NetCDF Data and File Structure

The various data for the tracked eddies are contained in a single NetCDF file, which is available for download HERE. The ncdump output for this NetCDF file is available HERE. A description of the variables in the NetCDF data file can also be obtained from the description of the ASCII data and file structure by clicking HERE. Click HERE for a description of the geographical domain and sample output.

The following table describes the track data for the first four eddies:
  track   n     j1   cyc  lon      lat        A        L        U
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      1   1  2448989  1 397.0410 -21.7194  31.4731 146.7390  79.1484
      1   2  2448990  1 397.0160 -21.7603  30.2156 138.6740  79.1413
      1   3  2448991  1 397.0040 -21.7977  28.8172 137.8400  78.5321
      1   4  2448992  1 396.9710 -21.8521  28.7913 136.1460  77.2414
      1   5  2448993  1 396.9450 -21.8712  27.7412 136.1200  77.7051
      1   6  2448994  1 396.9170 -21.9101  26.2385 132.7040  75.3127
      1   7  2448995  1 396.9030 -21.9580  25.5039 130.0760  74.7337
      1   8  2448996  1 396.8930 -21.9988  25.1662 128.2920  74.1231
      1   9  2448997  1 396.8850 -22.0228  25.3964 128.2900  74.6503
      1  10  2448998  1 396.8730 -22.0421  25.9093 130.9280  74.6650
      1  11  2448999  1 396.8580 -22.0783  26.2276 118.0410  73.8993
      1  12  2449000  1 396.8590 -22.1201  25.7376 125.5450  74.8160
      1  13  2449001  1 396.8540 -22.1409  27.0984 124.6250  75.9655
      1  14  2449002  1 396.8320 -22.1785  27.1366 121.8250  74.8363
      1  15  2449003  1 396.8030 -22.2071  26.4449 115.0500  75.0794
      1  16  2449004  1 396.8050 -22.2594  26.2552 114.0460  75.9124
      1  17  2449005  1 396.7770 -22.2961  25.6647 112.0060  74.9770
      1  18  2449006  1 396.7780 -22.3364  25.3870 110.9750  73.4792
      1  19  2449007  1 396.7420 -22.3674  23.5360 100.1570  71.2711
      1  20  2449008  1 396.6930 -22.3898  20.3605  99.0023  69.9659
      1  21  2449009  1 396.6660 -22.4288  19.8555  88.0013  69.5632
      1  22  2449010  1 396.6530 -22.4709  18.6875  85.3693  65.8292
      1  23  2449011  1 396.6180 -22.5283  16.7935  89.2753  62.7465
      1  24  2449012  1 396.5630 -22.5544  13.2563  79.8479  55.4513
      1  25  2449013  1 396.5160 -22.5734  10.7074  75.4307  52.8565
      1  26  2449014  1 396.5390 -22.7269   8.9537  62.1886  44.7348
      1  27  2449015  1 396.3940 -22.6092   6.6544  65.7582  41.5039
      1  28  2449016  1 396.3580 -22.6741   4.4661  45.2356  31.8525
      2   1  2448989 -1 378.2200 -36.2507  15.1099  73.2624  51.0559
      2   2  2448990 -1 378.2990 -36.2976  19.2945  78.4777  55.2921
      2   3  2448991 -1 378.3930 -36.3353  25.3820  73.2362  57.1998
      2   4  2448992 -1 378.4580 -36.3739  32.0576  74.5704  56.5534
      2   5  2448993 -1 378.4920 -36.4033  37.1035  66.0999  58.5530
      2   6  2448994 -1 378.5340 -36.4191  42.7521  77.1738  58.6802
      2   7  2448995 -1 378.5590 -36.4192  45.5048  66.0999  59.6823
      2   8  2448996 -1 378.5800 -36.4368  43.7486  71.8372  59.4798
      2   9  2448997 -1 378.5770 -36.4276  38.8352  71.8372  56.6964
      2  10  2448998 -1 378.5820 -36.4134  35.8391  73.2143  55.2723
      2  11  2448999 -1 378.5840 -36.3873  33.4807  71.8372  53.2839
      2  12  2449000 -1 378.5960 -36.3752  28.3730  69.0282  50.0896
      2  13  2449001 -1 378.6270 -36.3686  23.3468  63.0307  47.2407
      2  14  2449002 -1 378.6240 -36.3054  20.0619  70.4602  45.2277
      2  15  2449003 -1 378.6770 -36.2951  16.0794  67.5892  41.8202
      2  16  2449004 -1 378.6880 -36.2566  15.3414  73.2619  40.2345
      2  17  2449005 -1 378.6940 -36.2434  14.6975  59.8361  37.3852
      2  18  2449006 -1 378.7490 -36.2342  13.1375  50.8468  33.6792
      2  19  2449007 -1 378.7460 -36.1797  11.1932  66.1768  30.8896
      2  20  2449008 -1 379.2380 -36.4803  10.6077  61.5032  26.0974
      2  21  2449009 -1 379.3620 -36.5358   7.7874  90.1091  24.5042
      2  22  2449010 -1 379.4500 -36.6397   6.2692  54.3161  21.7406
      2  23  2449011 -1 379.6130 -36.7641   9.2521  56.0963  29.1511
      2  24  2449012 -1 379.9670 -37.0781   8.9633  56.0963  29.5705
      2  25  2449013 -1 379.9630 -37.1204   9.5771  59.4916  32.6551
      2  26  2449014 -1 379.9640 -37.1974   9.3248  62.6617  33.5511
      2  27  2449015 -1 379.9250 -37.2327   8.5367  56.0209  30.7762
      2  28  2449016 -1 379.8270 -37.2703   6.1272  48.5392  24.4933
      3   1  2448989  1 445.2520 -43.0405   8.4804  78.2609  24.1158
      3   2  2448990  1 445.2740 -43.0318   8.2566  77.1076  23.6928
      3   3  2448991  1 445.3200 -43.0434   8.6908  79.3975  23.2486
      3   4  2448992  1 445.3490 -43.0276   8.1367  73.5292  23.2921
      3   5  2448993  1 445.3670 -43.0185   7.8846  71.0349  22.8838
      3   6  2448994  1 445.3290 -42.9986   7.2068  72.3004  22.2555
      3   7  2448995  1 445.3470 -42.9656   6.3647  62.9912  19.8708
      3   8  2448996  1 445.3650 -42.9552   5.3556  64.4150  19.5038
      3   9  2448997  1 445.4650 -42.9596   5.6417  64.4207  18.4899
      3  10  2448998  1 445.4740 -42.9438   5.0972  64.4207  18.3237
      3  11  2448999  1 445.4930 -42.9400   4.4717  60.0671  16.1000
      3  12  2449000  1 445.4890 -42.9144   4.0351  58.5690  14.4315
      3  13  2449001  1 445.4900 -42.9126   3.9123  58.5690  13.8768
      3  14  2449002  1 445.4900 -42.9110   3.9104  53.7570  13.6991
      3  15  2449003  1 445.5050 -42.8974   4.1201  60.0976  14.2684
      3  16  2449004  1 445.5020 -42.8958   4.3853  60.0976  14.4387
      3  17  2449005  1 445.5110 -42.9113   4.2700  42.5127  15.5979
      3  18  2449006  1 445.4760 -42.8684   4.3252  42.5127  15.8665
      3  19  2449007  1 445.4770 -42.8667   4.4570  42.5127  16.2803
      3  20  2449008  1 445.4740 -42.8663   4.6497  42.5127  16.6613
      3  21  2449009  1 445.4060 -42.8487   4.2484  42.5127  17.2265
      3  22  2449010  1 445.4070 -42.8476   4.3262  42.5127  17.5524
      3  23  2449011  1 445.3570 -42.8452   4.1392  42.5127  17.9455
      3  24  2449012  1 445.3570 -42.8444   4.1728  40.3320  18.7724
      3  25  2449013  1 445.3550 -42.8434   4.1980  42.5213  18.7684
      3  26  2449014  1 445.2160 -42.8764   4.6156  42.5213  18.6302
      3  27  2449015  1 445.1430 -42.8762   5.1298  42.5213  19.2899
      3  28  2449016  1 445.1480 -42.8754   4.9716  44.5950  19.0155
      4   1  2448989 -1 285.1620  32.5248  12.6311  92.3129  28.8110
      4   2  2448990 -1 285.1340  32.5212  11.1571  92.3191  29.0515
      4   3  2448991 -1 285.0930  32.4946  10.5457  91.1941  28.2954
      4   4  2448992 -1 285.0730  32.4695   7.7771  87.7225  24.6092
      4   5  2448993 -1 285.0630  32.4310   6.6142  87.7422  23.2932
      4   6  2448994 -1 285.0280  32.3869   5.8710  88.9401  21.8775
      4   7  2448995 -1 284.9730  32.3430   5.6157  86.5910  21.4138
      4   8  2448996 -1 284.8500  32.2983   6.1939  91.2888  21.4866
      4   9  2448997 -1 284.7680  32.2091   7.8700 104.1570  20.9754
      4  10  2448998 -1 284.7520  32.2014   8.5459  64.5201  21.1006
      4  11  2448999 -1 284.6890  32.2129  11.1165 108.0800  23.8800
      4  12  2449000 -1 284.7160  32.1864  12.7745  64.5468  24.4703
      4  13  2449001 -1 284.7000  32.2130  14.7124  67.6785  28.6437
      4  14  2449002 -1 284.6730  32.2574  14.4408  70.6715  28.4070
      4  15  2449003 -1 284.6480  32.3046  15.5663  66.1138  32.2728
      4  16  2449004 -1 284.7030  32.6087  14.8244  57.6965  31.9874
      4  17  2449005 -1 284.5010  32.4498  13.0061  59.4637  33.8927
      4  18  2449006 -1 284.2840  32.6021  10.5229  57.6766  34.5380
      4  19  2449007 -1 284.2370  32.6748   8.6108  57.6766  34.0174
      4  20  2449008 -1 284.2640  32.6586   8.4201  45.5784  30.0471
      4  21  2449009 -1 284.1970  32.5106   6.7275  57.6766  28.9101
      4  22  2449010 -1 284.3120  32.4602   7.4121  66.1007  29.9506
      4  23  2449011 -1 284.3480  32.4455   7.4864  66.1007  28.0551
      4  24  2449012 -1 284.3540  32.4672   6.3256  69.1662  26.7109
      4  25  2449013 -1 284.4000  32.4400   7.1310  69.1746  27.4292
      4  26  2449014 -1 284.4040  32.4400   7.4776  70.6675  26.3843
      4  27  2449015 -1 284.4340  32.4593   7.7653  70.6554  23.6551
      4  28  2449016 -1 284.4050  32.4229   6.2121  61.1989  22.3239