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ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean Colour CCI): Monthly global ocean colour data products gridded on a geographic projection (All Products), Version 1.0
Dataset
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-12-07
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Abstract

The ESA Ocean Colour CCI project has produced global level 3 binned multi-sensor time-series of satellite ocean-colour data with a particular focus for use in climate studies.

This dataset contains all their Version 1.0 generated ocean colour products on a geographic projection at 4 km spatial resolution and at a monthly time resolution.

Data products being produced include: phytoplankton chlorophyll-a concentration; remote-sensing reflectance at six wavelengths; total absorption and backscattering coefficients; phytoplankton absorption coefficient and absorption coefficients for dissolved and detrital material; and the diffuse attenuation coefficient for downwelling irradiance for light of wavelength 490nm. Information on uncertainties is also provided.

This data product is on a geographic grid projection, which is a direct conversion of latitude and longitude coordinates to a rectangular grid, typically a fixed multiplier of 360x180. The netCDF files follow the CF convention for this projection with a resolution of 8640x4320. (A separate dataset is also available for data on a sinusoidal projection.)

Citable as:  Sathyendranath, S.; Groom, S.; Grant, M.; Brewin, R.J.W.; Thompson, A.; Chuprin, A.; Horseman, A.; Jackson, T.; Martinez Vicente, V.; Platt, T.; Brockmann, C.; Zühlke, M.; Doerffer, R.; Valente, A.; Brotas, V.; Krasemann, H.; Müller, D.; Dowell, M.; Mélin, F.; Swinton, J.; Farman, A.; Lavender, S.; Moore, T.S.; Regner, P.; Roy, S.; Steinmetz, F.; Mazeran, C.; Brando, V.E.; Taberner, M.; Antoine, D.; Arnone, R.; Balch, W.M.; Barker, K.; Barlow, R.; Bélanger, S.; Berthon, J.-F.; Beşiktepe, Ş.; Canuti, E.; Chavez, F.; Claustre, H.; Crout, R.; Frouin, R.; García-Soto, C.; Gibb, S.W.; Gould, R.; Hooker, S.; Kahru, M.; Klein, H.; Kratzer, S.; Loisel, H.; McKee, D.; Mitchell, B.G.; Moisan, T.; Feldman, G.; Franz, B.; Muller-Karger, F.; O'Dowd, L.; Ondrusek, M.; Poulton, A.J.; Repecaud, M.; Smyth, T.; Sosik, H.M.; Twardowski, M.; Voss, K.; Werdell, J.; Wernand, M.; Zibordi, G. (2015): ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean Colour CCI): Monthly global ocean colour data products gridded on a geographic projection (All Products), Version 1.0. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/47e646778ba44138846306789e3a3054
Keywords:  ESA, CCI, Geographic, Daily, Aqua, MODIS, Environmental Satellite, Level 3, month, Envisat, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Orbview-2, Orbview-2, SeaWiFS, MERGED, EOS, ocean colour, MERIS, multiple products (chla, nlw, IOPs, etc), Level 3S
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Access rules:
Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/esacci_oc_terms_and_conditions.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
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Data lineage:

This data has been produced by the ESA Ocean Colour CCI project and provided to CEDA in the context of the ESA CCI Open Data Portal project

File Format:
The data is in netCDF format
Process overview

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Temporal Range
1997-09-04T00:00:00
2012-07-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

  90.0000°  
-180.0000°     180.0000°
  -90.0000°  
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