A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications – version three

Type Article
Acceptance Date 2022-01 IN PRESS
Language English
Author(s) Valente André1, Sathyendranath Shubha2, Brotas VandaORCID1, 2, Groom Steve2, Grant Michael2, 3, Jackson Thomas2, Chuprin Andrei2, Taberner Malcolm3, Airs Ruth2, Antoine David4, 5, Arnone Robert6, Balch William M.7, Barker Kathryn8, 9, 10, Barlow Ray11, Bélanger Simon12, Berthon Jean-François13, Beşiktepe ŞükrüORCID14, Borsheim Yngve15, Bracher AstridORCID16, 17, Brando Vittorio9, 18, Brewin Robert J. W.2, 46, Canuti Elisabetta13, Chavez Francisco P.19, Cianca AndrésORCID20, Claustre HervéORCID4, Clementson LesleyORCID9, Crout Richard21, Ferreira Afonso1, Freeman Scott26, 46, Frouin Robert22, García-Soto Carlos23, 24, Gibb Stuart W.25, Goericke Ralf21, Gould Richard20, Guillocheau Nathalie48, Hooker Stanford B.26, Hu ChuaminORCID49, Kahru Mati22, Kampel Milton27, Klein Holger28, Kratzer Susanne29, Kudela RaphaelORCID30, Ledesma Jesus31, Lohrenz StevenORCID50, Loisel Hubert32, Mannino Antonio26, Martinez-Vicente VictorORCID2, Matrai PatriciaORCID7, McKee David33, Mitchell Brian G.ORCID22, Moisan Tiffany34, Montes Enrique51, Muller-Karger FrankORCID35, Neeley Aimee26, Novak Michael26, O'Dowd Leonie36, Ondrusek Michael37, Platt Trevor2, Poulton Alex J.ORCID38, Repecaud Michel39, Röttgers Rüdiger53, Schroeder Thomas9, Smyth TimothyORCID2, Smythe-Wright Denise40, Sosik Heidi M.ORCID41, Thomas Crystal26, Thomas Rob54, Tilstone Gavin2, Tracana Andreia1, Twardowski Michael42, Vellucci VincenzoORCID52, Voss Kenneth43, Werdell Jeremy26, Wernand Marcel44, Wojtasiewicz Bozena9, Wright Simon45, Zibordi Giuseppe13
Affiliation(s) 1 : MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal
2 : Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, PL1 3DH, UK
3 : EUMETSAT, Eumetsat-Allee 1, 64295 Darmstadt, Germany
4 : Sorbonne Université, CNRS, Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, LOV, F-06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
5 : Remote Sensing and Satellite Research Group, School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
6 : University of Southern Mississippi, Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
7 : Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, 60 Bigelow Dr., East Boothbay, ME 04544, Maine, USA
8 : ARGANS Ltd, UK
9 : CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Australia
10 : Australian Research Data Commons
11 : ayworld Centre for Research and Education, Cape Town, South Africa
12 : Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski (Québec), Canada
13 : European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
14 : Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Marine Science and Technology, Izmir, Turkey
15 : Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
16 : Alfred-Wegener-Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
17 : Institute of Environmental Physics, University Bremen, Bremen, Germany
18 : CNR - ISMAR, Rome, Italy
19 : Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, USA
20 : PLOCAN-Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands. Carretera de Taliarte, 35214 Telde, Gran Canaria, Spain
21 : Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
22 : Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
23 : Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), Corazón de María 8, 28002 Madrid, Spain
24 : Plentziako Itsas Estazioa/ Euskal Herriko Unibetsitatea (PIE/EHU), Areatza z/g, 48620 Plentzia, Spain
25 : Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, University of the Highlands and Islands, Thurso, Scotland, UK
26 : NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
27 : Earth Observation and Geoinformatics Division, National Space Research Institute (INPE), Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil
28 : Operational Oceanography Group, Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, Hamburg, Germany
29 : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
30 : University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA USA
31 : Instituto del Mar del Perú
32 : Laboratoire d'Océanologie et de Géosciences, Université du Littoral-Côte-d'Opale, Université Lille, CNRS, UMR 8187, LOG, 32 avenue Foch, Wimereux, France
33 : Physics Dept, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G4 0NG, Scotland
34 : NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA, USA
35 : Institute for Marine Remote Sensing/ImaRS, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, FL, USA
36 : Fisheries and Ecosystem Advisory Services, Marine Institute, Rinville – Oranmore, Galway, Ireland
37 : NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/SOCD, College Park, MD, USA
38 : Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
39 : IFREMER Centre de Brest, Plouzane, France
40 : Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems, National Oceanography Centre, Waterfront Campus, Southampton, UK
41 : Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA
42 : Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Fort Pierce, FL, USA
43 : University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
44 : Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, Netherlands
45 : Australian Antarctic Division; IMAS, University of Tasmania; and the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Hobart, Australia
46 : Centre for Geography and Environmental Science, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Penryn Campus, University of Exeter, Cornwall TR10 9FE, UK
47 : Science Systems and Applications, Inc., 10210 Greenbelt Road, Suite 600, Lanham, MD, USA
48 : Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
49 : College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 140 Seventh Avenue, South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
50 : School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 836 South Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744, USA
51 : Ocean Chemistry & Ecosystems Division, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, FL USA
52 : Sorbonne Université, CNRS, Institut de la Mer de Villefranche, IMEV, F-06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
53 : Institute of Carbon Cycles, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Geesthacht, Germany
54 : Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland
Source Earth System Science Data (1866-3516) (Copernicus GmbH) In Press
DOI 10.5194/essd-2022-159
Abstract

A global in-situ data set for validation of ocean-colour products from the ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (OC-CCI) is presented. This version of the compilation, starting in 1997, now extends to 2021, which is important for the validation of the most recent satellite optical sensors such as Sentinel 3B OLCI and NOAA-20 VIIRS. The data set comprises in-situ observations of the following variables: spectral remote-sensing reflectance, concentration of chlorophyll-a, spectral inherent optical properties, spectral diffuse attenuation coefficient and total suspended matter. Data were obtained from multi-project archives acquired via open internet services, or from individual projects, acquired directly from data providers. Methodologies were implemented for homogenisation, quality control and merging of all data. Minimal changes were made on the original data, other than conversion to a standard format, elimination of some points after quality control and averaging of observations that were close in time and space. The result is a merged table available in text format. Overall, the size of the data set grew with 151,673 rows, with each row representing a unique station in space and time (cf 136,250 rows in previous version; Valente et al., 2019). Observations of remote-sensing reflectance increased to 68,641 (cf 59,781 in previous version; Valente et al., 2019). There was also a near tenfold increase in chlorophyll data since 2016. Metadata of each in situ measurement (original source, cruise or experiment, principal investigator) are included in the final table. By making the metadata available, provenance is better documented, and it is also possible to analyse each set of data separately. The compiled data are available at https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.941318 (Valente et al., 2022).

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Valente André, Sathyendranath Shubha, Brotas Vanda, Groom Steve, Grant Michael, Jackson Thomas, Chuprin Andrei, Taberner Malcolm, Airs Ruth, Antoine David, Arnone Robert, Balch William M., Barker Kathryn, Barlow Ray, Bélanger Simon, Berthon Jean-François, Beşiktepe Şükrü, Borsheim Yngve, Bracher Astrid, Brando Vittorio, Brewin Robert J. W., Canuti Elisabetta, Chavez Francisco P., Cianca Andrés, Claustre Hervé, Clementson Lesley, Crout Richard, Ferreira Afonso, Freeman Scott, Frouin Robert, García-Soto Carlos, Gibb Stuart W., Goericke Ralf, Gould Richard, Guillocheau Nathalie, Hooker Stanford B., Hu Chuamin, Kahru Mati, Kampel Milton, Klein Holger, Kratzer Susanne, Kudela Raphael, Ledesma Jesus, Lohrenz Steven, Loisel Hubert, Mannino Antonio, Martinez-Vicente Victor, Matrai Patricia, McKee David, Mitchell Brian G., Moisan Tiffany, Montes Enrique, Muller-Karger Frank, Neeley Aimee, Novak Michael, O'Dowd Leonie, Ondrusek Michael, Platt Trevor, Poulton Alex J., Repecaud Michel, Röttgers Rüdiger, Schroeder Thomas, Smyth Timothy, Smythe-Wright Denise, Sosik Heidi M., Thomas Crystal, Thomas Rob, Tilstone Gavin, Tracana Andreia, Twardowski Michael, Vellucci Vincenzo, Voss Kenneth, Werdell Jeremy, Wernand Marcel, Wojtasiewicz Bozena, Wright Simon, Zibordi Giuseppe A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications – version three. Earth System Science Data IN PRESS. Publisher's official version : https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-159 , Open Access version : https://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00772/88403/