Chlorophyll concentration from the ADEOS/OCTS
OCTS (Ocean Colour and Thermal Scanner) started operating on
the Japanese ADEOS I satellite in November 1996 and ceased
in June 1997.
An archive of level 1 data over the Australasian region
is held at CSIRO Marine Research (CMR) Remote Sensing Facility.
Quicklooks of each scene processed to chlorophyll
can be viewed below.
These were processed using SEADAS version 3 software supplied
by the NASA Seawifs
project at Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland U.S.A.
The full resolution level 2 data (chlorophyll concentration and
related products) are archived as SEADAS HDF files.
The quicklook files are named by the date and time of the overpass, eg:
19970329_0102 is 29 March at 01:02 hours GMT.
The latitude/longitude grid overlay shows longitude in degrees east
and so negative numbers are degrees west.
Jan-Feb 1997 images
March-April 1997 images
May-June 1997 images
Inventory of OCTS data
archived at CMR.
The Australian research initiative in Ocean Colour is coordinated by
the Australian Ocean Colour Working Group under the
CSIRO Earth Observation Centre.