About HYCOM, Sea Surface Elevation dataset

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Thilina Jayasinghe

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May 6, 2022, 3:18:47 AMMay 6
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Hi,

I'm currently using HYCOM, the Sea Surface Elevation dataset for some research purposes. In this dataset, it has a band name called "surface_elevation" where the values vary from -5681 to 5965. 
Can I know the interpretation of these values? (As an example, what does a negative value indicate and what does a positive value indicate and what does value zero indicate?)

Thank you

Alan Wallcraft

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May 6, 2022, 7:17:30 AMMay 6
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As the page you referenced indicates, the units are m after multiplying a scale factor of 0.001.

See Question about HYCOM of water level for more information.

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