Updated: 02 Dec 2019
The variable attribute VAR_DESCRIPTION provides a brief description of the variable. This entry should clearly identify the variable's meaning, either explicitly, or by reference to a readily accessible reference document.
Entry: Single field
Format: Free format
Example 1: VAR_DESCRIPTION = Insitu ozone partial pressure measured by ECC ozonesondes.
Example 2: VAR_DESCRIPTION = ECC ozone measurements as described by Komhyr (1964, 1969).