Envisat Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) Chlorophyll (CHL) Global Binned Data

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

MERIS (Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) is a programmable, medium-spectral resolution, imaging spectrometer operating in the solar reflective spectral range. Fifteen spectral bands can be selected by ground command. The instrument scans the Earth's surface by the so called "push-broom" method. Linear CCD arrays provide spatial sampling in the across-track direction, while the satellite's motion provides scanning in the along-track direction. MERIS is designed so that it can acquire data over the Earth whenever illumination conditions are suitable. The instrument's 68.5-degree field-of-view around nadir covers a swath width of 1150 km. This wide field of view is shared between five identical optical modules arranged in a fan shape configuration.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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References

https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MERIS/L3BIN/
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/meris
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd/chlor_a
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/reprocessing
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/10.5067/Envisat/MERIS/L3B/CHL/2012
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/forum_show.pl

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Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
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Related Documents https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MERIS/L3BIN/, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/meris, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd/chlor_a, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/reprocessing, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/10.5067/Envisat/MERIS/L3B/CHL/2012, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/forum_show.pl
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