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Dataset Title:  Mouth of Placentia Bay Buoy Subscribe RSS
Institution:  MI   (Dataset ID: SMA_MouthofPlacentiaBayBuoy)
Range: longitude = -54.69528 to -54.69528°E, latitude = 46.9736 to 46.9736°N, time = 2006-08-18T17:16:59Z to 2022-02-26T05:25:00Z
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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
 s {
  station_name {
    String _Encoding "UTF-8";
    String cf_role "timeseries_id";
    String ioos_category "Identifier";
    String long_name "Station Name";
  }
  time {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Time";
    Float64 actual_range 1.155921419e+9, 1.6458531e+9;
    String axis "T";
    String ioos_category "Time";
    String long_name "Timestamp";
    String standard_name "time";
    String time_origin "01-JAN-1970 00:00:00";
    String units "seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z";
  }
  longitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lon";
    Float64 actual_range -54.69528, -54.69528;
    String axis "X";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  latitude {
    String _CoordinateAxisType "Lat";
    Float64 actual_range 46.9736, 46.9736;
    String axis "Y";
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  }
  precise_lon {
    Float64 actual_range -58.73575, -21.419885;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Precise Longitude";
    String standard_name "longitude";
    String units "degrees_east";
  }
  precise_lat {
    Float64 actual_range -66.07831167, 51.05829333;
    String ioos_category "Location";
    String long_name "Precise Latitude";
    String standard_name "latitude";
    String units "degrees_north";
  }
  wind_spd_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 460.7;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String long_name "Wind Spd Avg";
    String standard_name "wind_speed";
    String units "m s-1";
  }
  wind_spd_max {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 309.4;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String long_name "Wind Spd Max";
    String standard_name "wind_speed_of_gust";
    String units "m s-1";
  }
  wind_dir_avg {
    Int16 actual_range 0, 360;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 360.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String long_name "Wind From Direction";
    String standard_name "wind_from_direction";
    String units "degree";
  }
  wind_spd2_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 34.9;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String long_name "Wind Spd2 Avg";
    String standard_name "wind_speed";
    String units "m s-1";
  }
  wind_spd2_max {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 138.3;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String long_name "Wind Spd2 Max";
    String standard_name "wind_speed_of_gust";
    String units "m s-1";
  }
  wind_dir2_avg {
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 360.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String ioos_category "Wind";
    String long_name "Wind From Direction";
    String standard_name "wind_from_direction";
    String units "degree";
  }
  air_temp_avg {
    Float32 actual_range -21.9, 32.6;
    String ioos_category "Temperature";
    String long_name "Air Temp Avg";
    String standard_name "air_temperature";
    String units "degree_C";
  }
  air_pressure_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 951.61, 1049.97;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 1050.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 950.0;
    String ioos_category "Pressure";
    String long_name "Air Pressure";
    String standard_name "air_pressure";
    String units "mbar";
  }
  air_humidity_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 102.0;
    String ioos_category "Meteorology";
    String long_name "Air Humidity Avg";
    String standard_name "relative_humidity";
    String units "1";
  }
  air_dewpoint_avg {
    Float32 actual_range -101.1, 32.6;
    String ioos_category "Meteorology";
    String long_name "Air Dewpoint Avg";
    String standard_name "dew_point_temperature";
    String units "degree_C";
  }
  surface_temp_avg {
    Float32 actual_range -5.91, 323.96;
    String ioos_category "Temperature";
    String long_name "Surface Temp Avg";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_temperature";
    String units "degree_C";
  }
  wave_ht_max {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 323.96;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "Wave Ht Max";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_wave_maximum_height";
    String units "m";
  }
  surface_salinity_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 323.961;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 37.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 32.0;
    String ioos_category "Salinity";
    String long_name "Sea Water Salinity";
    String standard_name "sea_water_salinity";
    String units "1e-3";
  }
  surface_cond_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0195, 323.961;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "Surface Cond Avg";
    String standard_name "sea_water_electrical_conductivity";
    String units "S m-1";
  }
  wave_ht_sig {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 323.96;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "Wave Ht Sig";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_wave_significant_height";
    String units "m";
  }
  wave_period_max {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 324.0;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 20.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "Sea Surface Wave Maximum Period";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_wave_maximum_period";
    String units "s";
  }
  wave_dir_avg {
    Float32 actual_range -2.19036993e+17, 360.0;
    Float64 colorBarMaximum 360.0;
    Float64 colorBarMinimum 0.0;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "Sea Surface Wave From Direction";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_wave_from_direction";
    String units "degree";
  }
  wave_spread_avg {
    Float32 actual_range -2.34584e+26, 3.84363e+30;
    String ioos_category "Surface Waves";
    String long_name "Wave Spread Avg (relative)";
    String standard_name "sea_surface_wave_directional_spread";
    String units "degree";
  }
  curr_dir_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 360.0;
    String ioos_category "Currents";
    String long_name "Curr Dir Avg";
    String standard_name "sea_water_velocity_to_direction";
    String units "degree";
  }
  curr_spd_avg {
    Float32 actual_range 0.0, 24201.3;
    String ioos_category "Currents";
    String long_name "Curr Spd Avg";
    String standard_name "sea_water_speed";
    String units "mm s-1";
  }
 }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String cdm_data_type "TimeSeries";
    String cdm_timeseries_variables "station_name,longitude,latitude";
    String Conventions "COARDS, CF-1.6, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0";
    String creator_email "SmartBay@smartbay.ca";
    String creator_name "Marine Institute";
    String creator_url "https://www.mi.mun.ca/departments/centreforappliedoceantechnology/";
    Float64 Easternmost_Easting -54.69528;
    String featureType "TimeSeries";
    Float64 geospatial_lat_max 46.9736;
    Float64 geospatial_lat_min 46.9736;
    String geospatial_lat_units "degrees_north";
    Float64 geospatial_lon_max -54.69528;
    Float64 geospatial_lon_min -54.69528;
    String geospatial_lon_units "degrees_east";
    String history 
"2022-08-16T17:02:40Z (local files)
2022-08-16T17:02:40Z https://www.smartatlantic.ca/tabledap/SMA_MouthofPlacentiaBayBuoy.das";
    String infoUrl "https://www.smartatlantic.ca/station_alt.html?id=placentiabay_mouth";
    String institution "MI";
    String instrument_10_description "InMarSat";
    String instrument_10_id "01149345SKYA262";
    String instrument_10_manufacturer "SkyWave";
    String instrument_10_type "Equipment";
    String instrument_10_version "IDP-690";
    String instrument_11_description "InMarSat D+";
    String instrument_11_id "InMarSat D+-392";
    String instrument_11_manufacturer "SkyWave";
    String instrument_11_type "Equipment";
    String instrument_11_version "INMARASAT D+";
    String instrument_12_description "Iridium";
    String instrument_12_id "Iridium-393";
    String instrument_12_manufacturer "nan";
    String instrument_12_type "Equipment";
    String instrument_12_version "nan";
    String instrument_13_description "Iridium Antenna";
    String instrument_13_id "322760";
    String instrument_13_manufacturer "nan";
    String instrument_13_type "Miscellaneous";
    String instrument_13_version "nan";
    String instrument_14_description "Light";
    String instrument_14_id "1360055294";
    String instrument_14_manufacturer "Carmanah";
    String instrument_14_type "Miscellaneous";
    String instrument_14_version "M850";
    String instrument_15_description "Light";
    String instrument_15_id "408115";
    String instrument_15_manufacturer "Carmanah";
    String instrument_15_type "Miscellaneous";
    String instrument_15_version "M750";
    String instrument_16_description "Mooring";
    String instrument_16_id "Mooring-403";
    String instrument_16_manufacturer "Hybrid";
    String instrument_16_type "Mooring";
    String instrument_16_version "Inverse Cantenary";
    String instrument_17_description "Radar Reflector";
    String instrument_17_id "Radar Reflector-405";
    String instrument_17_manufacturer "EchoMax";
    String instrument_17_type "Miscellaneous";
    String instrument_17_version "EM230";
    String instrument_18_description "Temperature/Rel. Humid.";
    String instrument_18_id "61779139";
    String instrument_18_manufacturer "Rotronic";
    String instrument_18_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_18_version "MP101A-T7";
    String instrument_19_description "Wave Sensor";
    String instrument_19_id "TAS04491";
    String instrument_19_manufacturer "AXYS";
    String instrument_19_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_19_version "Tri-AXYS";
    String instrument_1_description "Anemometer";
    String instrument_1_id "12180116";
    String instrument_1_manufacturer "Gill";
    String instrument_1_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_1_version "Windsonic";
    String instrument_2_description "Anemometer";
    String instrument_2_id "136641";
    String instrument_2_manufacturer "RM Young";
    String instrument_2_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_2_version "5106";
    String instrument_3_description "AtoN AIS";
    String instrument_3_id "000840351";
    String instrument_3_manufacturer "L3";
    String instrument_3_type "Equipment";
    String instrument_3_version "MFR 06141";
    String instrument_4_description "Barometric Pressure";
    String instrument_4_id "BPA8866";
    String instrument_4_manufacturer "RM Young";
    String instrument_4_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_4_version "61302V";
    String instrument_5_description "Camera";
    String instrument_5_id "0030F4EC04FE";
    String instrument_5_manufacturer "StarDot Technologies";
    String instrument_5_type "Miscellaneous";
    String instrument_5_version "DOM-SECH5IR";
    String instrument_6_description "Compass";
    String instrument_6_id "120600739";
    String instrument_6_manufacturer "KVH";
    String instrument_6_type "Equipment";
    String instrument_6_version "C100";
    String instrument_7_description "Current Meter";
    String instrument_7_id "AQD8306";
    String instrument_7_manufacturer "NORTEK Aquadopp";
    String instrument_7_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_7_version "Current Meter";
    String instrument_8_description "Data Logger";
    String instrument_8_id "WM503490";
    String instrument_8_manufacturer "AXYS WatchMan";
    String instrument_8_type "Equipment";
    String instrument_8_version "WM500";
    String instrument_9_description "GPS";
    String instrument_9_id "2J5048014";
    String instrument_9_manufacturer "Garmin";
    String instrument_9_type "Sensor";
    String instrument_9_version "GPS 19x HVS";
    String keywords "air, air_pressure, atmosphere, atmospheric, avg, better, cond, curr, currents, decisions, density, dew point, dir, direction, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Swells, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Period, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Speed/Direction, Earth Science > Oceans > Salinity/Density > Salinity, humidity, identifier, level, max, measurements, meteorology, name, ocean, oceans, period, pressure, salinity, sea, sea_surface_swell_wave_period, sea_surface_wave_to_direction, sea_water_salinity, seaSurfaceHeight, seaSurfaceSalinity, seaSurfaceTemperature, seawater, sig, spd, spd2, speed, spread, static, station, surface, surface waves, surfaceCurrents, swell, swells, temperature, time, timestamp, water, wave, waves, wind, wind_from_direction, winds";
    String keywords_fra "seaSurfaceTemperature, seaSurfaceHeight, seaSurfaceSalinity, surfaceCurrents";
    String keywords_vocabulary "GCMD Science Keywords";
    String license 
"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.";
    String Metadata_Conventions "COARDS, CF-1.6, Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0";
    Float64 Northernmost_Northing 46.9736;
    String platform "moored surface buoy";
    String platform_description "AXYS 3 Metre Buoy";
    String platform_id "3MB00310";
    String platform_vocabulary "https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L06/current/";
    String project "SmartAtlantic";
    String sourceUrl "(local files)";
    Float64 Southernmost_Northing 46.9736;
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF-12";
    String summary "A 3 m. diameter meteorological / oceanographic buoy built by AXYS Environmental Technologies of Sidney, British Columbia. The buoy is positioned at the mouth of Placentia Bay in water depth of about 230 m.The buoy is capable of measuring a variety of atmospheric and surface conditions: wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, sea surface temperature, current speed, current direction, wave height, wave direction and wave period. The buoy is also equipped with an Aids to Navigation Information System (ATONiS) allowing direct transmittal of the buoy data to a ship's bridge.";
    String summary_fra "Une bouée météorologique/océanographique de 3 m. de diamètre construite par AXYS Environmental Technologies de Sidney, en Colombie-Britannique. La bouée est positionnée à l'embouchure de la baie Placentia à une profondeur d'eau d'environ 230 m. La bouée est capable de mesurer diverses conditions atmosphériques et de surface : vitesse et direction du vent, température de l'air, humidité, point de rosée, pression barométrique, température de la surface de la mer, vitesse du courant, direction du courant, vague la hauteur, la direction des vagues et la période des vagues. La bouée est également munie d'un système d'information sur les aides à la navigation (AtonIS) qui permet la transmission directe des données de la bouée à la passerelle d'un navire.";
    String testOutOfDate "now-60minutes";
    String time_coverage_end "2022-02-26T05:25:00Z";
    String time_coverage_start "2006-08-18T17:16:59Z";
    String title "Mouth of Placentia Bay Buoy";
    String title_fra "Bouée de la baie Placentia";
    String uuid "e155a31a-d248-400f-af44-8351bba3b6ae";
    Float64 Westernmost_Easting -54.69528;
  }
}

 

Using tabledap to Request Data and Graphs from Tabular Datasets

tabledap lets you request a data subset, a graph, or a map from a tabular dataset (for example, buoy data), via a specially formed URL. tabledap uses the OPeNDAP (external link) Data Access Protocol (DAP) (external link) and its selection 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.

Tabledap request URLs must be in the form
https://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/tabledap/datasetID.fileType{?query}
For example,
https://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap/tabledap/pmelTaoDySst.htmlTable?longitude,latitude,time,station,wmo_platform_code,T_25&time>=2015-05-23T12:00:00Z&time<=2015-05-31T12:00:00Z
Thus, the query is often a comma-separated list of desired variable names, followed by a collection of constraints (e.g., variable<value), each preceded by '&' (which is interpreted as "AND").

For details, see the tabledap Documentation.


 
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