GlobColour core dataset

The GlobColour core dataset provides a large set of Ocean Colour products:
  • Parameters: Chlorophyll concentration, Secchi Disk Depth, and many more…
  • Time coverage: from 1997 to present (Near Real Time)
  • Time resolution: daily, weekly and monthly products
  • Spatial Coverage and resolution: Global at 4, 25 and 100 km, Europe at 1 km, and user-defined extraction zones
  • Sensors: single sensor and merged products from SeaWIFS, MERIS, MODIS and VIIRS

Sensor types

Sensor Product type Start Date End Date Reprocessing
MERIS RR 1 km April 2002 April 2012 ESA 3rd reprocessing 2011
MODIS AQUA 1 km July 2002 June 2015 NASA R2013.1
MODIS AQUA 1 km June 2015 present NASA R2014.0
SeaWIFS GAC 4km Sept. 1997 Dec. 2010 NASA R2010.0
VIIRS 1 km Jan. 2012 present NASA R2014.0

GlobColour OSS2015 demonstration products

The OSS2015 demonstration products further increase the range of available parameters:
  • Chlorophyll concentration: new Color Index Algorithm from Hu et al. (2012)
  • New bio-chemical products: Particle Organic Carbon, Particle Size Distribution…
  • Time coverage: monthly merged products from 1997 to 2014
  • Spatial Coverage and resolution: Global products at 25 km resolution, with user-defined extraction zones

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