4.2.7.  DATA_START_DATE


The global attribute DATA_START_DATE specifies the earliest date/time found in the data file. The DATA_START_DATE format is the ISO 8601 data/time described in Sections  3.3.1and 3.3.2. Fractions of a second shall be rounded down to the nearest second.

 

Type: STRING 

Entry: Single field

Format: ISO 8601 date/time 

Example: DATA_START_DATE = 20010124T110000Z


Type Comment Debate
ABSORPTION.COEFFICIENT - -
AEROSOL.ABSORPTION.OPTICAL.DEPTH - -
AEROSOL.ABSORPTION.OPTICAL.DEPTH.LEVEL OVP -
AEROSOL.ASYMMETRY.FACTOR - -
AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO - -
AEROSOL.COLUMN - -
AEROSOL.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO - -
AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT - -
AEROSOL.INDEX - -
AEROSOL.LAYER.HEIGHT - -
AEROSOL.OPTICAL.DEPTH - -
AEROSOL.OPTICAL.DEPTH.LEVEL OVP -
AEROSOL.OPTICAL.DEPTH.STRATOSPHERIC - -
AEROSOL.OPTICAL.DEPTH.TROPOSPHERIC - -
AEROSOL.SINGLE.SCATTERING.ALBEDO - -
AEROSOL.SINGLE.SCATTERING.ALBEDO.LEVEL OVP -
AEROSOL.TYPE - -
AIR.MASS NDACC FTIR -
ALBEDO.SURFACE - -
ALTITUDE - -
ALTITUDE.BOUNDARIES Upper and lower boundaries of a partial column altitude grid. -
ALTITUDE.GPH.BOUNDARIES - -
ALTITUDE.GPH Geopotential Height -
ALTITUDE.INSTRUMENT - -
ANEMOMETER.HEIGHT - -
ANGLE EVDC -
ANGLE.LUNAR - -
ANGLE.SOLAR Solar angle -
ANGLE.VIEW Viewing angle -
ATMOSPHERIC.TRANSMISSION EVDC -
AUXILIARY.PARAMETERS used for SONDE -
BACKSCATTERING.COEFFICIENT - -
BAROMETRIC.PRESSURE EVDC -
BPA Bleached Particle Absorption -
BrO.COLUMN - -
BrO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
BrO.COLUMN.SLANT - -
BrO.COLUMN.SLANT.DIFFERENTIAL - -
BrO.COLUMN.SLANT.TROPOSPHERIC - -
BrO.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
BrO.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
BrO.MIXING.RATIO - -
C2H2.COLUMN - -
C2H2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
C2H2.MIXING.RATIO - -
C2H6.COLUMN - -
C2H6.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
C2H6.MIXING.RATIO PPV -
CCl2F2.COLUMN - -
CCl2F2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CCl2F2.MIXING.RATIO - -
CCl3F.COLUMN - -
CCl3F.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CCl3F.MIXING.RATIO - -
CFC11.MIXING.RATIO - -
CFC12.MIXING.RATIO - -
CH4.COLUMN - -
CH4.COLUMN EVDC -
CH4.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CH4.MIXING.RATIO - -
CH4.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
CHF2Cl.COLUMN - -
CHF2Cl.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CHF2Cl.MIXING.RATIO - -
CHL.1.CONCENTRATION - -
CHL.1.INDEX - -
CHL.2.INDEX - -
CHL.2.INDEX - -
CHL.2.INDEX - -
CHL.A.CONCENTRATION - -
CHOCHO.COLUMN - -
CHOCHO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CHOCHO.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
CHOCHO.MIXING.RATIO - -
ClO.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
ClONO2.COLUMN - -
ClONO2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
ClONO2.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
CLOUD.BOTTOM.HEIGHT - -
CLOUD.FRACTION OVP -
CLOUD.LAYER.THICKNESS EVDC -
CLOUD.TOP.HEIGHT - -
CLOUD.TOP.PRESSURE - -
CO2.COLUMN - -
CO2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CO2.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
CO2.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
CO.COLUMN - -
CO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
CO.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
CO.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
COF2.COLUMN - -
COF2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
COF2.MIXING.RATIO - -
COLOUR.INDEX Wavelength ratio derived from UVVIS.SAOZ instruments -
DATETIME - -
DATETIME.START - -
DATETIME.STOP - -
DAY.OF.YEAR EVDC -
DENSITY.DRY - -
DENSITY NDACC LIDAR T -
DEPTH - -
DEPTH.KD For MERIS validation -
DEPTH.SEA.FLOOR - -
DEPTH.SECCHI Depth using Secchi disk -
DEW.POINT.TEMPERATURE - -
DISCOLOUR.CODE For MERIS validation -
DISTANCE.SHORE - -
F12.COLUMN - -
F22.COLUMN - -
FLAG.ALGORITHM - -
FLAG.ALGORITHM.LEVEL OVP -
FLAG.MEASUREMENT.QUALITY OVP -
FLAG.PROCESSING.QUALITY OVP -
FLAG.TARGET - -
FREQUENCY.BIN GECA -
FREQUENCY.SIGNAL Radio Occultation -
H2CO.COLUMN - -
H2CO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
H2CO.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
H2CO.MIXING.RATIO - -
H2.MIXING.RATIO - -
H2O.COLUMN - -
H2O.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
H2O.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
H2O.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
H2O.LIQUID.COLUMN - -
H2O.MIXING.RATIO - -
H2O.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
HCFC22.COLUMN - -
HCFC22.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HCFC22.MIXING.RATIO PPV -
HCl.COLUMN - -
HCl.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HCl.MIXING.RATIO - -
HCl.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
HCN.COLUMN - -
HCN.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HCN.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
HCOOH.COLUMN - -
HCOOH.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HCOOH.MIXING.RATIO - -
HEIGHT.TERRAIN - -
HF.COLUMN - -
HF.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HF.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
HNO3.COLUMN - -
HNO3.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HNO3.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
HNO3.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
HONO.COLUMN - -
HONO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
HONO.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
HONO.MIXING.RATIO - -
HUMIDITY.RELATIVE Relative humidity (%) -
HUMIDITY.SPECIFIC - -
INTEGRATION.TIME - -
INTERNAL.BOX.TEMPERATURE - -
INTERNAL.INSTRUMENT.TEMPERATURE - -
IO.COLUMN - -
IO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
IO.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
IO.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
IO.MIXING.RATIO - -
IRRADIANCE.DOWNWELLED - -
IRRADIANCE.UPWELLED - -
LAND.SURFACE.TEMPERATURE - -
LATITUDE - -
LATITUDE.INSTRUMENT - -
LEAF.AREA.INDEX - -
LEVEL EVDC -
LONGITUDE - -
LONGITUDE.INSTRUMENT - -
N2.COLUMN - -
N2O.COLUMN - -
N2O.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
N2O.MIXING.RATIO - -
N2O.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
NH3.COLUMN - -
NO2.COLUMN - -
NO2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
NO2.COLUMN.SLANT - -
NO2.COLUMN.SLANT.DIFFERENTIAL - -
NO2.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
NO2.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
NO2.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
NO2.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
NO3.MIXING.RATIO - -
NO3.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
NO.COLUMN - -
NO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
NO.MIXING.RATIO - -
NO.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
NOY.MIXING.RATIO - -
NUMBER.DENSITY - -
O3.COLUMN - -
O3.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
O3.COLUMN.SLANT - -
O3.COLUMN.SLANT.DIFFERENTIAL - -
O3.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
O3.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
O3.MIXING.RATIO Volumetric mixing ratio (ppv) -
O3.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
O3.PARTIAL.PRESSURE - -
O4.COLUMN - -
OClO.COLUMN - -
OClO.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
OClO.COLUMN.SLANT - -
OClO.COLUMN.SLANT.DIFFERENTIAL - -
OClO.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
OClO.MIXING.RATIO - -
OClO.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
OCS.COLUMN - -
OCS.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
OCS.MIXING.RATIO - -
OH.COLUMN - -
OPACITY.ATMOSPHERIC - -
OPACITY.ATMOSPHERIC.VERTICAL - -
ORBIT.NUMBER - -
PATH.DIFFERENCE - -
PIXEL.DISTANCE - -
PIXEL.NUMBER - -
POTENTIAL.VORTICITY EVDC -
PRESSURE - -
PRESSURE.BOUNDARIES - -
PRESSURE.DRY - -
PRESSURE.LEVEL.INDEX - -
PUMP.CORRECTION sonde -
RADIANCE.DOWNWELLED.SKY EVDC -
RADIANCE.DOWNWELLING - -
RADIANCE.UPWELLED - -
RADIANCE.UPWELLING - -
RANGE - -
REFLECTANCE - -
REFLECTANCE.RHOW Water-leaving reflectance -
REFLECTIVITY - -
REFRACTIVITY Radio Occultation -
SALINITY - -
SEA.STATE - -
SEA.SURFACE.HEIGHT - -
SEA.SURFACE.PRESSURE - -
SEA.SURFACE.TEMPERATURE - -
SEA.SURFACE.TEMPERATURE.SKIN - -
SEA.SURFACE.TEMPERATURE.SUBSKIN GECA -
SEA.SURFACE.WAVE.HEIGHT.SIGNIFICANT GECA -
SEA.SURFACE.WAVE.HEIGHT.SWELL GECA -
SEA.SURFACE.WAVE.SPECTRAL.DENSITY.VARIANCE GECA -
SF6.COLUMN - -
SF6.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
SF6.MIXING.RATIO - -
SITE.CROP - -
SITE.FIELD - -
SITE.POINT - -
SKY.CODE - -
SKY.CONDITION - -
SO2.COLUMN - -
SO2.COLUMN.PARTIAL - -
SO2.COLUMN.STRATOSPHERIC - -
SO2.COLUMN.TROPOSPHERIC - -
SO2.MIXING.RATIO - -
SOURCE.PRODUCT - -
SPEED - -
SURFACE.CODE - -
SURFACE.PRESSURE Pressure at surface (NDACC FTIR) -
SURFACE.TEMPERATURE Temperature at surface (NDACC FTIR) -
TEMPERATURE - -
TEMPERATURE.BRIGHTNESS - -
TEMPERATURE.DRY - -
TEMPERATURE.RADIOMETRIC - -
THETA - -
TROPOSPHERIC.DELAY GPS measurement delay -
TSM.CONCENTRATION - -
UV.INDEX EVDC -
VISIBILITY - -
WAVE.DIRECTION - -
WAVELENGTH - -
WAVELENGTH.CENTRAL - -
WAVELENGTH.FWHM - -
WAVENUMBER EVDC -
WAVE.TYPE - -
WIND.DIRECTION - -
WIND.SPEED - -
YSBPA Yellow Substance + Bleached Particle Absorption -
YS Yellow Substance -
AVERAGE.WAVE.PERIOD - -
DOMINANT.WAVE.DIRECTION - -
DOMINANT.WAVE.PERIOD - -
O2.DISSOLVED.MIXING.RATIO - -
O2.DISSOLVED.NUMBER.DENSITY - -
PROFILE.DATA.MODE - -
PROFILE.DIRECTION - -
SEA.DEPTH - -
SIGNIFICANT.WAVE.HEIGHT - -
SONDE.BATTERY.VOLTAGE - -
SONDE.PUMP.CURRENT - -
SONDE.RAW.CURRENT - -
WATER.PRESSURE - -
WATER.TEMPERATURE - -
WAVE.DIRECTIONAL.SPECTRUM - -
WAVE.FREQUENCY.SPECTRUM - -
WIND.SPEED.GUST - -
ICE.TEMPERATURE - -
POTENTIAL.TEMPERATURE - -
Type Comment Debate
A442 EVDC -
ABSORPTION.DIFFERENTIAL for DIAL -
ABSORPTION.DIFFERENTIAL.STD - -
ABSORPTION EVDC -
ABSORPTION.LUNAR - -
ABSORPTION.SOLAR - -
APRIORI EVDC -
AZIMUTH - -
B442 EVDC -
BACKSCATTER - -
BACKSCATTER.RAMAN - -
BACKSCATTER.SOLAR - -
BACKSCATTER.STD - -
DIFF.SAT.BUOY EVDC -
DIFFSLANT EVDC -
DIFFSLANT.ZENITH EVDC -
DIRECTIONAL GECA -
DRYW EVDC -
EASTWARD GECA -
ELEVATION EVDC -
EMISSION - -
FOV EVDC -
HPLC EVDC -
INDEPENDENT Generic Term -
INSITU - -
INTERFEROGRAMME EVDC -
LIMB EVDC -
NADIR EVDC -
NORTHWARD GECA -
OCCULTATION.SOLAR With reference to the solar occultation -
PARALLEL EVDC -
PERPENDICULAR EVDC -
REFRACTION - -
SAMPLE - -
SCATTER.SOLAR - -
SCATTER.SOLAR.OFFAXIS - -
SCATTER.SOLAR.ZENITH - -
SKY EVDC -
SPECTRAL GECA -
SP EVDC -
TRANSECT EVDC -
U EVDC -
V EVDC -
W EVDC -
ZENITH - -
ZENITH.ASTRONOMICAL - -
CENTRAL.FREQUENCY - -
FREQUENCY.RANGE - -
GPS - -
SPECTRAL.DENSITY - -
R1 BUOY -
R2 BUOY -
ALPHA1 BUOY -
ALPHA2 BUOY -
DERIVED - -
Type Comment Debate
AMF Air Mass Factor -
APPARENT EVDC -
APRIORI - -
APRIORI.CONTRIBUTION - -
ASTRONOMICAL EVDC -
AVK Averaging Kernel -
CONTRIBUTION EVDC -
FINAL - -
FLAG EVDC -
INITIALIZATION NDACC LIDAR T -
MEAN - -
MEASUREMENT.SPACING EVDC -
MEDIAN - -
NORMALIZATION NDACC LIDAR T -
RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE - -
RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DFCUTOFF NDACC LIDAR -
RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.STD NDSC LIDAR WG standard altitude resolution -
RESOLUTION EVDC -
UNCERTAINTY.RANDOM - -
UNCERTAINTY.RELATIVE - -
UNCERTAINTY.RMS - -
UNCERTAINTY.STDEV - -
UNCERTAINTY.SYSTEMATIC - -
UNCERTAINTY.TOTAL - -
AVW Averaging weights -
CALIBRATION.FACTOR - -
CALIBRATION.SOURCE - -
CALIBRATION.UNCERTAINTY - -
RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.ORIGINATOR - -
TRANSFER.FUNCTION - -
UNCERTAINTY - -
UNCERTAINTY.CORRELATED - -
UNCERTAINTY.ORIGINATOR - -
UNCERTAINTY.UNCORRELATED - -