THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
GLOBAL CLIMATE OBSERVING SYSTEM
ESSENTIAL CLIMATE VARIABLE - Nutrients
DomainOceanicDescriptionIt became clear over the last decade that it is necessary to develop accurate observations of trends in dissolved nutrients in both upper- and deep-ocean waters. Nutrient data are essential biogeochemical information, provide essential links between physical climate variability and ecosystem variability, and give an additional perspective on ocean mixing. [GCOS-195 5.4.4]
Sub-domainSub-surface
Full NameNutrients
Satellite Signficant ContributionNo
GCOS ActionsNo GCOS-138 actions defined.
GCOS ProductsNo GCOS-154 products defined.
CEOS ResponseN/A
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