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

Title: GMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean particulate backscattering coefficient at 443nm (9km) in m^-1

Description

Particulate matter (particulate backscatter coefficient at 443nm, bbp in m^-1 at 9km resolution): The backscatter coefficient bbp represents the fraction of incident light that is scattered backward from its original path by particulate material in the water. The backscattering coefficient gives a good indication of the concentration of suspended organic and inorganic particles (e.g. sediments) in the water.

Contributors
Frederic Melin frederic.melin@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Melin, Frederic (2013):  GMIS - SeaWiFS Monthly mean particulate backscattering coefficient at 443nm (9km) in m^-1. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f3c2f109-e954-434e-baf7-58d6de3ea5e0
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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: 1997-09-01 – To: 2010-12-31

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/f3c2f109-e954-434e-baf7-58d6de3ea5e0
Geographic information
Lineage
General information: Monthly mean particulate backscattering coefficient at 443nm in m^-1 derived from the SeaWiFS sensor. Processing information: bbp data is reprocessed using SeaDAS 6.4 software and the QAA algorithm (Lee et al., 2002). Temporal characteristics: This dataset ...
Geographic bounding box

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

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89

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