Ocean Productivity: Phytoplankton size estimates (satellite)

Estimates of ocean net primary production (NPP)  "At this time, Standard Products are based on the original description of the Vertically Generalized Production Model (VGPM) ( Behrenfeld & Falkowski 1997a), MODIS surface chlorophyll concentrations (Chlsat), MODIS sea surface temperature data (SST), and MODIS cloud-corrected incident daily photosynthetically active radiation (PAR)."

 

Years of Record

2013/09
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Daily | Monthly

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Spatial Resolution

1080x2160, 2160x4320

Input Data

MODIS surface chlorophyll concentrations (Chlsat), MODIS sea surface temperature data (SST), and MODIS cloud-corrected incident daily photosynthetically active radiation (PAR)

Earth system components and main variables

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Key Figures

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Net Primary Production (npp) for day 336 of 2012. (Climate Data Guide; D. Shea)

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National Center for Atmospheric Research Staff (Eds). Last modified 06 Aug 2014. "The Climate Data Guide: Ocean Productivity: Phytoplankton size estimates (satellite)." Retrieved from https://climatedataguide.ucar.edu/climate-data/ocean-productivity-phytoplankton-size-estimates-satellite.

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