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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgment String NOAA Northeast Consortium, Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation, and Northeast Cooperative Research
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Trajectory
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_trajectory_variables String id,depth
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String James Manning
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String manager
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String james.manning at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA NEFSC Oceanography
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2003-01-01
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String Trajectory
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String 2014-01-01- reformatted from OPeNDAP to ERDDAP and converted to metric variables
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://nefsc.noaa.gov/drifter (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String currents, ocean, seawater
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String 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.
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String 3
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (source database)
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This is a collection of drifter tracks collected by various organizations covering the US Northeast shelf and beyond.
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Drifter Tracks from the NE US Shelf and beyond
variable id   String  
attribute id cf_role String trajectory_id
attribute id ioos_category String Other
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
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 latitude   float  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
variable longitude   float  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable depth   float  
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String Depth
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
variable sea_water_temperature   float  
attribute sea_water_temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature long_name String Sea Water Temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute sea_water_temperature units String degree_C

The information in the table above is also available in other file formats (.csv, .htmlTable, .itx, .json, .jsonlCSV1, .jsonlCSV, .jsonlKVP, .mat, .nc, .nccsv, .tsv, .xhtml) via a RESTful web service.


 
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