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netcdf /datazone/nmme/output1/NCEP/CFSV2-2011/20080301/6hr/atmos/ta850/ta850_6hr_CFSV2-2011_2008031706_r1i1p1_19820101-20111227.nc {
  dimensions:
    time = 1283;
    latitude = 181;
    longitude = 360;
  variables:
    float ta850(time=1283, latitude=181, longitude=360);
      :initial_time = "03/17/2008 (06:00)";
      :level = 85000.0f; // float
      :level_type = "Isobaric surface (Pa)";
      :parameter_template_discipline_category_number = 0, 0, 0, 0; // int
      :parameter_discipline_and_category = "Meteorological products, Temperature";
      :grid_type = "Latitude/longitude";
      :_FillValue = 1.0E20f; // float
      :units = "K";
      :production_status = "Operational products";
      :center = "US National Weather Service - NCEP (WMC)";
      :long_name = "temperature_at_850hPa";
      :standard_name = "air_temperature";

    float latitude(latitude=181);
      :La1 = 90.0f; // float
      :Lo1 = 0.0f; // float
      :La2 = -90.0f; // float
      :Lo2 = 359.0f; // float
      :Di = 1.0f; // float
      :Dj = 1.0f; // float
      :units = "degrees_north";
      :grid_type = "Latitude/Longitude";
      :long_name = "latitude";
      :standard_name = "latitude";

    float longitude(longitude=360);
      :La1 = 90.0f; // float
      :Lo1 = 0.0f; // float
      :La2 = -90.0f; // float
      :Lo2 = 359.0f; // float
      :Di = 1.0f; // float
      :Dj = 1.0f; // float
      :units = "degrees_east";
      :grid_type = "Latitude/Longitude";
      :long_name = "longitude";
      :standard_name = "longitude";

    int time(time=1283);
      :long_name = "Forecast offset from initial time";
      :standard_name = "time";
      :calendar = "standard";
      :units = "hours since 2008-03-17  06:00:00";

  // global attributes:
  :creation_date = "Wed Oct  7 21:27:34 MDT 2015";
  :NCL_Version = "6.3.0";
  :system = "Linux yslogin1 2.6.32-358.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 29 11:47:41 EST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux";
  :grib_source = "t850.2008031706.time.grb2.grb2";
  :title = "NCL: convert-GRIB-to-netCDF";
  :Conventions = "CF-1.4";
  :expname = "CFSv2 Reforecast";
  :experiment_id = "CFSRR";
  :forcing = "Observed mean CO2";
  :parent_experiment_id = "N/A";
  :parent_experiment_rip = "N/A";
  :institution = "NCEP";
  :institution_id = "NCEP";
  :realization = "1";
  :comment = "6h frequency data. 10 months forecast";
  :references = "The NCEP Climate Forecast System Version 2, Saha, S. et al.,2013 BAMS \nThe NCEP Climate Forecast System Reanalysis, Saha S. et al., 2010,BAMS, DOI 10.1175/2010BAMS3001.1";
  :contact = "suranjana.saha@noaa.gov";
  :startyear = "1982";
  :endyear = "2011";
  :startmonth = "01";
  :endmonth = "12";
  :initialization_method = "1";
  :initialization_description = "Atmosphere, Ocean, Land, Sea-ice intialized from CFSR reanalysis (Saha et al 2010)";
  :physics_version = "1";
  :physics_description = "GFS in operations in 2010 with modifications described in Saha et al (2013)";
  :associated_model = "N/A";
  :series = "series1";
  :model_id = "CFSv2";
  :output = "output1";
}