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dimensions:
time = UNLIMITED ; // (1 currently)
lon = 400 ;
lat = 280 ;
bxnum = 76 ;
lenght = 13 ;
variables:
double time(time) ;
time:units = "days since 1960-01-01 00:00:00 UTC" ;
time:long_name = "Time" ;
time:actual_range = 14951., 14951. ;
float lat(lat) ;
lat:units = "degrees_north" ;
lat:long_name = "Latitude" ;
lat:actual_range = -34.875f, 34.875f ;
float lon(lon) ;
lon:units = "degrees_east" ;
lon:long_name = "Longitude" ;
lon:actual_range = 300.125f, 399.875f ;
float bxlatmin(bxnum) ;
bxlatmin:units = "degrees_north" ;
bxlatmin:long_name = "Minimum Latitude of AMMA Cell" ;
bxlatmin:actual_range = -35.f, 25.f ;
float bxlonmin(bxnum) ;
bxlonmin:units = "degrees_east" ;
bxlonmin:long_name = "Minimum Longitude of AMMA Cell" ;
bxlonmin:actual_range = 300.f, 390.f ;
float bxlatmax(bxnum) ;
bxlatmax:units = "degrees_north" ;
bxlatmax:long_name = "Maximum Latitude of AMMA Cell" ;
bxlatmax:actual_range = -25.f, 35.f ;
float bxlonmax(bxnum) ;
bxlonmax:units = "degrees_east" ;
bxlonmax:long_name = "Maximum Longitude of AMMA Cell" ;
bxlonmax:actual_range = 310.f, 400.f ;
char bxname(bxnum, lenght) ;
bxname:long_name = "AMMA Cell Name" ;
int bxdata(bxnum) ;
bxdata:units = "1" ;
bxdata:long_name = "Number of Pixels in AMMA Cell" ;
bxdata:valid_range = 0, 112000 ;
bxdata:actual_range = 0, -30224 ;
bxdata:missing_value = -1 ;
bxdata:_FillValue = -1 ;
byte bxtime(bxnum) ;
bxtime:units = "minutes since 2000-12-07 00:00:00 UTC" ;
bxtime:long_name = "Mean Time in AMMA Cell" ;
bxtime:valid_range = 0.f, 1440.f ;
bxtime:actual_range = 18.f, 1436.631f ;
bxtime:missing_value = 127b ;
bxtime:_FillValue = 127b ;
bxtime:add_offset = 768.f ;
bxtime:scale_factor = 6.f ;
byte tpix(time, lat, lon) ;
tpix:units = "minutes since 2000-12-07 00:00:00 UTC" ;
tpix:long_name = "Pixel Time Offset" ;
tpix:valid_range = 0.f, 1440.f ;
tpix:actual_range = 6.f, 1440.f ;
tpix:missing_value = 127b ;
tpix:_FillValue = 127b ;
tpix:add_offset = 768.f ;
tpix:scale_factor = 6.f ;
byte data(time, lat, lon) ;
data:units = "kg/m2" ;
data:long_name = "Total Column of Water Vapor" ;
data:valid_range = 0.f, 75.f ;
data:actual_range = 9.900001f, 61.5f ;
data:missing_value = 127b ;
data:_FillValue = 127b ;
data:add_offset = 38.4f ;
data:scale_factor = 0.3f ;

// global attributes:
:conventions = "COARDS" ;
:title = "SSMI Total Column of Water Vapor" ;
:instrument = "SSMI" ;
:platform = "DMSP-F14" ;
:grid_resolution_in_degrees = "0.25" ;
:description = "Data is from SSM/I NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Daily Dataset.It consists of variables derived from DMSP spacecraft interpolated on lon-lat grid points." ;
:contact = "Karim Ramage, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it " ;
:original_data_source = "Remote Sensing System (http://www.ssmi.com)" ;
:history = "Thu Aug 28 21:29:02 UTC 2003 : Translation into NetCDF from file /.r10/pub/AMMASAT/offline/level2/vapor/ssm-i/f14/bmaps_v05/y2000/m12/f14_20001207v5.gz by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , using /home/ramage/SSMI/ssmi2ncdf.pro" ;
:authorized_access = "public" ;
:amma_cells_comment = "AMMA Cells are defined as rectangular areas delimited by bxlonmin and bxlonmax in longitude, and bxlatmin and bxlatmax in latitude." ;
:amma_area = "Large Area" ;
:pixel_time_comment = "The time of each pixel is expressed in the scientific variable tpix as an offset in minutes relative to the value of the time coordinate variable for this file." ;
}
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