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Dataset Title:  East Atlantic SWAN Wave Model   RSS
Institution:  Irish Marine Institute   (Dataset ID: IMI_EATL_WAVE)
Information:  Summary ? | License ? | FGDC | ISO 19115 | Metadata | Background (external link) | Data Access Form
 
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Things You Can Do With Your Graphs

Well, you can do anything you want with your graphs, of course. But some things you might not have considered are:

The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range 1.5423264e+9, 1.5453396e+9;
    String axis "T";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "time since initialization";
    String standard_name "time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  }
  latitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lat";
    Float64 actual_range 36.5125, 59.987500000000004;
    String axis "Y";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  }
  longitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lon";
    Float64 actual_range -19.9875, -0.01249999999999929;
    String axis "X";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  significant_wave_height {
    String colorBarMaximum "10";
    String colorBarMinimum "0";
    String colorBarPalette "KT_amp";
    String coordinates "time latitude longitude";
    Float64 FillValue_ -999.0;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "significant wave height";
    Float32 missing_value -999.0;
    String standard_name "significant_wave_height";
    String units "m";
  }
  swell_wave_height {
    String colorBarMaximum "10";
    String colorBarMinimum "0";
    String colorBarPalette "KT_amp";
    String coordinates "time latitude longitude";
    Float64 FillValue_ -999.0;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "swell significant wave height";
    Float32 missing_value -999.0;
    String standard_name "swell_significant_wave_height";
    String units "m";
  }
  mean_wave_direction {
    String colorBarMaximum "360";
    String colorBarMinimum "0";
    String coordinates "time latitude longitude";
    Float64 FillValue_ -999.0;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "mean wave direction";
    Float32 missing_value -999.0;
    String standard_name "mean_wave_direction";
    String units "degrees";
  }
  mean_wave_period {
    String colorBarMaximum "15";
    String colorBarMinimum "0";
    String colorBarPalette "KT_tempo";
    String coordinates "time latitude longitude";
    Float64 FillValue_ -999.0;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "absolute zero-crossing period";
    Float32 missing_value -999.0;
    String standard_name "mean_wave_period";
    String units "s";
  }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String cdm_data_type "Grid";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting -0.01249999999999929;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 59.987500000000004;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min 36.5125;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_resolution 0.025;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max -0.01249999999999929;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min -19.9875;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_resolution 0.025;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    String history 
"2018-12-17T05:00:40Z http://milas.marine.ie/thredds/dodsC/IMI_SWAN_EATL/AGGREGATE
2018-12-17T05:00:40Z https://erddap.marine.ie/griddap/IMI_EATL_WAVE.das";
    String infoUrl "http://milas.marine.ie/thredds/";
    String institution "Irish Marine Institute";
    String license "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)";
    Float64 Northernmost_Northing 59.987500000000004;
    String sourceUrl "http://milas.marine.ie/thredds/dodsC/IMI_SWAN_EATL/AGGREGATE";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing 36.5125;
    String summary "Wave model data";
    String time_coverage_end "2018-12-20T21:00:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "2018-11-16T00:00:00Z";
    String title "East Atlantic SWAN Wave Model";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting -19.9875;
  }
}

 

Using griddap to Request Data and Graphs from Gridded Datasets

griddap lets you request a data subset, graph, or map from a gridded dataset (for example, sea surface temperature data from a satellite), via a specially formed URL. griddap uses the OPeNDAP (external link) Data Access Protocol (DAP) (external link) and its projection constraints (external link).

The URL specifies what you want: the dataset, a description of the graph or the subset of the data, and the file type for the response.

griddap request URLs must be in the form
https://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/griddap/datasetID.fileType{?query}
For example,
https://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/griddap/jplMURSST41.htmlTable?analysed_sst[(2002-06-01T09:00:00Z)][(-89.99):1000:(89.99)][(-179.99):1000:(180.0)]
Thus, the query is often a data variable name (e.g., analysed_sst), followed by [(start):stride:(stop)] (or a shorter variation of that) for each of the variable's dimensions (for example, [time][latitude][longitude]).

For details, see the griddap Documentation.


 
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