Parameter: sci_bsipar_par

Id
PD1470
Display Name
Photosynthetically Active Radiation
Standard Name
downwelling_photosynthetic_photon_flux_in_sea_water
Unit
┬Ámol photons m-2 s-1
Fill Value
Precision
Parameter Function
Data Product Identifier
OPTPARW_L0
Data Product Type
Science Data
Data Level
0
Parameter Function Map
Description

Unscaled Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) is the measure of the density of photons per unit area that are in the spectral range of light (400-700 nanometers) that primary producers use for photosynthesis.

Parameter Type
quantity
Value Encoding
float32