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ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Version 3.1 Data

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This collection contains version 3.1 datasets produced by the Ocean Colour project of the ESA Climate Change Inititative (CCI). The Ocean Colour CCI is producing long-term multi-sensor time-series of satellite ocean-colour data with a particular focus for use in climate studies.

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 490 nm. Information on uncertainties is also provided.

This dataset collection refers to the Version 3.1 data products held in the CEDA archive covering the period 1997-2016. Links to the individual datasets that make up this collection are given in the record below.

Citable as:Sathyendranath, S.; Grant, M.; Brewin, R.J.W.; Brockmann, C.; Brotas, V.; Chuprin, A.; Doerffer, R.; Dowell, M.; Farman, A.; Groom, S.; Jackson, T.; Krasemann, H.; Lavender, S.; Martinez Vicente, V.; Mazeran, C.; Mélin, F.; Moore, T.S.; Müller, D.; Platt, T.; Regner, P.; Roy, S.; Steinmetz, F.; Swinton, J.; Valente, A.; Zühlke, M.; Antoine, D.; Arnone, R.; Balch, W.M.; Barker, K.; Barlow, R.; Bélanger, S.; Berthon, J.-F.; Beşiktepe, Ş.; Brando, V.E.; Canuti, E.; Chavez, F.; Claustre, H.; Crout, R.; Feldman, G.; Franz, B.; 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.; Muller-Karger, F.; O'Dowd, L.; Ondrusek, M.; Poulton, A.J.; Repecaud, M.; Smyth, T.; Sosik, H.M.; Taberner, M.; Twardowski, M.; Voss, K.; Werdell, J.; Wernand, M.; Zibordi, G. (2018): ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Version 3.1 Data. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, 04 July 2018. doi:10.5285/9c334fbe6d424a708cf3c4cf0c6a53f5.
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Keywords: ESA, Ocean Colour, CCI, ECV


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Citations: 12

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Ford, D. (2021). Assimilating synthetic Biogeochemical-Argo and ocean colour observations into a global ocean model to inform observing system design. Biogeosciences, 18(2), 509–534.
Forryan, A., Naveira Garabato, A. C., Vic, C., Nurser, A. J. G., & Hearn, A. R. (2021). Galápagos upwelling driven by localized wind–front interactions. Scientific Reports, 11(1).
Garnesson, P., Mangin, A., Fanton d’Andon, O., Demaria, J., & Bretagnon, M. (2019). The CMEMS GlobColour chlorophyll lt;igt;alt;/igt; product based on satellite observation: multi-sensor merging and flagging strategies. Ocean Science, 15(3), 819–830.
Giddings, J., Heywood, K. J., Matthews, A. J., Joshi, M. M., Webber, B. G. M., Sanchez-Franks, A., King, B. A., & Vinayachandran, P. N. (2021). Spatial and temporal variability of solar penetration depths in the Bay of Bengal and its impact on sea surface temperature (SST) during the summer monsoon. Ocean Science, 17(4), 871–890.
Mouw, C. B., Ciochetto, A. B., & Yoder, J. A. (2019). A Satellite Assessment of Environmental Controls of Phytoplankton Community Size Structure. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33(5), 540–558. Portico.
Pradhan, H. K., Völker, C., Losa, S. N., Bracher, A., & Nerger, L. (2020). Global Assimilation of Ocean‐Color Data of Phytoplankton Functional Types: Impact of Different Data Sets. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125(2). Portico.
Pradhan, H. K., Völker, C., Losa, S. N., Bracher, A., Nerger, L. (2020). Global Assimilation of Ocean-Color Data of Phytoplankton Functional Types: Impact of Different Data Sets. FID GEO.
Sathyendranath, S., Brewin, R., Brockmann, C., Brotas, V., Calton, B., Chuprin, A., Cipollini, P., Couto, A., Dingle, J., Doerffer, R., Donlon, C., Dowell, M., Farman, A., Grant, M., Groom, S., Horseman, A., Jackson, T., Krasemann, H., Lavender, S., … Platt, T. (2019). An Ocean-Colour Time Series for Use in Climate Studies: The Experience of the Ocean-Colour Climate Change Initiative (OC-CCI). Sensors, 19(19), 4285.
Thushara, V., & Vinayachandran, P. N. (2020). Unprecedented Surface Chlorophyll Blooms in the Southeastern Arabian Sea During an Extreme Negative Indian Ocean Dipole. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(13). Portico.
Vidya, P. J., Balaji, M., & Mani Murali, R. (2021). Cyclone Hudhud-eddy induced phytoplankton bloom in the northern Bay of Bengal using a coupled model. Progress in Oceanography, 197, 102631.
von Appen, W.-J., Strass, V. H., Bracher, A., Xi, H., Hörstmann, C., Iversen, M. H., & Waite, A. M. (2019). High-resolution physical-biogeochemical structure of a filament and an eddy of upwelled water off Northwest Africa.
Wilson, C., & Robinson, D. H. (2019). Lessons Learned from the NOAA CoastWatch Ocean Satellite Course Developed for Integrating Oceanographic Satellite Data into Operational Use. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(8), 354.
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