_max double NaN
attribute sses_standard_deviation valid_min double -0.27
variable dt_analysis   double time, nj, ni
attribute dt_analysis _FillValue double -12.8
attribute dt_analysis colorBarMaximum double 5.0
attribute dt_analysis colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute dt_analysis comment String The difference between this SST and the previous day's SST analysis
attribute dt_analysis grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute dt_analysis ioos_category String Statistics
attribute dt_analysis long_name String deviation from SST analysis or reference climatology
attribute dt_analysis reference String OSTIA
attribute dt_analysis units String degree_C
attribute dt_analysis valid_max double NaN
attribute dt_analysis valid_min double -12.700000000000001
variable wind_speed   byte time, nj, ni
attribute wind_speed _FillValue byte -128
attribute wind_speed _Unsigned String false
attribute wind_speed colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute wind_speed colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute wind_speed comment String These wind speeds were created by the ECMWF and represent winds at 10 metres above the sea surface
attribute wind_speed grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute wind_speed height String 10 m
attribute wind_speed ioos_category String Wind
attribute wind_speed long_name String 10m wind speed
attribute wind_speed source String WSP-ECMWF-Forecast
attribute wind_speed standard_name String wind_speed
attribute wind_speed time_offset double 1.0
attribute wind_speed units String m s-1
attribute wind_speed valid_max byte 127
attribute wind_speed valid_min byte 0
variable sea_ice_fraction   double time, nj, ni
attribute sea_ice_fraction _FillValue double -1.28
attribute sea_ice_fraction colorBarMaximum double 1.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction comment String Fractional sea ice cover from OSISAF ice concentration product
attribute sea_ice_fraction grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute sea_ice_fraction ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute sea_ice_fraction long_name String sea ice fraction
attribute sea_ice_fraction source String ICE-OSISAF
attribute sea_ice_fraction standard_name String sea_ice_area_fraction
attribute sea_ice_fraction time_offset double -32.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction valid_max double 1.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction valid_min double 0.0
variable aerosol_dynamic_indicator   double time, nj, ni
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator _FillValue double -12.8
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator ioos_category String Optical Properties
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator long_name String aerosol dynamic indicator
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator source String sources_of_adi
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator valid_max double NaN
attribute aerosol_dynamic_indicator valid_min double 0.0
variable adi_dtime_from_sst   double time, nj, ni
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst _FillValue double -12.8
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst comment String Difference in hours between the ADI and SST data
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst ioos_category String Temperature
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst long_name String time difference of ADI data from sst measurement
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst units String hour
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst valid_max double NaN
attribute adi_dtime_from_sst valid_min double -12.700000000000001
variable sources_of_adi   byte time, nj, ni
attribute sources_of_adi _FillValue byte -128
attribute sources_of_adi _Unsigned String false
attribute sources_of_adi colorBarMaximum double 2.5
attribute sources_of_adi colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sources_of_adi comment String This variable provides a pixel by pixel description of where aerosol optical depth were derived from.
attribute sources_of_adi flag_meanings String no_data AOD-NAAPS-ADI SDI-OSISAF-ADI
attribute sources_of_adi flag_values byte 0, 1, 2
attribute sources_of_adi grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute sources_of_adi ioos_category String Optical Properties
attribute sources_of_adi long_name String sources of aerosol dynamic indicator
attribute sources_of_adi valid_max byte 2
attribute sources_of_adi valid_min byte 0
variable l2p_flags   short time, nj, ni
attribute l2p_flags colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute l2p_flags colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute l2p_flags comment String These flags are important to properly use the data.
attribute l2p_flags flag_masks short 1, 2, 4, 8
attribute l2p_flags flag_meanings String microwave land ice lake
attribute l2p_flags grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute l2p_flags ioos_category String Quality
attribute l2p_flags long_name String L2P flags
attribute l2p_flags valid_max short 15
attribute l2p_flags valid_min short 0
variable quality_level   byte time, nj, ni
attribute quality_level _FillValue byte -128
attribute quality_level _Unsigned String false
attribute quality_level colorBarMaximum double 6.0
attribute quality_level colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute quality_level comment String These are the overall quality indicators and are used for all GHRSST SSTs
attribute quality_level flag_meanings String no_data bad_data worst_quality low_quality acceptable_quality best_quality
attribute quality_level flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
attribute quality_level grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute quality_level ioos_category String Quality
attribute quality_level long_name String quality level of SST pixel
attribute quality_level valid_max byte 5
attribute quality_level valid_min byte 0
variable satellite_zenith_angle   byte time, nj, ni
attribute satellite_zenith_angle _FillValue byte -128
attribute satellite_zenith_angle _Unsigned String false
attribute satellite_zenith_angle colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute satellite_zenith_angle colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute satellite_zenith_angle comment String The satellite zenith angle at the time of the SST observations.
attribute satellite_zenith_angle grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute satellite_zenith_angle ioos_category String Unknown
attribute satellite_zenith_angle long_name String satellite zenith angle
attribute satellite_zenith_angle units String angular_degree
attribute satellite_zenith_angle valid_max byte 90
attribute satellite_zenith_angle valid_min byte -90
variable solar_zenith_angle   double time, nj, ni
attribute solar_zenith_angle _FillValue double -38.0
attribute solar_zenith_angle colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute solar_zenith_angle colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute solar_zenith_angle comment String The solar zenith angle at the time of the SST observations.
attribute solar_zenith_angle grid_mapping String polar_stereographic_proj
attribute solar_zenith_angle ioos_category String Unknown
attribute solar_zenith_angle long_name String solar zenith angle
attribute solar_zenith_angle standard_name String solar_zenith_angle
attribute solar_zenith_angle units String angular_degree
attribute solar_zenith_angle valid_max double 180.0
attribute solar_zenith_angle valid_min double 0.0

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