Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: jrc-emis@ec.europa.eu

Title: EMIS - List of Web services

Description

Environmental Marine Information System

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2013):  EMIS - List of Web services. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/bd5188c9-214d-423c-9500-427a40cf3aae
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  • EMIS - MERIS 8Day mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (2km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to chromophoric dissolved organic matter and non-pigmented particles (2km) wms

    Absorption Coefficient of colored detrital matter at 443nm (adg in m-1): The absorption coefficient adg represents the fraction of incident light absorbed by both detrital particles and colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM). Dissolved organic matter is an important component of the oceanic carbon cycle. It is also used as proxy to assess the impact of terrigenous inputs in coastal waters.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to chromophoric dissolved organic matter and non-pigmented particles (4km) wms

    Absorption Coefficient of colored detrital matter at 443nm (adg in m-1): The absorption coefficient adg represents the fraction of incident light absorbed by both detrital particles and colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM). Dissolved organic matter is an important component of the oceanic carbon cycle. It is also used as proxy to assess the impact of terrigenous inputs in coastal waters.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean particulate backscattering coefficient (2km) wms

    Particulate matter (particulate backscatter coefficient at 443 nm, bbp in m-1): The backscatter coefficient bbp represents the fraction of incident light that is scattered backward from its original path. The backscattering coefficient gives a good indication of the concentration of suspended organic and inorganic particles (e.g. sediments) in the water.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean particulate backscattering coefficient (4km) wms

    Particulate matter (particulate backscatter coefficient at 443 nm, bbp in m-1): The backscatter coefficient bbp represents the fraction of incident light that is scattered backward from its original path. The backscattering coefficient gives a good indication of the concentration of suspended organic and inorganic particles (e.g. sediments) in the water.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (2km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (4km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean sea surface diffuse attenuation coefficient (2km) wms

    Water Transparency (Diffuse attenuation coefficient at 490nm, Kd490 in m-1): The diffuse attenuation coefficient Kd490 measures the light penetration in the water column at the blue-green wavelengths (ca. 490 nm). It represents a good indicator of water transparency resulting from the combined action of absorption and backscattering by the water constituents, and the structure of the...

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean sea surface diffuse attenuation coefficient (4km) wms

    Water Transparency (Diffuse attenuation coefficient at 490nm, Kd490 in m-1): The diffuse attenuation coefficient Kd490 measures the light penetration in the water column at the blue-green wavelengths (ca. 490 nm). It represents a good indicator of water transparency resulting from the combined action of absorption and backscattering by the water constituents, and the structure of the...

  • EMIS - MERIS Monthly mean surface productive layer (Euphotic Depth) (4km) wms

    Surface productive layer (zeu in m): The surface productive layer or euphotic zone represents the upper part of the water column that is illuminated by the sun down to the one percent light level. It is a surface layer where most of the primary production occurs.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to chromophoric dissolved organic matter and non-pigmented particles (4km) wms

    Absorption Coefficient of colored detrital matter at 443nm (adg in m-1): The absorption coefficient adg represents the fraction of incident light absorbed by both detrital particles and colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM). Dissolved organic matter is an important component of the oceanic carbon cycle. It is also used as proxy to assess the impact of terrigenous inputs in coastal waters.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to phytoplankton (4km) wms

    Absorption Coefficient of Phytoplankton at 443nm (aph in m-1): The absorption coefficient aph represents the fraction of incident light absorbed by phytoplankton organisms. It is an index of variability of the phytoplankton biomass in marine and coastal turbid waters.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean particulate backscattering coefficient (4km) wms

    Particulate matter (particulate backscatter coefficient at 443 nm, bbp in m-1): The backscatter coefficient bbp represents the fraction of incident light that is scattered backward from its original path. The backscattering coefficient gives a good indication of the concentration of suspended organic and inorganic particles (e.g. sediments) in the water.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean photosynthetically available radiation (4km) wms

    Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR in Einstein.m-2.day-1): PAR is defined as the quantum energy flux from the sun in the spectral range 400 to 700 nm, usable in the process of photosynthesis by phytoplankton, benthic algae and seagrass.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (2km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (4km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean sea surface diffuse attenuation coefficient (2km) wms

    Water Transparency (Diffuse attenuation coefficient at 490nm, Kd490 in m-1): The diffuse attenuation coefficient Kd490 measures the light penetration in the water column at the blue-green wavelengths (ca. 490 nm). It represents a good indicator of water transparency resulting from the combined action of absorption and backscattering by the water constituents, and the structure of the...

  • EMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean sea surface diffuse attenuation coefficient (4km) wms

    Water Transparency (Diffuse attenuation coefficient at 490nm, Kd490 in m-1): The diffuse attenuation coefficient Kd490 measures the light penetration in the water column at the blue-green wavelengths (ca. 490 nm). It represents a good indicator of water transparency resulting from the combined action of absorption and backscattering by the water constituents, and the structure of the...

  • EMIS - MODIS-TERRA Monthly mean sea surface temperature (2km) wms

    Sea surface temperature (SST in degree-C): Sea surface temperature is the temperature of the water close to the sea surface. SST is a standard product from satellite-based thermal infra-red sensors, and optical sensors complemented with infrared bands.

  • EMIS - MODIS-TERRA Monthly mean sea surface temperature (4km) wms

    Sea surface temperature (SST in degree-C): Sea surface temperature is the temperature of the water close to the sea surface. SST is a standard product from satellite-based thermal infra-red sensors, and optical sensors complemented with infrared bands.

  • EMIS - Monthly mean surface productive layer (Euphotic Depth) (2km): wms

    Surface productive layer (zeu in m): The surface productive layer or euphotic zone represents the upper part of the water column that is illuminated by the sun down to the one percent light level. It is a surface layer where most of the primary production occurs.

  • EMIS - PATHFINDER Monthly mean sea surface temperature (4km) wms

    Sea surface temperature (SST in degree-C): Sea surface temperature is the temperature of the water close to the sea surface. SST is a standard product from satellite-based thermal infra-red sensors, and optical sensors complemented with infrared bands.

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean photosynthetically available radiation (2km) wms

    Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR in Einstein.m-2.day-1): PAR is defined as the quantum energy flux from the sun in the spectral range 400 to 700 nm, usable in the process of photosynthesis by phytoplankton, benthic algae and seagrass.

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean photosynthetically available radiation (4km) wms

    Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR in Einstein.m-2.day-1): PAR is defined as the quantum energy flux from the sun in the spectral range 400 to 700 nm, usable in the process of photosynthesis by phytoplankton, benthic algae and seagrass.

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean primary production (4km) wms

    Water productivity (primary production, pp in gCarbon.m-2.day-1): The primary production represents the amount of organic carbon produced through phytoplankton photosynthesis. It is a critical element of the Earth's carbon budget and the marine food web. The depth-integrated primary production is modeled from the satellite-based phytoplankton biomass concentration and PAR.

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (2km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (4km) wms

    Algal biomass (chlorophyll concentration, Chla in mg.m-3): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean sea surface diffuse attenuation coefficient (2km) wms

    Water Transparency (Diffuse attenuation coefficient at 490nm, Kd490 in m-1): The diffuse attenuation coefficient Kd490 measures the light penetration in the water column at the blue-green wavelengths (ca. 490 nm). It represents a good indicator of water transparency resulting from the combined action of absorption and backscattering by the water constituents, and the structure of the...

  • EMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean sea surface diffuse attenuation coefficient (4km) wms

    Water Transparency (Diffuse attenuation coefficient at 490nm, Kd490 in m-1): The diffuse attenuation coefficient Kd490 measures the light penetration in the water column at the blue-green wavelengths (ca. 490 nm). It represents a good indicator of water transparency resulting from the combined action of absorption and backscattering by the water constituents, and the structure of the...

Additional information
Issue date 2013-12-12
Landing page http://emis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Temporal coverage

From: 1981-09-01

Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
EuroVoc concept(s) environmental monitoring; ocean; oceanography; protected area
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/bd5188c9-214d-423c-9500-427a40cf3aae

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