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Data Type Column Header Column Header Units Data Units
Final Data Product
 
Normalized Water-Leaving Radiance determined from Lw_Q corrected for the effects of the non-isotropic distribution of the in-water radiance field (i.e., f/Q Corrected)
Lwn_f/Q(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Preliminary Data Products      
Water-Leaving Radiance
Lw(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Water-Leaving Radiance corrected for viewing angle dependence
Lw_Q(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Normalized Water-Leaving Radiance determined from Lw (i.e., not corrected for the viewing angle dependence and for the effects of the non-isotropic distribution of the in-water light field
Lwn(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Ancillary Algorithm Parameters
Solar Zenith Angle
Solar_Zenith(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
Degrees
Solar Azimuth Angle
Solar_Azimuth(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
Degrees
Mean of 11 Above-Water Total Radiance Measurements
Lt_mean(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Standard Deviation of 11 Above-Water Total Radiance Measurements
Lt_stddev(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Mean of Lowest Two of 11 Above-Water Total Radiance Measurements
Lt_min_rel(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Mean of Three Sky Radiance Measurements
Li_mean_val(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Standard Deviation of Three Sky Radiance Measurements
Li_stddev(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
mW/(cm2 sr um)
Aerosol Optical Thickness
AOT(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
None
Ozone Optical Thickness

OOT(wavelength)

wavelength in nm
None
Rayleigh Optical Thickness
ROT(wavelength)
wavelength in nm
None
Atmospheric Pressure
Pressure
None
hPa
Wind Speed
Wind_Speed
None
m/s

Chlorophyll-a

Chlorophyll-a
None
ug/L or mg/m3
Ozone
Ozone
None
Dobson Units
Sea Surface Reflectance
Reflectance
None
None


 
 
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