Updated: 02 Dec 2019

4.1.5.  DO_NAME

The global attribute DO_NAME contains the Data Originator's (DO) Name. The DO is the person that generated

and quality controlled the data. Where no single Data Originator (DO) exists, the  DO_NAMEand

DO_AFFILIATION(cf. Section 4.1.6) will hold the name of the entity responsible for the instrument, while the

DO_ADDRESS(cf. Section 4.1.7) and DO_EMAIL(cf. Section 4.1.8) will contain the appropriate contact

information. The DO may or may not be the same person as the PI.


Format: Family name;Given name

Entry: Two semicolon-separated fields

Example 1: DO_NAME = Ofstad;Thor

Example 2: DO_NAME = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration;NOAA