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Finding Data in ERDDAP

Accessing CanWIN's ERDDAP

A user can access ERDDAP by:

  1. Going directly to CanWIN's ERDDAP home page:
  2. From the main menu on the CanWIN site: PortalsCanWIN ERDDAP
  3. From the Quick Links on the CanWIN home page:

Finding data in ERDDAP

From the ERDDAP home page, you can find data in 3 ways:

  1. Full Text Search: This allows you to search for data using one or more keywords. The keywords can be a part of the dataset name, ID, or in the metadata.

  2. Advanced Search: This search provides advanced filtering options based on keywords and metadata categories, including time and location parameters. Note: Time range searches in Advanced Search require dates in YYYY-MM-DD or YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ format.

  3. See all datasets by clicking on View a List of All # Datasets (# here being the number of datasets).

Downloading Data in ERDDAP

After you have found your dataset of choice, there are a few ways to download the data.

If your data is tabular:

  • If you would like the option to download tabular data in a variety of formats, click data under Table DAP Data (see image below).

  • You will then be taken to the TableDap Data Access Form. Here, you can filter the variables in your final file, and you can choose from a suite of output data formats under File type. After selecting your format, click Submit.

If your dataset is not tabular:

  • You can access the source files by clicking files under Source Data Files.

  • To download the file, simply click on the file link.