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 data       graph     US National Weather Service - NCEP(WMC) MESO NAM Model Forecast products    ?            M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe WMC (7) NAM_12_CONUS_ALASKA

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _CoordinateModelRunDate String 2017-05-30T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL _CoordSysBuilder String ucar.nc2.dataset.conv.CF1Convention
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL CF_feature_type String GRID
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String WMC (7)
attribute NC_GLOBAL file_format String GRIB-2
attribute NC_GLOBAL Generating_Model String MESO NAM Model
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Direct read of GRIB-2 into NetCDF-Java 4 API
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String ???
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String WMC (7)
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String accumulated, air, air_temperature, albedo, amount, area, atmosphere,
Atmosphere > Air Quality > Visibility,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Surface Pressure,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds,
Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Amount/Frequency,
Atmosphere > Precipitation > Liquid Water Equivalent,
Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Rate,
atmospheric, biology, bottom, bottom character, character, cloud, cloud_area_fraction, clouds, content, cover, cryosphere,
Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent,
depth, distribution, entire, equivalent, forecast, fraction, frequency, gust, hydrosphere, ice, ice distribution, liquid, liquid_water_content_of_surface_snow, lwe, lwe_precipitation_rate, meso, meteorology, model, msl, nam, national, ncep, ocean, oceans,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature,
optical, optical properties, precipitation, pressure, products, properties, proportion, quality, rate, reduced, sea, sea_water_temperature, seawater, service, snow, speed, surface, surface_air_pressure, temperature, terrestrial,
Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent,
total, vegetation, visibility, visibility_in_air, water, weather, wind, wind_speed_of_gust, winds, wmc
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, 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 location String /mnt/gluster/data/netCDF/nam12_conus/nam.t00z.alaskanest.hiresf/
attribute NC_GLOBAL Metadata_Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL original_institution String Center US National Weather Service - NCEP(WMC) (7)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Originating_center String US National Weather Service - NCEP(WMC) (7)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Product_Status String Operational products
attribute NC_GLOBAL Product_Type String Forecast products
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Type: Forecast products Status: Operational products
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF-12
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String US National Weather Service - NCEP(WMC) MESO NAM Model Forecast products
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2017-08-24T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2017-03-22T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String US National Weather Service - NCEP(WMC) MESO NAM Model Forecast products
dimension time   double nValues=3733, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1h 0m 0s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.4901408E9, 1.503576E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String date 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
dimension y   double nValues=1105, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=2.976
attribute y _CoordinateAxisType String GeoY
attribute y actual_range double -4810.102727252555, -1524.5987272525554
attribute y grid_spacing String 2.976 km
attribute y ioos_category String Location
attribute y long_name String y coordinate of projection
attribute y standard_name String projection_y_coordinate
attribute y units String km
dimension x   double nValues=1649, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=2.976
attribute x _CoordinateAxisType String GeoX
attribute x actual_range double -2619.397251420149, 2285.050748579851
attribute x grid_spacing String 2.976 km
attribute x ioos_category String Location
attribute x long_name String x coordinate of projection
attribute x standard_name String projection_x_coordinate
attribute x units String km
variable Ice_cover_Proportion   float time, y, x
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_param_category String Ice
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_param_discipline String Oceanographic_products
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_param_id int 2, 10, 2, 0
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_param_name String Ice_cover
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion long_name String Ice_cover_Proportion @ surface
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion missing_value float NaN
attribute Ice_cover_Proportion units String percent
variable Water_temperature   float time, y, x
attribute Water_temperature colorBarMaximum double 305.0
attribute Water_temperature colorBarMinimum double 273.0
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_param_category String Surface_Properties
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_param_discipline String Oceanographic_products
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_param_id int 2, 10, 3, 0
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_param_name String Water_temperature
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Water_temperature GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Water_temperature grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Water_temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute Water_temperature long_name String Water_temperature @ surface
attribute Water_temperature missing_value float NaN
attribute Water_temperature standard_name String sea_water_temperature
attribute Water_temperature units String degree_kelvin
variable Snow_Cover   float time, y, x
attribute Snow_Cover colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute Snow_Cover colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_param_category String Moisture
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 1, 201
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_param_name String Snow_Cover
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Snow_Cover GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Snow_Cover grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Snow_Cover ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute Snow_Cover long_name String Snow_Cover @ surface
attribute Snow_Cover missing_value float NaN
attribute Snow_Cover units String percent
variable Vegetation   float time, y, x
attribute Vegetation colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute Vegetation colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Vegetation GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Vegetation GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Vegetation GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Vegetation GRIB_param_category String Vegetation_and_Biomass
attribute Vegetation GRIB_param_discipline String Land_surface_products
attribute Vegetation GRIB_param_id int 2, 2, 0, 4
attribute Vegetation GRIB_param_name String Vegetation
attribute Vegetation GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Vegetation GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Vegetation GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Vegetation grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Vegetation ioos_category String Biology
attribute Vegetation long_name String Vegetation @ surface
attribute Vegetation missing_value float NaN
attribute Vegetation units String percent
variable Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth   float time, y, x
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth colorBarMaximum double 1000.0
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_param_category String Moisture
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 1, 13
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_param_name String Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth long_name String Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth @ surface
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth missing_value float NaN
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth standard_name String liquid_water_content_of_surface_snow
attribute Water_equivalent_of_accumulated_snow_depth units String kg.m-2
variable Pressure_surface   float time, y, x
attribute Pressure_surface colorBarMaximum double 105000.0
attribute Pressure_surface colorBarMinimum double 95000.0
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_param_category String Mass
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 3, 0
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_param_name String Pressure
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Pressure_surface GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Pressure_surface grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Pressure_surface ioos_category String Pressure
attribute Pressure_surface long_name String Pressure @ surface
attribute Pressure_surface missing_value float NaN
attribute Pressure_surface standard_name String surface_air_pressure
attribute Pressure_surface units String pascal
variable Pressure_reduced_to_MSL   float time, y, x
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_level_type int 101
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_level_type_name String msl
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_param_category String Mass
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 3, 1
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_param_name String Pressure_reduced_to_MSL
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL ioos_category String Pressure
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL long_name String Pressure_reduced_to_MSL @ msl
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL missing_value float NaN
attribute Pressure_reduced_to_MSL units String pascal
variable Temperature_surface   float time, y, x
attribute Temperature_surface colorBarMaximum double 40.0
attribute Temperature_surface colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_param_category String Temperature
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 0, 0
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_param_name String Temperature
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Temperature_surface GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Temperature_surface grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Temperature_surface ioos_category String Temperature
attribute Temperature_surface long_name String Temperature @ surface
attribute Temperature_surface missing_value float NaN
attribute Temperature_surface standard_name String air_temperature
attribute Temperature_surface units String degree_Celsius
variable Precipitation_rate   float time, y, x
attribute Precipitation_rate colorBarMaximum double 1.0E-4
attribute Precipitation_rate colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_param_category String Moisture
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 1, 7
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_param_name String Precipitation_rate
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Precipitation_rate GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Precipitation_rate grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Precipitation_rate ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute Precipitation_rate long_name String Precipitation_rate @ surface
attribute Precipitation_rate missing_value float NaN
attribute Precipitation_rate standard_name String lwe_precipitation_rate
attribute Precipitation_rate units String kg.m-2.s-1
variable Total_cloud_cover   float time, y, x
attribute Total_cloud_cover colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute Total_cloud_cover colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_level_type int 200
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_level_type_name String entire_atmosphere
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_param_category String Cloud
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 6, 1
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_param_name String Total_cloud_cover
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Total_cloud_cover GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Total_cloud_cover grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Total_cloud_cover ioos_category String Bottom Character
attribute Total_cloud_cover long_name String Total_cloud_cover @ entire_atmosphere
attribute Total_cloud_cover missing_value float NaN
attribute Total_cloud_cover standard_name String cloud_area_fraction
attribute Total_cloud_cover units String percent
variable Visibility   float time, y, x
attribute Visibility colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute Visibility colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Visibility GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Visibility GRIB_level_type int 3
attribute Visibility GRIB_level_type_name String cloud_tops
attribute Visibility GRIB_param_category String Physical_atmospheric_properties
attribute Visibility GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Visibility GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 19, 0
attribute Visibility GRIB_param_name String Visibility
attribute Visibility GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Visibility GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Visibility GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Visibility grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Visibility ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute Visibility long_name String Visibility @ cloud_tops
attribute Visibility missing_value float NaN
attribute Visibility standard_name String visibility_in_air
attribute Visibility units String m
variable Snow_depth   float time, y, x
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_param_category String Moisture
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 1, 11
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_param_name String Snow_depth
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Snow_depth GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Snow_depth grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Snow_depth ioos_category String Ice Distribution
attribute Snow_depth long_name String Snow_depth @ surface
attribute Snow_depth missing_value float NaN
attribute Snow_depth units String m
variable Albedo   float time, y, x
attribute Albedo colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute Albedo colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Albedo GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Albedo GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Albedo GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Albedo GRIB_param_category String Physical_atmospheric_properties
attribute Albedo GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Albedo GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 19, 1
attribute Albedo GRIB_param_name String Albedo
attribute Albedo GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Albedo GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Albedo GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Albedo grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Albedo ioos_category String Optical Properties
attribute Albedo long_name String Albedo @ surface
attribute Albedo missing_value float NaN
attribute Albedo units String percent
variable Wind_speed_gust   float time, y, x
attribute Wind_speed_gust colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute Wind_speed_gust colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_generating_process_type String Forecast
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_level_type int 1
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_level_type_name String surface
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_param_category String Momentum
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_param_discipline String Meteorological_products
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_param_id int 2, 0, 2, 22
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_param_name String Wind_speed
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_product_definition_template int 0
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_product_definition_template_desc String Analysis/forecast at horizontal level/layer at a point in time
attribute Wind_speed_gust GRIB_VectorComponentFlag String gridRelative
attribute Wind_speed_gust grid_mapping String Polar_Stereographic
attribute Wind_speed_gust ioos_category String Wind
attribute Wind_speed_gust long_name String Wind_speed_gust @ surface
attribute Wind_speed_gust missing_value float NaN
attribute Wind_speed_gust standard_name String wind_speed_of_gust
attribute Wind_speed_gust units String m.s-1

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