NetCDF format

Envisat Parameters

All Envisat data provided in GDR-like netCDF format. 

The data have 2 origins :

 

All these data are described bellow (including some global attributs).

 

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netcdf ENV_093_0001_RA2_GDR_2PRF-P20100913_213410_00003017A093_00001_44643_0402.N1 {
dimensions:
	meas_ind = 20 ;
	time = 2709 ;
variables:
	int ku_band_ocean_range(time) ;
		ku_band_ocean_range:units = "mm" ;
		ku_band_ocean_range:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		ku_band_ocean_range:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		ku_band_ocean_range:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		ku_band_ocean_range:comment = "Ku-band ocean range" ;
	byte fault_id_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	byte instr_id_data_level_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int mod_dry_tropo_corr(time) ;
		mod_dry_tropo_corr:units = "mm" ;
		mod_dry_tropo_corr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mod_dry_tropo_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mod_dry_tropo_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mod_dry_tropo_corr:comment = "Model dry tropospheric correction" ;
	int ra2_wind_sp(time) ;
		ra2_wind_sp:units = "mm/s" ;
		ra2_wind_sp:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ra2_wind_sp:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ra2_wind_sp:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ra2_wind_sp:comment = "RA2 wind speed" ;
	int s_ocean_bscat_coeff(time) ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:comment = "S-band corrected Ocean backscatter coefficient" ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:valid_min = -32768 ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:units = "dB" ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:valid_max = 32766 ;
		s_ocean_bscat_coeff:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	short hz18_ku_ice2_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int ku_atm_atten_corr(time) ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:comment = "Ku-band atmospheric attenuation correction" ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:units = "dB" ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ku_atm_atten_corr:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int mwr_wet_tropo_corr(time) ;
		mwr_wet_tropo_corr:units = "mm" ;
		mwr_wet_tropo_corr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mwr_wet_tropo_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mwr_wet_tropo_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mwr_wet_tropo_corr:comment = "MWR derived wet tropospheric correction" ;
	int interpole_365_temp_mwr(time) ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:comment = "Interpolated 36.5 GHz brightness temperature from MWR" ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:units = "K" ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		interpole_365_temp_mwr:unit_orig = "1e-2 K" ;
	int geoid_ht(time) ;
		geoid_ht:units = "mm" ;
		geoid_ht:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		geoid_ht:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		geoid_ht:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		geoid_ht:comment = "Geoid height" ;
	int s_atm_atten_corr(time) ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:comment = "S-band atmospheric attenuation correction" ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:units = "dB" ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		s_atm_atten_corr:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	short hz18_diff_mean_ech_pt(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_diff_mean_ech_pt:units = "cm" ;
		hz18_diff_mean_ech_pt:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_diff_mean_ech_pt:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_diff_mean_ech_pt:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int num_18hz_s_ocean_bscat(time) ;
	int instr_flags_flight_cal_corr_s(time) ;
	int map_18hz_ku_trk_flags(time) ;
	int sd_18hz_s_ocean(time) ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean:units = "mm" ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean:comment = "Standard deviation of 18 Hz S-band ocean range" ;
	int mwr_wvapour_cont(time) ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:comment = "MWR water vapour content" ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:units = "g/cm2" ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mwr_wvapour_cont:unit_orig = "1e-2 g/cm2" ;
	int instr_mode_id_flags(time) ;
	int num_18hz_s_ocean(time) ;
	int sd_18hz_ku_ocean(time) ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean:units = "mm" ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean:comment = "Standard deviation of 18 Hz Ku-band ocean range" ;
	int radio_landocean_flag(time) ;
	short hz18_lon_diff(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_lon_diff:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_lon_diff:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_lon_diff:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		hz18_lon_diff:units = "degrees" ;
		hz18_lon_diff:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_lon_diff:unit_orig = "1e-5 degrees" ;
	short hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int long_period_ocn_tide_ht(time) ;
		long_period_ocn_tide_ht:units = "mm" ;
		long_period_ocn_tide_ht:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		long_period_ocn_tide_ht:valid_min = -32768 ;
		long_period_ocn_tide_ht:valid_max = 32766 ;
		long_period_ocn_tide_ht:comment = "Long period Tide height" ;
	int ra2_elec_cont(time) ;
		ra2_elec_cont:comment = "RA2 Total electron content (1 TECU = 1e16 electrons / m^2)" ;
		ra2_elec_cont:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ra2_elec_cont:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ra2_elec_cont:scale_factor = 1.e+15 ;
		ra2_elec_cont:units = "/m2" ;
		ra2_elec_cont:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ra2_elec_cont:unit_orig = "1e15/m2" ;
	int instr_flags_ptr_cal_band(time) ;
	short hz18_s_instr_corr(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_instr_corr:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_instr_corr:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_instr_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_instr_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int dsr_time_microseconds(time) ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:comment = "microseconds since start of second" ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:scale_factor = 1.e-06 ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:units = "s" ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		dsr_time_microseconds:unit_orig = "1e-6 s" ;
	int instr_flags_flight_cal_corr_ku(time) ;
	byte s_ice2_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	byte ku_seaice_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int altim_landocean_flag(time) ;
	byte map_18hz_s_ocean_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int mwr_instr_flags_oop_flg(time) ;
	short hz18_diff_1hz_alt(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_alt:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_alt:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_alt:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_alt:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int mwr_instr_flags_obdh_flg(time) ;
	int num_meas_ku_calibr(time) ;
	int hz18_s_band_ocean(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_band_ocean:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_band_ocean:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_s_band_ocean:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_s_band_ocean:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	short hz18_ku_instr_corr(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_instr_corr:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_instr_corr:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_instr_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_instr_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int mod_surf_atm_pres(time) ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:comment = "Model surface atmospheric pressure" ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:scale_factor = 10. ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:units = "Pa" ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mod_surf_atm_pres:unit_orig = "10 Pa" ;
	int hz18_s_ice1(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_ice1:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_ice1:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_s_ice1:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_s_ice1:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	short hz18_ku_ice1_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_ice1_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_ice1_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_ice1_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_ku_ice1_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_ku_ice1_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_ku_ice1_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	byte map_18hz_k_cal_ku_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int src_pack_cnt(time) ;
	int interpole_flag_ocean_tide_sol1(time) ;
	int ocean_depland_elev(time) ;
		ocean_depland_elev:units = "mm" ;
		ocean_depland_elev:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		ocean_depland_elev:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		ocean_depland_elev:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		ocean_depland_elev:comment = "Ocean depth/land elevation" ;
	short hz18_s_ice2_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_ice2_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_ice2_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_s_ice2_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int ion_corr_mod_ku(time) ;
		ion_corr_mod_ku:units = "mm" ;
		ion_corr_mod_ku:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ion_corr_mod_ku:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ion_corr_mod_ku:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ion_corr_mod_ku:comment = "Ionospheric correction from model on Ku-band" ;
	int dib_hf(time) ;
		dib_hf:units = "mm" ;
		dib_hf:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		dib_hf:valid_min = -32768 ;
		dib_hf:valid_max = 32766 ;
		dib_hf:comment = "The DIB value has been coded as a difference from the IB value; default value is set for IGDR product" ;
	int num_18hz_s_ocean_swh(time) ;
	int ku_peak(time) ;
		ku_peak:comment = "1 Hz Ku-band peakiness" ;
		ku_peak:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ku_peak:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ku_peak:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		ku_peak:units = "" ;
		ku_peak:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ku_peak:unit_orig = "1e-3" ;
	short hz18_s_k_cal_s(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_k_cal_s:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_k_cal_s:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_k_cal_s:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_s_k_cal_s:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_s_k_cal_s:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_s_k_cal_s:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int ku_rain_atten(time) ;
		ku_rain_atten:comment = "Ku-band rain attenuation" ;
		ku_rain_atten:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		ku_rain_atten:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		ku_rain_atten:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		ku_rain_atten:units = "dB" ;
		ku_rain_atten:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		ku_rain_atten:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int instr_flags_s_band_anomaly(time) ;
	short hz18_s_ice1_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_ice1_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_ice1_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_ice1_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_s_ice1_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_s_ice1_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_s_ice1_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	short hz18_ku_ice2_edge_width(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_width:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_width:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_width:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_width:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int meas_conf_data_flags(time) ;
	int sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat(time) ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:comment = "Standard deviation of 18 Hz Ku-band ocean backscatter coefficient" ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int ave_ku_chirp(time) ;
	int alt_cog_ellip(time) ;
		alt_cog_ellip:units = "mm" ;
		alt_cog_ellip:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		alt_cog_ellip:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		alt_cog_ellip:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		alt_cog_ellip:comment = "Altitude of CoG above reference ellipsoid" ;
	int tidal_load_ht_sol1(time) ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol1:units = "mm" ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol1:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol1:valid_min = -32768 ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol1:valid_max = 32766 ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol1:comment = "Tidal loading height (solution 1)" ;
	short hz18_ku_dop_corr(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_dop_corr:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_dop_corr:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_dop_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_dop_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int num_18hz_ku_ocean_bscat(time) ;
	int num_meas_s_calibr(time) ;
	byte map_18hz_ku_ocean_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int membership_4(time) ;
	int mod_wind_sp_u(time) ;
		mod_wind_sp_u:units = "mm/s" ;
		mod_wind_sp_u:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mod_wind_sp_u:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mod_wind_sp_u:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mod_wind_sp_u:comment = "u component of the model wind vector" ;
	int mod_wind_sp_v(time) ;
		mod_wind_sp_v:units = "mm/s" ;
		mod_wind_sp_v:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mod_wind_sp_v:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mod_wind_sp_v:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mod_wind_sp_v:comment = "v component of the model wind vector" ;
	int mwr_instr_flags_red_flg(time) ;
	short hz18_diff_1hz_lon(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lon:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lon:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lon:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lon:units = "degrees" ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lon:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lon:unit_orig = "1e-5 degrees" ;
	byte ku_ice2_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int quality_flag(time) ;
	int off_nad_ang_wvform(time) ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:comment = "Square of the satellite off-nadir angle from waveform data" ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:valid_min = -32768 ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:scale_factor = 0.0001 ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:units = "deg2" ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:valid_max = 32766 ;
		off_nad_ang_wvform:unit_orig = "1e-4 deg2" ;
	int mwr_liq_water_cont(time) ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:comment = "MWR liquid water content" ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:units = "kg/m2" ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mwr_liq_water_cont:unit_orig = "1e-2 kg/m2" ;
	short hz18_lat_diff(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_lat_diff:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_lat_diff:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_lat_diff:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		hz18_lat_diff:units = "degrees" ;
		hz18_lat_diff:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_lat_diff:unit_orig = "1e-5 degrees" ;
	int s_net_instr_corr_agc(time) ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:comment = "S-band net instrument correction for AGC" ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:valid_min = -32768 ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:units = "dB" ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:valid_max = 32766 ;
		s_net_instr_corr_agc:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku:scale_factor = 1. ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku:units = "/s" ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_ku:unit_orig = "1/s" ;
	int instant_alt_rate(time) ;
		instant_alt_rate:units = "mm" ;
		instant_alt_rate:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		instant_alt_rate:valid_min = -32768 ;
		instant_alt_rate:valid_max = 32766 ;
		instant_alt_rate:comment = "Instantaneous altitude rate" ;
	int m_sea_surf_ht(time) ;
		m_sea_surf_ht:units = "mm" ;
		m_sea_surf_ht:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		m_sea_surf_ht:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		m_sea_surf_ht:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		m_sea_surf_ht:comment = "Mean sea-surface height" ;
	int sea_ice_flag_sea_ice(time) ;
	short hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2_edge_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int hz18_s_ice2(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_ice2:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_ice2:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_s_ice2:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_s_ice2:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	int ion_corr_doris_s(time) ;
		ion_corr_doris_s:units = "mm" ;
		ion_corr_doris_s:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ion_corr_doris_s:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ion_corr_doris_s:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ion_corr_doris_s:comment = "Ionospheric correction from DORIS on S-band" ;
	byte ku_ice1_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int interpole_flag_ocean_tide_sol2(time) ;
	int num_18hz_ku_ocean(time) ;
	int ku_sig_wv_ht(time) ;
		ku_sig_wv_ht:units = "mm" ;
		ku_sig_wv_ht:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ku_sig_wv_ht:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ku_sig_wv_ht:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ku_sig_wv_ht:comment = "Ku-band Significant wave height" ;
	int num_18hz_ku_ocean_swh(time) ;
	int mwr_qua_interp_flag(time) ;
	int lon(time) ;
		lon:comment = "Longitude (positive E, 0 at Greenwich, negative W)" ;
		lon:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		lon:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		lon:scale_factor = 1.e-06 ;
		lon:units = "degrees" ;
		lon:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		lon:unit_orig = "1e-6 degrees" ;
	short hz18_s_dop_slp_corr(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_dop_slp_corr:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_dop_slp_corr:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_dop_slp_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_dop_slp_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr(time) ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:comment = "Interpolated standard deviation of MWR 36.5 GHz brightness temperature" ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:units = "K" ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		interpole_sd_365_temp_mwr:unit_orig = "1e-2 K" ;
	byte wvfrom_fault_id_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int sd_18hz_ku_swh(time) ;
		sd_18hz_ku_swh:units = "mm" ;
		sd_18hz_ku_swh:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_swh:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_swh:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sd_18hz_ku_swh:comment = "Standard deviation of 18 Hz Ku-band SWH" ;
	int square_s_sig_wv_ht(time) ;
		square_s_sig_wv_ht:units = "mm2" ;
		square_s_sig_wv_ht:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		square_s_sig_wv_ht:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		square_s_sig_wv_ht:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		square_s_sig_wv_ht:comment = "Square of S-band Significant wave height" ;
	short hz18_diff_1hz_lat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lat:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lat:units = "degrees" ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_diff_1hz_lat:unit_orig = "1e-5 degrees" ;
	short hz18_s_dop_corr(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_dop_corr:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_dop_corr:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_dop_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_dop_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol2(time) ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol2:units = "mm" ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol2:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol2:valid_min = -32768 ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol2:valid_max = 32766 ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol2:comment = "Total geocentric ocean tide height (solution 2)" ;
	int sd_18hz_s_swh(time) ;
		sd_18hz_s_swh:units = "mm" ;
		sd_18hz_s_swh:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sd_18hz_s_swh:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sd_18hz_s_swh:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sd_18hz_s_swh:comment = "Standard deviation of 18 Hz S-band SWH" ;
	int tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol1(time) ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol1:units = "mm" ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol1:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol1:valid_min = -32768 ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol1:valid_max = 32766 ;
		tot_geocen_ocn_tide_ht_sol1:comment = "Total geocentric ocean tide height (solution 1)" ;
	byte s_ocean_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int sea_bias_s(time) ;
		sea_bias_s:units = "mm" ;
		sea_bias_s:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sea_bias_s:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sea_bias_s:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sea_bias_s:comment = "Sea state bias on S-band" ;
	int hz18_ku_seaice(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_seaice:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_seaice:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_ku_seaice:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_ku_seaice:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	byte s_ice1_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	short hz18_ku_seaice_bscat(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_seaice_bscat:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_seaice_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_seaice_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_ku_seaice_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_ku_seaice_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_ku_seaice_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int mwr_instr_flags_pbp_flg(time) ;
	short hz18_ku_dop_slp_corr(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_dop_slp_corr:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_dop_slp_corr:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_dop_slp_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_dop_slp_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int instr_flags_decoded_redundancy_error(time) ;
	int tidal_load_ht_sol2(time) ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol2:units = "mm" ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol2:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol2:valid_min = -32768 ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol2:valid_max = 32766 ;
		tidal_load_ht_sol2:comment = "Tidal loading height (solution 2)" ;
	int s_sig_wv_ht(time) ;
		s_sig_wv_ht:units = "mm" ;
		s_sig_wv_ht:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		s_sig_wv_ht:valid_min = -32768 ;
		s_sig_wv_ht:valid_max = 32766 ;
		s_sig_wv_ht:comment = "S-band Significant wave height" ;
	int square_ku_sig_wv_ht(time) ;
		square_ku_sig_wv_ht:units = "mm2" ;
		square_ku_sig_wv_ht:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		square_ku_sig_wv_ht:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		square_ku_sig_wv_ht:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		square_ku_sig_wv_ht:comment = "Square of Ku-band Significant wave height" ;
	int sea_bias_ku(time) ;
		sea_bias_ku:units = "mm" ;
		sea_bias_ku:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sea_bias_ku:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sea_bias_ku:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sea_bias_ku:comment = "Sea state bias on Ku-band" ;
	int mwr_instr_flags_tmp_flg(time) ;
	int membership_1(time) ;
	int mod_wet_tropo_corr(time) ;
		mod_wet_tropo_corr:units = "mm" ;
		mod_wet_tropo_corr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		mod_wet_tropo_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		mod_wet_tropo_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		mod_wet_tropo_corr:comment = "Model wet tropospheric correction" ;
	int membership_3(time) ;
	int membership_2(time) ;
	int elev_echo_pt(time) ;
		elev_echo_pt:units = "cm" ;
		elev_echo_pt:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		elev_echo_pt:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		elev_echo_pt:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		elev_echo_pt:comment = "1 Hz Elevation of echoing point" ;
	byte ku_ocean_retrk_qua_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	short hz18_ku_k_cal_ku(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_k_cal_ku:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_ku_k_cal_ku:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_ku_k_cal_ku:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		hz18_ku_k_cal_ku:units = "dB" ;
		hz18_ku_k_cal_ku:valid_max = 32766 ;
		hz18_ku_k_cal_ku:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int s_band_ocean_range(time) ;
		s_band_ocean_range:units = "mm" ;
		s_band_ocean_range:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		s_band_ocean_range:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		s_band_ocean_range:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		s_band_ocean_range:comment = "S-band ocean range" ;
	int hz18_s_trk_cog(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_trk_cog:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_trk_cog:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_s_trk_cog:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_s_trk_cog:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	short hz18_s_ice2_edge_width(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_width:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_width:_FillValue = 32767s ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_width:valid_min = -32768 ;
		hz18_s_ice2_edge_width:valid_max = 32766 ;
	int s_peak(time) ;
		s_peak:comment = "1 Hz S-band peakiness" ;
		s_peak:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		s_peak:valid_min = -32768 ;
		s_peak:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		s_peak:units = "" ;
		s_peak:valid_max = 32766 ;
		s_peak:unit_orig = "1e-3" ;
	int hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s:scale_factor = 1. ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s:units = "/s" ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_s:unit_orig = "1/s" ;
	int ion_corr_doris_ku(time) ;
		ion_corr_doris_ku:units = "mm" ;
		ion_corr_doris_ku:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ion_corr_doris_ku:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ion_corr_doris_ku:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ion_corr_doris_ku:comment = "Ionospheric correction from DORIS on Ku-band" ;
	byte slp_mod_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr(time) ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:comment = "Interpolated standard deviation of MWR 23.8 GHz brightness temperature" ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:units = "K" ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		interpole_sd_238_temp_mwr:unit_orig = "1e-2 K" ;
	int geocen_pole_tide_ht(time) ;
		geocen_pole_tide_ht:units = "mm" ;
		geocen_pole_tide_ht:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		geocen_pole_tide_ht:valid_min = -32768 ;
		geocen_pole_tide_ht:valid_max = 32766 ;
		geocen_pole_tide_ht:comment = "Geocentric pole tide height" ;
	int hz18_ku_band_ocean(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_band_ocean:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_band_ocean:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_ku_band_ocean:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_ku_band_ocean:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	int solid_earth_tide_ht(time) ;
		solid_earth_tide_ht:units = "mm" ;
		solid_earth_tide_ht:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		solid_earth_tide_ht:valid_min = -32768 ;
		solid_earth_tide_ht:valid_max = 32766 ;
		solid_earth_tide_ht:comment = "Solid earth tide height" ;
	int dsr_time_seconds(time) ;
		dsr_time_seconds:units = "s" ;
		dsr_time_seconds:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		dsr_time_seconds:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		dsr_time_seconds:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		dsr_time_seconds:comment = "seconds since start of day" ;
	int dsr_time_days(time) ;
		dsr_time_days:units = "days since 2000-01-01" ;
		dsr_time_days:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		dsr_time_days:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		dsr_time_days:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		dsr_time_days:comment = "days since January 1st, 2000 (may be negative)" ;
	int hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku:scale_factor = 1. ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku:units = "/s" ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		hz18_2nd_edge_ice2_ku:unit_orig = "1/s" ;
	int ra2_ion_corr_ku(time) ;
		ra2_ion_corr_ku:units = "mm" ;
		ra2_ion_corr_ku:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ra2_ion_corr_ku:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ra2_ion_corr_ku:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ra2_ion_corr_ku:comment = "RA2 ionospheric correction on Ku-band" ;
	int interpole_flag_meteo_interp(time) ;
	int ra2_ion_corr_s(time) ;
		ra2_ion_corr_s:units = "mm" ;
		ra2_ion_corr_s:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ra2_ion_corr_s:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ra2_ion_corr_s:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ra2_ion_corr_s:comment = "RA2 ionospheric correction on S-band" ;
	int ku_ocean_bscat_coeff(time) ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:comment = "Ku-band corrected Ocean backscatter coefficient" ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:units = "dB" ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ku_ocean_bscat_coeff:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int rain_flag_altim_rain_flag(time) ;
	int interpole_238_temp_mwr(time) ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:comment = "Interpolated 23.8 GHz brightness temperature from MWR" ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:units = "K" ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		interpole_238_temp_mwr:unit_orig = "1e-2 K" ;
	double time_hf(time, meas_ind) ;
		time_hf:units = "s since 2000-01-01" ;
		time_hf:comment = "High Frequency time" ;
	int lat(time) ;
		lat:comment = "Geodetic Latitude (positive N, negative S)" ;
		lat:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		lat:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		lat:scale_factor = 1.e-06 ;
		lat:units = "degrees" ;
		lat:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		lat:unit_orig = "1e-6 degrees" ;
	int inv_barom_corr(time) ;
		inv_barom_corr:units = "mm" ;
		inv_barom_corr:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		inv_barom_corr:valid_min = -32768 ;
		inv_barom_corr:valid_max = 32766 ;
		inv_barom_corr:comment = "Inverted barometer correction" ;
	int ku_net_instr_corr_agc(time) ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:comment = "Ku-band net instrument correction for AGC" ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:units = "dB" ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ku_net_instr_corr_agc:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	int hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s:scale_factor = 1. ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s:units = "/s" ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
		hz18_1st_edge_ice2_s:unit_orig = "1/s" ;
	int off_nad_ang_platf(time) ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:comment = "Square of the satellite off-nadir angle from platform data" ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:valid_min = -32768 ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:scale_factor = 0.0001 ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:units = "deg2" ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:valid_max = 32766 ;
		off_nad_ang_platf:unit_orig = "1e-4 deg2" ;
	int sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat(time) ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:comment = "Standard deviation of 18 Hz S-band ocean backscatter coefficient" ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:valid_min = -32768 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:scale_factor = 0.01 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:units = "dB" ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:valid_max = 32766 ;
		sd_18hz_s_ocean_bscat:unit_orig = "1e-2 dB" ;
	byte error_flag_chirp_id_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	int hz18_ku_ice1(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_ice1:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_ice1:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_ku_ice1:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_ku_ice1:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	int hz18_ku_ice2(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_ice2:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_ice2:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_ku_ice2:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	int hz18_ku_trk_cog(time, meas_ind) ;
		hz18_ku_trk_cog:units = "mm" ;
		hz18_ku_trk_cog:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		hz18_ku_trk_cog:valid_min = -2147483648 ;
		hz18_ku_trk_cog:valid_max = 2147483646 ;
	int interpole_flag_mss(time) ;
	byte ku_chirp_id_flags(time, meas_ind) ;
	double time(time) ;
		time:units = "s since 2000-01-01" ;
		time:comment = "MDSR Time stamp. Time fields based on UTC are computed for each record and referred to the center of the averaged waveform" ;
	int ion_corr_mod_s(time) ;
		ion_corr_mod_s:units = "mm" ;
		ion_corr_mod_s:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ion_corr_mod_s:valid_min = -32768 ;
		ion_corr_mod_s:valid_max = 32766 ;
		ion_corr_mod_s:comment = "Ionospheric correction from model on S-band" ;

 

 

 

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	int iono_lis(time) ;
		iono_lis:units = "m" ;
		iono_lis:long_name = "iono_lis" ;
		iono_lis:scale_factor = 0.0001 ;
		iono_lis:comment = "The Dual-frequency ionospheric correction is noisy, and is smoothed with a 20 points median filter, adapted with variable length approaching the coasts to maintain maximum data coverage. Small gaps (< 5 points) are linearly interpolated." ;
		iono_lis:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		iono_lis:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int wet_tropo_cls(time) ;
		wet_tropo_cls:units = "m" ;
		wet_tropo_cls:long_name = "wet_tropo_cls" ;
		wet_tropo_cls:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		wet_tropo_cls:comment = "Wet troposphere correction calculated by CLS over the continents using NCEP data \tWet troposphere correction over the continents is either incorrect or not available on MGDRs. The program calculates the correction at the correct altitude, interpolated from the gridded NCEP levels. MERCIER (2003), Satellite altimetry over non ocean areas : an improved wet tropospheric correction from meteorological models, Joint EGS-AGU meeting, Nice, Spring 2003. Used: corr_ssh = (alt - (range_ku + solid_earth_tide + ctoh1:iono_lis + pole_tide + inv_barom_corr + model_dry_tropo_corr + mean_sea_surface))/1000." ;
		wet_tropo_cls:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		wet_tropo_cls:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int gim_ku(time) ;
		gim_ku:units = "m" ;
		gim_ku:long_name = "" ;
		gim_ku:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		gim_ku:comment = "The GIM ionospheric correction is based on Total Electron Content (TEC) grids which are operationally produced by JPL in delayed time (5 days) as well as in near real time (10 hours).\n",
			"    Iijima http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VHB-3YDGC8J-2&_user=3521029&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1112320696&_rerunOrigin=google&_acct=C000028798&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=3521029&md5=92792ec78673d3ec59fc071750194414#bbib8\n",
			"    B.A., Harris, I.L., Ho, C.M., Lindqwister, U.J., Mannucci, A.J., Pi, X., Reyes, M.J., Sparks, L.C., Wilson, B.D.,(1999). Automated daily process for global ionospheric total electron content maps and satellite ocean altimeter ionospheric calibration based on Global Positioning System data Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 61 1205-1218" ;
		gim_ku:_FillValue = -2147483648 ;
		gim_ku:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int gim_s(time) ;
		gim_s:units = "m" ;
		gim_s:long_name = "" ;
		gim_s:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		gim_s:comment = "See gim_ku comments." ;
		gim_s:_FillValue = -2147483648 ;
		gim_s:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ocean_tide_l_GOT00(time) ;
		ocean_tide_l_GOT00:units = "m" ;
		ocean_tide_l_GOT00:long_name = "Ocean Tide using GOT 00 model" ;
		ocean_tide_l_GOT00:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		ocean_tide_l_GOT00:comment = "Ocean tide correction from the GOT2000 tidal model developed at GSFC.\n",
			"    Warning: Does not include the load tide (unlike ocean_tide_sol1), nor the permanent tide (like ocean_tide_sol1)." ;
		ocean_tide_l_GOT00:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ocean_tide_l_GOT00:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ocean_tide_FES_04(time) ;
		ocean_tide_FES_04:units = "m" ;
		ocean_tide_FES_04:long_name = "Ocean Tide using FES 2004 model" ;
		ocean_tide_FES_04:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		ocean_tide_FES_04:comment = "Ocean tide correction from the FES model developed at LEGOS, Toulouse.  F. LYARD, F. LEFEBRE, LETTELIER, T., Francis O. (2004). Modeling the global ocean tides: modern insights from FES2004. Ocean dynamics 2006. 10.1007/s10236-006-0086-x.\n",
			"    Warning: Does not include the load tide (unlike ocean_tide_sol2), nor the permanent tide (like ocean_tide_sol2)." ;
		ocean_tide_FES_04:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ocean_tide_FES_04:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ocean_tide_GOT47(time) ;
		ocean_tide_GOT47:units = "m" ;
		ocean_tide_GOT47:long_name = "Ocean Tide using GOT 4.7 model" ;
		ocean_tide_GOT47:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		ocean_tide_GOT47:comment = "Tide Predictions in Shelf and Coastal Waters: Status and Prospects. Ray R. D., Egbert G. D., Erofeeva S. Y. in, Coastal Altimetry, Ed. Vignudelli S., Kostianoy A., Cipollini P., Benveniste J., Springer." ;
		ocean_tide_GOT47:_FillValue = 32767 ;
		ocean_tide_GOT47:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ib_MOG2D_NF(time) ;
		ib_MOG2D_NF:units = "m" ;
		ib_MOG2D_NF:long_name = "Inverted Barometer from MOG2D model" ;
		ib_MOG2D_NF:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		ib_MOG2D_NF:comment = "Barotropic ocean response to ECMWF wind and surface pressure forcing (6h), calculated using the MOG2D barotropic model. Includes the total non-isostatic ocean response to surface forcing. This correction replaces the standard inverse barometer correction or ib_ECMWF. CARRERE L., LYARD F. (2003) Modeling the barotropic response of the global ocean to atmospheric wind and pressure forcing - comparisons with observations. Geophysical Res. Lett. vol. 30, n. 6,1275, doi:10:1029/2002GL016473." ;
		ib_MOG2D_NF:_FillValue = 999999 ;
		ib_MOG2D_NF:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ib_ECMWF_NF(time) ;
		ib_ECMWF_NF:units = "m" ;
		ib_ECMWF_NF:long_name = "Inverted Barometer from ECMWF" ;
		ib_ECMWF_NF:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		ib_ECMWF_NF:comment = "Inverted barometer effect calculated from 6-hourly ECMWF surface pressure data and referenced to the global mean surface pressure over the oceans and sea-ice. Improvement to the IB response calculated by AVISO for TOPEX which is relative to a constant 1013 mbar reference surface. The new version conserves mass over the ocean." ;
		ib_ECMWF_NF:_FillValue = 999999 ;
		ib_ECMWF_NF:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ib_MOG2D_hf(time) ;
		ib_MOG2D_hf:units = "m" ;
		ib_MOG2D_hf:long_name = "Hight Frequency MOG2D Inverted Barometer" ;
		ib_MOG2D_hf:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		ib_MOG2D_hf:comment = "ib_MOG2D_NF for periods smaller than 20 days." ;
		ib_MOG2D_hf:_FillValue = 999999 ;
		ib_MOG2D_hf:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	int ib_ECMWF_bf(time) ;
		ib_ECMWF_bf:units = "m" ;
		ib_ECMWF_bf:long_name = "Low Frequency ECMWF Inverted Barometer" ;
		ib_ECMWF_bf:scale_factor = 1.e-05 ;
		ib_ECMWF_bf:comment = "ib_ECMWF_NF for periods greater than 20 days." ;
		ib_ECMWF_bf:_FillValue = 999999 ;
		ib_ECMWF_bf:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-16 14:13" ;
	double dist_to_coast_leuliette(time) ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:_FillValue = nanf ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:title = "dist.nc" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:actual_range = -2513.44677734375, 3819.8876953125 ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:Conventions = "COARDS/CF-1.0" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:long_name = "distance to coast" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:GMT_version = "4.3.1" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:contact = "Eric.Leuliette@noaa.gov" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:units = "km" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:node_offset = 0 ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:history = "Tue Sep 14 10:39:53 2010: ncatted -a contact,global,c,c,Eric.Leuliette@noaa.gov distance-to-coast_2m.nc\n",
			"grdmath distance-to-coast_2m.nc landocean.nc MUL = distances-to-coast_2m.nc" ;
		dist_to_coast_leuliette:coordinates = "lon lat" ;
	double dist_to_coast_stumpf(time) ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:contact = "ctoh_products at legos dot obs-mip dot fr" ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:reference = "http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/DOCS/DistFromCoast/" ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:title = "Distance to nearest coastline" ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:units = "km" ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:history = "Conversion to netcdf by CTOH www.ctoh.legos.obs-mip.fr" ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:coordinates = "lon lat" ;
		dist_to_coast_stumpf:original_file = "dist2coast.signed.txt" ;
	double geoid_egm08(time) ;
		geoid_egm08:contact = "ctoh_products at legos dot obs-mip dot fr" ;
		geoid_egm08:scale_factor = 1 ;
		geoid_egm08:units = "m" ;
		geoid_egm08:doc = "Computed from EGM2008 with a correction to refer the value to the mean tide system i.e. includes the permanent tide (zero frequency). Number of considered frequences : HS2400. Spatial resolution: 0.075\' Elipsoid:T/P." ;
		geoid_egm08:ref = "http://earth-info.nga.mil/GandG/wgs84/gravitymod/egm2008" ;
		geoid_egm08:original_file = "grid_geoide_ponc_2mn_egm2008_2190_mean_tide_ctte_Topex" ;
		geoid_egm08:coordinates = "lon lat" ;
	double geoid_goce(time) ;
		geoid_goce:units = "m" ;
		geoid_goce:doc = "http://earth-info.nga.mil/GandG/wgs84/gravitymod/egm2008" ;
		geoid_goce:scale_factor = 1 ;
		geoid_goce:original_file = "grille_geoide_ponct.EIGEN-GOCE14p" ;
		geoid_goce:coordinates = "lon lat" ;
	double geoid_grace(time) ;
		geoid_grace:units = "m" ;
		geoid_grace:doc = "http://earth-info.nga.mil/GandG/wgs84/gravitymod/egm2008" ;
		geoid_grace:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		geoid_grace:original_file = "GGM02_GHT_GRAV_meantide.GRID" ;
		geoid_grace:ctoh_edit_date = "2011-06-09 08:35" ;
	double gridone(time) ;
                gridone:long_name = "Bathymetry from GEBCO One Minute Grid (gridone)" ;
                gridone:scale_factor = 1. ;
                gridone:source = "1.00" ;
                gridone:units = "m" ;
                gridone:node_offset = 0 ;
                gridone:title = "GEBCO One Minute Grid" ;
                gridone:add_offset = 0. ;
                gridone:ctoh_edit_date = "2012-01-02 11:23" ;
	double mdt_cnes_cls_09(time) ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:_FillValue = 1.84467440737096e+19 ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:CreatedBy = "rio@px-124.cls.fr" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:title = "MDT CNES-CLS09 V1.1" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:CreatedOn = "11-MAR-2010 16:50:55:000000" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:long_name = "Mean Dynamic Topography" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:OriginalName = "MDT_CNES-CLS09_v1.1.nc" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:units = "m" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:FileType = "GRID_DOTS" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09:coordinates = "lon lat" ;
	double mdt_cnes_cls_09_med(time) ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:_FillValue = 1.844674e+19f ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:CreatedBy = "rio@px-124.cls.fr" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:title = "SMDT MED07 recalee a Gibraltar (offset de 0.025 m)" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:CreatedOn = "29-APR-2010 16:12:33:000000" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:long_name = "Topographie Dynamique Moyenne MED07" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:OriginalName = "smdt_med07_recale.nc" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:units = "m" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:FileType = "GRID_DOTS" ;
		mdt_cnes_cls_09_med:coordinates = "lon lat" ;
	double mss_cnes_cls_10(time) ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:_FillValue = 2147483647 ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:scale_factor = 0.001 ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:CreatedBy = "MSSAscii2Grille" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:Title = "Surface moyenne oceanique CNES CLS 2010" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:CreatedOn = "03-MAI-2010" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:long_name = "Hauteurs de surface moyenne oceanique" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:OriginalName = "MSS_CNES_CLS_10" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:units = "m" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:FileType = "GRID_DOTS" ;
		mss_cnes_cls_10:coordinates = "lon lat" ;

 

 

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                :num_data_sets = 2 ;
                :ra2_first_lat = -81499269 ;
                :proc_time = "09-DEC-2010 10:22:08.000000" ;
                :ra2_uso_sel = 1 ;
                :ra2_if_mask_proc = 1 ;
                :ra2_last_record_time = "13-SEP-2010 22:24:27.359229" ;
                :product_err = 0 ;
                :mwr_l1b_proc_flag = 0 ;
                :sensing_stop = "13-SEP-2010 22:24:27.359229" ;
                :ra2_l2_processing_quality = 9977 ;
                :z_velocity = 0. ;
                :rel_orbit = 1 ;
                :ra2_ocean_ku_retrack_percent = 9921 ;
                :average_global_pressure = 0 ;
                :mwr_l2_proc_flag = 1 ;
                :ctoh_cycle_number = 93 ;
                :x_velocity = 0. ;
                :ra2_20_band_percent = 44 ;
                :sph_size = 17178 ;
                :delta_ut1 = 0. ;
                :acquisition_station = "PDHS-E" ;
                :dsd_size = 280 ;
                :ra2_320_band_percent = 9718 ;
                :ra2_measurement_percent = 9981 ;
                :mwr_first_long = 95822864 ;
                :ra2_uso_proc = 0 ;
                :ra2_manoeuver_start_utc = "" ;
                :mwr_l1b_head_thresh = 7000 ;
                :ctoh_first_meas_time = "2010-09-13 21:34:10.11" ;
                :sph_descriptor = "RA2_MWR_GDR" ;
                :ctoh_contact = "eohelp@esa.int ; ctoh_products at legos dot obs-mip dot fr" ;
                :ra2_l1b_proc_thresh = 8000 ;
                :ra2_ws_optimal_interpolation_percent = 6137 ;
                :product = "RA2_GDR_2PRF-P20100913_213410_00003017A093_00001_44643_0402.N1" ;
                :ctoh_mission = "envisat" ;
                :ra2_manoeuver_stop_utc = "" ;
                :ctoh_history = "netcdf created by CTOH on 2011-01-12 17:38:22.99" ;
                :ra2_ice1_s_retrack_percent = 9001 ;
                :mwr_first_lat = -81499039 ;
                :ra2_rv_rfss_def = "A" ;
                :ra2_last_lat = 81499709 ;
                :software_ver = "CMA/9.3_05" ;
                :ctoh_institution = "ESA; CTOH" ;
                :ra2_peakiness_high_percent = 1256 ;
                :ra2_80_band_percent = 236 ;
                :ctoh_dataset_ctime = 1294853902 ;
                :ctoh_title = "RA2 MWR GDR  from ESA + USO correction and converted in NetCDF by CTOH" ;
                :ra2_first_record_time = "13-SEP-2010 21:34:10.647282" ;
                :ra2_time_interval = 55700 ;
                :proc_stage = "R" ;
                :mwr_last_lat = 81499547 ;
                :ra2_if_mask_sel = 1 ;
                :mwr_last_long = -95775519 ;
                :num_dsd = 52 ;
                :mwr_seaflag_percent = 10000 ;
                :abs_orbit = 44643 ;
                :ra2_l2_proc_thresh = 8070 ;
                :mwr_first_record_time = "13-SEP-2010 21:34:11.086012" ;
                :ra2_ice1_ku_retrack_percent = 9837 ;
                :ra2_l1b_processing_quality = 10000 ;
                :z_position = 0. ;
                :mwr_l1b_telem_quality = 10000 ;
                :mwr_l1b_proc_thresh = 7000 ;
                :ra2_l1b_proc_flag = 0 ;
                :ctoh_last_meas_time = "2010-09-13 22:24:27.88" ;
                :mwr_l1b_header_flag = 0 ;
                :ctoh_dataset_size = 6990485 ;
                :proc_center = "F-PAC" ;
                :original_file = "RA2_GDR_2PRF-P20100913_213410_00003017A093_00001_44643_0402.N1" ;
                :solar_activity_index = 0 ;
                :ra2_time_shift_midframe = 529150 ;
                :leap_sign = 1 ;
                :mwr_bt_opt_interpolation_percent = 9615 ;
                :clock_step = 0 ;
                :mwr_l2_proc_quality = 10000 ;
                :mwr_l1b_telem_thresh = 7000 ;
                :x_position = 0. ;
                :ra2_peakiness_low_percent = 0 ;
                :mwr_landflag_percent = 0 ;
                :doris_ionospheric_model_version = "SSALTO/CMA" ;
                :mwr_l1b_telemetry_flag = 0 ;
                :ra2_last_long = -96054924 ;
                :sensing_start = "13-SEP-2010 21:34:10.647282" ;
                :ctoh_reference_document = "http://earth.esa.int/pub/ESA_DOC/ENVISAT/RA2-MWR/ra2-mwr.ProductHandbook.2_2.pdf" ;
                :ctoh_creation_date = "2011-01-12 17:38:22.99" ;
                :leap_err = 0 ;
                :ra2_rv_hpa_def = "A" ;
                :vector_source = "DI" ;
                :leap_utc = "01-JAN-2009 00:00:00.000000" ;
                :ra2_ice2_s_retrack_percent = 5446 ;
                :ra2_l1b_header_flag = 0 ;
                :ra2_l1b_header_thresh = 8000 ;
                :state_vector_time = "13-SEP-2010 20:44:00.000000" ;
                :y_velocity = 0. ;
                :mwr_l1b_head_quality = 7000 ;
                :ref_doc = "PO-RS-MDA-GS-2009_14/4C" ;
                :ra2_seaice_ku_retrack_percent = 9934 ;
                :ctoh_rev_number = 1 ;
                :sat_binary_time = 0 ;
                :ra2_flag_manoeuver = 0 ;
                :ra2_ice2_ku_retrack_percent = 9514 ;
                :mwr_last_record_time = "13-SEP-2010 22:24:26.671323" ;
                :mwr_l2_proc_thresh = 7530 ;
                :ra2_l1b_header_quality = 10000 ;
                :pass_number = 1 ;
                :y_position = 0. ;
                :ra2_first_long = 96000230 ;
                :phase = 2 ;
                :cycle = 93 ;
                :ra2_ocean_s_retrack_percent = 8608 ;
                :tot_size = 6990485 ;
                :ra2_l2_proc_flag = 1 ;
                :meteo_model_version = "ECMWF_T511" ;
                :mwr_l1b_proc_quality = 10000 ;
                :utc_sbt_time = "13-SEP-2010 20:30:10.733818" ;

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