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ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Global ocean colour data products gridded on a sinusoidal projection (All Products), Version 3.1
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Online Status: ONLINE
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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 3.1 generated ocean colour products on a sinusoidal projection at 4 km spatial resolution and at a number of time resolutions (daily, 5-day, 8-day and monthly composites).

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 sinusoidal equal-area grid projection, matching the NASA standard level 3 binned projection. The default number of latitude rows is 4320, which results in a vertical bin cell size of approximately 4 km. The number of longitude columns varies according to the latitude, which permits the equal area property. Unlike the NASA format, where the bin cells that do not contain any data are omitted, the CCI format retains all cells and simply marks empty cells with a NetCDF fill value. (A separate dataset is also available for data on a geographic projection.)

Citable as:  [ PROVISIONAL ] 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. (9999): ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Global ocean colour data products gridded on a sinusoidal projection (All Products), Version 3.1. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/55c20c0cb35b4a7c8ef8b65694fe46e2
Keywords:  ESA, CCI, Ocean Colour, Geographic, ocean colour
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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.
Abbreviation:
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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

Data Quality:
CCI data format checked
File Format:
Data are in NetCDF format
Process overview

mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water (chlor_a) [milligr...]  
surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_fr... (Rrs_670) [sr-1]  
surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_fr... (Rrs_555) [sr-1]  
surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_fr... (Rrs_510) [sr-1]  
surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_fr... (Rrs_490) [sr-1]  
surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_fr... (Rrs_443) [sr-1]  
surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_fr... (Rrs_412) [sr-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (atot_670) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (atot_555) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (atot_510) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (atot_490) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (atot_443) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (atot_412) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_670) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_555) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_510) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_490) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_443) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_412) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_670) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_555) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_510) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_490) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_443) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_412) [m-1]  
volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_r... (kd_490) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_670) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_555) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_510) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_490) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_443) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_412) [m-1]  
latitude (lat) [degrees...]  
longitude (lon) [degrees...]  
time (time)  
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Temporal Range
1997-09-04T00:00:00
2016-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

  90.0000°  
-180.0000°     180.0000°
  -90.0000°  
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