Parameter: lon

Master parameters information
Short Name:
 lat
Short Description:
 latitude
Official Name:
 latitude
No Data Value:
 nd
Description:
 

latitude, in decimal degrees, North is positive, negative denotes South; Reported in some datasets as degrees, minutes

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
lon
Supplied Units: 
decimal degrees
Conversion Necessary: 
no
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 

general longitude of sampling; east is positive [added by BCO-DMO from supplemental doc]