Monthly mean sea surface Chlorophyll-a concentration (in mg.m^-3 (log10) at 2km resolution) derived from the MODIS-AQUA sensor (Satellite remote sensing Ocean color data): Chlorophyll is a photosynthetic pigment commonly present in all phytoplankton species. It is used as a proxy for phytoplankton biomass. Chlorophyll concentration is a standard product from satellite-based optical sensors, usually retrieved from empirical algorithms using reflectance ratios at two or more wavebands.
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- Western Sahara, Spain, Estonia, Ethiopia, Denmark, Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Finland, France, Kosovo, Austria, Bulgaria, Moldova, Monaco, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Morocco, Latvia, Lebanon, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Libya, Tunisia, Turkey, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, South Sudan, Chad, Togo, Sweden, Syria, Andorra, Burkina Faso, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Guernsey, Georgia, United Kingdom, Faroes, The Gambia, Guinea, Gibraltar, Ghana, North Macedonia, Mali, Malta, Montenegro, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Albania, Benin, Vatican City, Ukraine, Central African Republic, Belarus, Côte d’Ivoire, Switzerland, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Czechia, Cyprus, Djibouti, Germany, Italy, Jersey, Iceland, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Hungary, Isle of Man, Greenland, Croatia, Åland Islands, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Romania, Palestine, Portugal, Somalia, San Marino
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