METABASE logo Time Series listed by Variable
Hydrographic and Biogeochemical Variables

# of
Sites
Var CodeVariable Description
--- Pigments & related Variables ---
414 hchlz Chlorophyll (any combined-type/unitless)
385 hchla Chlorophyll-a
--- Physical Variables ---
363 htemp Temperature
354 hpsal Salinity
--- Other hydrographic/biogeochemical Variables ---
281 hdoxy Dissolved Oxygen
--- Nutrient Variables ---
278 hnpo4 Phosphate
247 hnnh4 Ammonium
220 hnnox Nitrate + Nitrite
183 hnno3 Nitrate
175 hnsi4 Silicate
170 hturb Turbidity
170 hnno2 Nitrite
76 hphph pH
59 hntop Total Phosphorus
58 hsech Secchi Depth
54 hnttn Total Nitrogen
26 hoxst Oxygen Saturation
19 htalk Total Alkalinity
18 hchlf Fluorescence
12 hphae Phaeophytin
11 hchlp CPR-PCI Phyto-Colour-Index
7 hstss TSS
7 hchlo Chlorophyll (other)
5 hsdoc DOC
4 hmldm Mixed Layer Depth (MLD)
4 hdens Density
3 hspoc POC
3 hsdic DIC
2 hspon PON
2 hspom POM
2 hspim PIM
2 hsdin DIN
1 hston Total Organic Nitrogen
1 hstoc TOC
1 hsdip DIP
1 hlatt Light Attenuation


Satellite & Global in-situ Variables

# of
Sites
Var CodeVariable Description
512 rwind ICOADS scalar Winds
512 rhsst Hadley SST
510 rchla OCCCI satellite Chlorophyll
506 rpsal HEN4 Salinity
466 rrsst Reynolds OI-SSTv2 Temperature
444 rmldm ORAM-MT2 Mixed Layer Depth
343 rrain ESRL Monthly Total Precipitation
130 rrice Reynolds OI-ICEv2 Sea Ices Coverage
Zooplankton Variables

# of
Sites
Var CodeVariable Description
231 zmzoo Zooplankton All (any combined-type/unitless)
--- Group-totals abundance Variables ---
191 zmabd Zooplankton Abundance (any combined-type/unitless)
156 ztotc Total Copepods
--- Total-sample biomass Variables ---
97 zmbio Zooplankton Biomass (any combined-type/unitless)
62 ztotz Total Zooplankton
41 ztbm4 Total Dry Mass (Zoo)
28 ztbm3 Total Wet Mass (Zoo)
27 ztbm1 Total Displacement Volume (Zoo)
13 zcbm3 Total Copepod Biomass
9 zclad Total Cladocera
5 ztots Total Salps
5 ztbm6 Total Carbon Mass (Zoo)
5 zeuph Total Euphausiids
5 zchae Total Chaetognatha
4 ztotk Total Krill
4 zmero Total Meroplankton
4 zdeca Total Decapoda
2 zmicr Total Microzooplankton
2 zisop Total Isopoda
2 zcten Total Ctenophora
2 zamph Total Amphipoda
1 zgela Total Gelationous


"Phytoplankton" Variables

# of
Sites
Var CodeVariable Description
184 pdiat Total Diatoms
183 pdino Total Dinoflagellates
176 pddrt Diatoms:Diatoms+Dinoflagellates
 
69 pcoco Total Coccolithophorids
60 peugl Total Euglenophyceae
58 pcyan Total Cyanophyceae
57 pcryp Total Cryptophyceae
52 pclor Total Chlorophyceae
 
47 pcili Total Ciliates
46 ppras Total Prasinophyceae
38 pchrs Total Chrysophyceae
15 pflag Total Ebriophyceae/Ebriidea
 
13 pbact Total Bacteria
10 psyne Total Synechococcus
8 ppeuk Total Picoeukaryotes
6 puoth Total Nanoeukaryotes
4 ppclc Total Prochlorococcus
1 ptint Total Tintinnids
1 pform Total Foraminifera


Meteorological Variables (in-situ)

# of
Sites
Var CodeVariable Description
113 mwind Wind Speed
108 mtemp Air Temperature
106 mrain Rainfall


Last updated:   2020-Jul-06