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Title: EMIS - MERIS Monthly climatology Surface productive layer (Euphotic Depth) (2km) in m


Surface productive layer (zeu in m at 2km resolution): The surface productive layer or euphotic zone represents the upper part of the water column that is illuminated by the sun down to the 1% light level. It is a surface layer where most of the primary production occurs.

Frederic Melin
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Melin, Frederic (2013):  EMIS - MERIS Monthly climatology Surface productive layer (Euphotic Depth) (2km) in m. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Last modified 2013-06-11
Issue date 2013-08-29
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From: 2002-05-01 – To:

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
EuroVoc concept(s) environmental monitoring; ocean; oceanography; protected area
Geographic information
General information: Monthly climatology euphotic depth (in meter) as derived from the ocean colour MERIS (Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) sensor (note that the product is called ‘surface productive layer’). Processing information: Euphotic ...
Geographic bounding box

70.0° N, 42.0° E, 10.0° S, -30.0° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89

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