Parameter: parad_k_par

Id
PD1657
Display Name
Photosynthetically Active Radiation
Standard Name
downwelling_photosynthetic_photon_flux_in_sea_water
Unit
┬Ámol photons m-2 s-1
Fill Value
-9999999
Precision
Parameter Function
opt_par_biospherical_wfp
Data Product Identifier
OPTPARW_L1
Data Product Type
Science Data
Data Level
1
Parameter Function Map

{"output": "PD1578", "scale_wet": "CC_scale_wet", "dark_offset": "CC_dark_offset"}

Description

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
function
Value Encoding
float32