DATASET

EMIS - BLACK SEA Monthly climatology sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration in mg.m^-3

Collection: EMIS : Environmental Marine Information System 

Description

Monthly climatology sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (in mg.m^-3 (log10)) for the Black sea derived from the MODIS-AQUA sensor (Satellite remote sensing Ocean color data):

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.

Contact

Email
jrc-emis (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

  • Frederic Melin

How to cite

Melin, Frederic (2016): EMIS - BLACK SEA Monthly climatology sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration in mg.m^-3. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/eb84797b-2da4-4354-9d6a-c052ebaf585c

Keywords

black sea climate change coastal environment GIS digital format marine environment marine monitoring ocean color sea water protection sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration climatology satellite observations

Data access

EMIS - Download access (EMIS_BLCK_CHLA)
URL 
  • Direct NetCDF download

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((27.3 47.4,42 47.4,42 40.9,27.3 40.9,27.3 47.4))
GEO
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Temporal coverage

From date To date
2003-01-01 2010-12-31

Lineage information

General information: Monthly climatology sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration for the Black Sea obtained from the application of a regional bio-optical algorithm to MODIS-A satellite data (algorithm details are available in Zibordi et al. 2015). The bio-optical algorithm relies on in situ measurements performed in the Western Black Sea between 2006 and 2011 within the framework of the JRC Bio-Optical Mapping of marine Optical Properties program (BioMaP, Zibordi et al. 2011). The MODIS-A top of the atmosphere data were corrected for the atmospheric perturbations by applying the SeaWiFS Data Analysis System (SeaDAS) software package version 7.0. Other contextual information: The product is stored in NetCDF data and available for download.

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2020-11-23
Issued date
2016-08-10
Landing page
http://emis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Environment
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/eb84797b-2da4-4354-9d6a-c052ebaf585c
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