Core Variables

Oceanographic data are complex: they are observed by a multitude of different organizations, costly instruments, in varied and sometimes dangerous environments. Physical, biological, chemical, socio-economic and human activity data are key observations that contribute to a better understanding of the ocean ecosystem, but also are possible solutions for a sustainable and integrated management of the ocean’s environment and resources.

The list below indicates the availability of data for each core variable in each of SLGO’s web applications.

Real time Archives Modeling

PHYSIC

Sea state
Wave: max. height, mean height, period
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea ice
Cover, concentration, thickness
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea surface height
Water level
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea water temperature
Marine Conditions
Prévisions océaniques
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Télédétection satellitaire
Sea water temperature
Marine Conditions
Prévisions océaniques
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea water temperature
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea water temperature
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea water temperature
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing

BIOGEOCHEMISTRY

Dissolved oxygen
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Inorganic macronutrients
NO2, NO3, PO4, Si, NH4
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Inorganic carbon
DIC, pCO2, pH
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
DOC
CDOM
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Sea water temperature
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing

BIOLOGY

Phytoplankton
Chlorophyll
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Fish
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Marine turtles, birds, and mammals
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Macroalgae
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing
Invasive species
Marine Conditions
Ocean Forecasts
Navigation
Biodiversity
AZMP
EDMS
Satellite Remote Sensing