Parameter: parad_m_par

Id
PD7986
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
scale_it
Data Product Identifier
OPTPARW_L1
Data Product Type
Science Data
Data Level
1
Parameter Function Map

{"scaler": "CC_bsipar_par_scaling", "value": "PD1470"}

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