OPeNDAP Data Access Form for 20070917-MODIS_A-JPL-L2P-A2007260000000.L2_LAC_GHRSST-v01.nc
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dataset: 20070917-MODIS_A-JPL-L2P-A2007260000000.L2_LAC_GHRSST-v01.nc




  • NC_GLOBAL
    • title: MODIS Aqua L2P SST
    • DSD_entry_id: JPL-L2P-MODIS_A
    • platform: Aqua
    • sensor: MODIS
    • Conventions: CF-1.0
    • references: GHRSST Data Processing Specification v1.6
    • institution: NASA/JPL/OBPG/RSMAS
    • contact: Ed Armstrong, JPL PO.DAAC, edward.m.armstrong@jpl.nasa.gov
    • GDS_version_id: v1r1.5
    • netcdf_version_id: 3.5
    • creation_date: Mon Sep 17 18:16:18 2007
    • history: Quicklook MODIS L2P created at the GHRSST Global Data Assembly Center (GDAC)
    • product_version: 1
    • spatial_resolution: 1km
    • start_date: 2007-09-17 UTC
    • start_time: 00:00:07 UTC
    • stop_date: 2007-09-17 UTC
    • stop_time: 00:05:06 UTC
    • northernmost_latitude: -57.8004341
    • southernmost_latitude: -82.0740280
    • easternmost_longitude: 42.1725082
    • westernmost_longitude: -44.6674767
    • file_quality_index: 1
    • comment: L2P Core without DT analysis or other ancillary fields; Night


lat[ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Float32)
  • attributes
    • units: degrees_north
    • long_name: latitude
    • _FillValue: -999.000000
lon[ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Float32)
  • attributes
    • units: degrees_east
    • long_name: longitude
    • _FillValue: -639.000000
time[ time= 0 ..0] (Type is Int32)
  • attributes
    • long_name: reference time of sst file
    • units: seconds since 1981-01-01 00:00:00
sea_surface_temperature[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: sea surface temperature
    • _FillValue: -32767
    • valid_min: -1000
    • valid_max: 8000
    • scale_factor: 0.00499999989
    • add_offset: 273.149994
    • units: kelvin
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • source: NASA and University of Miami
    • comment: sea surface temperature from thermal IR (11 um) channels
sst_dtime[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: time difference from reference time
    • _FillValue: -32768
    • valid_min: -32767
    • valid_max: 32767
    • scale_factor: 1.00000000
    • add_offset: 0.00000000
    • units: second
    • coordinates: lon lat
proximity_confidence[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: proximity confidence value
    • _FillValue: -128
    • valid_min: 0
    • valid_max: 6
    • scale_factor: 1.00000000
    • add_offset: 0.00000000
    • units: dimensionless
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: thermal IR SST proximity confidence value; signed byte array: WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value
SSES_bias_error[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: SSES bias error based on proximity confidence flags
    • _FillValue: -128
    • valid_min: -127
    • valid_max: 127
    • scale_factor: 0.150000006
    • add_offset: 0.200000003
    • units: kelvin
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: thermal IR SST bias error; signed byte array: WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value
SSES_standard_deviation_error[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: SSES standard deviation error based on proximity confidence flags
    • _FillValue: -128
    • valid_min: -127
    • valid_max: 127
    • scale_factor: 0.150000006
    • add_offset: 0.200000003
    • units: kelvin
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: thermal IR SST standard deviation error; signed byte array: WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value
rejection_flag[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: rejection_flag
    • units: none
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: b0 : 1 = SST out of range, b1 : 1 = Cosmetic value, b2 : 1 = IR cloudy, b3 : 1 = MW rain, b4 : 1 = ice, b5 : 1 = MW wind, b6 : 1 = Land, b7 : 1 = spare
confidence_flag[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: confidence_flag
    • units: none
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: b0 : 1 = potential side lobe contamination; b1 : 1 = relaxed rain contamination suspected; b2 : 1 = TMI SST retrieved in SST < 285K; b3 : 1 = high wind speed retrieval; b4 : 1 = sea ice retrieval for MW data; b5 : 1 = sun glint; b6 : 1 = L2 native bias and standard deviation; b7 : 1 = L2 native confidence value
sea_surface_temperature4[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: sea surface temperature
    • _FillValue: -32767
    • valid_min: -1000
    • valid_max: 8000
    • scale_factor: 0.00499999989
    • add_offset: 273.149994
    • units: kelvin
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: sea surface temperature from mid-IR (4 um) channels; non L2P core field
proximity_confidence4[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: proximity confidence value
    • _FillValue: 0
    • valid_min: 0
    • valid_max: 6
    • scale_factor: 1.00000000
    • add_offset: 0.00000000
    • units: dimensionless
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: mid-IR SST proximity confidence value; non L2P core field; signed byte array: WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value
SSES_bias_error4[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: SSES bias error based on proximity confidence flags
    • _FillValue: -128
    • valid_min: -127
    • valid_max: 127
    • scale_factor: 0.150000006
    • add_offset: 0.200000003
    • units: kelvin
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: mid-IR SST bias error; non L2P core field; signed byte array: WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value
SSES_standard_deviation_error4[ time= 0 ..0] [ nj= 0 ..2029] [ ni= 0 ..1353] (Type is Int16)
  • attributes
    • long_name: SSES standard deviation error based on proximity confidence flags
    • _FillValue: -128
    • valid_min: -127
    • valid_max: 127
    • scale_factor: 0.150000006
    • add_offset: 0.200000003
    • units: kelvin
    • coordinates: lon lat
    • comment: mid-IR SST standard deviation error; non L2P core field; signed byte array: WARNING Some applications are unable to properly handle signed byte values. If values are encountered > 127, please subtract 256 from this reported value

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