Salish Sea NEMO Model Grid, 3D Mesh Mask, v17-02

NEMO grid variable value for the Salish Sea NEMO model Arakawa-C grid. The values are those calculated by NEMO from the input coordinates and bathymetry files. The variable names are those used by NEMO-3.6, see the NEMO-3.6 book ( for details, or the long_name attributes of the variables for succinct descriptions of the variables. The model grid includes the Juan de Fuca Strait, the Strait of Georgia, Puget Sound, and Johnstone Strait on the coasts of Washington State and British Columbia.

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Licence: Apache-2.0

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Metadata Reference Date(s) March 17, 2021, 21:26 (UTC) (Revision)
March 30, 2021, 00:00 (UTC) (Publication)
Dataset Reference Date(s) September 30, 2017 (Publication)
Frequency of Update As Needed


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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables Other
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Maintenance Note Generated from
Point of Contact
  • Name: Susan Allen
    Affiliation: UBC EOAS
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Custodian
Responsible Party
  • Individual Name: Susan Allen
    Organisation Name / Affiliation: UBC EOAS
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Owner
Spatial Extent {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-125.4, 47.07], [-121.6, 47.07], [-121.6, 50.42], [-125.4, 50.42], [-125.4, 47.07]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 50.42
South Bounding Latitude 47.07
East Bounding Longitude -121.6
West Bounding Longitude -125.4
Temporal Extent
Vertical Extent Min: 0.0
Max: 450.0
Default Locale English
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