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dist2coast_4deg_land

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 Biology Processing Group (OBPG).
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_email String richard.stumpf at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_institution String NOAA National Ocean Service (NOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Richard P. Stumpf
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String originator
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_type String person
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG)
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG)
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2012-07-12
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2012-07-12
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2021-03-29
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2012-07-12
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 2012-07-12T00:00:00Z Downloaded XYZ ASCII text from NASA/GSFC and converted to NetCDF (J. Maurer).
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String dist2coast_4deg_land
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/distfromcoast/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG)
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 https://www.pacioos.hawaii.edu/metadata/dist2coast_4deg_land.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String org.pacioos
attribute NC_GLOBAL nco_openmp_thread_number int 1
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 pacioos.org
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String http://www.pacioos.hawaii.edu (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/distfromcoast/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline Database (GSHHS)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String https://pae-paha.pacioos.hawaii.edu/thredds/dodsC/dist2coast_4deg_land
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 land distances from the nearest coastline. NASA's Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) 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: Land
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 -1.0E10
attribute dist colorBarMaximum double 2448.0
attribute dist colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute dist ioos_category String Location
attribute dist long_name String distance to nearest coastline
attribute dist units String km

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