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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) is funded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as 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 These data are provided by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Ocean Color Group.
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String distributor
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String richard.stumpf at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Ocean Color Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Richard Stumpf
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2012-03-19
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2012-03-19
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2019-10-31
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2012-03-19
attribute NC_GLOBAL drawLandMask String under
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.98000000000002
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POLYGON ((-90.0 -180.0, 90.0 -180.0, 90.0 180.0, -90.0 180.0, -90.0 -180.0))
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.97999999999999
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.98
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.039999999999999994
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.98000000000002
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.98
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.04
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Downloaded XYZ ASCII text from NASA/GSFC and converted to NetCDF by J. Maurer (03/2012)
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String dist2coast_4deg
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Ocean Color Group
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 location
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String Earth Science > Oceans > Coastal Process > Shorelines
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
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, University of Hawaii, PacIOOS, NOAA, State of Hawaii 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 locations String Geographic Region > Global
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 Northernmost_Northing double 89.97999999999999
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Models/Analyses > Data Analysis
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 Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline Database (GSHHS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.98
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v39
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String A global data set of distances from the nearest coastline. Negative distances represent locations over land (including land-locked bodies of water), while positive distances represent the ocean. NASA's Ocean Color Group generated this data set using the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) software package. Distances were computed with GMT using its intermediate-resolution coastline and then gridded globally at a spatial resolution of 0.04 degrees.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P0D
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String P0D
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Distance to Nearest Coastline: 0.04-Degree Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.98
dimension latitude   double nValues=4500, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.039999999999999994
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double -89.98, 89.97999999999999
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
dimension longitude   double nValues=9000, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.04
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -179.98, 179.98000000000002
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 dist   float latitude, longitude
attribute dist _FillValue float 0.0
attribute dist colorBarMaximum double 2633.0
attribute dist colorBarMinimum double -2448.0
attribute dist ioos_category String Location
attribute dist long_name String distance to nearest coastline
attribute dist units String km

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