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Nimbus 7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner Pigment Concentration

| DOI: 10.5065/SGRC-T405

This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


Ocean surface color is used to estimate surface pigment concentration (chlorophyll). Based on the Nimbus 7 satellite data for 1978-1986, taken from "Monthly Mean Distributions of Satellite-Derived Sea Surface Temperature and Pigment Concentration", Version 1.

Temporal Range:
1978 to 1986
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
Total Volume:
336.69 MB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
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