Bio/Optical Provinces of the Northeast Pacific Ocean in Summer: A provisional Analysis Combining Remotely Sensed Ocean Color with Irradiance and Chlorophyll-A Fluorescence Profiles
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIV CA CENTER FOR HYDRO-OPTICS AND REMOTE SENSING
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A provisional biooptical climate of the Northeast Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Alaska in summer combines a regional map of mean remotely sensed K490 near-surface irradiance attenuation coefficient at 490 nm with a set of empirical models predicting vertical profiles of irradiance attenuation and in situ chlorophyll-a fluorescence as functions of 1K490 m. The K490 seasonal mean was calculated as a composite average of CZCS measurements in this region during June, July, and August in 1979 through 1985.
- Biological Oceanography