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ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Global dataset of inherent optical properties (IOP) gridded on a geographic projection, Version 2.0
Dataset
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2016-12-12
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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 their Version 2.0 inherent optical properties (IOP) product (in mg/m3) on a geographic projection at approximately 4 km spatial resolution and at a number of time resolutions (daily, 5-day, 8-day and monthly composites). Note, this the IOP data is also included in the 'All Products' dataset.

The inherent optical properties (IOP) dataset consists of the total absorption and particle backscattering coefficients, and, additionally, the fraction of detrital & dissolved organic matter absorption and phytoplankton absorption. The total absorption (units m-1), the total backscattering (m-1), the absorption by detrital and coloured dissolved organic matter, the backscattering by particulate matter, and the absorption by phytoplankton share the same spatial resolution of ~4 km. The values of IOP are reported for the standard SeaWiFS wavelengths (412, 443, 490, 510, 555, 670nm).

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. (2016): ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Global dataset of inherent optical properties (IOP) gridded on a geographic projection, Version 2.0. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/a2cd1cefc5b84b86bbaa09bb3832e497
Keywords:  ESA, CCI, Ocean Colour, Geographic, Level 3, inherent optical properties, Level 3S, MERGED, ocean colour, EOS, Orbview-2, Envisat, Orbview-2, Environmental Satellite, Aqua, SeaWiFS, MERIS, MODIS, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, day, 8 days, month
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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:
Data are in NetCDF
Process overview

volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (aph_443) [m-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_412) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_490) [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_443) [m-1]  
volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux... (adg_412) [m-1]  
volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radi... (bbp_443) [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_412) [m-1]  
latitude (lat) [degrees...]  
latitude (lat) [degrees...]  
longitude (lon) [degrees...]  
longitude (lon) [degrees...]  
time (time)  
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Temporal Range
1997-09-04T00:00:00
2013-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

  90.0000°  
-180.0000°     180.0000°
  -90.0000°  
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