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ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean Colour CCI): Daily global ocean colour data products gridded on a sinusoidal projection (All Products), Version 1.0

Status: Superseded
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 sinusoidal projection at 4 km spatial resolution and at a daily 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 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:  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): Daily global ocean colour data products gridded on a sinusoidal projection (All Products), Version 1.0. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/a70b70e7635342cdaa4451c17fd4bd87
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ESA, CCI, Ocean Colour, Geographic, Daily

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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.
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

  • var_id: adg_412
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • var_id: bbp_412
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • names: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS, volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: adg_443
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: bbp_443
  • names: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: adg_490
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: bbp_490
  • standard_name: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • names: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: adg_510
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: bbp_510
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: adg_555
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: bbp_555
  • names: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: adg_670
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: bbp_670
  • names: volume_backwards_scattering_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • var_id: adg_412_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: adg_443_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm.
  • var_id: adg_490_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm.
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm.
  • var_id: adg_510_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm.
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • var_id: adg_555_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: adg_670_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm.
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in downwelling attenuation coefficient at 490 nm derived using Lee 2005 equation and bbw from Zhang 2009
  • standard_name: volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • var_id: kd_490_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in downwelling attenuation coefficient at 490 nm derived using Lee 2005 equation and bbw from Zhang 2009
  • var_id: aph_412_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 412 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 412 nm.
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 443 nm.
  • var_id: aph_443_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 443 nm.
  • var_id: aph_490_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 490 nm.
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 490 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: aph_510_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 510 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 510 nm.
  • var_id: aph_555_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 555 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 555 nm.
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 670 nm.
  • var_id: aph_670_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 670 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • var_id: Rrs_412_bias_uncertainty
  • names: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 412 nm., surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • var_id: Rrs_443_bias_uncertainty
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 443 nm.
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 443 nm.
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 490 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_490_bias_uncertainty
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 490 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • var_id: Rrs_510_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 510 nm.
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 510 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 555 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_555_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 555 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_670_bias_uncertainty
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty
  • long_name: Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 670 nm.
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_bias_uncertainty, Bias uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 670 nm.
  • var_id: chlor_a
  • units: milligram m-3
  • long_name: Chlorophyll-a concentration in seawater, generated by SeaDAS using OC4v6 for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water
  • names: mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water, Chlorophyll-a concentration in seawater, generated by SeaDAS using OC4v6 for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Count of the number of observations from the MERIS sensor contributing to this bin cell
  • var_id: MERIS_nobs
  • names: Count of the number of observations from the MERIS sensor contributing to this bin cell
  • var_id: MODISA_nobs
  • long_name: Count of the number of observations from the MODIS sensor contributing to this bin cell
  • names: Count of the number of observations from the MODIS sensor contributing to this bin cell
  • long_name: Count of the number of observations from the SeaWiFS sensor contributing to this bin cell
  • var_id: SeaWiFS_nobs
  • names: Count of the number of observations from the SeaWiFS sensor contributing to this bin cell
  • long_name: Count of the total number of observations contributing to this bin cell
  • var_id: total_nobs
  • names: Count of the total number of observations contributing to this bin cell
  • long_name: Downwelling attenuation coefficient at 490nm, derived using Lee 2005 equation and bbw from Zhang 2009 (following the SeaDAS Kd_lee algorithm)
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • var_id: kd_490
  • names: Downwelling attenuation coefficient at 490nm, derived using Lee 2005 equation and bbw from Zhang 2009 (following the SeaDAS Kd_lee algorithm), volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Log transform RMS uncertainty in chlorophyll-a concentration in seawater.
  • standard_name: mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • var_id: chlor_a_rms_uncertainty
  • units: milligram m-3
  • names: Log transform RMS uncertainty in chlorophyll-a concentration in seawater., mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: Log transform bias uncertainty in chlorophyll-a concentration in seawater.
  • units: milligram m-3
  • var_id: chlor_a_bias_uncertainty
  • standard_name: mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty
  • names: mass_concentration_of_chlorophyll_a_in_sea_water_bias_uncertainty, Log transform bias uncertainty in chlorophyll-a concentration in seawater.
  • long_name: Normalised water class 1 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class1
  • names: Normalised water class 1 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Normalised water class 2 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class2
  • names: Normalised water class 2 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Normalised water class 3 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class3
  • names: Normalised water class 3 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class4
  • long_name: Normalised water class 4 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • names: Normalised water class 4 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Normalised water class 5 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class5
  • names: Normalised water class 5 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Normalised water class 6 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class6
  • names: Normalised water class 6 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Normalised water class 7 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class7
  • names: Normalised water class 7 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class8
  • long_name: Normalised water class 8 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • names: Normalised water class 8 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Normalised water class 9 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • var_id: water_class9
  • names: Normalised water class 9 membership, as determined by Tim Moore's fuzzy classifier algorithm
  • long_name: Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: aph_412
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: aph_443
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: aph_490
  • long_name: Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: aph_510
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: aph_555
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: aph_670
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • var_id: adg_412_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm.
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm.
  • var_id: adg_443_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 443 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm.
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: adg_490_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 490 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm.
  • var_id: adg_510_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 510 nm.
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: adg_555_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 555 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm.
  • var_id: adg_670_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in absorption coefficient for dissolved and detrital material at 670 nm.
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in downwelling attenuation coefficient at 490 nm derived using Lee 2005 equation and bbw from Zhang 2009
  • standard_name: volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • var_id: kd_490_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: RMS uncertainty in downwelling attenuation coefficient at 490 nm derived using Lee 2005 equation and bbw from Zhang 2009, volume_attenuation_coefficient_of_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 412 nm.
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: aph_412_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 443 nm.
  • var_id: aph_443_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 443 nm.
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 490 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: aph_490_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 490 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 510 nm.
  • var_id: aph_510_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 510 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 555 nm.
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: aph_555_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 555 nm.
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 670 nm.
  • var_id: aph_670_rms_uncertainty
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in phytoplankton absorption coefficient at 670 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • var_id: Rrs_412_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 412 nm.
  • names: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 412 nm., surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 443 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_443_rms_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 443 nm.
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 490 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_490_rms_uncertainty
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 490 nm.
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 510 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • var_id: Rrs_510_rms_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 510 nm.
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 555 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • var_id: Rrs_555_rms_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 555 nm.
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty
  • long_name: RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 670 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_670_rms_uncertainty
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air_rms_uncertainty, RMS uncertainty in sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 670 nm.
  • long_name: Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air
  • var_id: Rrs_412
  • units: sr-1
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air, Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 412 nm.
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air
  • units: sr-1
  • var_id: Rrs_443
  • long_name: Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 443 nm.
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air, Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 443 nm.
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air
  • units: sr-1
  • long_name: Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 490 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_490
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air, Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 490 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_510
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air
  • units: sr-1
  • long_name: Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 510 nm.
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air, Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 510 nm.
  • long_name: Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 555 nm.
  • var_id: Rrs_555
  • units: sr-1
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air, Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 555 nm.
  • standard_name: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air
  • units: sr-1
  • var_id: Rrs_670
  • long_name: Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 670 nm.
  • names: surface_ratio_of_upwelling_radiance_emerging_from_sea_water_to_downwelling_radiative_flux_in_air, Sea surface reflectance defined as the ratio of water-leaving radiance to surface irradiance at 670 nm.
  • long_name: Total absorption coefficient at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: atot_412
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Total absorption coefficient at 412 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Total absorption coefficient at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: atot_443
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Total absorption coefficient at 443 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • long_name: Total absorption coefficient at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: atot_490
  • units: m-1
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Total absorption coefficient at 490 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Total absorption coefficient at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: atot_510
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Total absorption coefficient at 510 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Total absorption coefficient at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: atot_555
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Total absorption coefficient at 555 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • long_name: Total absorption coefficient at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: atot_670
  • units: m-1
  • standard_name: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water
  • names: volume_absorption_coefficient_of_radiative_flux_in_sea_water, Total absorption coefficient at 670 nm as derived using the QAA model, generated by SeaDAS for SeaWiFS
  • var_id: crs

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: lat
  • units: degrees_north
  • names: latitude
  • var_id: lon
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • names: longitude
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1997-09-04T00:00:00
End time:
2012-07-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°