Additional User Information

Metadata
All metadata can be viewed in a text editor. The metadata follow the Federal Geographic Data Committee's standard ( http://www.fgdc.gov/ ). Special thanks to Dr. Peter Schwitzer of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for his guidance and use of his mp program, which can be found at http://geology.usgs.gov/tools/metadata/.

Ocean Data View
Users may find Ocean Data View helpful in analyzing or viewing the data. Ocean Data View was developed by R. Schlitzer and can be found at http://www.awi-bremerhaven.de/GEO/ODV/.

netCDF
Many files in the MUSE data set are in the netCDF file format. For more information, please go to http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/packages/netcdf/. Dr. Charles Denham from the USGS has developed a MATLAB toolbox for netCDF file formats. This toolbox can be found at http://crusty.er.usgs.gov/~cdenham/MexCDF/nc4ml5.html

 

Data Index Aircraft AUV CODAR
Drifters Moorings Satellites Ships