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Hydrographic and Biogeochemical Variables

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Var CodeVariable Description
--- Physical Variables ---
356 htemp Temperature
342 hpsal Salinity
4 hdens Density
4 hmldm Mixed Layer Depth (MLD)
--- Nutrient Variables ---
270 hnpo4 Phosphate
58 hntop Total Phosphorus
1 hsdip DIP
164 hnsi4 Silicate
210 hnnox Nitrate+Nitrite
178 hnno3 Nitrate
160 hnno2 Nitrite
237 hnnh4 Ammonium
53 hnttn Total Nitrogen
1 hston Total Organic Nitrogen
2 hspon PON
2 hsdin DIN
--- Pigments & related Variables ---
405 hchlz Chlorophyll (any combined-type/unitless)
374 hchla Chlorophyll-a
12 hchlp CPR-PCI Phyto-Colour-Index
18 hchlf Fluorescence
7 hchlo Chlorophyll (other)
12 hphae Phaeophytin
55 hsech Secchi Depth
1 hlatt Light Attenuation
--- Other hydrographic/biogeochemical Variables ---
272 hdoxy Dissolved Oxygen
25 hoxst Oxygen Saturation
19 htalk Total Alkalinity
72 hphph pH
5 hstss TSS
168 hturb Turbidity
5 hsdoc DOC
3 hsdic DIC
3 hspoc POC
1 hstoc TOC


Satellite & Global in-situ Variables

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Var CodeVariable Description
461 rrsst Reynolds OI-SSTv2 Temperature
184 rrice Reynolds OI-ICEv2 Sea Ices Coverage
505 rhsst Hadley SST
501 rchla OCCCI satellite Chlorophyll
271 rmldm ORAM-MT2 Mixed Layer Depth
498 rpsal HEN4 Salinity
505 rwind ICOADS scalar Winds
356 rrain ESRL Monthly Total Precipitation
Zooplankton Variables

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Var CodeVariable Description
229 zmzoo Zooplankton All (any combined-type/unitless)
--- Total-sample biomass Variables ---
96 zmbio Zooplankton Biomass (any combined-type/unitless)
28 ztbm3 Total Wet Mass (Zoo)
26 ztbm1 Total Displacement Volume (Zoo)
36 ztbm4 Total Dry Mass (Zoo)
5 ztbm6 Total Carbon Mass (Zoo)
--- Group-totals abundance Variables ---
186 zmabd Zooplankton Abundance (any combined-type/unitless)
150 ztotc Total Copepods
56 ztotz Total Zooplankton
6 ztots Total Salps
4 ztotk Total Krill
13 zcbm3 Total Copepod Biomass


"Phytoplankton" Variables

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Var CodeVariable Description
181 pdiat Total Diatoms
180 pdino Total Dinoflagellates
171 pddrt Diatoms:Diatoms+Dinoflagellates
 
13 pbact Total Bacteria
23 pcyan Total Cyanophyceae
10 psyne Total Synechococcus
7 ppeuk Total Picoeukaryotes
4 ppclc Total Prochlorococcus
 
66 pcoco Total Coccolithophorids
57 peugl Total Euglenophyceae
52 pcryp Total Cryptophyceae
34 pchrs Total Chrysophyceae
49 pclor Total Chlorophyceae
44 ppras Total Prasinophyceae
 
34 pcili Total Ciliates
1 ptint Total Tintinnids


Meteorological Variables (in-situ)

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


Last updated:   2018-May-15