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

Title: GMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to chromophoric dissolved organic matter and non-pigmented particles at 443nm (9km) in m^-1

Description

Absorption Coefficient of colored detrital matter at 443nm (adg in m^-1 at 9km resolution): 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.

Contributors
Frederic Melin frederic.melin@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Melin, Frederic (2013):  GMIS - MODIS-AQUA Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to chromophoric dissolved organic matter and non-pigmented particles at 443nm (9km) in m^-1. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/e72aca92-51b0-4296-9be8-41294dd572ba
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Additional information
Last modified 2013-06-11
Issue date 2013-08-29
Landing page http://gmis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Temporal coverage

From: 2002-07-01 – To: 2017-10-31

Language English
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/e72aca92-51b0-4296-9be8-41294dd572ba
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General information: Monthly mean absorption coefficient due to chromophoric dissolved organic matter and non-pigmented particles at 443nm in m^-1 derived from the MODIS-AQUA sensor. Processing information: adg(443) data is reprocessed using SeaDAS 6.4 software and the QAA ...
Geographic bounding box

90.0° N, 180.0° E, -90.0° S, -180.0° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89

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