Minimize MERIS Level 3 Demonstration Products
  • MERIS level 2 products have been processed with MEGS 7.4 and IPF version 5 and higher
  • MERIS level 3 products are referenced on a 9 km global sinusoidal grid


Specific information concerning the MGVI level-3 products:

  • MERIS level 3 products have been generated on G-POD using MGVIL3 3.2 (JRC).
  • Product format description (PDF file) and Theoretical Basis Document (PDF file)
  • History of the modifications is available here.
  • Please access the yearly repositories from the table below.


Specific information concerning all other MERIS level-3 products:

  • The products are also generated daily on a 4.6 km resolution grid a few days after acquisition. Please access the repositories from the table below.
  • MERIS level 3 products have been generated on G-POD using MKL3 3.0 (Acri) and BEAM-L3 3.3 (Brockmann-Consult)
  • Products format and algorithm description (PDF file).
  • A specific netCDF-ASCII conversion tool "l3_nc_dump" is available (linux binary and source code)
  • BEAM 5.0 can read the products (see here)
  • History of the modifications is available here.

Available Products:

code Product Data available
n412 Normalised water leaving radiance at 412 nm (n412) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
n443 Normalised water leaving radiance at 443 nm (n443) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
n490 Normalised water leaving radiance at 490 nm (n490) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
n510 Normalised water leaving radiance at 510 nm (n510) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
n560 Normalised water leaving radiance at 560 nm (n560) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
chl1 Chlorophyll-a, case-1 water (chl1)
Description
Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
t865 Aerosols optical thickness over water at 865 nm (t865) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
a865 Angstrom alpha coefficient over water at 865 nm (a865)
Description
Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
t443 Aerosols optical thickness over land at 443 nm (t443) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
a443 Angstrom alpha coefficient over land (a443) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
t550 Aerosols optical thickness over land and water at 550 nm (t550) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
a550 Angstrom alpha coefficient over land and water at 550 nm (a550) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
t865 Aerosols optical thickness over water at 865 nm (t865) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
wvcs Total water vapor column, clear sky (wvcs)
Description, Validation
Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
absd ABSOA_DUST flag statistics (absd) Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Daily: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
mgvi MERIS Global Vegetation Index
Description, Validation
Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
mgvi-plc MERIS Global Vegetation Index/Plate-Carree Monthly: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012