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FY-3A MERSI Monthly MERSI Ocean Color Level 3 Product
Entry ID: FY3A_MERSI_OCC_Monthly_L3

Abstract: Monthly MERSI Ocean Color Product:

The Monthly ocean color products from MERSI are globally divided geographic longitude/latitude projected with a resolution of 5Km. Each grid point contains the water-leaving reflectance of 9 bands (CH8~16), chlorophyll-a/pigment concentration using case 1 algorithm, chlorophyll-a/total suspended mater/total absorption coefficient at 443nm of CDOM and non-algal particles using case 2 algorithm.

Purpose: Monthly MERSI Ocean Color Product:

The ocean color product can be used for ocean environment monitoring such as water quality, red tide and suspended matter transportation.
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Description: FENGYUN Satellite Data Center
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: Monthly MERSI Ocean Color Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, China
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5000 m
Longitude Resolution: 5000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Data Set Progress
Data Center
FENGYUN Satellite Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 4006-121-701
Email: dataserver at
Contact Address:
National Satellite Meteorological Center data services
No. 46
Zhongguancun, Haidian District
South Street
City: Beijing
Postal Code: 100081
Country: China
Distribution Size: ~692.17 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23