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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgment String Please acknowledge the use of these data with the following statement: These data were provided by GHRSST and Environment Canada
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Bruce.Brasnett at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Bruce Brasnett, Environment Canada
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2014-05-15T07:06:54Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.8
attribute NC_GLOBAL file_quality_level int 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.8
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -180.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.2
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Processed through sfc.thin_sst, sfc.sstobs, intbias, OI suite, write_L4
attribute NC_GLOBAL http_podaac_jpl_nasa_gov_dataset_CMC0_2deg_CMC_L4_GLOB_v2_0_Documentation String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String CMC0.2deg-CMC-L4-GLOB-v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String CMC
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String analysed, analysed_sst, analysis, analysis_error, area, binary, canadian, centre, cmc, cmc0.2deg, cmc0.2deg-cmc-l4-glob-v2.0, composite, cryosphere, data, deviation, distribution, Earth Science > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Extent, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Sea Ice > Ice Extent, error, estimated, extent, field, foundation, fraction, glob, global, ice, ice distribution, lake, land, land_binary_mask, mask, meteorological, ocean, oceans, sea, sea/land/lake/ice, sea_ice_area_fraction, sea_ice_fraction, sea_surface_foundation_temperature, sst, standard, statistics, surface, temperature, time, v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String GHRSST protocol describes data use as free and open
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String org.ghrsst
attribute NC_GLOBAL netcdf_version_id String 4.3.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String NOAA-18,GCOM-W1,MetOpA,NOAA-19
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String L4
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String 2.0
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 GHRSST Project Office
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String Brasnett B. 2008. The impact of satellite retrievals in a global sea-surface-temperature analysis. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 134, 1745-1760. DOI: 10.1002/qj.319
attribute NC_GLOBAL sensor String AVHRR_GAC,AMSR2
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 0.2 degree
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v55
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Canadian Meteorological Centre (CMC) 0.2 deg global sea surface temperature analysis. Applies the method of statistical interpolation to assimilate observations from in situ and satellite sources using, as the background, the analysis valid 24 hours prior assuming persistence of the anomalies. (CMC0.2deg-CMC-L4-GLOB-v2.0)
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2017-03-17T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1991-09-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String CMC 0.2 deg global SST analysis (CMC0.2deg-CMC-L4-GLOB-v2.0)
attribute NC_GLOBAL uuid String 67270ff2-25d7-4390-8bc1-fee0a6209243
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -180.0
dimension time   double nValues=9330, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1 day
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 6.837264E8, 1.489752E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String reference time of sst field
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 latitude   float nValues=901, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.2
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -90.0, 90.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude comment String Latitude geographical coordinates,WGS84 projection
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 90.0
attribute latitude valid_min float -90.0
dimension longitude   float nValues=1800, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.2
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -180.0, 179.8
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude comment String Longitude geographical coordinates,WGS84 projection
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 179.8
attribute longitude valid_min float -180.0
variable analysed_sst   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute analysed_sst _FillValue float -327.68
attribute analysed_sst colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute analysed_sst colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute analysed_sst comment String SST defined at all grid points but no physical meaning is ascribed to values over land
attribute analysed_sst ioos_category String Temperature
attribute analysed_sst long_name String analysed sea surface temperature
attribute analysed_sst standard_name String sea_surface_foundation_temperature
attribute analysed_sst units String degree_C
attribute analysed_sst valid_max float 39.999992
attribute analysed_sst valid_min float -2.0000062
variable analysis_error   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute analysis_error _FillValue float -327.68
attribute analysis_error colorBarMaximum double 5.0
attribute analysis_error colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute analysis_error comment String Error defined at all grid points but no meaning is ascribed to values over land
attribute analysis_error ioos_category String Statistics
attribute analysis_error long_name String estimated error standard deviation of analysed_sst
attribute analysis_error units String degree_C
attribute analysis_error valid_max float NaN
attribute analysis_error valid_min float 0.0
variable sea_ice_fraction   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sea_ice_fraction _FillValue float -0.01
attribute sea_ice_fraction colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction comment String Sea ice area fraction. No meaning is ascribed to values over land
attribute sea_ice_fraction ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute sea_ice_fraction long_name String sea ice area fraction
attribute sea_ice_fraction source String DMSP-F15
attribute sea_ice_fraction standard_name String sea_ice_area_fraction
attribute sea_ice_fraction units String 1
attribute sea_ice_fraction valid_max float 1.0
attribute sea_ice_fraction valid_min float 0.0
variable mask   byte time, latitude, longitude
attribute mask _FillValue byte -1
attribute mask _Unsigned String false
attribute mask colorBarMaximum double 20.0
attribute mask colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mask comment String Mask can be used to further filter the data
attribute mask flag_masks byte 1, 2, 4, 8, 16
attribute mask flag_meanings String water land optional_lake_surface sea_ice optional_river_surface
attribute mask ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute mask long_name String sea/land/lake/ice field composite mask
attribute mask source String NAVOCEANO_landmask_v1.0 CMC_icemask
attribute mask standard_name String land_binary_mask
attribute mask valid_max byte 31
attribute mask valid_min byte 0

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